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Jun
20
comment What is the characters style in these Japanese games called?
Well, I can't really help you nail what style this is any more than I have. I think you'll have to track down whoever the artists behind the originals are as it might be specific to them. In any case, learning how to draw/model similar characters is a matter of 1) learning the software to do it and 2) copying till you get it right. It could be that there is some super specific tutorial for it somewhere but the closest I think you'll get in that regard is a "how to draw chibi characters" guide. From there you're on your own.
Jun
20
comment What are these line and dot graphs called?
I suppose these could be called a lot of things as they are used for different things: constellations, star maps, node maps, etc etc. The real question is what you need them for? Are you seeking to replicate the style for something specific?
Jun
20
comment What is the characters style in these Japanese games called?
Not exactly sure what your scope is. But if we're looking for the lowest common denominator between the two pictures above I'd say the style is manga, both hinting at chibi styles. That's still very, very broad, are you looking for something more specific? What exactly about the characters is it that you find similar?
Jun
19
comment Change PSD's color with variables?
That is if you're using Adobe CC 2015 of course.
Jun
19
comment Change PSD's color with variables?
You could get your colors from smart objects, as shown here: youtu.be/qkgsGhwG7rI?t=258
Jun
16
comment Illustrator PNG w/ transparency Export - White Outline in Web when not 100%?
Are you saving it to PNG-8 or PNG-24?
Jun
16
comment PSD to HTML&CSS - my margins are wrong
Even though there might be an actual cause behind this specific problem this answer is the better one in the grand scheme of things. Designing for pixel perfection in a medium as interactive and interchangeable as the web, especially in 2015 with the reign of responsive design, is only going to cause you headache.
Jun
15
comment Why does Photoshop call ppi “resolution”?
One thing I've seen some designers do is use the Resolution input box when designing for Retina displays. So instead of 72 they'd input 144. I suppose it might make the workflow a bit easier for some.
Jun
9
comment How Do I save Illustration as a Jpeg as it's normal size?
No it does not. My "underlying software" is not compressing my work to a lossy format of smaller dimension only to scale it back up, resulting in not only worse quality than when I started out but with the wrong dimensions as well. It's the worse option and it is not simpler. Sorry if I'm being a jerk but it's simply not the right answer.
Jun
9
comment Retain Blending Mode after saving to .svg? (Illustrator)
Well yes, but it's a bit more complicated than that to blend more than two elements. Basically, you have to define the "result" attribute of the previous blend and then use that for the first "in" attribute in your next one. Have a look at this beautiful example: codepen.io/chriscoyier/pen/tCykv
Jun
9
comment Retain Blending Mode after saving to .svg? (Illustrator)
SVG actually does support blending modes in the file itself these days. See my answer.
Jun
9
comment Retain Blending Mode after saving to .svg? (Illustrator)
SVG actually does support blending modes in the file itself. See my answer.
Jun
9
comment Working CMYK or Document CMYK, what are the difference for color output in InDesign?
If I understand things correctly, working CMYK doesn't have any real effect on the way your document is ouput, it just changes the way it appears while you're working on it. As for the document color mode it would be CMYK in either case as you're designing for print.
Jun
9
comment How Do I save Illustration as a Jpeg as it's normal size?
Sorry, but that doesn't answer the root problem. If one designs with a certain format and certain dimensions in mind then that's the way it should be exported. Down-scaling your image after the fact to fit the paper format will give you the incorrect output. The simple solution is to do it correctly, not to cheat.
Jun
9
comment How Do I save Illustration as a Jpeg as it's normal size?
This sounds unnecessarily complicated. All he/she needs to do is change the size of the artboard to that of the A1 format (594 x 841mm) and resize/arrange the elements of the illustration to fit that format.
May
31
comment Krita - compose CMYK from separated layers after editing
@RobtA You should add your edit as an answer so that it's easier for people who come across this question to see what your solution was.
May
1
comment Solution for making flash animation without grainy look?
How are you exporting your work? I'm not super accustomed to Flash but coming from After Effects and wanting to export gifs I usually go through Photoshop and its "Save for Web and Devices" feature. That lets me fine tune the controls to my liking in order to compress the gif file more/less.
May
1
comment Icon/Glyph Suggestions to represent “Manufacturer Information”
Alright. Done and done. No problem!
May
1
comment Icon/Glyph Suggestions to represent “Manufacturer Information”
What kind of products are being sold? I could see some kind of tools icon, possibly placed over something representing the information part, like an "i" or instructional booklet. Some examples of the direction I'm talking about: 1, 2, 3, 4.
May
1
comment Icon/Glyph Suggestions to represent “Manufacturer Information”
Hi and thanks for your contribution! OP never said anything about using bootstrap. Also, if all he needs is a single icon then it's better to take them from the source, which in this case is Font Awesome. I think your answer could be even better if you link to the specific icon your suggesting from that icon set.