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Create Vector logo from photo of Business Card [on hold]

Hi I am building a website for a client who has given me a business card with his logo on. He has no image file of the logo only the cards themselves. I have tried scanning the card but the resulting ...
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Illustrator svg with screen shot image, large file size

I am using screen shots to present my web work then building an .svg with some additional layers, the resolution turns out great. I choose to save it as an svg because it maintains clarity, in the ...
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1answer
20 views

Text not showing up on Gimp 2.8

I am trying to enter text on Gimp 2.8. However, when I try, a cursor just moves across the screen and no text is entered.
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1answer
28 views

What's the term for this Design Element

Hi I am looking for a term of this flowerish design Element so I can look up some more Variations. Thanks in Advance.
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PS - How to turn text into a 'hole' over an image to show the original background?

http://d.pr/i/1ey7o I'm trying to make it so the white N is transparent and basically cuts a hole over the star background to reveal the black background. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
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I unlocked all my layers, but Illustrator doesn't let me draw in any of them

Whenever I unlock a layer and try to draw on it, illustrator won't let me. I even tried unlocking all the layers and not even like that works.
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1answer
26 views

Sans Serif Font Anatomy

I'm designing a brand identity guidelines, I've made a change to the "J" letter in the logo, i'm using Museo Sans Rounded and the "J" has a top line that doesn't match with the isotype. There is a ...
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29 views

How to save a Facebook Banner so it is optimized for BOTH mobile and web?

I'm trying to add a new banner image to my Facebook page. It's the correct size of 851x315 and I have saved it in both JPEG and PNG, clocking in at 77Kb. The image looks fine on Desktop but when I ...
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378 views

Graphic design beginner :how do you get to the point where a design is in your head?

I know this question might sound stupid but I'm a programmer and i want to learn graphic design . Well, from what i see you have to learn stuff like color theory, composition, spacing, etc. I get that ...
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2answers
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InDesign: How to place multiple images in a text frame

I need to place many images into a single text frame. I know that you can place as many images at a time as you like, but I can't figure out a way to place them inside a text frame. The only way I can ...
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1answer
17 views

jagged looking in illustrator CS5

So i've been using illustrator for years now and out of nowhere my lines are jagged like little stairs, I did not ever have this problem and i'm very concerned because even if i bring a logo in it ...
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2answers
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How can I use my CC Libraries colours in Photoshop CC Color Swatches?

I created a Color CC Library but I can't use it when I need to pick one of these colours for a gradient. How can I fix this?
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6 views

InDesign: Header, footnote and span column

How can I move a footnote from below the header with a "span columns > span all columns" settings to bottom of the page?
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1answer
30 views

It is possible to convert a regular shape to a hand-written shape using illustrator?

I want to convert regular forms let's say for example a rectangle and circle to a hand-written looking forms using Illustrator or Inkscape(best scenario). I don't want to use the pencil to draw the ...
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1answer
27 views

image trace a coloured illustration

I am relatively new to illustrator....i use image trace all the time to bring my black line art into illustrator to then make pattetn repeats. I am trying to bring a hand coloured sketch in and ...
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Need help with moral dilemma of first client

Sorry in advance for the long read. I'm 22 years old and just finished university for graphic design. I was approached by a small business which wanted me to design them a logo, stationery, and a ...
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1answer
12 views

When Inkscape opens file, objects are jumped over the page

When I save and then open a file with Inkscape, it loads with object dislocated. I can then fix the object's location (it jumps near correct location after even slight move), save, but after opening ...
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1answer
14 views

How to vectorize stroke in Sketch App?

I'm trying to get similar effect as illustrator. How can I get inside border vector in Sketch App?
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2answers
22 views

In Adobe Illustrator CS6 how to add a smilie or a tick mark into a layer name field?

In Adobe Illustrator CS6 how do I add a smilie or a tick mark into a layer name field?
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27 views

Does anyone know the name of this particular font? [on hold]

I am looking for the name of the font in the pictures. It is not Borg 9 or SF Sports Night. TIA
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0answers
18 views

Gimp: making edges less smooth

Most questions are about smoothing edges. I would like the opposite. I have this map: I would like a plugin/filter to make edges more rough. Something along this:
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2answers
35 views

Need help identifying vintage font

Can anybody tell me what this font is? Or something similar? I tried using whatthefont but nothing came up.
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1answer
28 views

App interface design pricing

I am a freelance graphic designer, but also a full time student with a full time retail job. In my regular job I do no design work. The freelance has not been very often, because of how busy I am. I ...
0
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1answer
14 views

Use Multiple Versions of Same Linked Smart Object Without Increase in File Size?

