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How do you draw a path around an image?

I am trying to remove the white background on an image that I had uploaded so that i can see the background behind.
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Similar script font with specific upper case B, H and S

I'm trying to find a font similar to the script in this logotype. I haven't found a similar font on either WhatTheFont!, Identifont or WhatFontIs. I'm starting to suspect the original is actually ...
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1answer
16 views

Adobe illustrator, arrowhead in the middle of a line [duplicate]

I'm new to Illustrator, I was going to create some schematics with lines that have arrowhead in the middle, indicating the flow of liquid or gas. I found the options to add arrowhead to either the ...
0
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1answer
37 views

How to make a font resemble a logo?

http://imgur.com/zQst5hT I would like to make text that looks like the "Mass" part of this logo. I have photoshop and illustrator, but need help with what tools to use and the best way to make it ...
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6answers
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As a graphic designer, should I use my personal name or create a business name/branding?

For a designer who begins doing freelance or start (or renaming) his/her own business, there's usually that critical decision that must be made: Should I use my own name or have a business name for ...
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4answers
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The changes requested by the client look terrible, what can I put in my portfolio?

So for a while now I've been lerning web design / web development, done a few small projects for classes (I'm a student), read up on the subject, watched videos and so on. I'm now somewhat familiar ...
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3answers
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Why is my text looking blurry in Photoshop CS6?

The font is really blurry. I don't know how to fix it. Does anyone know? Please help me! I tried everything and none of them worked.
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1answer
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Print from acrobat pdf - print true cmyk values

I've created some graphics on Adobe Illustrator and have saved them as a pdf. Using Output preview/Object Inspector (from the dropdown Preview list) I can check that every object in the the graphics ...
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2answers
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Will Product Sans be available for commercial use? [on hold]

Sorry if it's sounds off topic, I'm new here. I would really really really like to know if someone can provide some heads up about the brand new Google's typeface called Product Sans... Is it ...
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1answer
14 views

Screen printing watercolors

Is it possible to screen print this logo on a colored t-shirt? The screen printer I am working with says we can do gradients on a colored shirt but it won't print consistently or well. She advises ...
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1answer
14 views

Delete only one step in the middle of history (Photoshop)

Is it possible to delete only one step in the middle of history (keeping all steps after it) without juggling with multiple files?
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2answers
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Image's texture might be stretched?

I came over from Stack Overflow, I'm not really sure if this is the right place to ask this question, I'd like to apologize in advanced. I just finished a couple of isometric maps, the first map is an ...
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1answer
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Trying to combine letters in a specific way

I am trying to create a logotype using the letters "TDR" all joined together, however I am having trouble with it. Of course the T and the D can be joined fine however I am struggling with the D and ...
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4answers
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How do I get my vector logos to look super sharp on the web?

I do a lot of work with Illustrator, but I've never been super happy with how my work looks on our website. I've tried various techniques - saving from Illustrator, and opening in Photoshop and saving ...
0
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1answer
43 views

How to warp image as if it were a cloth in real life?

I have an image, and each pixel is unique color. What I want to do is warp the image as if it were a cloth on a flat surface (no crumples/folds) and the cursor is my hand. I want to be able to pinch a ...
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2answers
193 views

Efficiently creating animation sprites

I'm currently developing a simple 2D game using LibGDX. The core game logic is in place, but the assets are simply taking forever to create. My current method to create each animation frame is to ...
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1answer
122 views

Layer Comps in photoshop

I am using the layer comps in photoshop to create different pages of an app display setup. When I change the position of the text for layout "d" it then makes layouts a,b,c all the previous comps ...
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0answers
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Making Advertisement System in Magazines with InDesign CC

When making Magazines, it's pretty clear that there will be Advertisements that will be placed in with different sizes (full page, spread, 1/2 page, 1/6 page, with bleed or without etc.). 1. When ...
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1answer
81 views

Photoshop CC Color Replacement Substitution issue

When I use the 'Replace Color...' to change #F5F5F5 to #EDE8D5, Photoshop is automatically changing my desired value to #E2E2E2 after I click OK. Any ideas as to why? The color mode is set to 8-bit ...
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1answer
16 views

Adobe Fireworks - Customising States

when creating multiple states and making changes it updates both states - when I only want the changes to appear on the state I'm working on at the time. How can I ensure that the changes don't ...
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2answers
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Illustrator Artboard dimensions for mobile ui design?

I want to create one document with multiple (3) artboards in Illustrator for mobile wireframing/ui design. One for iPhone, Android and iPad. Can I create artboards with different 'resolutions' within ...
3
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2answers
57 views

Why does fade in/out animation stop working after animation is exported from After Effects

I've created a simple animation where I have four images (bits of steam) that fade in then out in sequence (shown below). This works fine until I export the animation out and convert it to a gif. As ...
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4answers
3k views

Acrobat: Select/Edit All Text in Entire PDF Document

I'll preface by saying that I am not a graphic designer, so this question might be staggeringly obvious... I have several 100+ page PDFs that consist only of tables of text, and I am trying to change ...
2
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4answers
84 views

Which file format is best for printing?

What would be the best image format for printing images or designs created with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or to print images form a digital camera? If I have the option of exporting different ...
2
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2answers
43 views

How to bend multiple lines of a graph in AI CS5?

I have created a radar chart with three axes, and I would like to make all the lines in the graph curved instead of straight. I havent found a satisfying way to bend all the paths (i.e. the edges of ...
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4answers
484 views

Printing a consistent grey: is that still a challenge with comic books?

