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Jun
24
revised What font is used in the following image? (2014 Brazil)
added 81 characters in body
Jun
24
comment Making existing icons flat
Yeah, there's no one magic technique, it's a case of looking at each icon and then designing a flat icon that gets across the same idea. You'll often need to take a very different approach since you'll need less detail.
Jun
23
comment Why does Illustrator CS6 read font information from a SVG file incorrectly?
strauberry: How about adding a link to an example SVG that has this problem? Or, making the simplest possible SVG that has this problem, then posting the code in your question?
Jun
20
answered How do I make a brush with overlapping shapes aligned to the path in Illustrator?
Jun
20
comment Cross Platform Fonts and specifically cross platform Weights
Okay, so you want to check if numbered weights like 100, 300, 500 etc work cross platform? Is this using web fonts or relying on users having the fonts installed? (Gill Sans is uncommon except on Macs)
Jun
20
revised How to achieve a repeating circular shape like the 'Sam Rockwell - Moon' poster in Illustrator?
added search terms
Jun
18
comment What is the best program for image optimizing for the web?
Every Lower-cost / free alternative to Photoshop should also be suitable for this. If you're a designer doing images manually, I'd try those before trying automated programming options like ImageMagick suggested below
Jun
18
comment How could I improve the shading on this chain link illustration?
+1 this is one of those tasks that seems like it's going to be easy, but has surprisingly many difficulties. To do it well, you'll need shadows from where links cross over too. On Illustrator I'd use a gradient mesh, from googling it looks like this is probably possible in Inkscape too. Alternatively, two-tone shading with solid highlights or shadows might be an option?
Jun
18
awarded  Custodian
Jun
18
reviewed Reviewed GIMP: the closest thing to Photoshop's smart object?
Jun
17
comment Can I revise a poor logo without infringing on copyright? (Canada)
@supercat good point, but if the company is using the logo right now, they can be sued for that same as editing it. So Emilie should check if they're using the flawed existing logo, and if they aren't, check that they did actually buy the rights to it.
Jun
17
comment Can I revise a poor logo without infringing on copyright? (Canada)
+1 it'd be a very unusual contract that didn't grant a client ownership of their own logo, I've never heard of a designer "leasing" a company its branding!
Jun
17
comment Why does Illustrator CS6 read font information from a SVG file incorrectly?
Another place to look - are there any elements or groups the text is in that have a transform? Could be, it's reading the size as 11, then scaling it by 75% because of something elsewhere
Jun
17
comment Protecting against copyright?
You'll probably find the tools in Image search engine, but for logos / How do you spot plagiarized logos? useful for this
Jun
16
comment How to create a fictional city map
OpenGeoFiction might be of interest - it uses the tools behind Open Street Map for fictional maps. Seems to be just one collaborative map though, rather than allowing lots of individual maps. Blog article on it
Jun
14
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Jun
12
comment CMYK colours wrong on export in Illustrator
That's unusual, does it also seem red when you print it? It'd be great if you could show a sample
Jun
11
comment Name for noir-esque art style in the Burial at Sea promotional art?
+1 the main thing in the sample not covered by "noir" is the arrangement of different elements including faces over a paint like pattern, which is classic 1960s film poster style
Jun
8
comment Does the Retina Icon pack represent good value for money? (1200 - 3000 icons for $58+)
Whether it's good value to you depends on how much you use icons and how much you could re-use one particular icon set between projects. I've edited the title to be more about the objective thing of whether that is good value for money in general. At a glance it looks like a fair, competitive price and a well-produced set, but I don't shop for icons often and haven't checked the fine print.
Jun
8
revised Does the Retina Icon pack represent good value for money? (1200 - 3000 icons for $58+)
made the title less subjective - about value in general more than if it's worth it for one specific person