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Photoshop Product mockup - change from color/fill layer to a design layer?

I have a magnetic box PSD mockup file that has a couple of smart object layers - some change the color and some are editable layers I can place a design onto. I am trying to figure out how I can edit ...
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Is there any way to reduce the feather in photoshop after you have created your mask?

I am new to Photoshop and was trying to make an image cutout. I used a pen tool to make the selection around the image. What I did is I gave a feather of 2px after making the selection. Now that the ...
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How do I "Render Video" of a single artboard in Photoshop?

I have a Photoshop (PSD) file containing several artboards as well as a timeline animation. I would like to export the animation contained in one of those artboards as a PNG sequence. Ordinarily in a ...
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Exporting GIF in photoshop background isn't smooth - Photoshop CC

I've exported a GIF from photoshop but when I uploaded it to my behance platform the background isn't smooth? I use save for web but am not sure what preset I need to set it to so this doesn't happen. ...
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PNG & PDF colors different on same printer

UPDATE: This issue has been resolved. The culprit was Acrobat DC Pro. I started noticing other issues when using the program. Did an uninstall/reinstall, and the colors are now printing perfectly. ...
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Color mixing within Photoshop

When mixing pigment and when printers use CMYK, magenta and yellow can mix to red. Why is this not shown when a document in Photoshop is in CMY mode?
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How to repeat Blend If 'Underlying Layer' Photoshop blending with a mask

I'm trying to repeat a Blend If 'Underlying Layer' blending with a mask. I have a background layer with some shapes and an orange layer: I set the dark levels of Blend If to 90/130: I've tried two ...
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Move color channels and spot colour channel at the same time?

when I select part of my image layer and move it with the move tool, the colour channels move as expected but the graphic on the spot color channel stays where it is. I have to go back and select the ...
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Using Illustrator vector layers in Photoshop for Gif

I'm hoping I can make some sense of this in the question, but bear with me as I'm not super clued on all the jargon for these programs. I'm trying to work out the best way to move Illustrator layers ...
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Making a grid for a real world design

I'm trying to build an art exhibition that fits into a 5x5 meter square. I have rectangular boxes that I want to set up in a pattern. So I want to make a grid that's made out of rectangles on my ...
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Repeated scale/zoom by small % creates cross/seam at center. How to mitigate?

I'm trying to process an image iteratively. I have an order of operations, specifically a series of effects. This process loops until I'm satisfied with the result. To showcase how the process ends up ...
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Auto matching the color of my brush to the color of a background layer

I have a background layer which contains an image. I'm trying to auto map the color of my brush to take the color of the background. Is this possible? The following video illustrates it better, ...
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*.png file seems to increase in filesize without any change

I have to save my images as png-8, 300ppp, with Photoshop CS6 and always works good. But today, the same image yesterday was 250kb, today is 1.1MB, without making any change. Can somebody help me, ...
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Import SVG as shape/path in Photoshop

Is there a way to import an SVG into Photoshop and have it be treated as a shape/path? or perhaps converted to a shape/path so that it can be edited (e.g. manipulate its control points, change its ...
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how to align a photoshop layer or part of it with the guide line or the document center

how to align the whole layer by referencing it to a specific area in that layer, the way the whole layer moves to the center of the document or to be centered in a specific guideline. this problem ...
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How do I create an action to round the corners of images, given an unknown dimension?

I am very new to photoshop, and I am looking to create a reusable action that I can run on an image of arbitrary dimensions, leaving me with an image that has had the corners rounded by a radius of ...
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How to Link Layers Between Photoshop Documents?

So I had a look around and couldn't find anything that clarifies this. I have a logo in a PSD that it basically two letters with custom extra bits. What is the best way to approach linking these ...
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Photoshop: How am I supposed to change the keyboard shortcut for "Select Next/Previous Layer"?

According to Photoshop keyboard shortcuts page, the shortcut for "Select next layer down/up" is ALT+[ or ALT+] meaning it hasn't even been set up yet since the [ or ] defines the user changing it ...
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Export Photoshop Artboard from Timeline Video to MP4

I set up the file to be HD format for size (1920x1080) but when I start to move layer files as smart objects across the workspace of the artboard, the document size increases to encompass all of the "...
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Chessboard Wormhole

I found this picture on the internet and I am trying to rebuild it with Illustrator / Photoshop. Unfortunately I can not find good tutorials. How can I rebuild this? Many thanks for your appreciated ...
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How to Center Layer Inside Zoomed View

I know how to align and distribute layers in various ways, but one thing I can't seem to find anywhere is if it's possible to center a layer inside the viewport while I'm zoomed in. I hate having to ...
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shrinked smart object result in jagged edges

Hello everyone!I do have problem with smart object on artboard. When I shrink smart object from 1400x600px to 512x512px it results to smaller image with horrible jagged/no sharp edges/pixelated... ...
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Mixer brush tool uses desaturated colour instead of the selected colour

Whenever I'm blending using the Mixer brush tool it will use a slightly desaturated colour instead of the colour I have seleced. Here is what I mean: ]1 When I use any non blending brush for lining or ...
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How do I mimic Hokusai (Japanese Ukiyo-e style of painting)?

