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There are several ways to do this. You can use the pen tool draw it yourself. My answer is based on the way I've been doing it over the years. Draw a triangle in a new layer. hit cmd+a(select all) then cmd+c(copy) switch to the Channels tab and create a new channel. It will be named "Alpha 1" by default. now paste the triangle you copied from before. ...


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If you want to make that with just two woven lines throughout, then no it's not possible. However, this object is very symmetrical, so we can take full advantage of that. To start, you should identify the simplest repeating object: In order to make the stroke overlap itself, we can use the Scissors tool to make a cut on the loop so that it now consists ...


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If I understand the question correctly, you want to know if there's a way to exactly trace the center line of a thick curved line. In Photoshop there's no straightforward way to do this that I know of. I would add a Bevel and Emboss effect to the layer, set it to Chisel Soft (works better than Chisel Hard), and increase the size until there was no flat ...


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Select the path of shape 2 on its layer. Copy the path. Target the shape 1 layer. Paste. Activate a shape tool (rectangle, ellipse, doesn't matter). On the control panel, click the "Subtract" icon (second from left). Turn off or discard the shape 2 layer. Not nearly as simple or intuitive as it would be in a native vector application like Illustrator, ...


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Use the circle tool to control-drag a uniform circle and once created, double click to edit and change the start and end angles to 90 and 0 (or 360) as in the image below. If you want an outline, then add a stroke and remove the fill. If you don't want the arms on the section either, then double click the shape and choose the middle circle tool in the ...


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They're called Identicons, and they are typically generated based on a user's IP address. They're popular around the Internet largely because they're a default option for avatars in WordPress: And of course, they're on Stack Exchange as well! I did a quick search, and it seems like this site can generate Identicons. Not sure how copyright works and ...


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If you want this as a vector shape in Photoshop: Select the Rectangle Tool (U) Turn on Grid View (View -> Show -> Grid) and Snap to Grid (View -> Snap To -> Grid) Draw the first part, and then draw the cross part using the Shift key to add it to the same Shape Layer. (You need only hold Shift while you're clicking, let go of it once you begin to draw the ...


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Type a + Find an appropriate font Rotate 45° You could further edit by highlighting the type layer for the X and then choose Type > Convert to Shape from the menu to have a shape layer. Save the shape layer as a Custom Shape (Edit menu) and you'd then simply need to use the Shape tools if you ever needed it again.


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Save your work. Experiment first :-) Path Menu > Object to path - Convert the text to a path Path Menu > Path Effect Editor - Shows path effect editor at right Choose Envelope Deformation from drop down Click the Add button Select the Top bend path option (edit on canvas button - the left of the four btns on each row) Shift-drag out the tangents from the ...


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After a quick 'Google' of socks (and a slightly irrational love of them) I noticed a couple of things that might help you. -Unless there is a fold in the top of the sock (the part above the ankle) the width of this section tends to be less than the length. -The heel and toes of a sock tends to be a bit of extra material making this part stick out so it ...


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There are quite some different lens elements, I will show you how to make a convex element. Convex Make one ellipse, set it's line (stroke) color to black and the fill color to transparent: Copy it and place the copy such that they overlay each other: I've hatched the center part for illustrative purposes, in reality it will be white. The hatched ...


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I think you are asking about the graphical implementation of an overshoot, commonly used in typography. In short, overshoot is added to letters like A and O (pointy or round—like circle in your example) to visually make them look the same height as f.ex. H and X ("flat", rectangle-like). The sources of the Wikipedia article suggest overshoot of 1–3 % or 5 ...


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there are some very easy steps to make such triangle with round corner with the help of pen tool, and its from scratch too First of all create your triangle with pen tool. add additional anchor point at the bottom corner right and left both side according to attached screen shot. after that press A / or select (path selection tool)and move it slightly ...


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So you've got lots of different shapes that need to loop round in a circle in an arbitrary pattern? (not a circle made of lots of copies of the same shape?) I'd get all the shapes in a line, space them with the align tools, turn them into an art brush, then apply that to the circle. Steps look like this: Starting with an assortment of objects, groups, ...


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Adding to Brendan's answer, I think you'll find this question in meta.so interesting. SO, for example, uses Gravatar and specifies Identicons as the default image. An Identicon is a randomly generated assortment of shapes that is specific to a commenter’s email (or IP address). They were created by Don Parks, who said he originally came up with this idea ...


