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comment How to digitally draw webcomics like sintitulocomic.com using sketchbook pro
This question is too broad in that you are essentially asking how to draw and color comics. But to answer the question it looks like those are pen-and-ink drawings, then scanned in and colored that way.
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comment Billboard Designing: Why design at higher resolution instead of the actual, lower print resolution?
I voted to re-open, but I think you need to pare down the question if you can. I'd reword the question along the lines of "What is the advantage of using a higher DPI setting rather than lower when the pixel dimensions are the same to design large format print files?"
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comment Billboard Designing: Why design at higher resolution instead of the actual, lower print resolution?
@Sam I can't answer a closed question. That said, not sure what other detail I can add to my comment. In your example scenario the only difference is the DPI. The only thing that affects is printing out a file.
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comment Billboard Designing: Why design at higher resolution instead of the actual, lower print resolution?
There is no difference, really. Yes, the DPI setting in PhotoShop has no bearing on the amount of data or physical size of the file (in file size). The reason you'd 'scale down the pixel size' in photoshop, however, is that there's no practical benefit to printing a bill-board size image for proofing at actual physical size. You may very well want to proof it at 20" but unless you have a very large printer, you're likely not running 20' test prints.
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answered What wave-instead-of-serifs font is this?
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comment Letter or A4: which is a more sensible default?
It's the opposite of an argument to moderation. In this case, it does meet both needs.
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comment Skew transform severely distorts screenshot - any workaround?
What problems are you having, exactly?
Sep
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revised What are some of the highly skilled, niche areas in the graphic design industry?
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Sep
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revised What are some of the highly skilled, niche areas in the graphic design industry?
Updated title to try and better match the poster's intent.
Sep
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comment What are some of the highly skilled, niche areas in the graphic design industry?
@Ryan that's not entirely true. There are actually niche fields where a job is pretty much guaranteed (at least for a period of time). Industries where companies are actually willing to fund training so that they can hire you. For one example of a job like that right now would be welding. There's such demand that if you want to do it, you pretty much have a guaranteed job. Granted, graphic design is not one of those industries. :)
Sep
19
answered What are some of the highly skilled, niche areas in the graphic design industry?
Sep
18
comment Which service is best? redpen.io or maquetter.com?
Which is 'better' is dependent entirely on your particular needs. There's no way for us to answer this for you.
Sep
18
comment How to take an accurate outline (ONLY) of an image PSD
You would typically either use the auto-trace feature in your vector illustration tool (Illustrator) or you'd trace it by hand in Illustrator.
Sep
18
answered Are these logos too similar?
Sep
17
comment Why do gradients appear like this in illustrator?
I see a lot of banding in that sample image.
Sep
17
comment Critique: how to visually differentiate similar looking icons of “Test”, “Save”, “Load” & “Download”
People don't use handsets for phones anymore, yet it's still the default 'call' icon. Point being that yes, some icons have outlived their literal representation, but still have a life as a metaphor. And sometimes that's valid. (Not saying that a floppy disk icon is still valid, but do consider the fact that it may be)
Sep
17
comment How can I slim down all my bloated photoshop files at one time?
Also, calculate the cost in time you'd spend doing this vs. the cost of a few hard drives.
Sep
17
comment Critique: Is there something I can do to make this illustration's ears look more symmetrical?
just tossing this out there: maybe they should be LESS symmetrical?
Sep
17
comment How can I slim down all my bloated photoshop files at one time?
an empty layer isn't likely adding much data to your files. In other words, I don't think empty layers are your issue.
Sep
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revised What is the PSD to HTML best practices with HTML5?
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