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Where can I follow current 2D Design trends? [on hold]

I know this is a really general question and no - I'm not that lazy to not be doing any research of my own. I would just love to know if there are sites similar to Speckyboy, Behance, 99Designs that ...
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How to achieve this scatter effect using Illustrator or photoshop?

I have tried using scatter brushes in Illustrator but it is not exactly the same thing. Please help!
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Copy vector pattern completely from scratch for commercial use, but exactly as those found online?

I need a huge range of vector patterns that will be used commercially on merchandise. Since royalty free sites do not allow commercial use for most of their images, I figured I can create patterns ...
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poor quality in Photoshop and Illustrator?

After buying my new lab and Despite of dozens of searches I've made ahead of time, I found that it has a low quality Graphic card (Intel HD 5500), and It really seems so bad when working on both PS ...
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1answer
145 views

Change to Art-Optimized Supersampling in Illustrator

I was wondering if it's possible to change my viewing in Illustrator to art-optimized supersampling, instead of the type-optimized anti-aliasing that is default. I'm not talking about the exporting ...
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Fixed position for hyperlinks in InDesign cs5 (HTML export)

Im a design student and I'm currently having a class where we are supposed to design an online portfolio for ourselves. We're only required to do some mockups but I wanted to try and see if I could ...
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Why doesn't my color fill work in Adobe Flash CS6?

I am trying to do project 1 in the textbook "Adobe Flash CS6 The Professional portfolio". On page 54 the step is to fill in the car that I have drawn with the color red but it is not filling the car ...
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How to change an icon in a white shape

I need to change these icons with blue line around with a new object (something representing a marketplace) I've found lot of icons in services like freepik.com, but most of them are made with a ...
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How to prepare vector halftones for print

I have layout with images processed and saved with vector ink halftones, but have no idea of angles used for color plates: Does anyone have idea how to process these images so I could print them in ...
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Invisibles in InDesign affecting alignment

I'm working on an InDesign file (possibly from an older version, it's been a minute since the file was used), and when center aligning the text, it appears that the hidden characters or "invisibles" ...
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GIMP: Setting entire foreground to a particular colour

In GIMP version 2.8, I have an image with a black foreground, and a transparent background. I want to set the entire foreground to red, instead of black. What's the simplest way of doing this? I have ...
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Illustrator Divide Objects Below Modifies Objects in Locked Group

I am using Illustrator CS5. As I completed portions of a complex drawing, I grouped the completed objects then locked and hid the group while I worked on other sections. Later, when applying Divide ...
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Make a grid easily in Photoshop

I do not like the youtube link showing how to do a grid in photoshop. It is really archaic, drawing line by line etc etc. I have a portrait that I need to draw grid over. Is there a simple way in ...
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Embedding fonts in inkscape

Does any body know what is the current status of embedding fonts into an svg file that is readable by inkscape. I find the lack of embedded fonts severely impedes portability of svg files, particular ...
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1answer
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Photoshop. Can i make “linked” the default method for dragging new artwork into documents?

So far photoshop threat artwork that you into your document as new smart objects. I would like to get mor used to using "linked" as opposed to embedded.
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Direct select multiple points on multiple layers in Sketch 3

I know how to direct select multiple points on a single layer, however how do you direct select multiple points comprised of multiple layers?
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1answer
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Sharing Links on Cloud

I have an indesign file with 6 links. I just learned about the File>Package option of sending them to another editor. However, I am wondering if there is a feature in Adobe CC where we can save the ...
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4answers
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Tell element to not snap to custom baseline grid

I'm editing a template with a baseline grid (the pink lines). The one you turn on/off with Cmd+Option+' by default. I added an icon with Font Awesome and can't align it vertically with my text ...
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Preventing reverse search engines from finding the origin of your image?

I am planning to make a game, where I give the user an anime related image and they have to guess where its from. However, most of the images, specially from popular anime are easy to use on Google ...
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1answer
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InDesign Double sided printing

I hope someone can help me. I designed a 4 page front and back card sized to 5x4 for a client. They want to print it front and back. I have the pages set up to printer spreads sized at 5x4. The pages ...
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1answer
38 views

How to create an eye-catchy and easy to use form?

I have the following form (to the right), and my intent is that its: Eye catchy Simple to use I am not a professional designer, hence I feel there's something wrong it, but I am not exactly ...
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1answer
359 views

Add column break and space to using paragraph using styles

I'm going to design a fairly large festival programme and wish to make use of XML to ease the process. But I need to be able to make column break after each entry, and also add spacing after certain ...
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1answer
229 views

show multiple camera perspectives in Google Sketchup

I do a lot of work in both Cinema4D and Google Sketchup, and because of the variety of work I do in both software, I love Cinema4Ds feature of displaying not only just one camera perspective, but 3 or ...
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Filling vector paths partially in Inkscape

I am trying to understand how to approach a problem where I have a vector path that I only want to fill only a part of the path of. For example, here is an unclosed inkscape path that I want to fill ...
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1answer
73 views

Remove text from path

I have quite a complicated path: How can I get rid of this text so I have a standard line again. (It is nerve wracking to alter the path while having text on it)
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1answer
301 views

Using 'Batch Rename' and 'Photoshop Actions' to put a prefix on 'Save as' files

I'll try to make this as clear as possible. I'll add mock filenames to try and make it easier to follow. The images I'm working with are for design prints that I sell locally. I am currently ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to make a 1 pixel diagonal line unbroken in GIMP?