If I create an empty .psd and save it, it is 461 KB. Let's say I have a jpeg that is 20.2 MB. If I add it as a linked smart object, the .psd filesize jumps to 124MB. I don't really understand why the ...
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Need help with my logo concept [on hold]

I've designed a logo and need help with finding the right font to use. Any suggestions? Also would appreciate feedback on the logo design please. Thanks for the time and help! Kind regards Kam
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0answers
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Illustrator CS6- distortion when resizing rectangles

When im resizing, rectangles gets distorted, also when holding Shift key. Earlier I have grouped, expanded and united them but it does not help at all. Any ideas guys?rectangles at 100% size
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1answer
23 views

Pixelated Text when Exporting JPEG from Illustrator

I have created some text art in Illustrator that I would like to print out as a poster. Whenever I save the file as a PDF (300 DPI) and print it myself the text appears crisp with no pixelation. ...
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4answers
172 views

Buying a logo from graphic designer

I am working with a graphic designer for a new logo. They are offering the logo, but have said there will be parameters put in place to prevent me from editing the logo myself. Is this commonplace ...
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Delete a custom palette

I created 2 custom color palettes with the same name. How do I delete the one I don't want? I've looked everywhere I can think of and can't find a Delete anywhere. Thanks
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0answers
30 views

Can you create dynamic button styles/shapes in Photoshop that resize with text?

I need to make rounded buttons (pill shaped) in different sizes that will automatically adjust height/width based on the size/length of text on them. In Illustrator you can select a text object and ...
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0answers
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Are design critiques acceptable on here? [migrated]

I know this question kind of defeats the purpose of me asking, but is it acceptable to post projects on here to be critiqued? If not I'll take this down ASAP.
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Why did my InDesign preview mode background turn black?

I know that you can change the preview mode background color in Preferences>Guides and Pasteboards. When I was working on a document, without going into preferences, my preview mode (shortcut: W) ...
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2answers
36 views

How can I get the boundaries (width & height) of the current clipboard image?

To reproduce what I'm looking to do with scripting (JSX) in Photoshop: Select part of image with transperant background (no background layer) Copy File -> New *1 Paste *1 - Photoshop will ...
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0answers
36 views

Need guidance on logo redesign for hobby site [on hold]

I'm a non-graphics guy who runs a player-finder website for tabletop gamers. I'm not happy with the site's current logo but don't know what to do about it. The current logo at the top of the front ...
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2answers
41 views

Illustrator and direct selection tool. Help!

I was watching a tutorial on youtube on how to make a specific logo on illustrator. The guy draws a triangle with the polygon tool. He then takes the direct selection tool and grabs the uper and left ...
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0answers
30 views

Trouble of view with photoshop [on hold]

I have some trouble with my photoshop all is very bad view I don't know what to do . I can not work with that. Anykind of help will be much appreciated.
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0answers
41 views

Using an action to apply color overlay

In brief, I need a way of applying a layer colour overlay with dynamic values in an action. This is a hard one to describe but I have three source theme files which have many layers which correspond ...
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1answer
119 views

What is the name of the font used in this logo?

i am looking for this type of typeface for my new logo, i try to upload this image on whatfont(image to font chacker by myfont) but i can't get specific ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Do I need to flatten an artwork made in Indesign, which will be used for an e-mail blast?

I am currently working on an artwork which I plan to use for an email blast and not for print. Since I am new with InDesign, I want to know if I need to flatten the fonts / transparencies like what I ...
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0answers
21 views

How do I stop Illustrator filling in areas of a path even when 'no fill' is assigned

I'm using a 0.5 3pt round brushstroke and no fill yet Illustrator often fills in areas where there is a loop or corner, as in the example image. How do I stop it from doing this? Fidelity is on 0.5px ...
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0answers
25 views

How to enable Paint Bucket instead of Material Drop Tool on CC 2015?

I'm using photoshop CC 2015 and I can't select Paint bucket anymore, only this annoying Material Drop Tool is shown instead of bucket in the Tools. any ideas?
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1answer
33 views

How to access the code underlying a graphic

Given the particular nature of my question, I am not even sure this is the right place to ask. I have relatively simple graphics made in Intaglio which all use a certain color and I would like to ...
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2answers
63 views

Achieving a printed on paper look [on hold]

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to look at my question. So, I'd love to know how to achieve this effect (pic below). As you'll see it looks as though the ink is sitting on the brown paper and ...
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2answers
60 views

laser vs. inkjet printer for vectors and text

As far as I've heard, a laser monochrome printer could deliver better sharp results compared with ink printers, when it comes to text printing. Assuming that all I need to print it's black text ...
0
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2answers
65 views

How to blur part of the underlying image in photoshop?

I am a newbie in photoshop and learning it all by myself, recently I came across of this image and tried to recreate the effect (I used another image though). What I did: 1. Loaded the image on one ...
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0answers
16 views

FontForge: Creating simple substitutions in TrueType fonts

I'm trying to create a font that automatically substitutes s with ſ (long s) under the right circumstances (ſ for initial and medial forms, s for terminal forms). However, I can't seem to get it to ...
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0answers
21 views

There is a problem in parsing jpg data.how can I open it [on hold]

Couldn't complete my request.there is a problem in parsing the jpeg data.
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1answer
38 views

How to design .PSD or .AI file for Bootstrap?

This is my first question on this website so here we go! I'm graphic and web designer. When creating sites or apps I don't deal with front end and I don't want (for now). All I do is UI/UX design, and ...
6
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1answer
490 views

How do web designers and companies copyright their work?

Most of the small companies just create designs and do not apply for a copyright. How does copyright come into play if the designer or the company has not copyrighted their work?
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1answer
15 views

Adobe Illustrator cs4 Live Trace an image (jpg, png) and mode color image disappears

Open file in Illustrator Select > Live Trace if Mode = black and white everything works if Mode = colour image disappears, cannot see. Object gone. All suggestions welcome. It is not file ...

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