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Yes, when you draw a rectangle in AI the 4 corners will act exactly the same as if you drew a rectangle with the pen tool. Illustrator's Direct Selection Tool is sorta' lame sometimes. If the object is selected (which it will be, immediately after creation) - click-dragging an anchor point will move the entire shape. You have 2 easy options... Deselect ...


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If you are happy with just getting close, this works in Illustrator - especially for an image that has a consistent width like your example. Draw a circle that is the same width as your object's width Copy/paste the circle as many times as needed and distribute around the object. Use enough of them to follow the shape fairly closely Using the pen tool ...


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I drop lots of guides. Create your triangle. Add an anchor point somewhere in the middle of the left-hand side, then use the Convert Point tool to drag it out and set up the Bézier handles where you want them. Drop guides on the anchor point and the end points of both handles. On the right-hand side, add an anchor point. Drag it out until it matches ...


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Draw your first shape. Then with that path highlighted, select "Subtract Front Shape" on the control bar and draw your second path. You'll end up with 1 shape comprised of 2 paths and a hole in the larger shape. Additional information after your edit Although the above may seem "obvious" to you based on your comment below, the answer applies even after ...


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Adobe Illustrator constructs objects with vector mathematics. However, it has to interpret that vector data into pixels in order to display it on the (pixel-based) monitor. To create smooth lines on screen it anti-aliases pixels when two colors lie next to each other. It essentially "blends" the two colors together over a pixel or two in order to represent ...


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Dinesh, I have a solution for you, but it will require Photoshop CS 6 Extended or preferably, Photoshop CC. First, you'll need your vector artwork for the Man Of Steel logo. I grabbed (copy to pasteboard) mine from within Abduzeedo's source files for the following tutorial: http://abduzeedo.com/man-steel-symbol-illustrator-and-photoshop I created a new ...


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It is easy as usual! For that i will use Illustrator CS5. 1) Take a "Spiral Tool" 2) Now click on the screen and set some options for the spiral creation. Then click "OK" 3) A new spiral will be drawn: 4) Now transform the spiral: 5) Rotate and scale: 6) It will be look like this: 7) Take a "Reshape Tool" (the magic begins :) 8) ...


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Here's a simple workaround. 1) Create your polygon 2) Select it, and create a layer mask 3) Select the layer mask and smooth it. 4) Adjust the layer mask to include the smooth. This way you maintain the actual polygon, you just mask the corners to make it seem rounded. This way is easily adjustable by further smoothing the mask or erasing the mask. My ...


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I'm not sure why Photoshop doesn't let you adjust the radius when using that smooth option, but if you have Illustrator, you can get what you need by first creating the shape in Illustrator, then applying Effect > Stylize > Round Corners with an appropriate setting. This is a vector effect that isn't available inside Photoshop. Once you've rounded the ...


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In CS6 one of the more exciting changes for designers is the fact that the shape layer functionality has been replaced by Vector Layers, which allow for true fill and stroke and a number of other functions that were never possible with the old Shape Layers. It caused a small sensation in the early beta, and a lot of what you see now in the new tool is the ...


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You can use the Round Rectangle and Polygon tools. You first need to create a round rectangle (using the Round Rectangle Tool): Then change to the Polygon Tool, and choose "Sides: 3" in the menu at the top. Using the Path Selection Tool, click on your round rectangle and pressing shift (so the shape is added to your current one) draw the triangle: You ...


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Using Strokes This does alter the original shape. If that bothers you, this isn't for you, but it's a much easier solution than doing it manually. Change the black stroke to the same color as the fill: Up the stroke a bit and then give it a "Round Join" corner in the Stroke palette: Outline the stroke: Merge the stroke and the fill in the ...


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In Photoshop I'd draw a Round Corners Rectangle, and then use the Direct Selection Tool to eliminate the curves of the corner you want in a straight angle: I think there is a tool in Gimp that lets you give each corner of the round rectangle a different value, but I'm not sure.


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Very nice tutorial, Check this link http://abduzeedo.com/awesome-digital-bokeh-effect-photoshop http://www.photoshopwebsite.com/photoshop-tutorials/35-beautiful-bubbles-photoshop-tutorials/ Step 1 Create a new document in Photoshop. As usual I will use a nice scree resolution, 1920x1200 pixels. Fill the background layer with a very dark grey, not black. If ...


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Under the pen tool in the menu bar there is a tool called delete anchor points. You can also access this with the shortcut key - (minus). It allows you to remove anchor points without breaking the shape



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