Questions tagged [distort]

Questions about the warping of visuals elements (photos, images, text...) whether it is to create a special effect, or to apply to a predetermined object.

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Transform/Distort Image points to new positions in Photoshop

How do I transform the 4 points A B C D to 1 2 3 4 respectively so that the individual planes AB, BC, CD and DA are mapped and stretched evenly across into 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 4-1?
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Resizing object distorts it (Illustrator CC 2018)

after resizing I've tried turning off snap to pixel as suggested by someone in a similar thread but it didn't work. Does anyone know how I can resize this without messing up all the lines?
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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 would you accomplish this warp/distort/liquify effect in Photoshop?

Mainly asking about the head image, not the animated texture effect.
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Why Illustrator file is opened cropped and distorted in Photoshop?

in order to be able to export in jpg some files made in illustrator i'm using Photoshop to finish this process. The fact is that I've noticed that Photoshop open the file cropped and distorted. The ...
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How to create perspective with curved lines?

I have a simple task: I want to create a train track that's slightly curved and disappears in the distance. The best I've achieved so far is the following image which I created with Affinity Photo: ...
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How to distort a letter into a triangular shape on illustrator?

I've tried making a triangle shape while selecting my letter and going to envelope distort > make with top object and this is what I got...
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Creating 3d mock-up texture

I downloaded a 3d poster mockup from this website The zip file contains 001.psd which allows you to put your poster in it and then creates a sort of wrinkled, 3d-ish texture to your artwork. I ...
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Curve leaf shape and grains with minimal distortion. What technique?

I am trying to curve a wheat stem that has even-sized grains emanating from a central stem. Something like this (but starting from a vertical line): I have tried: Puppet warp Envelope Distort > ...
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Export Model Textures Per Face

(Note that as far as attempts go, I can't find anything that helps me) I have a 3D polygon, and for simplicity's sake it's going to be the one below: It is textured using the UV map below: Side ...
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Recreating cutup/displace/chopped up effect

This may be off-topic, I'll try to make sure it isn't though. I've found a really nice effect, and I'm trying to recreate it. I don't know much about graphic design, but I've been trying lots of ways ...
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Making glitch photos [duplicate]

How can i make glitch photos like this picture? Is there any special software or programming language to make photos like this?
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Shaped water effect in Photoshop?

I'm looking to create an effect similar to this one in Photoshop: I.e. with a normal background but then with a shape which has properties that make it transparent but with some distortions like the ...
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In Illustrator, can I make Envelope Distort with Top Object ignore clipped art?

This is a recurring problem for me which has cropped up again recently. I have a rectangular object, a clipping mask with shapes inside, which needs to be warped to a very specific shape using the ...
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How do I make a vector dotted ribbon?

I want to make a ribbon / wave of dots in Illustrator like the image below, but keep the perspective of the dots, so they don't look flat. I have not had any luck using the blend tool or envelope ...
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Strange Result of “Envelope Distort : Make with Top Object”

I used pen tool to make the desired shape and would like to have my text adjusted in that shape (I tried this out on an older version of illustrator and it works fine but I am having problem with ...
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How can I distort an image to wrap around a sphere with no pinching?

I already made an image which I want to wrap around a sphere. However, I know if I were to try this, the top and bottom of the sphere would look like they are pinched. I want to distort the image in ...
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How to achieve pixelated distortion glitch

I want to achieve a certain kind of distortion. Take this image I want to reproduce in Illustrator: I am aware that there is first some kind of mesh distort going on, what I don't understand is how ...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

I've designed a nice logo for a company's charity food-drive campaign that incorporates a tilt and some speed lines to imply forward (rightward) movement. I matched the tilt of the art to the italic ...
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how to make a distort effect?

My English is pretty basic, please don't mind. Wondering how to make the liquify wave and distort color effect in Photoshop? I'd tried using distort>shear/wave/zigzag, but still can't make it similar ...
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Text following two paths

How can I get my text to follow the path of both the top and bottom lines in adobe illustrator?
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Envelope Distort a Group Objects in Illustator [closed]

I have a collection of objects inside a layer. Looks something like this: Now I need to make Envelope Distortions to the entire layer, so that it looks realistic on all object. But the problem is on ...
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Can I distort a pattern that I have created in Photoshop in a circular way?

