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Make a transparent 3D sphere with objects inside

I want to build a 3d sphere as a container which has a blurred transparent surface and wrapped some objects inside. (Objects are placed on the half floor). I've created something similar, in 2D to ...
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Creating tiled pattern in curved wave

How Do I make something similar to following image in Photoshop? (Click to see larger) I thought of creating a curved shape by pen and then apply the tiled pattern to it but not sure how to create ...
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Smart Object Layer Visibility with Layer Comps

I wanted to create a set of layer comps but ran into a problem when trying to toggle the visibility of layers within a smart object. Let's say I have a document with smart object. I want 1/5 layers ...
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Photoshop suddenly shows artifacts on my file

I am running Photoshop CC on Mac OSX 10.9.1. Today I opened one of my PSD files this morning and all of a sudden, these artifacts appear in some layers that have some effects on smart objects (but ...
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Realistic simulation of ink overprint

Hi all: I am an Illustrator and I screenprint my own works: I’ve been searching for a reliable way to simulate color overprints in PS but still no clue: traditional blending modes or fiddling with ...
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How do I change the background color of an animated gif?

I want to change the background color of an animated gif from blue to red
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Edit layer property when another layer is activated

I successfully created my first fitness sleeveless t-shirt mockup using Photoshop CC. This is the result so far: It's my first mockup ever and I'm pretty satisfied with this result. There is an ...
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Difference between “Save As PNG” and “Save For Web” in Photoshop CS5

I saved a PSD file as a PNG file through the File > Save As... option and then through the Save for Web and Devices option as PNG-24 format. Is it safe to say that the first way of doing it is ...
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What should the dimensions be for a banner optimized for mobile phones?

I have created a web banner for a website. Now I have to create an optimized version of the same for its mobile phone version (when the website is viewed through a mobile browser). What are the usual ...
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How to move artboard without guides?

Help me please, how I can move an artboard without moving guides?
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Where to find the artboard presets?

Where to find the artboard presets in Photoshop 2017? I searched artboard on the global search but it says it's not available.
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How to make chamfered shapes in Photoshop

Like a triangle = an hexagon that has three sides with one size and another three with another one. NOT chamfered appearance. Thanks!
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How to create a template for a wooden photo FRAME to support different types of patterns and styles in PS?

To explain it further How can I create a skeleton or a mould of a photo-frame which would receive a small image of the frame style/pattern as input and convert it into a full rectangular frame with a ...
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Photoshop - Can't fill in pixels with pencil tool

I'm using the pencil tool with a 1 px brush. I'm trying to fill in some pixels, but in the pictures below there are certain pixels I cannot fill in. If I use the pencil tool on them, nothing happens. ...
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How to make vector look like ink?

I'm trying to make both this text and the image look like it was actually drawn into the 'paper' by hand. Or at least as close to possible. What kind of techniques can I use in Photoshop to do this?
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How to divide A4 sheet on parts?

I need to devide A4 sheet on the some parts by 65x50 drawing dotted borders to cut it after printing. As result I need to get printed a4 with lines of cut. How to do that and what tool to use?
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Problem regarding PSD to AI/EPS conversion

I have a PSD file which I prepared to print a brochure. The whole thing is prepared in photoshop. Now the print guy wants the file in ai format. According to him, it will help to print small letters ...
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Photoshop Javascript - color lookup set lut

Say I have the lookup layer as lookup = app.currentDocument.activeLayer How can I set the setting on the layer? As far as I can tell its Art Layer base class, and I can only see base calls in my data ...
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How do I add starry reflections/highlights as depicted in the examples?

See pictures above. I don't have that much experience in Photoshop at all. I tried to mess with some contrast increase on layers but I can't come up with the same result. How do I create similar ...
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How Do I transfer A Video Timeline From A PSD File To Other PSD Files?

I'm in need of help! I'm currently a junior art student that is working on some animations assignments in Photoshop and ran into a problem. I have made video timelines in separate PSD files and wanted ...
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Color gradation mismatch in bitmap brushes Ai

I'm experiencing a color difference between an original psd file and the brush created with that same file. File is a Grayscale + 2 pantone file where only pantone have information. Grayscale is only ...
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Rendering Photoshop anim. with transparent background results in “missing codec” (invalid file)

I'm trying to export a Photoshop animation and can get the file with a black background but cannot export it without a background without the getting this Any help? (I did the proper exporting ...
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How do I remove an outline from Fireworks from text in Photoshop?

In Fireworks, I saved a file as a PSD so I could edit it in Photoshop. It included some text with a stroke. In Photoshop, the text appears with a stroke but I can't edit it or even find any indication ...
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Layers “visible” but not showing for rotating doge emoji

So the vision is a rotating doge head for an emoji. I made thirty-six layers which were visible before switching to the Motion workspace. After moving the layers along the timeline, I noticed my ...
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Generate Image Assets adds copy behind every graphic

In Photoshop 2021 when i use the "Generate Image Assets" Export function the program adds a copy behind the name of every image. So "button_confirm_default.png" becomes "...
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Why is my smart object not displaying the image I'm adding?

