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Is my Artwork too Realistic?

I'm a portrait artist. I do Paintings in Photoshop. What I do is I trace a photo and then when it's done , I get rid of the photo. The remaining layers are all my brushstrokes. Therefore, when its ...
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8 views

Not perfect edge on bezier curve

I am using Illustrator CC 2018 and I am previewing on GPU. My question is: Why do I get this non perfect curve on the left and right side?
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0answers
28 views

Any efficient softwares/algorithms to rasterize PostScript files to bitmaps like PNG?

I am using GhostScript. And it always takes a long time to convert .ps to .png, especially when the number of drawn elements is large or converting multipages to images. So here comes my questions: ...
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2answers
32 views

Software that helps you to create a desired artistic drawing

I am looking for a (online) software which has a library of drawings of many objects and that allows to place them as you want, stretch, scale, and rotate and in the end, create the desired picture. ...
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0answers
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Variables and Data Sets in Adobe Illustrator

I've created a document with around 50 Art Boards. I've added a Data Set which is just updating ONE art board. My questions is, can I get the Data Set to work across ALL the art boards. OR - can ...
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1answer
37 views

Which font is this sans serif with a straight tail on the uppercase Q?

I have tried almost every font identification by image program on the web but to no avail. This is as far as I know a Sans Serif Font. The only font I have found similar to this is Franklin Gothic ...
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3answers
47 views

How to smooth a simple shape in Photoshop

I'm trying to make my own custom triangle shape and note that I'm extremely new to photoshop. I've watched at least 10 videos about my issue before posting this, I searched everywhere on google but ...
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1answer
32 views

Why is there none of the lighter weights of Helvetica Rounded?

I know there are other options, just curious if anyone knew why the limited range.
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24 views

Minion 3 or Arno Pro

I'm in a little bit of a type-related conundrum at the moment. I have the Adobe Typekit Portfolio plan, so I have access to a wide range of fonts. I have decided that Arno Pro would be the ideal font ...
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1answer
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Rotating a layer (created using illustrator) in AE does not rotate it as a group

I created a flower in Illustrator and tried to rotate in AE. Instead of rotating as a whole layer, I see some jumps. What am I missing?
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1answer
27 views

How can I make a gradient go around a compound path?

I want a gradient to go around a compound path, like so:      not necessarily a hexagon, but any compound path You can notice how the gradient is one continuous gradient ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Fillable PDF with easily swap-able images

I'm creating a fillable PDF template, and I was trying to figure out a way to make it easy to add an image to a defined area, almost like a smart object in Photoshop. I'm creating it for someone who ...
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0answers
15 views

Make secured PDF exportable

I have a created a secured PDF in Acrobat DC Pro, I secured the file so that users will not be able to mess up the form. Is there any way to let Acrobat Reader users export the file as an image file, ...
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1answer
39 views

How can I export my gradient to get the colour values from Illustrator

I would like to export my gradient from Illustrator CS5. I know I can click each swatch individually, make a note of the colour and the percentage value and click on each handle to work out the value ...
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0answers
19 views

Is there any official logo or icon of Objective-C programming language?

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this. I am just curious if there is some logo of Objective C. I could not find any discussion talking about this, but is there any official Apple logo ...
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2answers
35 views

What exactly is a path in inkscape? [duplicate]

I am a beginner in Inkscape, and was pretty confused by the word PATH, when i checked on net, i found various explanations and developed an understanding thinking that a path is the nodes in a ...
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1answer
28 views

Why is trace bitmap not working in inkscape?

I had created a rectangle and was trying to use the trace bitmap feature to make a SVG copy but the copy was not being created.
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1answer
44 views

Why is my clipped path an uneditable symbol, unless pasted into a new document?

My clipped path is just an uneditable symbol, unless I paste it into a new document. I know it's still a path, but I can't edit it with the node selector. What is the reason for this error? The ...
2
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2answers
48 views

Calculating average of two RGB values

Having 2 RGB values: 255, 23, 22 201, 18, 122 I want to average them, this link says that really I need to square them first, average, then find the square root. I've seen a few other points that ...
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4answers
311 views

Term for line based vs area/shape based thinking

I am interested in working out terms to use for following things If you draw drawings based on lines or segments, and don't worry about the areas they enclose just the lines themselves and how they ...
2
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3answers
56 views

Why is azure used instead of teal as cyan in color mixing?

Why does azure make a better cyan than teal for color mixing? On the HSV spectrum, cyan sits at 180 degrees, which is bright teal, whereas most printer inks and best primary blues for painting and ...
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3answers
44 views

Can my Creative Cloud account be hacked and artwork stolen? [on hold]

Is it possible for Adobe Creative Cloud to be hacked and my artwork stolen? If I create a design (Photoshop),save it to my desktop and no where else, is it still possible someone can steal my file ...
0
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0answers
21 views

Using rectangular marque tool to divide image into quadrants

I want to be able to spit a image into quadrants so as to measure the luminance of a quadrant using the measured marque tool. In photoshop CS2 you could click on a corner outside the image and have it ...
0
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1answer
24 views

How to fix outer/inner glow glitch in Illustrator?

Previously I had made this artwork in 2400 x 3000 resolution, but now that I'm trying to increase the document size to 3200 x 4000, parts of the glow for a text is acting up, no matter what I do. ...
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1answer
15 views

Reopen path or connect two paths that are closed in Illustrator

I have created two paths, but I want to change how the ends look. How can I reopen the path at the bottom and continue drawing. I tried adding a new anchor with the pen tool, but I couldn't ...
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1answer
35 views

Interior of Johannes Itten's color sphere?

