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How to determine a Mac friendly fallback font stack when I don't own a Mac?

How can a designer who doesn't own a Mac visually identify similar fonts that are present on the OSX system, to define a fallback font stack for as website for when webfonts fail to load/render (or ...
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Using 'controls' in Maya, simple question [on hold]

I'm using this awesome free chicken model, from here http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/character-rigs/c/chicken_rig/comments#tabs in Maya 2015. In the video on that web page he's playing ...
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2answers
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Please help, how to do off registration in Illustrator CS6?

I am trying to do an assignment and I need to do off registration. I cannot figure out how to get into the channels so I can move the colors to be off register. I can only figure out how to get into ...
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2answers
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16 bit float and 32 bit float doubts

I'm starting in digital paint and I cant figure if it would be better to work in a 16 or 32 floating point bit rate depth, or even neither? I've noticed that working in a floating point precision is ...
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0answers
11 views

What should I do with New Fonts that is written in pencil?

I have written alphabet font but I don't know what to do with it further even if it is for sale. What should I do now, can anyone help me? Thank you in advance.
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0answers
8 views

2D Physics animation software? [on hold]

I'm looking for a piece of software that gives me some kind of vector drawing like Inkscape, but with an additional physics engine. One Example might be that it should enable me to draw a line which ...
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0answers
22 views

Can someone please tell me what font this is? Thank you [on hold]

I need help identifying this font. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
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3answers
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Illustrator: export embedded picture to its original size

The title says it all. I have a document with embedded pictures at various resolutions (300dpi, 220dpi, ...) and I'd like to export them to their original size (in pixels). A simple copy-and-paste ...
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10 views

How to make a layer have a backwards facing side (Transform warp)

I'm trying to "rip" the triangle of the green background in Photoshop Here's the triangle I start with: Then I use warp inside the transform tool to "rip" the triangle off This is what Ím trying ...
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1answer
27 views

How do I achieve this glow/blur highlight effect in Photoshop? [on hold]

I've been trying to mess around with radial blurs and glows for a few hours, but nothing looks quite as good as this. Any insight would be much appreciated !
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0answers
8 views

how to apply texture on custom mesh in maya [on hold]

I'm beginner to maya and trying to UV mapping on the Hex shape, But facing some problem. i.e. I follow the tutorial for UV mapping on a cube: ...
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2answers
50 views

How to draw sugar with a pencil

How can I draw sugar with a pencil to get a realistic look? I tried it like this (it's not ready yet): Is it better to use stripes/dots or is there a better way?
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1answer
15 views

Reducing High Resolution Car Images

I have high resolution car images for web use only. They are stunning images that vary in size from 800kb to 5 mb. My question is about my technique for image optimization: I've done my research and ...
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Drawing block diagram?

Is there any software that allows to draw block diagrams like this: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f5/Windows_2000_architecture.png or like this:
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1answer
22 views

Painting areas inside an illustration - Illustrator CS6

I am having problems in filling my illustration with colours. I usually do these things by creating separate shapes or so but now this is done more by separate paths and I am confused. The shape ...
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0answers
52 views

Deciding a nice color palette/font for a landing page

I am trying to roll out a landing page for a trading competition. It's at its very early stage right now. Right now I am focusing on: Free font to use (google font preferably) Color palette color ...
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0answers
8 views

how to type correct arabic in Photoshop [duplicate]

I want to type Arabic text in Photoshop, but the text appears disjointed and the letters do not connect at all. For example محمد appears as م ح م د. i m using OS X Yosemite , I'm not sure if the ...
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0answers
25 views

What is the best source to learn application GUI elements? [on hold]

I've been wondering about how these beautiful elements are designed. Take Adobe products as an example. I'm talking about all those buttons, check boxes, etc. I'm looking for some learning sources ...
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1answer
32 views

How to make text on color stand-out?

For example, if I had a dark blue or black background choosing white text will make it stand-out and more readable. If I had a white or off-white background, black text will stand-out and be ...
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1answer
31 views

What is the best & fast pixel art application for windows?

I'm trying to develop a game for smart phones. If I want to easily animate charterer and output charterer-sheets what's a good tool to use? There is so many software and I can't test all of them. ...
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0answers
44 views

Problems with creating an “A” shape

I'm using Illustrator, the CC version and I am trying to create an "A" shape out of rectangles overlapping each other. I've tried the pathfinder tool and I've used both merging and unite however they ...
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1answer
27 views

Turn off antialiasing for artwork and ignore type?

I'm trying to force Illustrator to be my goto web design "raster" editor. Working in pixel preview is certainly the way to go but I've run into a problem. In web design there is no AA for boxes and ...
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2answers
37 views

Logo Critique - Personal Brand

So I'm updating my portfolio and feel like I have some nice work to show, but what kind of designer doesn't have their own brand, right? I sat down with pen and paper, drew some sketches. Then ...
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0answers
48 views

Color palette selection for a simple, clean, and modern website [on hold]

I would like to portray this as being trendy, cool, modern, and minimalist. Please have at look at the following site: http://test.esnail.x10host.com/ My questions are as follow: Is the color ...
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1answer
18 views

Cchanging the color of of a PNG file converted to SVG in illustrator [on hold]

Just got done converting a png Photoshop file to a SVG in Illustrator but I"m not able to change the color to the the deired dcolor. Any ideas on how this can be done?
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0answers
14 views

Powerpoint, Disable Slide Transitions on a particular element [on hold]

Basically I have the same title on two consecutive slides and I don't want the title to do a slide transition as it doesn't change. Is there any way to do this?
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3answers
54 views

What is the best way to create partially extracted photos?

