Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
Join us in building a kind, collaborative learning community via our updated Code of Conduct.

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

0
votes
1answer
14 views

How can I convert this pattern into seamless tillable pattern in Illustrator?

How can I convert following pattern into seamless tillable pattern in Illustrator 2017? I want Final pattern to look like following image but tile able.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Solution for the error of exporting layers to files

If the option to export layers to files is wrong? That is, I get this error, how do I solve it? ( is in Spanish )
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Smart color display across multiple layers

I am using CS2. I have a series of a dozen layers, all with scattered red dots. Shades of red vary from light pink to dark red. Upper layers have preference over higher layers, making some pink ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Why these two shapes behave differently when scaled up using align to pixel grid?

See image 1 below. You see two shapes, one in green and one in orange. Orange has width 38px, and height of 1px. Green has width 152px and height 1px. I created these shapes using the technique in ...
0
votes
2answers
92 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
51 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 ...
-1
votes
3answers
47 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
votes
0answers
22 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
91 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" ...
0
votes
2answers
51 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
votes
0answers
34 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 ...
0
votes
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 ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Photoshop redo steps in 16 bit

Is it possible in Photoshop to redo all the steps in the history as if the image had been changed to 16 bit first? I thought non-linear history might be it, but I can't seem to drag edits around or ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Illustrator or Photoshop for digital drawing? [closed]

I am a digital artist. I didn't see a thread about difference between this two software , and it seemed like no one has given their impressions on this oftware so I wanted to put together something ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Photoshop CC 2018 - How to Batch Remove White Background From A Gif

So I have this gif which has 80 layers and I want to remove the white background for each layer. On one layer, this can easily be done with the background eraser tool. I made the brush size super big, ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How to wrap an image around a path using Photoshop?

I am trying to make model of some chemical reactions. I am using a circle path. The only thing I know how to do is wrap text around the path but not sure how to wrap an image. The image is a thick ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Removing colored background behind woman's hair [duplicate]

I am using Photoshop CC attempting to remove the background from a woman's hair. I've tried the background eraser tool and select mask but neither have worked. I've included the photo as an attachment....
4
votes
3answers
184 views

Creating 3D book cover mockups from scratch

You very often see 3D mockups of books that look realistic enough to pass for a photo of the book at a glance. They’re a great way to make a flat front page come to life, and it’s no wonder they’re ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

How would I recreate this text effect in either Affinity Designer or Photoshop?

I'd love to know how to do a distort sort of effect like is shown here. Anybody have any ideas or tutorials?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Focus view on selected layer in Photoshop

While working on a huge workspace I need Photoshop to focus the current view on the object / layer I selected, how can I do this?
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Automate Bulk Edit Text in Photoshop

I'm more of an artist who just knows enough about coding to be dangerous, so I'm not sure if this is even possible to accomplish, BUT I'm working on a children's book for a client which we created in ...
0
votes
2answers
50 views

'Save As' dialog appears on each save of PSD. Why can't I just save anymore?

I'm working on some of my photos for the first time in a while in Photoshop CC 2018 and whenever I press Command+S on my mac or try to Save from the File menu a 'Save As...' dialog window pops up. I ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How to draw a 1px stroke in the middle of another stroke from a drawing automatically (Photoshop)

I've got a comics drawing, only the black stroke, which is drawn by hand so the thickness is variating, and I need to draw a line with a thickness of 1 px in about the middle of this line. Is there a ...
-2
votes
1answer
63 views

Do you know where can I found this broken wall Photoshop frame?

I've been looking for this frame for a while but I just cant find it anywhere. I could find the inner picture but I'd like to use the frame. I was able to remove the picture but the frame is low ...
-1
votes
2answers
53 views

Image quality is bad when importing image into Photoshop

When I make a screenshot for my app on my phone, the picture looks clear but when I import it to the mockup phone in Photoshop it doesn't show up clearly. How can I make a HD screenshot for my app to ...
0
votes
2answers
47 views

How to blend a picture's white with a slightly different white

Want to make a banner combining these two images. Clearly the image on the left has a different background (in a square) to the one on the right which I am trying to get rid of and make it look ...
-2
votes
1answer
64 views

Geometric Shapes on images in Adobe Photoshop

How can I create something like this in Photoshop?
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Weird color picker in Photoshop CC 2018

How do I restore the hex picker, Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Is there a good add-on for RTL text support in Photoshop?

