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What I'm working on right now: Image Framer jQuery plugin

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comment How do I go about finding a font that says “safe, secure data”?
Comic sans practically screams secure.
Apr
15
comment what are “PSD to HTML” Jobs
I'd actually ask the client to specify everything that I'm unsure about what he wants me to do. Sometimes clients use words they don't understand. I'm not saying this is the case here, but you'll know if you ask.
Apr
15
comment Animated GIF Creation Tool
You could do it in after effects, but I have no idea if that's the best application for something like this. --- For example, exporting your animation to .gif is pretty convoluted in after effects. Technically it's impossible. You can however get around it by exporting a lossless video, import it to photoshop and then save it as a gif.
Apr
15
comment Why is this blurred images not working as a background?
I gave this question a minus point because I felt that the question is poorly worded and you are not even trying to elaborate it. --- When people answer in a way that doesn't help you, your responsibility is to comment and explain what it is that you actually want.
Apr
12
comment Export vectors from Illustrator and trim out extra canvas to use in Latex
I felt that the old title was misleading. I left the pdf part there, but all and all I did feel like this was just about trimming the white space and nothing to do with pdf specifically. Feel free to change it back if you think the new title is not fitting.
Apr
9
comment Disable each step from being show on screen when using user-defined actions
@user21447 Not sure if you are using open documents as the source or not, but with bunch of large files it would be best to use files or folders as the source. I'm afraid there's not much you can do, maybe if you feel that it's your computer that's causing it to be sluggish, you could try to close some other applications when running batches. || Right, I believe Tool recording was introduced in cs5'ish... Maybe cs6
Apr
7
comment Connecting drawn lines from a tablet in Photoshop
It depends on the style of the drawing she wants to make. I usually go from line drawing to line drawing and painting hybrid ( It still has lines showing, I color heavily over the lines and it's still not very detailed at this point ). Then I continue by painting more and more over it to get rid of the lines and add more detail. Which essentially means that for me, the initial line quality is irrelevant.
Apr
4
comment Disable each step from being show on screen when using user-defined actions
I mean, try to open many large files (or just imagine doing so). Open enough to make something like image resize or cropping to take a while to process when performed on just one of those files. Then open one file and try to replicate the speed reduction with snapshots and history states.
Apr
4
comment Disable each step from being show on screen when using user-defined actions
@horatio I'd say no. Given that they are cleared when you close a document and how it's very unlikely that you have so many files open with bunch of history states that it would have any impact. Even if you'd be able to get yourself in such situation, I believe that having multiple large files or files with hundreds of layers open when you run a batch is a lot likelier and would have way bigger impact than history states and snapshots ever could. I don't really know for a fact, though.
Apr
4
comment Animation of entire project in Illustrator
@Yisela There are probably many screen recording applications that don't have the option to hide cursor, but there are also many that do have it, like: Camtasia Studio, Screenflow, CamStudio ( Not to be confused with the first one. This one is opensource. ). You can get rid of the illustrator interface by pressing F couple times or TAB once, but hiding the interface is not necessary. You can record a specific region in your screen, which in this case could be the artboard.
Apr
3
comment Save and reuse a design in a different PSD file
@Yisela I don't like to post an answer when I'm not really sure what the op wants. Although I guess I have to admit that comments don't have enough space to explain these things properly and instead of giving half assed answers in a comment, I could've just asked what he really needs.
Apr
2
comment Save and reuse a design in a different PSD file
@horatio Yes it's relatively new. It's like a dream come true, really. blogs.adobe.com/richardcurtis/?p=2360 Although, funny enough, I haven't really really used it that much because I'm so used to not having it in photoshop.
Apr
2
comment Save and reuse a design in a different PSD file
@horatio These are all separate methods for doing it, not a workflow. "Place linked" works pretty much exactly like the linking in illustrator and indesign does.
Apr
2
comment Save and reuse a design in a different PSD file
1. You could save the arrow in a psd ( or any supported file format if you don't care about flattening it ) and place it into the other document. 2. PS CC has "Place linked" feature. When you edit the linked content, it will be updated in each document. 3. You could select the layers, right click one of them and select Duplicate layers... 4. There is this plugin pixeldropr.com which lets you save graphic elements so that you can reuse them later. Sadly it doesn't do dynamic linking, it's pretty much like a graphic library within photoshop.
Apr
1
comment Merging two anchor points of the same path in Illustrator
Inkscribe by the way has the same feature. I'm just saying because it's slightly cheaper.
Mar
28
comment Blending Mode Texture to PNG
For us to help you, I think you need to show the image and maybe the layers as well.
Mar
28
comment Blending Mode Texture to PNG
Blend modes depend heavily on what's under them. There are ways to handle this. ||| Depending on what you have / what you need, you could leave a solid or partially solid background beneath the layer with a blend mode. ||| You could also use other methods to achieve the same result without blend modes. Like for example: you could use levels and other layer adjustments and different opacities, instead of using blend mode(s).
Mar
18
comment Move design from Photoshop to Illustrator for printing
You can open a psd file in illustrator, just like you'd open up any vector file in it. -- That'll invoke an import window where you can choose to convert psd layers to objects or flatten it all to single image. -- Everything that can be a vector object, will be a vector object. Shapes and text layers are going to be vector. Raster images, not so much.
Mar
17
comment How to change between Live shapes to masks properties in Photoshop CC
Pressing alt when selecting the layer, is pretty handy way to select the path right away. Of course it might not be ideal if you have multiple shapes in that layer and you only want to edit the properties of one of them.
Mar
7
comment How to Reduce Compression Artifacts in Dark Areas (photoshop)
Because I was curious, I tried what I suggested: I isolated the cat and gave it it's own "Drawing effect" with more Gaussian blur and I also brushed in a little color into the cheek to blend it in a bit more. Here's a psd ( file saved in PS CC ) dropbox.com/s/df8sj4rqfcpjlp4/Cat_example.psd I left the cat quite dark because A: it's easier to blend in the artifacts the more you go to the original color. B: I kinda liked the fact that the cat looked black, since it is a black cat.