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Draw a stroke arround an object in Illustrator

I have this object made of two shapes. I want to erase the stroke inside and keep the stroke arround.
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Increase Stroke Weight By Percentage

I know how to increase the stroke weight in Illustrator, but I have custom stroke weight points on an object and I'd like to make the whole object's stroke thicker without losing the customized weight ...
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Apply effect to layer mask in Pixelmator?

Is it possible to apply an effect to a layer mask? A layer mask is greyscale alpha mask. So I should be able to apply, say, noise there on that black and white mask, right?
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Convert icon to a transparent png

I have a set of icons that I resized to 30x30. Now I want to use them for my iPhone TabBar as specified here: http://www.idev101.com/code/User_Interface/sizes.html How can I make these transparent ...
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What are the steps in designing a website?

Calling all Web Designers :) I am starting to make a website for a small business in my hometown and it will be my first proper project. I have made sites in the past, which I have done for leisure. ...
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1answer
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What is the best Inkjet printing technique for car decals / autowrapping?

I was wondering what the best solution is for my inkjet printing problem. I need to use an inkjet printer for these decals. I plan to decorate a car with pictures and stickers so I need a material ...
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critique: Is my logo conveying what I want to communicate?

I'm working as a junior web designer. I want to redesign my portfolio, including that I'm also designing my logo. This is the first time i'm designing a logo. I learnt guidelines and i designed my ...
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How to design a basic banner with GIMP?

I am using GIMP. And I want to design a very basic banner to be printed 3m long. The design is as simple as it could be : it consists of one logo that I have in pdf format (was designed by a ...
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How would I make a 3D polygon using Pixelmator

I'm trying to create a polygon like this in pixelmator. I could obviously do this with a bunch of little triangles and manually place all of them, however I'm wondering if there's an easier/better ...
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1answer
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Who will responsible for all four parts of a project (Sketching, Wire-framing, Mockup, Prototype)?

Who will responsible for all four parts of a project - Sketching, Wire-framing, Mockup, and Prototype? Is it: Product Manager; UX; UI, or; Developer? I want to know the role of the position.
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Are there any serious competitors to the Cintiq Companion 2? (pro mobile tablets)

Precise details on what I mean by "serious competitors" below. Wacom recently announced the Cintiq Companion 2. It's a laptop-sized pro tablet that can run all design software including Adobe ...
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2answers
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Does CC0 1.0 Universal require attribution?

I would like to use photos from the Public Domain Archive without attribution. They say that their photos are free for personal and commerical use. But they don't mention whether or not they need ...
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1answer
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Adobe Photoshop 6.0 - Can you see the EXACT pixel position?

Got a little question. I'm using an older Photoshop and I apologize for that but I have to make due with what I have. In Paint Shop Pro, you can click into an image and the exact pixel coordinate ...
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1answer
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Illustrator CS6: select only objects fully contained in selection rectangle

Illustrator CS6's "direct selection" tool allows you to draw a rectangle which selects select objects that overlap or are contained in the selection rectangle. But what if I want to only select ...
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How to connect open anchor point back to same path in Illustrator

I am trying to make one shape using the pen tool, but I don't necessarily want the two end anchor points in the same place. I want to attach one endpoint to a path and make an object. I understand you ...
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1answer
75 views

Import or open transparent PNG in Illustrator results with black edges

Whenever I open or import a PNG with transparency to Illustrator I get these black pixels along the edges. The only way I've found to get rid of the black pixels is to rasterise it with a white ...
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1answer
564 views

How to make Photoshop connect Gujarati characters?

I am using Photoshop of CS6. Recently when I try to type our local language "Gujarati" via Google Input tools(I tried without Google tools also,with Gujarati fonts) ,Typed text not showing "Joint ...
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1answer
80 views

Importing word document with column breaks into indesign with page breaks

I am trying to make subtitles using indesign for use in premiere pro. I have written out all the subtitles I want in word with column breaks separating the lines and I want to import this into ...
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Replicating fading/tearing effect in GIMP

For a project we decided to use a freely available icon set that we could download. However it is now apparant that not all the icons that we need are present in this set and we need to add them ...
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0answers
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Differences in shadow placement on a face?

The use of shadow is important for conveying lots of different things... mood of a person, setting or simply for dramatic effect. I am wondering specifically, in a close up shot of a face in the ...
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1answer
19 views

Select all objects within a path (Inkscape)

I'm currently working with tiled objects (objects that themselves consist of many more smaller objects) with Inkscape. Now it would be so much more easier to not have to select manually all tiles I ...
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7answers
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Why doesn't the gradient tool appear over the object I've applied it to in Illustrator CS6?

Why doesn't the gradient tool appear over the object I've applied it to in Illustrator CS6? I have to click and hold down to adjust the size of the gradient on an object or just use the gradient ...
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0answers
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When building a look & feel, how do we balance client's ideas and product's thematic?

I asked client to give me concepts that he feels will shape the personality of the app, together with demographics (18-30) and also reference of any other app he likes. Concepts are "Elegance, ...
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Is there a good source on how to create tech packs?

I’m currently almost wrapping up my degree in graphic design, and I was wondering is there a good resource on creating tech packs and other apparel-related things?
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What is the name of the font used in the Publix Super Markets, Inc. logo?

