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Questions tagged [adobe-illustrator]

Questions about Illustrator, Adobe's vector digital file editing, creation application and tools. Ask anything related to designing graphics with Illustrator.

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Convert CMYK to RGB

The original file I received from the client color mode is CMYK, and I need to create RGB files from it, How can I do that in the most proper way, without facing any color problems or having to create ...
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Methods to create curved lines

I'm looking for help in creating curved lines in the example below: I've tried using rounded rectangles but it the final result doesn't look quite the same.
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What should be the right approach to master Adobe Illustrator for beginners?

I mean after learning all the functions of different tools how should I proceed to master designing? What sources should I go through to have a clear cut idea of logo designing or how I can explore ...
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10200 x 10200 pixel 300dpi jpeg canvas android

I am trying to submit an image that I've created, using the Infinite Design Studio Android app, to be printed on fabric. it needs to be a jpeg, CV 10200 x 10200 pixels at 300 dpi. However, I've tried ...
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Name of this web design trend [duplicate]

I'm looking into modern web design trends and see these character illustrations more and more. It feels like a lot of sites are taking this turn but I can't seem to find anything online about these ...
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Razor Sharp, Pixel Perfect Text Export from Illustrator or Photoshop?

I'm trying to create Windows 95 / 98 pixel perfect text styles to mockup a retro UI. In the past (roughly 8 years ago) I remember being able to export BMPs from Illustrator in Greyscale and get pixel ...
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Isometric Deboss Effect in Adobe Illustrator

How can i create isometric Deboss Effect in my object (right) like Sample image (left) ? I know 3 shadows used to create isometric deboss effect.
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Illustrator CC 2018 Tracing not doing what I need to convert this BMP to Vector?

I have Illustrator CC 2018 and I have a series of bitmap images saved as *.bpm (I can save as other formats if they would work better) which I need to convert to Vectors but no matter what Trace ...
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Illustrator shapes differ in size based on color

I'm new to Illustrator\PS and I'm self taught so I google a lot, and learned everything that way. I've noticed an issue that I couldn't find any mention of online. When I make a shape (ex. triangle) ...
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Adobe Illustrator cursor is a pencil beside a circle with line through, how to remove that?

Due to this sign on the screen, many drawing tools are not performing their functions. Even after restarting Illustrator this sign doesn't disappear. What should I do to get rid of this sign?
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How to retain raster image integrity at smaller sizes, with Adobe Illustrator?

Whenever I export my assets/artboards in PNG format, the actual output (the PNG file) is noticeably pixelated. I don't expect it to be scalable in the same way as an SVG or PDF, but I did expect it to ...
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Use of the maths in graphics programs

In relation to my activity as a teacher of Mathematics and Physics at an Art School, I would like how to connect in graphics programs, any arguments of the analytic geometry or trigonometry in ...
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Convert random bezier Curves to 45°/90° angeled curves

Is it possible to automatically create a curve that looks exactly the same while converting its anchor points and bezier curves in a way so that the curve handle are all in 90°/45° positions ...
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JPEG to Vector, can JPEG be converted to a vector [duplicate]

Can a JPEG file be converted to a vector? Thanks in advance
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Adobe Illustrator: Deboss or Engrave Effect

I'd like to create a realistic debossed (indented), recessed or engraved effect. Often seen on tactile commercial products, particularly for embellishing text and symbols. Here's an example of a gear ...
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Convert a photo of a stone wall in basic vector shapes of stone?

How can i use a this photo for example and transform that into something like the second example ? I only need the basic shapes of the stones in the wall. I'm working with corel draw but examples anda ...
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shape outline visible - newbie [duplicate]

How can I hide the shape outline lines from this? When I export the graphic....they still show. Please help. Jim
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Adobe Illustrator guidance needed

I'm having a hard time creating this shape. Could anyone guide me as to what shapes I could use to create the shapes within the circle. Thanks so much!
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Making a perpetual calendar on Adobe Illustrator

I would love to make something like this for personal use/as a printable, however, I lack the know-how to space the numbers and to neatly create the circles. My goal: Create a pdf file with several ...
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How is this type of grain/noise effect made?

I've spent the morning playing with noise in both illustrator and photoshop, blending layers and testing various grain textures - trying to get close to this type of superbly fine but crisp noise but ...
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Pen Tool Techniques [duplicate]

To create a shape like the one in the image below, which option would you use and why? As you can see option "A" only uses anchor points at the peaks and then uses broken handles to achieve the curve ...
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How to create distorted, textured, type in a specific shape?

there is a great designer that create awesome stuff like that using typodesign. I really love him. Some of you guys have any idea of how I can obtain the same result of text envelope without distort ...
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How to achieve graphite texture in photoshop?

I have a rather specific question. I drew a little design of a radio tower on paper with a graphite pencil. I have become obsessed with replicating the exact texture that my pencil produced. The image ...
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Creating a shaded/imprinted effect in Adobe Illustrator

I've been trying to work out how to create a similar indentation effect in Illustrator. I'm fine with creating the shapes, rotating them around a circle (Rotate > 360/12 > copy)... ...but I'm ...
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Transform tool does not rotate according to centroid

I am using Adobe Illustrator to rotate a triangular object. I found that using the Effect -> Distort and Transform -> Transform rotation works different than a standard rotation made possible ...
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How to create brush in Adobe Illustrator

I have been trying to create this type of brush in Adobe Illustrator. This brush was created in Procreate but I am trying to get the same effect but in Illustrator instead. The bottom image is the ...
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Blurry Import Images [duplicate]

I am creating logos and simple images in Illustrator and when I import the AI file OR the png into the InDesign document they are blurry. I have already selected the High-Performance view and it ...
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How to reduce my Illustrator file size and should I raster my bristle brushes?

