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Questions tagged [adobe-photoshop]

Questions about Photoshop, Adobe's graphics and photo editing program. Ask anything related to designing and editing graphics with Photoshop.

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How does one make a brush smoother in Photoshop?

I recently installed Photoshop but the brushes (default brushes in Photoshop as well as my own custom brushes) come out pixelated and rigid. I know that there is no way to remove pixelation as ...
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Lighting Effects changes to black when save to JPEG

I'm fed up with an issue (It should be) in which if we have some light effects on a layer, after saving to JPEG or even on flattening the layers, it just saves a black background and what ever we did ...
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Automating image clean up in photoshop

I have a number of images of all sizes - various resolutions and sizes. I need to run a script which will clean the image and get it to same size. Is there a script to do it ?
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How do I export a crisp icon from Illustrator?

I have created an icon in Illustrator that I would like to use as an emoji on Discord and Twitch. I exported it as a 2031 × 2002 image and uploaded it to Discord. When I use the emote on Discord (...
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Can I get 'Clone Source' values with a script in Photoshop?

Is it possible to get values of this panel with a script in Photoshop? I tried to use xbytor's Getter.jsx but it didn't register any changes in these fields.
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Natively run actions for each layer automatically in Photoshop?

I am working on a GIF animation script for Photoshop CS6 (it should also work for CC). One feature I want to add is removing fringing from each layer. I do this by making a layer mask followed by ...
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What is the recommended way to design a standee for print, in terms of dimensions?

I need to design a standee 3x4 feet (36x48 inches at 300 DPI). The main element would be a 10-15 MB photo (4000x5000 pixel dimensions approx.) inside it and a text heading and 1-2 design elements. ...
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Photoshop Brush Problems

I started using Photoshop to create digital drawings. Whenever I try to draw with the brush, it comes out blurry and pixelated. When I zoom in, I can see the pixels that made up the brush stroke. I ...
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Photoshop, arrange layers to minimize total surface without overlap

I print sheets with many separate objects loaded as layers from Photoshop. Is there a way to automatically arrange them on the sheet so that they do not overlap and that they take the least space ...
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Animated GIF transparency waves In Photoshop

I created an animated outer glow around a shape like shown below: But when I save it the outer glow shape changes to dotted instead of clear glow.
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What to use to split (slice) a huge photo when Photoshop won't work?

I have a very large image that's over 80,000 by 80,000 pixels. It has to be saved in Photoshop as a PSB or PNG. I have it sectioned into many 5,000 x 5,000 pixel slices and need to export all of these ...
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How to recreate this effect in Photoshop?

Curious to know how this "melting" poster background is created.
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How can I apply this FX to the font only and not the whole artwork?

I am using Illustrator 2018 on Windows. I am creating an artwork/page/image in Illustrator which is basically all text and part of its design the text is distressed using Illustrators Pixelate Plugin....
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How do I create this exact effect in photoshop?

Can anyone please suggest the brush i should use? I have tried using gradients and various brushes with noise (without noise)...just unable to get the sharp edges and the mix of the colors.
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How to wrap text in Photoshop like in terminal?

I'm trying to get monospaced text in Photoshop to break mid-character. This is what the terminal does by default. Here's an example of what I want to happen: Here's what's happening in Photoshop: ...
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Brightness and contrast mapping in photoshop

I wish to map the brightness and contrast of an image into another image. I have a grayscale photo of a face and an image full of glowing particles. I want to embed the face photo to the particle ...
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Can this be stretched without an actual stretching? [duplicate]

Is there any way to make this picture in 1920x1080? Both sides are filled with a lot of pencil strokes and for me, this makes it nearly impossible to use even a stamp and duplicate a part of the ...
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Photoshop knockout text to background

I want to make the overlapping part of the H white or transparent to the background how can i achieve this? i have searched online but couldnt find a good solution. I wanna do this with another ...
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Wrapping sheet music into a circle

I have a piece of sheet music i want to wrap around a vinyl center art whats the best way to do this in photoshop that maintains legibility
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Outer glow on 3 sides of a rectangular shape

I have a rectangular shape to which I want to apply an outer glow using Photoshop. I did it but the glow is applied on the four sides, yet my need is to skip the upper side and apply to the remaining ...
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How can I cut up an image in Illustrator or Photoshop? [closed]

I'm doing an assignment for my class where I'm supposed to rip a magazine article into bits and rearrange them into a different shape. But the teacher prefers things to be done in a program, rather ...
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“Export to Zeplin” Feature Not Showing Up on Adobe XD in Windows 10

I have designed a landing page with Adobe XD. Now, I need to convert it to HTML5. So, I would like to use Zeplin. But "Export to Zeplin" feature is not showing up on Adobe XD. However, it is working ...
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Why isn't the engraved effect action working for me [video] in Photoshop CS6 [closed]

So I'm attempting the same picture as this post claims to be able to produce, but I can't get the same output: https://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/freebies/free-engraved-illustration-effect-action-for-...
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Photoshop batch closing when not wanted

Using automate batch to export save for web but want to keep file open. My action has the close option unticked but it is still closing document after running batch? any suggestions on why and how ...
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Image size is big but the font is pixelated in TV

My image size is 3128*1916. I open the image in 55" inch TV and the image font is pixelated. I also try to change the dpi but it's not showing properly.
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How do I set the opacity of a selection?