I'm working on a project on Photoshop CC that replaces Mt. Fuji with silhouette of a car in some of the painting of famous Japanese artist Hokusai. This is his style (and most recognized painting): ...
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Make layer mask from layer (Photoshop Creative Cloud)

I have a black & white pixel layer that I want to "cut into" another pixel layer. I've read so many tutorials and even tried asking ChatGPT, but nothing has worked. I want the black ...
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Not able to overlay paint brush on Photoshop 2022

I am new to photoshop. Using Photoshop 2022 latest update. I am learning it. Now the issue is (Not sure if it is an issue. Couldn't find any use full info on search) I opened an image Added a ...
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Cutting out part of an outlined shape in Photoshop

Without rasterising a vector shape, is there a better way to cut out part of an outlined shape in Photoshop? I currently do this: Create shape Double click on layer to edit layer style Select the ...
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How to paint black mask in After Effects?

Ok, I have some custom effects that I need to paint a mask for in an animation - my idea was either to use After Effects or Premiere. I'd prefer AE. Basically what I need is to be able to paint with ...
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How to manually blur more layers at once in Photoshop

I am working on a map exported from GIS software. It is on a white background and has very sharp edges. When I try to automatically blur the edge it is not working well because it is curved a lot. I ...
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How to change all pixels of a given color to another color sampled from the same image?

I'm on Photoshop 2021. (Not Elements. Not Lightroom.) I have a .webp drawing with an object, parts of which are in a particular color (at the moment, a blue). (The image started out as a .PDF; I ...
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Batch for pasting each image into a fixed one with action

Having a large number of .png images in a folder, is it possible to do the following, in the automated fashion: For each image in the folder: paste in on top of a second (fixed) image, apply an ...
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How to merge 2 shapes with condition "remove the child shape part which is outside the parent shape" in Photoshop?

My goal is to hide the "child shape" part which is outside the "parent shape". See below the image, the green shape outside the black shape should not be seen. The problem is that ...
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Why does the Hue blend mode change saturation and brightness?

My understanding is that the Hue blend mode is supposed to use the hue from the top layer, and the saturation and brightness from the bottom layer. I placed a red in the bottom layer. RGB = (255, 0, ...
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How to export different crop sizes in Photoshop?

I would like to take a typical 2:3 ratio image in Photoshop CC and make a square 1:1 crop and an 8:10 crop. I want to save my crops non-destructively within the PSD file so I have access to my ...
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Removing links - Pintrest & Adobe Spark

I know Spark is an online tool so I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, so I apologize in advance if I'm in the wrong place. I'm sure there's a way I create a mood board on AdobeSpark ...
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How to/is there a simple way to stitch together an HDRI image from a google earth street view location?

I'd like to make an HDRI image out of this spot in Manhattan. I've been looking for a tool that allows me to create an HDRI map out of a google earth location, but it does not seem possible to do ...
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Work and Clipping Paths in Photoshop to InDesign

I am trying to export a clean mask of an image I created in photoshop to indesign. Whenever I utilize the work path, the wp does not adhere to the selections I've made, but rather creates jagged nasty ...
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How to create faded semi opaque gradient for night sky background Photoshop CS6

I'm trying to create a semi transparent effect of the night sky like the attached image on the left. The background is gray so it's actually transparent at the top. Ignore the rocket ship. The final ...
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Where to find anti-alias in Photoshop settings?

I am new to Stack Exchange, I am also pretty new to Photoshop. I am still learning a lot. One problem I am having is, I can't find the setting to affect anti-aliasing. I have issues understanding ...
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shortcut for moving from type tool to move tool - photoshop CS6

Moving from the type tool to the move tool in photoshop I don't know how to do. I have tried option+command+shift+k but it doesnt seem to work.
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Modified a Replace artwork script but with a little twist. Help needed

I modified a script. Original version of a script is like https://gist.github.com/laryn/0a1f6bf0dab5b713395a835f9bfa805c. Issue is I am providing the artwork as an argument to my modified script so ...
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How to keep Count Tool marks permanent on layer after trim/crop/move layer?

I edit image, add marks with count tool (1, 2), because I need to mark specific point on layer and later I will work with the coordinates of this point. I apply trim/crop tool on layer. Result: layer ...
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Photoshop action script - batch job without dialogs and save settings

perhaps one can help me with some scripting snippets for: A) supress/ignore open and save Dialog in Actions with PS-script B) supress Color warnings while opening C) toogle on/off a dialog box next to ...
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My blur dial is missing in Photoshop

Previously there was a blur dial in my Photoshop by which I could change the blur amount directly on the image. The dial was just outside of the blur pin area (inner circle around the pin). But now ...
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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 ...
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How can I link to specific Illustrator layers in Photoshop via smart objects?

I have a design made in Illustrator (see pictured below) which is separated into 3 layers (one for the yellow, one for the orange, and one for red). I want to apply separate effects in Photoshop to ...
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Remove Unwanted Color From 'Transparent' Background in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

I was using 'Polygonal Lasso Tool' to draw a Black stripe in the uniform of the image (below), accidentally, I colored a small part of the 'Transparent Background' of the image. Now I'm looking for a ...
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How do I skew the drop shadow of the top logo to look similar to the bottom logo?

How do I skew the drop shadow of the top logo to look similar to the bottom logo
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Remove blended text from raster image

I have this character I want to remove. The interior of the character was generated using a known gradient map. I can remove the character using content aware fill, but that does not take into ...
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Is it possible to sharpen more than 500% using unsharp mask (smart filter) without rasterizing the smart object?

For example could I have 2 unsharp mask smart filters stacked on top of one another?

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