In a mockup, when I click the Edit smart object layer to add an image to a smart object and I press save, it doesn’t show my logo on the PSD tab with the smart object. What is going on?
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Color accuracy issues Macbook / PC

I have a weird behavior between a PC and a Macbook (2016) regarding color accuracy. The PC is connected to a BenQ SW271 monitor and the monitor is in sRGB mode Both are calibrated using the X-Rite ...
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Selection lines outside of canvas stay even after deslection - Photoshop

So whenever I deselect anything in photoshop it will deselect except for lines outside of the canvas, to stop it I either spam ctrl-z or change my background color but thats annoying, this is the ...
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How to smooth edges of a low quality over sharpened digital camera image?

If you look at this image you can see how the edges of the statue look like they've been drawn around. This is how the image came out of the camera, from a not so good smartphone camera. I'm just ...
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sharp tip/shape dynamics in Gimp just like in Photoshop?

how to make the brush strokes in GIMP same like in Photoshop? (see photo). Sharp faded tip at both ends, something equivalent of shape dynamics in PS? Thanks
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How can I use multiple images on a smart object to make many new files

I have a mockup that has a smart object component. I then have around 200 images that I would like to create mockups of. I dont want to do this one by one. Is there a way to "mail merge" the ...
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Remove a watermark from video

I would like to remove a static watermark with a dynamic background. In fact, I have a video with a logo that is in the top right corner and the background is always changing. I already tried the &...
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How to drag opposite direction points of an anchor point simultaneously in photoshop cc?

I have an anchor point B selected on a shape created with pen tool as shown in the image Given that 2*AB = BC. Now, whatever pen tool I use to drag C or A, it only changes BC or AB, not both of them. ...
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How to convert .AFBRUSHES files to .ABR files?

I have brush files with the extension '.AFBRUSHES' And I realized they belong to Affinity. Is there a way to convert them to .ABR files, or another way I can use them as brushes in Photoshop? I tried ...
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Traditional sketch lines colour Photoshop

I'm new to Photoshop. I'm having basic issues with Photoshop. I'm trying to watch videos to learn but I'm struggling. I've scanned a tradition picture into the PC. What I'd like to do is change the ...
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Exported photoshop image is 'darker/ stronger' when viewed on mobile

I noticed that the colors of the exported image from photoshop, when viewed from mobile, is 'stronger' or 'darker' but are retained when viewed on a computer/ laptop. I'm unable to send a screenshot ...
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A Problem with cropping an image in Photoshop CS2

Please can someone assist me with a very frustrating problem I've just encountered using my trusted old version of Photoshop CS2. Up to now everything has worked fine (about 10 years) and I've edited ...
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Why does my Photoshop brush have weird tapering compared to other apps like Krita

In this image, the left-hand side is me doing standard strokes in Krita with a Wacom CTH-690, compared to doing strokes with the standard brush in Photoshop. Why are the ends of my strokes in Ps not ...
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How to alter all images in Photoshop by a size factor

I have a folder of greyscale images that are of random objects on a white background. Essentially I need to reduce the size of every image - pixel-wise - by a factor of 1.51. Specifically, I need to ...
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How to export each layer from a group with applied clipping mask to a group?

I am trying to export each layer in a group with applied mask to that group. When I start saving layers as files, it doesn't apply the clipping mask (see the picture). Is it possible to save files ...
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Can we set Photoshop toolbar to 3 or more columns?

Is there any way we can set the Photoshop toolbar to more than 2 columns? My desired outcome would be having it at 4 columns to be honest. Currently, by default - and as far as I know - we can only ...
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Photoshop Customize Font-Size and Line Break for Variable Data Set

I am completely new to this so forgive my lack of technical jargon. I want to create a template file for a thumbnail with customizable text that allows for submission of values passed through a ...
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Quick Selection Tool not selecting objects

When I click on the quick selection tool and try to select an object I get lines and it won't go around to select the object. Instead, I get a line. What should I check to ensure the quick selection ...
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Photoshop script to take a Smart Object and “Relink to File”

Please help :) In Photoshop CC under "File > Place Linked..." I can select a file to be placed as a linked layer (layer with a link icon over the layer thumbnail). I would like a ...
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how to split many objects into the shape of one single object path in adobe illustrator?

I have a group of many objects in an illustration and I want to split the picture into two sections: one being the shape of the path i use, the other one is the remainder of what is left. For example, ...
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convert a lab swatch file to rgb swatch file .aco

I have a program that opens up swatch files which only supports swatch files stored with RGB/HSB values. However i have this pantone swatch that is created with LAB values. I've tried importing and re-...
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Arrange Two Layers Without Colors Blending

in my scenario I have two layers with two circles. Both of these circles are the same color, but they are different opacity. The two circles are not images, rather I used the Elliptical Marquee tool, ...
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How Would I remove the lights from the windows in this city picture

I have a mockup of my take on removing the lights from the city but It looks really scrapped. Thank you to anyone who might be able to help. I work on photoshop CC 2020 Picture with Lights: https://...
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Can't find Square pencil/brush on Photoshop

All brushes/pencils are rounded shape. Where did the square shapes go?
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Is it possible to set the width in Adobe illustrator to 45m?

It's for printing in a scaffold sheeting roll and client wants me to format it in three different sizes: 3m x 45m – 2m Height Print 3m x 45m – 1.8m Height Print 2m x 45m – 1m Height Print I'm not ...

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