I've found this website where you have to write and paste (!) Arabic text for Photoshop, but I need a better one with more language abilities. Anything in mind?
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Help with copying and pasting smart objects from indesign to photoshop (blank pixels at edge of objects)

So im copying vectors from indesign to photoshop (for a mockup) and when I paste some things, there is a blank space at the edge of the vector in photoshop. in the indesign document, I've checked that ...
-1
votes
0answers
25 views

Why is there random white space at edge of smart object when I copy and paste it from InDesign to Photoshop? Please help [duplicate]

So I'm trying to copy something from InDesign to photoshop (I'm using a mockup file in photoshop). I notice with certain things, there is random extra white space at the edge and I double checked to ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Lose watermark quality when saving for web in Photoshop CS6

So I have applied a watermark to my image which is originally 1.37MB in size. I usually go to File > Save for web to reduce the size of the image appropriately as the image will be used for a website....
-2
votes
1answer
32 views

Photoshop CS6: whats the name of this tool?

What is the name of the tool indicated by arrow on photo in Adobe Photoshop CS6, and how can I find it from my tools bar?
-3
votes
0answers
23 views

Spot UV effect in business card [duplicate]

Hi I want to create perfect Spot UV effect like this image. Please help me. I have tried but I can not create perfectly.
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Difficulties with Gradients [closed]

I'm having some difficulties with Gradients... again. There's this image with the artwork of a bezel in which the artist simply "dropped the brush", guess that's an appropriate analogy, with the ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Resizing a square image to a rectangle with a fixed aspect ratio

I have a very large batch of images that I need to resize. I am new to Photoshop (have used Elements for years) and I am unsure how to do this. Basically, all the images are currently 2000 x 2000. ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

How to replicate photoshop's text highlight blending mode [duplicate]

It blends with lower layers in difference mode, I know, but how can I achieve this "distorted color" effect it produces on highlight areas? (the orange and magenta areas)
2
votes
3answers
66 views

Resizing image 'arbitrarily'

I'm trying to resize a bunch of images (see below) for use in an educational resource (university outreach). Because of the way the images are generated (unavoidably), they are always 1024 x 768 px ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

web banner that needs to be sized 469x60 pixels

Designing a web banner that needs to be sized 469x60 pixels. I am using Photoshop and everything looks blurry. I tried creating it 4x larger and then downsizing but it is still blurry. From what I ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

Why does enabling transparency in an animated gif reduce its file size?

Update 1: I've fiddled around with different images after reading Yorik's comment “. . . AFIAK gifs do not store the whole image per-frame, but rather sub-frames that change.” It does seem like ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

How do I set eyedropper settings using Photoshop ExtendScript (Javascript)?

Is there a way to set Photoshop's eyedropper settings (sample size, sample, show sample ring) in a script? Or, failing that, use the script to find out what the current settings are? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
54 views

How can I create a room layout to scale in photoshop?

I'm trying to create a layout of my apartment in Photoshop, for planning. I'm a newbie at Photoshop. From Google, I learned that I can do the following: Upon creating a new image document, I enter ...
1
vote
2answers
27 views

Deleting Multiple Photoshop CC Work Path Achor Points

When vectorising a jpeg image (OK, not a true vectoring, but creating vector paths for layer masks which create a crisp "vector like" images when resized) the process of selecting the outline using ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Illustrator Logo File Changes Colors When Imported Into Adobe Products

Sorry non-graphic designer here (EE / firmware coder!). I've got the weirdest thing, I don't know what's going on. I have an illustrator logo file that has the correct color (sample here): I can ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

How can I blend together non-tileable images?

I have a section of a continuous image copy and pasted, but it is not tileable. How can I blend the segments together so that it looks like one piece? I have tried using the auto-blend layers ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

How do you place a pixel at the very center of a canvas?

I'm trying to place a pixel at the very center of this canvas, pic below is what happens when I select the area but I don't know now to place a 1x1 pixel at the cross section. So how can I place a ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

How to add 1000x1000px white background to photos in bulk?

I have about 650 photos, I want to add a white background to them so that the photos' height doesn't exceed 1000px, see an example below. This is the white background: It's a photoshop file that I ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

Embedded .PNG in an .AI file seems to be aliased, but when opened in photoshop with anti-aliased unchecked, it looks anti-aliased!

My client sent me an .ai file with vector elements in it and a PNG embedded. When I zoom into the .png element, it looks like it was created with anti-aliased turned off. But when I open the file in ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

How to create an image with complex gradient?

I need to create an image like this, but I do not know what software or technique to use. I tried to use the Mesh Tool in Illustrator, but the result is odd, also I tried to blur an image in Photoshop,...
-3
votes
1answer
67 views

How do I recreate this color overlay/design in photoshop?

As you can see its mild tones of a dark cyan and faded pink on different shadows/tones of color but still preserving some little bits of color. Not sure how to accomplish this. Any ideas?