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Here's a Photoshop answer. You'll have to do some experimenting with your particular image size, to avoid moire patterns, but the steps are these: Step 1: Create a new 8x8 document @ 300 ppi Step 2: Select a mid-gray foreground color (#808080) Step 3: On a new blank layer, set the Shape tool to Line, its mode to Pixels, and draw a horizontal line 5 ...


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It'll take some tweaking to get the result you want, but you can achieve something similar using the Crosshatch filter: Step 1: Start a new document with a layer filled the color of your choice Step 2: Create a new layer, fill it with black, add noise with Filter -> Noise -> Add Noise... Step 3: Add a Cross Hatch filter to the noise: Filter -> Brush ...


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I'm afraid I don't know the steps in Illustrator, but I've done this in InkScape before, which generates an SVG file which you might be able to import into Illustrator and dissect it to see the parts. (Here's the SVG file). What I can show here is the parts that you can create it from: 1) A grey disc background 2) A series of concentric rings at about 15% ...


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Albrecht Durer was a masterful engraver, but the only way he was going to achieve 40 lines per millimetre was by accident. He was working at a time before (just before, but before nonetheless) the Venetian glassmakers' trade secret was leaked and they lost monopoly control of their new cristallo (which was less than 50 years old when St. Eustace was ...


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wow Alan already did a great job... but as always :D i could have posted some screens and detailed post but i found this tutorial somewhere, so it could be easy for you to follow and do the needful.you can change colors on the fly just follow one of this tutorial. on off button texture is similar to your radio knob Stereo knob Creating a Knob in Photoshop ...


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I would suggest that with this line drawing you shouldn't try to give it any kind of realistic metallic look. Line drawing and realistic textures -- especially a 3D-ish embossing effect -- just don't belong together. Aim instead for an illustration look: flat colors roughly in the yellow/yellow-orange range. Brush in shadows with a soft-edge brush (make a ...


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As an engraving (and etching) is analog, there is no 'resolution' to speak of--at least not in the way we think of resolution today (amount of data in an image). In the context of 'how much detail can they fit into the etching' that would have depended on a few things, namely: the quality of the paper, the material being engraved, and the tools and skills ...


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It may in fact be "loading" but you have a very large image and perhaps you haven't waited long enough for it to be processed. SVG is a plain text format, so if you open it with a text editor, you will see that the SVG file has a few (2-3) geometry definitions (note that I am completely unfamiliar with the syntax), and then there is an embedded PNG image ...



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