Johannes Itten's color sphere is described here. The description includes an English translation. Here is one of his drawings: For reference, here is a vertical cross section of Albert H. Munsell's ...
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3answers
33 views

How to add handles for a bezier curve to a point on a path in Illustrator

Sometimes to make life easier I ctrl & click on a point to remove the handles. Sometimes I delete a point and it makes a straight line. In that case I need my handles back again. Sometimes I ...
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2answers
15 views

Use CSS cubic-bezier for keyframes in After Effects?

I'm really new to After Effects, and I am used to creating CSS animations. I want to animate something in After Effects, and I know how to set the animation except for the timing function. I've used ...
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2answers
21 views

Adobe Indesign CC - How To Change The Document PPI

In Adobe Indesign CC 2018 (v 13.1) I am unable to set the ppi resolution. I've tried creating new documents, but there is no field to input ppi. (1) I have also tried editing and defining new Document ...
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0answers
24 views

What are the best options for displaying longer names in menu in webdesign? [on hold]

This is my first question here, so dont judge me:) I have to display some menu items on home page, that are longer than 30 characters. Is there any good solution for that?
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4answers
48 views

Join paths to make one single line drawing so I can gradient the stroke

I have made a drawing with the pen tool. Most of the paths are unclosed. I would like to put a gradient stroke on the paths. I don't seem to be able to join all of the paths together, which I ...
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1answer
35 views

Equilateral triangle of font size, line length and height

I've come across this quiz on betterwebtype where you get a slider to adjust one of three parameters: font size, line height (leading) and line length to make "the perfect paragraph". While the quiz ...
0
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0answers
43 views

How many different font sizes is it recommended to have on a print advert?

I am designing a double sided A5 insert. I am using only 1 typeface (FS Albert Pro) in 4 different sizes (7pt, 8pt, 11pt,15pt), light and bold. Is this too many different fonts sizes for a print ad?
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1answer
263 views

What is the difference between a closed figure with two radii and an unclosed figure?

I have been trying to learn Inkscape and I encountered a property of the ellipse tool which said closed figure with two radii. I am very confused about it and cannot make out why it doesn't qualify as ...
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0answers
32 views

Need help when exporting interactive PDF

I have created an interactive PDF for my client. I use checkboxes to show and hide Image & Text fields based on the client's needs. I need these checkboxes to be hidden when the client exports ...
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1answer
43 views

What is the name of that font [on hold]

I'm looking for this font for couple of weeks already. I'd be extremely glad if somebody can help me. Thanks!
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1answer
19 views

How to subtract an open path from another path in Illustrator CS5

There are at least two similar questions on here already, but the thing being subtracted from is always a solid object. Please see image below for my situation. I have the two paths on the left and ...
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2answers
86 views

Methods to achieve a similar light grain texture?

I was looking at these beautiful artworks by Karolis Strauniekas and I'm wondering how he creates the textures on the images. It looks like a mixed combination between a "noise" effect with a "grain" ...
2
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3answers
205 views

How to separate shapes drawn with pen tool into individual paths

I am trying to make a geometric logo. I want to make a shape and then fill it with triangles and fill them. I’ve made my outter shape and then filled it with some geometric shapes like below. It’s ...
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2answers
34 views

How can I stop the points on a path extending past the path

The path seems to extend past the point. I have two paths and ideally I would like them to touch as in the end I would like them to be one single shape that I could fill in. But my paths clearly ...
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2answers
26 views

Illustrator: Only show guides of current artboard

I have a document with multiple artboards that have different sizes, but all the same margin. Now my problem is, that when I have two artboards next to each other, the guides I created for the ...
0
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2answers
50 views

Printing Metallic Colors

If I want to print metallic colors (gold copper silver with a laminated effect) which shade should I use on screen? Will it be better in RGB or Pantone?
0
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0answers
32 views

Photoshop error occurred

What can I do if Photoshop alert says: "Script Alert General Photoshop error occurred. This functionality may be not available in this version of Photoshop. Could not complete the command because a ...
2
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1answer
32 views

Joining paths in Inkscape

How do you join paths in Inkscape? For instance, use paths to draw a trapezoid. I would like to join the opposite corners with a 5th and a 6th line, so that each of the 4 nodes has three lines ...
0
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0answers
36 views

MAC InDesign CS6 will not correctly run a Windows InDesign CS3 JavaScript

I am at loss to what may be going on here. This problem has been happening for a while and I am guessing it has something to do with the JavaScript versions. Currently I have a JavaScript that reads ...
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1answer
30 views

How to use inches in Inkscape?

When I edit the guide dimensions it keeps reverting to mm measurement. I just want inches and the document is in inches. How do I stop Inkscape from using the metric system by default?
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1answer
21 views

InDesign: current page number adjustment

Can't figure out if there's a way to add a '0' (zero) before the current page number on a master page, so that only pages 1 to 9 get listed as '01', '02', etc instead of '1', '2', etc. thanks
4
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5answers
192 views

How to mockup a logo in a realistic environment?

I have recently created a logo. I have seen an online trend of showing off a logo in a realistic environment, illustrating possible use cases of the logo. An example of this can be seen here, with ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Strokes with same width change when exporting to .psd

I draw some shapes and paths with the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator. I put a stroke on all of them with the same width. For some reason I must export my work as .psd but when I export it and change it ...
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0answers
35 views

Black box appears around objects, even without stroke

I am having a baffling issue that I've never encountered before. I am working in illustrator, and when I draw a new shape, it appears with a black border, even if I have selected "no stroke". See the ...

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