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From what I see there are few different techniques so I will try to cover three of them. First of all, you are right with using pen tool and then applying the stroke. This give you the basic line. You can multiply it and rotate it a little and then apply some outer glow and blend mode. Those are my settings Now let's add some curves with a fin. Again, ...


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No, that is not how printing with Pantone colors works. You can't simply select a Pantone color and use it as you would any other color as there is no way for the printer to know that it should be printed using a different ink, it will be separated to CMYK inks the same as everything else. If you open the Channels panel in Photoshop you will see channels ...


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Try the following to see why this doesn't work; Open your image Go to the LAB channel mode In your channels look at the lightness channel (L) This is your image stripped off all color If you invert this you will see you get pretty dark shadows no colors have been manipulated here, only the luminosity therefore > the problem lies with the ...


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When you apply effects that have a light source, you have the option of using a global light source. That global light source is always the same for all layers. You can edit the global light source indepentantly of your layers by going to Layer → Layer Style → Global Light. If you don't want to use the global light source simply uncheck Use Global Light in ...


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This will only work if you are using the gradient as a stroke (as in your question). If you want to repeat the gradient endlessly (as opposed to a specific number of repeats) then you can skip steps 2 and 3 and use a pattern brush instead of an art brush. In CC you can now use images in brushes so you may be able to rasterize the gradient instead of ...


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You can achieve this with Illustrator scripting. Checking the documentation for CC15.3 in the JavaScript Reference PDF under Gradients on page 68. Create the colors: // Create the colors var startColor = new RGBColor(); startColor.red = 0; startColor.green = 100; startColor.blue = 255; var middleColor = new RGBColor(); middleColor.red = 252; ...


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Based on the Illustrator JS manual I've come up with the code below. This code does exactly what you want: Creates a gradient with two color stops: black and white Repeats it five times Applies it as a stroke to the active (selected) element A more generalistic version can be found below the line. (1) First we set the desired number of colors and the ...


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280 m^2 is big, scratch that its enormous in size. It is not that its not possible to fill, it is. It is just that this is a very big task, your going to need quite the team to pull this off. You are going to have some logistical problems on a quite big scale. This is no ordinary graphics design job, it is a engineering job. Get the manufacturers and ...


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A bad news If you did not used separated channels for each ink, you need to do it again. If you are using layers you have no real pantone information, you just have a RGB file with colors "simmilar" to a pantone. My workflow I never send the Multichannel, but a composition on a PDF file. The way I prepare is puting a grayscale image, but converted into a ...


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The JPG format has a pixel size limit of 65,535 x 65,535 pixels. Photoshop however limits JPGs and most formats to 30,000 x 30,000 pixels. For any images larger than 30,000 x 30,000 pixels you are stuck with the PSB, RAW or TIFF formats, there's no way around that. From Photoshop Help / Saving Images: Photoshop supports documents up to 300,000 pixels ...


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There is no way to scale up an image without losing quality. In that case, you should scale your image down. So instead of saving it as 300x300, save it as 600x600. Search for good optimization / compression methods, maybe use PNG instead (because sometimes a PNG-8 compressed can be smaller than a JPEG). You probably need to use a different tool to ...


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JPG images can not store any transparency or clip info at all. You need to review what are you doing. JPG, PNG, PDF are output formats, this is, formats that other aplications will recognize, but try to stay with the native's aplication file formats as much as you can, in this case use PSD, because all Adobe aplications will, not only recognize it, but take ...


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Try Scribus. https://www.scribus.net/ But I really feel the need to write something extra. This is not meant as an insult in any way. On the contrary, it is to encourage you: Stop having a poor man's (woman) mentality. gobs of time (months) and thus money by going back and forth with the printer which apparently has been tweaking the colors at their ...


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Talk to the printer (the person not the machine). They will likely tell you what scale and/or resolution to work at. You most likely do not need to work at 300ppi at full scale. It is more common for large format printing to work at a smaller scale or lower resolution (refer to point 1.) Read through the answer here: I need to print an image a certain size. ...