In a documentary on the American TV series The Incredible Hulk (1978-1982, dir. K. Johnson, with Messrs. Bixby, Ferrigno etc.), the producer/director explains that he tried to petition Stan Lee to ...
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1answer
28 views

Snapping to grid while using smart guides

Here it says I can't use snap to grid and smart guides at the same time: Note: When Snap To Grid or Pixel Preview is turned on, you cannot use Smart Guides (even if the menu command is ...
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2answers
387 views

Is there a way to swap objects in Photoshop?

In Photoshop CS6 I have a lot of (smart) objects perfectly spaced out but in the wrong order. All the objects are the same size. Is there a way to swap the location of a object with another one? ...
0
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2answers
37 views

How to make a contact sheet from a multi page PDF

I am trying to make a contact sheet from a multi page PDF. The output doesn't have to be a contact sheet per se. I am only looking for an automated way to place all of the pages from a PDF into a ...
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2answers
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How can I sharpen the lines in a scanned diagram?

I have a black-and-white diagram (floor plans) scanned from a printout. It's mostly OK, but some of the lines are visibly faded or blurred in places, so it "looks" scanned. I've tried various options ...
11
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2answers
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What's the best way to animate an illustration for the web?

I have a couple of illustrations done in Illustrator and I am planing to animate it for a website that I am working on, I've heard of Create.js toolkit with flash, but is it the best way to go or is ...
2
votes
4answers
170 views

“Most popular package” pricing design

This seemed like the best place to ask this question since it's design related but I'm sorta more interested in the reasons behind this trend and any A/B testing that may have been done. The trend ...
0
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2answers
186 views

I want to draw straight lines but can't figure how to give them a stroke

I am new to Inkscape. I want to draw simple straight lines horizontally & vertically but cannot figure out how to give them a stroke. They simply disappear. Wasted enough time trying to figure it ...
0
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2answers
59 views

How Many Directions / Concepts

This is mainly referring to branding / logo design. I typically offer (at least) 3 different ideas so that my clients have more of a choice of what they prefer. I will then revise their favourite ...
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0answers
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Texture issues on Keyshot 5.0

I am trying to render a package image for my project. My client wanted a photorealistic image of the product package and since the package is still in production, I thought I'd just render it. A ...
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2answers
80 views

Why do websites put an overlay of dots on their images?

On the following websites: http://www.the215guys.com/, http://saffronindianbistro.com/ there is a repeated pattern of black dots over the jumbotron images. What is the reason for the overlay of dots?
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2answers
108 views

How I convert Color Balance in Photoshop from CMY to RGB?

I'm a total, utter, complete loss here. Basically we're making a photo filters app for iOS I have created several filters in Photoshop and every one of them uses color balance. The programming ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Illustrator Script to Release All Clipping Masks & Groupings, Etc.

Is there a script available for Illustrator that would allow for all clipping masks, groupings and compound paths to be released? Essentially a script that could breakdown a file to it's original ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How would I create this extrusion in Illustrator?

It's a warp effect with a 3d letter depth/extrusion. I've tried the 3d extrusion effect, but it's not the right perspective. Is there a trick to get the extruded 'infinity' text behind the letters?
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2answers
29 views

Print Bleed/Trim Size

I have designed an infographic in an A4 size. in this I have kept a simple dark green colour sleek footer keeping in mind that it will be cut in trimming in printing. But now the client have asked to ...
2
votes
1answer
597 views

Accidentally deleted my custom color palette and need to retrieve it

I work in CorelDraw CS2 on a PC and just accidentally deleted my color palette on the right side of my project page. It has all custom colors I've added over the years for projects and is actually a ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Why does Consolas scale so well on Windows?

I was trying to make a font from scratch. I always admired Consolas and I wanted a clean style similar to it. The problem is that my font doesn't scale as well as Consolas. This is an example of my ...
1
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1answer
98 views

How auto-preview as a value changes in Adobe Photoshop CC?

For example, if I try to change the color of a text object it only updates the color of the text when I release mouse button. Similarly, when I am changing the opacity, it updates the new graphic only ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Exporting ray-traced 3D animation Photoshop CC

I have a 3D logo made in photoshop and I made a basic 3D rotation animation. I ray-trace the object but when I export it, it appears that it's not ray-traced and looks bad. I've tried all the 3D ...
1
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1answer
60 views

Definition of Premium fonts

I see the term "premium font" used a lot, but cannot find a definition of the term. What makes a premium font different from, I presume, non-premium fonts?
0
votes
1answer
816 views

CorelDraw range of page numbering

How can I set auto page numbering in CorelDraw. I know there is some macro to do this. But how do I do it for range of pages. Say I do not need page numbering for a Brochure cover and back pages. ...
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1answer
26 views

How to access the rotate by angle functionality of Illustrator's Rotate Tool

I read that when I select the Rotate Tool (R) in Illustrator CS6 then Alt + Click on a point to select the rotational reference, a dialog should popup prompting for an angle. When I did that nothing ...
1
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1answer
40 views

How do you represent ideas and concepts visually? [duplicate]

Are there any books (or articles, websites etc..) that talk about the subject of "translating" ideas and concepts into graphics? I would like to learn about this and get some new ideas to help me as a ...
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votes
1answer
26 views

Editing a document in Adobe Acrobat XI – The font changes

I am trying to edit an existing Adobe Acrobat document. The document uses one font, but when I write text in, the text is written in mono or some nonsense. The document tells me the font the ...
1
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3answers
559 views

How can I combine two colored textures so that the final image is blended to match a specific lighting setup

I have been working on using Blender Cycles to bake textures but it renders very slowly so I have to render at low resolutions. This is fine for the indirect diffuse lighting but really makes a mess ...

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