I have an Illustrator file that is pretty big 2.5gb to be exact. There are a lot of complex bristle brushes to make a chalkboard effect for the background and there are also text and illustrations ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Export artboards to PDF in pairs

I have a document with many artboards, and I need to repeatedly export artboards in pairs as 2-page PDFs. Each one is a front/back page of a brochure. For example, artboards1-2.pdf, artboards3-4.pdf, ...
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Brushes in Illustrator are all round

I have ran into one of the most aggravating problems. I am working in Illustrator CC on a Surface Pro, mostly using 'Touch' mode. For some reason, all of my brush strokes have rounded edges. What I ...
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Cannot erase a “spur” off of a closed path using the eraser tool in Illustrator

I am not in the graphic design business, and am a true novice in using Adobe Illustrator, which I have been using to create a design for personal use. Said design incorporates a heart symbol. I have ...
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Does Someone Actually Sell icons using cracked versions of illustrator? [closed]

I have seen Crack of Photoshop and ILLustrator available like most of the time and in my country they were teaching photoshop using cracked versions of it people were using it on offices cracked ...
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export cmyk vector to rgb jpeg or cmyk tif for usage in Indesign

We make vector patterns in Illustrator CMYK, which from there are used for prepress. But I need to export these patterns as a picture to be used in Indesign. Until now I exported these as tiffs CMYK, ...
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How do create TPX and TCX Pantone color in illustrator [duplicate]

I Want to create TPX and TCX Pantone swatches in Adobe illustrator. How come use this Pantone swatches
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Adobe Illustrator CC ~25.000 circles vs. glyphs

I am trying to plot a massive amount of data points (25.000 and more) and edit the resulting pdf in Illustrator. I noticed a peculiar behaviour that I want to understand better: When I plot the ...
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How to move freely a multiple cropped shapes from an image

I'm trying to crop multiple circles from an image. I grouped the circles and applied : Object -> compound path -> make; whereas the image I made it a clipping mask, and then used the pathfinder tools ...
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When I mirror bleed in my rip software, sometimes a white line will appear (File saved in Ps & Ai)

I work at a print shop, and my RIP guy frequently runs into this problem - I will save a file in Photoshop or Illustrator, snaping the edges to the size of the artboard, and when he opens it and adds ...
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How to capture the information of any object in Illustrator and Photoshop

Is it possible to select an object and capture any information requested with the info Panel ctrl+8 in Illustrator, and F8 in Photoshop. like the CMYK, RGB Values of the fill and outline colors? To ...
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WebP Asset Export via panel

I'm looking for a fast and optimal way to export a bunch of graphics as a WebP format in a given resolution. Currently I'm exporting them from Ai into an SVG and copy them one by one into Photoshop ...
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Arranging objects from a circle to a straight line

I've been given a file that has several objects arranged in a circular fashion. I'd like to arrange these along a straight line. Is this possible in Illustrator? I've seen methods for doing the ...
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How to join two separate shapes with an intermediate one [duplicate]

so my probleme is quite simple. i have 2 circles away from each other and not intersecting, I want to connect those 2 cirlces with a rectangle in the middle. heres what I have and heres what i want ...
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Why objects are not distributing in between first and last object in illustrator?

I have seen in the internet that by selecting several objects, clicking on Horizontal Distribute Center or Horizontal Distribute Space will result in distributing the objects with same space in ...
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Should I use Photoshop or Illustrator for a large print design? [duplicate]

I'm new to this site and am taking on some graphics work that requires a big print out. I have never worked on such a large scale and was wondering if you guys could answer some basic questions for me....
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Pen Tool in Illustrator (Creating a new layer)

I would like to know how to set it so that when I start a new shape with the pen tool in Illustrator it creates a new layer every time. I can't seem to find the setting for it, can anyone be of ...
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Merging two individual rounded objects in illustrator CS6

The roof and the body of the house are individual objects that have individually been rounded. I want to combine these objects without affecting the rounding features already on each object. But when ...
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Which software is best to edit content from brochures, sales sheets etc. that were created by contracted graphic designers?

I am a business owner that is starting to hire people online to create sales sheets, brochures, etc. I understand most designers will use Adobe Illustrator, however without any training it can be ...
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Cant get rid of red outline that appeared around all paths

These red line appeared over every path in the design I was working on and I cant seem to get rid of it, it even appears when the image in exported. I know it must have been caused by a button I ...
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Adobe Illustrator: problem with the brush

Sorry for my English, I'm French, I'm going to put the translation.I use the Wacom tablet, with a sensitivity of 2000. When I draw at a percentage of 100-250%, my lines are perfect. But when I ...
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Select similar (i.e. not same) colours in Adobe Illustrator [duplicate]

I made a sketch on a piece of paper, photographed it and used the Image Trace tool. Now I have a vector image with a lot of detail. I'd like to clean it up by removing those white and gray-ish chunks,...
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Illustrator CC 2017 - Create 8-bit style letters with jagged “semi transparent half pixels”? Advice, tips or tricks?

I am trying to create 8-bit style letters in Illustrator CC 2017 on Windows. I am working in Pixels. As you know, anything that is not a straight line, eg. curves or diagonals, would appear jagged ...