I have a weird issue. I made a selection using various methods. However, no matter what I do, that selection has some kind of opacity. Even if I right click -> fill and select black, it simply will ...
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Instagram profile image problems - noise suggestions? [duplicate]

So I am trying to upload this logo - Have tried from 110x110 72dpi all the way through to 12000x12000 150dpi jpeg and png. All look awful! After doing a bit of research think it may be because of ...
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How can I edit a picture like this one?

I would like to achieve this blurry multiply image effect.
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how can I make glitter tears effect?

How can I create that glitter tears effect and the sparkles?
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The eraser tool is now replacing parts of the photo I initially erased

this is driving me nuts. Not sure what I did. I was happily erasing an image to make the background transparent using a mixture of the magic wand and eraser. All off a sudden, the magic wand and the ...
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Create grid gradient background

I want to create a gradient background like the background in the image below: I have tried the solution in this post but the result is not satisfying. As it can be seen in this picture, it seems ...
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How to get a layer's dimensions (including transparent border)?

I need to know the dimensions of a masked layer with transparent area to resize it to the same dimensions of another layer. If use the bounds data I get the dimensions of the pixels, but not the ...
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How can I make complex gradient images like these in Photoshop or Illustrator? [duplicate]

How can I create these types of gradient images in Photoshop or Illustrator? I don't understand how they made these swooshes. Lower picture is what I came up with... but it's not the same. Your ...
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How can I modify an image to have colors that flow into each other and what is this effect called?

I have been trying to find the name of this effect in this image Specifically, how the image has been converted to white and a spectrum of colors that flow into each other. I would like to know how ...
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How to make the text effect as shown

Can you please tell me how to make the text effect as the picture attached in Photoshop or Illustrator?
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Photoshop on PC vs MAC [closed]

I have always used MAC when designing in Photoshop or any adobe program. Recently I have been working on a PC, and I've noticed some differences in Photoshop. I am used to using the Direct Selection ...
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Keep pixels crisp when rotating object?

I noticed that when rotating an object in Photoshop the preview of the image has nice and crisp pixels, but when I rotate the image and finish the transformation it adds an annoying blur. Is it ...
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Read and Set the Preferences of “History Options” in Photoshop

Photoshop's History Panel has options: Which has the following options: Is there a way to read / write those preferences using Photoshop Scripting / ExtendScript?
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How to do I keep the quality of an image while reducing its size and also the file size?

I have a high resolution image (TIFF) that I need to fit in a 320x440px asset for the web (JPEG preferably). The high res image is usually a photograph and can sometimes have a logo burned in as well. ...
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How to stretch the corners of this image so that it looks like a perfect rectangle?

I have an image that I took at an angle, so it isn't a perfect rectangle: How would I pull the bottom left and bottom right corners in so that they line up perfectly with the top two corners? Like ...
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How to single out colors when adjusting the curves?

I am trying to edit the colors in this picture so that 1) the yellow letters in "Thomas Jr" pop out more. Currently they are too bright and disappear into the white background. 2) The white looks ...
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How much should be the bleed/trim area for a 1.5 x 1 meters Design [closed]

What is the safest bleed area size should I keep for the design of 1.5x1 meters in Photoshop
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I pressed the wrong shortcut key, now half my image is grey

Hi people, I pressed a wrong set of shortcut keys (Shift ctrl z I think) now my image is half grey, Can someone explain how to undo this EDIT, please see below before after images, It seems to also ...
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Horizontal transparency gradient

In Photoshop, how can I create a horizontal gradient of transparency? For example, I would like a grey background with a 100% opacity band in the center and opacity progressively reaching 0% at the ...
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A shortcut to create a new guide and place it on mouse click (Photoshop 2019)

Is there a way to create a shortcut, or to write a script, so that once the shortcut is pressed, a guide appears under the mouse pointer and moves with the mouse until next click. Once the mouse is ...
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When using “quick export as PNG” on Photoshop, the file exports with huge dimensions

When using the "quick export as PNG" option on Photoshop, the file exports with different, enlarged dimensions. I.E. the canvas size on photoshop is 8.5x11 but exports at 35.42x45.83. See Here: ...
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Preparing Indesign booklet with .psd graphics for print

I've created a booklet in InDesign that I want to prepare correctly for printing at my local printers. This file contains .psd graphics that on my print drafts at home look a bit low resolution or ...
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Bake hue and saturation into image and maintain transparency

I'd like to bake hue and saturation information directly into an image. This is my current setup that gives desired color values: If I merge group into a single layer I lose all the information ...
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Accessing the layers of an eps with photoshop

I've had a couple of web clients send me logos from their printer in EPS format. They claim all the "layers" are accessible but when I open in Photoshop, I can only see one layer, or rather the image ...
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How would you accomplish this warp/distort/liquify effect in Photoshop?

Mainly asking about the head image, not the animated texture effect.