Basically I need to draw a 1 pixel line but I want it so that the line is unbroken. Currently what happens is if I draw diagonally the pixels will touch corner to corner and I want it so they will ...
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3answers
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remove distinct points from an image by GIMP

I want to remove all distinct points from some images, for example like this one: You can see: points have different color so I can not use select by color tool. point are very close to main part ...
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3answers
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Illustrator: “the selection contains objects which can't be distorted”-error

I am trying to make a distort effect in illustrator. I use the white arrow, the direct selection tool, I cannot get it to work. I get an error message: "the selection contains objects which can't ...
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2answers
294 views

Why is color appearing different between pieces designed for print?

I have recently designed an A5 leaflet in Photoshop and a Standard Business Card in Illustrator for print (Working CMYK). I have saved both documents as PDFs and have tried using several of Adobe's ...
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1answer
33 views

How to automatically export assets at multiple resolutions with Inkscape?

I use Inkscape for designing and exporting app assets. These assets are created a 4x scale (which corresponds to xxxhdpi on Android or @4xon iOS). Let's assume I have a vector icon that is 256x256 ...
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5answers
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Can I use portions of stock images for derivative works?

I have some stock vector files from istock that I'd like to use as the starting point for a logo. I'd like to stress I wouldn't be using the original image in the logo - but using as a starting point ...
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1answer
103 views

Changing this graphic to a top down perspective

I've tried to use the perspective grid to get the same effect as the monitor on my wordpress logo graphic but nothing is working. How would i go about applying the same perspective to my wordpress ...
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Highest quality website screenshot?

I have created a website that i would like to add to my portfolio, but i'm having a hard time getting high quality screenshots of the full site. I tried to save the website as PDF, but that was full ...
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Upgrade to a new system vs upgrade components?

first time posting at StackExhange! Ok so some background. I was an industrial designer so my workstation was mostly for 3d modelling and renders, but I switched my major to UI/web design. I strongly ...
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1answer
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Is there a software that can show me how to draw objects from my images?

I am looking for a program that can take an arbitrary image and show a step-by-step guide how to draw objects from it. I mean a guide like this: Does such program exist? Is this even possible? ...
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1answer
163 views

Sketch to PhoneGap App - Sizes and Units Wrong

Hopefully this is in the correct place! So I've designed a few app screens in sketch and have come to try and code them using PhoneGap but can't seem to get my head around sizes etc.. This is one of ...
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1answer
21 views

How to create line icon comprises paths in sketch?

Hi! It's my first post. I am totally newbie in sketch, also in design. Because I want to use the "Shared style" function which can let me change all icons' style quickly (just like this tutorial ...
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1answer
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Connecting map pages

I have scanned map in several separate pages that also has white frames. I would like to remove frames and connect map objects. I would like this task make in automatic way since I need to create ...
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1answer
33 views

Trying to select image - Put it on colored background. Photoshop CC 2015 Windows (Pictures included)

I am attempting to take an image and put it on a different color background. On Monday I paid $100 for classes. The GREEN & WHITE backgrounds were just examples. I want to select and choose ...
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1answer
20 views

What's the main principle for app image sizes? (iOS)

This is sort of a newbie question, but I'm not a designer. In iOS, we can make universal apps (i.e. support both iphone & iPad). But when it comes to background images' sizes I have NO idea what'...
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Is there a free 'Helvetica Neue' alternative?

Does anyone know any other fonts similar to Helvetica Neue (free for commercial use)? I'm working on a big website project where 'Helvetica Neue' is used heavily. I need a font that looks almost the ...
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1answer
34 views

Moden era GIF replacment in photoshop?

I have a created a small GIF consisting of 7 frames using photoshop CS 4. Unfortunally, my GIF contains alpha/transparency and only after the fact did i realize the whole alpha / color palete problem ...
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1answer
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False display about brush style from brush library - Borders_Novelty in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

I am reading Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2015 release. In the section of A Quick Tour of Adobe Illustrator CC (2015 release), the author asked me to select the Line Segment tool to draw a ...
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1answer
30 views

Are there fonts whose licence allows me to edit them and then resell the edited version?

I am looking for a way to start from a base font and create another font from it, that I could eventually resell. The edits would be rather heavy but the shape could remain. I would like to know if ...
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2answers
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How do I remove the white text boxes, black text, and brick wall from this picture?

As you can see, I have tried using the spot healing and healing brush tools as well as magic wand + fill to no avail.
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1answer
51 views

Vectorize a Photoshop file in Illustrator?

Can you create something in Photoshop, save it, open it in Illustrator, and convert it to a vector? I haven't tried any other things, but I'm trying to make a logo and I'm comfortable with Photoshop, ...
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2answers
848 views

Why does my master page move when the page shuffles left/right?

I am laying out a book in Adobe InDesign. Context: Since creating the original book document, I have changed the page size from 6x9 to 7x10. All my master pages are of the new size (7x10). (I have a ...
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2answers
167 views

Extra horizontal line after adding type to image using Pathfinder Unite in Illustrator

I am trying to make the path of the letters in 'hanwell' trim to/flush with the edges of the bridge illustration, so that the letters only appear in the gaps between the bridge pillars. I have drawn ...
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Is it plagirism if I made an image and then found another image similar to mine?

Here I have my image I made, but soon after I found an image very similar to mine.By Jawns L. this image does not belong to me I was wondering if this is plagiarism and if I can post it online.

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