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Welcome to GD.SE! I'll second what other folks have said about asking a more thorough question, but for now, here's what you can try: I recommend using a color picker (like this one) and then uploading your image so you can see which colors are being used where. The colors will be provided in hex code format, which you can copy and paste into most places.* ...


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Draw a bunch of gradients from color to transparent and stack them on top of each other. I used 5 main colors to replicate it. On the left side from bottom to top a dark blue, a magenta, and a red. Then on the right side from top to bottom orange and light blue:


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It seems to me that you'd like the grid to act as a pixel grid to align or proportion artwork to. The intention of the checkerboard is to quickly show what part of your artboard is transparent. Useful if you're trying to make a cutout, or ensure that all areas are filled with block colour. Can I suggest that the option to show the pixel grid might be more ...


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Using the Pen Tool draw a path around the slider. Make sure the Pen tool is set to draw a path, not a shape layer or pixels. (or use the shape tools, or copy the paths from your existing shape layers. It doesn't really matter as long as you have a path to work with) To use your shape to hide the part of the image it covers instead of revealing that part of ...


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You can use Rigid Body Physics simulation. The ground and text are set as passive objects, while the pills are active objects. Create the pills and raise them above the text then play the simulation until they settle into place, the gravity in the simulation makes them fall down while they collide and interact with each other. Once they are in place you can ...


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not sure if you can get your hands on C4D but you can duplicate the objects (like the pills) and then apply tags that make them fall and scatter naturally. then you can just freeze it and export a picture any size you wish.


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Do you want to remove the tint and leave only the wiring? Or there are other things that need to be visible? This is what I get as a result when I used Level layers. Of course you can play with it more with more caution to save the data you see and want to leave visible. Easy way to use levels. This is how histogram looks like before any changes. [ ...


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They are most probably vector paths with manipulated transparency. You can create vector paths using Pen Tool (hotkey: P) then assign them proper fill (color or gradient) and then manipulate their transparency in the layers panel. EDIT: Create a vector path using Pen Tool (hotkey: P). Then right-click inside the path and choose "convert to selection". ...


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Looks like I found my own answer! Smart Objects in Photoshop are always rasterized at the resolution of the Photoshop file. There's no way to stop it (except to place the AI logo directly from Illustrator). Yes, I know, it's sad. It's type and vector Photoshop shape layers that can be "saved" at full vector resolution by saving as Photoshop ...


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Good news: Adobe has recently added both of these in the custom keyboard shortcuts function, in the 2015.5 release, all the way at the bottom of the 'Tools' list. Wohooo!


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Sadly, Adobe doesn't support those buttons and even the Actions function don't record them. However i had a similar problem once and with AutoHotKey software i could do right about everything in Photoshop, but not only. By using this software you can record a mouseclick at a given position - so, create a macro that snaps your cursor to that location and ...


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You can do this in Photoshop if you look into Photoshop scripting. You do not indicate what version of Photoshop you're using but here is the documentation for multiple versions of Photoshop. If your target button is on a layer you could do something like: theButton = app.activeDocument.artLayers.getByName("button"); and then target the text with ...


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Not in Photoshop. In layout applications such as InDesign and Scribus this is generally possible. What you can do however is put the text in a text box the width of the button. But vertical alignment doesn't exist (see: How to center text vertically within a textbox in Photoshop). There are ways to make it a little more efficient using the alignment ...


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FYI, here's another way to create a triangle with one curved side, using the polygon tool and pen tool in Photoshop. 1-using the polygon tool, create an object with 3 sides 2-Rotate using Image > Image Rotation > 90 degrees Clockwise. Drag a vertical guide rule to align with the bottom triangle point (this helps define the triangle's vertical center). With ...


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Like you discovered and others have said, Lab colorspace is perfect for this. As far as how to do it with adjustment layer, well invert the lightness by moving the left side all the way up and right side all the way down. At this point it might look a little harsh. To fix that you can then bring one of the points in a little effectively reducing the tonal ...


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Create a smart object Duplicate it Flip it along the axis you want to transpose the objects Then you could effectively move things at the same time. Original: Original Smart Object: Move and to make it more obvious lets add a few other squares too: And the final symmetrical result: Beyond this you would need to look at plugins, other apps, or ...



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