Could you please tell me the name of the font used in the logo of Publix Super Markets, Inc.? From ...
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5answers
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Most efficient way to adapt current mockups to different devices and resolutions

I've completed about 90 screens of mockups in Photoshop for an app. The mockups are done for iPhone 5 / iOS7 (640px by 1136px). Everything is calculated to pixel-perfection. Now management wants to ...
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4answers
169k views

Helvetica Neue Equivalent on Google Fonts?

Does anybody know a font on Google Fonts that is very similar to Helvetica Neue?
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Work off files locally and then upload to Adobe Creative Cloud? [on hold]

I have the Adobe Creative Cloud. What's the best practices for the workflow? Work and save all projects on your local machine at work and only upload files that you think you may need access to in ...
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Justify or Even on both margins

I'm making a menu. The customer requested that all be lined up on both margins. How can i do this in illustrator cc? I have tried most of the alignment settings, please help me see what I'm missing. ...
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1answer
26 views

Patronus like effect

I am sure, you have already seen one of these: http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Patronus_Charm?file=Dumbledores_phoenix_patronus.jpg I am really curious, how these were done! How do you get this ...
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2answers
140 views

3D border effect help

can someone please help me and tell me how could I do this border effect in Photoshop? I know it look like a bad design, but this is an old design of my client and he doesn't have the PSD file ...
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1answer
89 views

Best tool or approach to cross reference elements on a illustration

I'm working on a programming assignment, where I'd like to document related data structures - JSON to be precise. I use Inkscape and it's diagram connector tool. The result I am getting looks as ...
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Does altering an existing font breach the copyright of that font?

If I take an existing font and alter it using Inkscape for example, am I in breach of copyright?
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1answer
101 views

Is it possible to create a high quality watercolor effect in illustrator?

I am looking to create a high quality watercolor effect in illustrator. My question essentially is: Is this created by scans and then tracing it? If so, what kind of tracing options would you use for ...
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White lines on the edge of pages when Printing a Booklet with Indesign CC and Adobe PDF printer

I'm trying to print a booklet from Indesign CC, using the Adobe PDF printer, but the resulting PDF has white vertical lines on the edge of the pages. When I make a "normal print" (separate pages) ...
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3answers
938 views

What exactly are Google's '500' color swatches?

I've been reading up on Google's Material Design, and as I'm reading up on Style, they keep mentioning primary 500 colors (as well as any other number ranging from 50, which is almost white, to 900), ...
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Need to replicate a split toning (with a colored image)

I've been using the Split Toning functionality of Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw for some time now -- you can see the effect in this video. How would I go about performing adjustments like these in ...
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0answers
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Gimp: Why does the threshold keep coming back? [migrated]

I hit the threshold by accident (I have never use it before) and now it comes out on every single image. It has already ruined me a map that I was making and now I can't get rip of it.
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2answers
55 views

Alignment issue with bullet and text wrap with InDesign

I have a little issue with an InDesign document. Here is an example: The right block is filled with a right-aligned text with bullets (set right). The bullets are not aligned, as the text is right ...
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1answer
45 views

How to change canvas size in fireworks without your work being moved?

I am making a website mockup in adobe fire works. I noticed that i need more space so i try to change the canvas size vertically and it does add more space but i notice that my content is moved out of ...
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2answers
6k views

Does Gimp support custom shapes?

Why doesn't The Gimp have drawing tools? Weird isn't it? Something I'm trying to do today, and not for the first time, is take in a picture and just annotate it with a couple of arrows pointing to ...
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1answer
107 views

When designing for apparel how should the canvas be addressed?

I am aware that most screen printing or DTG (Direct To Garment) have a maximum print size but I'm curious to know what is the proper way to address apparel designs when the intended design is to be ...
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1answer
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GIMP: increase transparency with the distance from image's center

I want to apply a transformation on my image which will cause that: Image will be at zero transparency in its center With increasing horizontal distance from the center the image will smoothly ...
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3answers
91 views

Making an image clean with 2 colors only in Photoshop

I'm trying to take an image that was designed in SolidWorks and exported as an AI file and make it two colors only. I'm using a manufacturing process using UV light so the areas I'm cutting away ...
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2answers
271 views

Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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Lengthening a curve, without changing the width of a line [on hold]

I have looked for the answer to this simple question for months, but I just cannot seem to find it. I apologize if it has been answered before. I have a simple curve that was drawn for me. I have ...
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1answer
3k views

How to change white background of an gif image to transparent

I have an gif Image like example and I want to make its background transparent from white. I am an learner of Photoshop so please describe steps to do it. Currently I was trying to edit each and ...
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2answers
465 views

Importing XML into InDesign and automatically adjusting content

My client has an InDesign catalog. Instead of manually updating it as he's done up to now, he'd like to import XML data into the InDesign file and not have to make any of the changes manually. However ...
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3answers
88 views

Illustrator CS6- How do I draw a rectangle to perfectly fit my artboard?

Is it possible to drag a rectangle to fit my template? I already have bleed markers in a layer for guides, but I want the general background to look a color other than white.
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1answer
114 views

how to resize object with additive styles applied to it, while keeping it's copies in place?

What I want to do is shown here at 0:52, unfortunatelly there is no explanation in the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fh-9Ajs0ck The author applies additive style to a square to acquire a ...

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