This is from a magazine but I was just wondering how this effect is done please see pink arrows showing areas of image that extends beyond where the background has been cropped. So its kind of like ...
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1answer
4k views

How to Export fonts, Layer Styles, and other settings of Photoshop CS6 from one machine to another

Well, Let me put it this way, I had a PC on which I use to do all my designing work. It was like a home for me, I had all fonts installed, Layer styles saved, Swatches, and many more things. But ...
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4answers
1k views

Photoshop: Save a part without cropping

when I need to save a part of an image as a new image in photoshop, I crop the picture, save-as, and undo the cropping. On huge files this is slow, and feels inefficient. Is there a better way to ...
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2answers
737 views

How to delete part of circle path?

How do I delete part of the circle path in the picture provided?. I want the red outlined part to be deleted without having the curve change. I've tried to do this by selecting the two anchor points ...
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2answers
1k views

Any way to export multiple layer comps to single psd in Photoshop?

I'm trying to figure out how to export multiple layer comps to a single psd in Adobe photoshop cc. When I use the "layer comps to files" script it exports each layer comp to it's own psd. Much ...
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2answers
132 views

What is the best way of cutting out objects to create SVG files?

I got a PSD file from a designer. I want to get the icons and logos as SVG files, so I started to cut them out, and create a new PSD file for each of them. When I want to generate a SVG file, I am ...
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1answer
2k views

Can I automate saving different combinations of layers?

I have a source file for an icon. It has a base layer which is the icon background, and a number of layer folders, each of which contains layers for each individual icon. There are 20 or so of these ...
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22 views

Need help with identifying presentation software [on hold]

I like how simple the theme is, yet it looks very elegant as a whole. Please watch the video here at around 2:14 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhZVmqlw7iU I wonder what presentation software has ...
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0answers
16 views

Vector gets pixelated when i move them to different tab in illustrator [on hold]

I downloaded some vectors and i want to show them all one by one in different file but when i select a single vector and copy it to a new file in a new tab it gets pixelated. Here is a screenshot of ...
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1answer
42 views

outputing 32 bit pngs to make a video

I have a rotating 3d image on a transparent background psd. How do I render/output it in Photoshop CC to keep the transparent background as a set of 32bit pngs to create a video?
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0answers
9 views

Photoshop doesn't open files [on hold]

I have a client using PS CS4 on Windows 7 32-bit, files don't open, no error message, nothing happens. Rebooting doesn't help. All drivers seem to be in order. Create new file-> nothing happens. ...
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1answer
1k views

CS6: transparent border when resizing image

this seems to be a CS6 bug to me - i couldn't find any solution yet: when resizing an image, i'm getting a half-transparent 1px border around it. very annoying :( i already tried flattening before ...
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0answers
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Illustrator CS4 - Text Box Moves When Adjusting Bounding Box

Adobe Illustrator CS4 I'm having a weird problem that I can't find the solution to. I make a text box manually to fill with text. I typically like to size it so the text is snug within the bounding ...
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2answers
377 views

Photoshop Actions: Export with exact pixel size, not percentage

When I record actions, I put in the pixel size I want it to save as (1000x1000) for web export. For some reason, it will only replay this action and resize based on a scaling percentage. Is there a ...
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1answer
138 views

pathfinder problem

I have created a very complex map in Illustrator. I am trying to cut out smaller areas of the map for use in other SketchUp. Neither pathfinder nor Divide Below gives me predicted results. I turn off ...
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19 views

In Sketch 3 how can I delete the excess of a shape like in Adobe illustrator?

If I merge to shapes together or use a mask in Sketch 3 I want to be able to select the 'excess' and delete. For example I have a rectangle and then I overlap a circle with it. Then I want to keep the ...
2
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3answers
57 views

Logo design: shape overlap?

I am in the process of cleaning up a relatively complex logo, and am unsure as to what the best way to manage the joins between different colors. Should I leave the vector shapes in such a way as they ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views

How do I match up Adobe's color profile to Apple's?

Why is there such a difference in the editing view & save preview views? I am using Adobe Illustrator CS6 for Mac OS X. Color Settings: North America General Purpose 2 Profile: sRGB Export ...
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1answer
75 views

AE: Parent Element to a point of a path?

I want to parent an element (pre-compose) to one of the points on a path. Imagine a line that has two paths. I want to parent an object (say, a leaf) to the top point of the path. So if my path is to ...
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votes
1answer
24 views

Move a selection on multiple layers at once in Photoshop CS6

Is it possible to make a selection in Photoshop CS6 and move that selected area on more than one layer at the same time?
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1answer
188 views

Cooperhewitt (or other) font family loading issue in Illustrator running on windows!

I have been trying to load the Cooperhewitt font family on Windows 7 running Illustrator CS6. But it fails to load any font from the family most of the time or sometime only few of the fonts from the ...
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2answers
64 views

Illustrator Align object with stroke

I am trying to align a few text objects that have stroke applied to them using align all to the left. However, fist of all the font and font size used add an empty space in front of the text. And ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Images imported to Illustrator get resized despite their original size

I have a folder full of pictures, they are all 6000x4000 images. However, when I impor them into Illustrator (drag&drop inside the app) their size changes, their width and height sometimes is half ...
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2answers
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How to change ( invert ) color on a high quality photo of a product?

There is a black leather with a yellow thread and my client wants me to change it to a medium gray leather with black thread ? I ve tried many ways but the naturals shadows on the leather where is it ...

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