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Mar
19
comment What font can I use for a Japanese book?
The original version of this got answered already - What font can I use for a Japanese book? - so now this has been migrated back here, it's a duplicate of that one... (hopefully we're a bit more co-ordinated now than we were in 2011...)
Mar
18
answered Merging Two Anchor Points in Photoshop
Mar
16
comment Run Illustrator script on multiple files
@horatio sounds like a good alternate answer
Mar
15
comment How to improve angle and proportion perception?
+1 a good way to get that objective eye faster is to look at it in a way that inhibits recognition - for example, look at a mirror image / flip horizontal or vertical, or run it through a dramatic filter (blurring your vision or stepping back is sometimes enough). It's worked if you're hit by a "woah" moment of 1,000 imperfections jumping off the page at you at once such that you can't believe you didn't notice them before
Mar
15
comment How to improve angle and proportion perception?
+1 having no fear or reluctance to just casually start again (keeping the earlier version, but to compare and learn from it) is a really important part of the discipline. As is, more generally, bring passionate about a piece of work without becoming attached to any particular version.
Mar
14
comment How is this coffee stained design done?
Also, add steps to leave the photo out in the sun for 7-8 years so that it's faded but not too faded, near a source of humidity so it's slightly wrinkled but not too wrinkled... Sounds like a labour-intensive process to do to every photo every app user uploads ;-) would need a very unusual business model to be profitable...
Mar
14
comment How is this coffee stained design done?
@graphicsman (s)he's not asking for programming help, as this isn't a programming Q&A site. They're asking us about what needs to happen, generally, to make a photo look like that (then, they will go and figure out how to program a similar process in whatever they choose to use).
Mar
14
revised Search Help Keyboard Shortcut on Mac Illustrator CS6
"must of"... argh...
Mar
14
comment Is there an ISO or similar recognized standard for Icons?
You can browse them at iso.org/obp/ui/#home and tick 'Graphical symbols'. You have to enter a search term, but if you just want to browse by category, terms like 'for' and 'to' match most of them...
Mar
14
comment Is using a portion of quoted text on a poster a derivative work?
Hi afterlame, can you pick out a couple of key quotes from that link and edit them into your answer? Otherwise the answer becomes meaningless if the external site changes, moves or goes down. We have a rule on these sites that answers shouldn't just depend on a link. Thanks!
Mar
14
comment How is this coffee stained design done?
If you increase the contrast without first reducing the colour saturation, then depending on how it's done you might find that areas with relatively lighter hues like greens end up too light and areas with relatively darker hues like reds end up too dark (or it might make no difference, or have the opposite effect, it depends on how the contrast is done: it's something to play with and see what comes out better)
Mar
14
answered Encyclopaedia-style InDesign running headers, where pages have many, one or zero headings
Mar
14
revised Endnotes in InDesign: Closest thing to a pain-free, flexible workflow?
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Mar
14
comment How is this coffee stained design done?
+1 I'd suggest maybe reducing saturation before increasing contrast but other than that looks good to me
Mar
14
comment How is this coffee stained design done?
To clarify: you're asking for the names of the effects that have been applied to that photo - including the colouring, texture, high-contrast, etc? (So that you can then go and find out how to make them work in automated image processors like imagemagick?)
Mar
14
revised How is this coffee stained design done?
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Mar
14
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Exporting Layers to Files Without Losing the Effects in Photoshop CS6
Mar
13
comment How can I learn website/webpage design
As for the less than friendly response you've received (sorry about that!), it'll help if you can whittle down what you're doing to specific types of problem that can be answered in a page. This is a question that is more often answered in whole book, or even whole shelves of books! And your other question seemed to be at the very start of problem-solving. Ideally, the point to seek help from strangers is more like "I'm trying to do X and Y, but no matter what I do, Z doesn't work - here's what I've tried".
Mar
13
comment How can I learn website/webpage design
Not wanting to pile on, but you might find the answers and discussion to these questions useful: How would I know how good a designer I am? has many tips on self-appraisal and spotting areas needing improvement, and Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful? has a pile of tips many of which are widely relevant.
Mar
13
answered How to draw circle tangents and removing the inner lines?