Can I apply any pattern that I have created in Photoshop in a circular way as if the pattern itself was emerging out of the centre of the circle? I tried to scale, distort, add filters and everything ...
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User defined distortion in Adobe Illustrator

I have a text with different letters. I would like to distort the the typefaces of these letters in Adobe Illustrator. I know there are a lot of possibilities for this, but I would like to use the ...
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How to achieve this distorted text effect?

I found this logo I really like. How can I achieve this effect in Photoshop or Illustrator?
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Distorting text in Illustrator only scales the middle instead of the whole letter

I recently came across a Behance project showcasing a text effect I really like. Here is an example: However, when I try to drag my own text in Illustrator, it ends up like this: Click here for ...
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Want to make a concave lens effect

I want to take a photograph and distort it as if it were being wrapped around a satellite dish; that is, concave, a parabolic shape. Or a singularity if you will. I've messed around with envelope ...
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How to create this circular text?

How can I do this distorted ring text in illustrator? Or is it manually done with circle, lines, etc?
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How to make a similar text effect?

Take a look on the attached text effect: I've tried to make it with "Aachen Bold" font illustrator using : Envelope Distort -> Make with Wrap, but I can't get the result similar to the original one. ...
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Generating a circular image from planar source

I have been working in Photoshop CS5 with this particular image: What I am trying to do is generate a circle from this, such that the top edge collapses down to a central point and the bottom edge ...
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Distorting Two Irregular Shapes to Align over Each Other in GIMP (2.9)

So I have two images both of which are maps of the world, however, the size of the continents are slightly off each other as shown below. The question is how do I distort them so that when overlayed ...
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How can I replicate this distorted text effect in After Effects?

I need to replicate the effect used on the type here using After Effects (it's for a school project where we are not allowed to use any other program.) How can I achieve this? Thank you in advance ...
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How to produce a effect like this? Illustrator Distort Effect

I'm trying to recreate the following shape in Adobe Illustrator:
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How do I reset a transform effect in Illustrator?

I've been fooling around with the free distort Effect > Distort & Transform > Free Distort feature, and now I want to reset the shape to its normal aspects. I was really unlucky and managed ...
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Adobe Photoshop/Visual Research: Wave/Flicker-effect applied to type

This is cover for Keith Laumer’s A Plague of Demons designed by Alan Aldridge: (Here is an article about Aldridge's work which got me interested in his work in the first place: A Plague of Demons) I ...
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Behind uneven (embossed/patterned) glass look - effect

Does anyone have idea how to approach creating same/similar effect like this one: Lamp behind the glass: Ideally in PS
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How can I wrap text around a 2 sided object in Photoshop or Illustrator? [duplicate]

I want to wrap a word around a 2 sided shape (as shown in the image below). Envelope distort, wrap text, perspective tool etc. all not the correct solution (or at least, I can't get the result I'm ...
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How to manipulate a hand?

I've got this picture I'm making as a joke for my friends and I to 'ave a giggle about, and I've run into a snag. His hand does not work with the ledge, probably because it wasn't originally a ledge: ...
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how do I stop perspectival alterations to Distort function in photoshop

Hello - this problem is causing me untold headaches as I just cant solve how to stop 'perspective' being added (which I specifically don't want). I want to distort some text (imagine its the word '...
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Make 2D object rotation look like 3D

First of all, sorry for that title. I really couldn't find something better, how to describe my problem in short. I've drew a lock, you can see it on image: I would need to create a frame animation, ...
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How to make a distorted scanned color effect?

I already know how to make a shape distortion. But, I can't really figure out how to make 'color' distortion like the 'spectrum' in the example below.
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How can I morph an image to appear “flat” when wrapped on a bottle? [duplicate]

I want to create an image, say of an eye, and morph it so that when I print it it may not look clear/correct, but when I wrap it around a bottle and observe it at it's center point, it takes the shape ...
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How to create an anamorphic design, art piece or sculpture in a given space?

I am very interested in the anamorphic works of Felice Varini or Georges Rousse. Building upon a very old optical illusion (found in graphical works as early as 1533), it relies on a simple trick that ...
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SVG Export in Corel Distorted

Hi Guys I know a similar question has been asked for Illustrator but the problem mentioned was mild in comparison. Some of the exports that I am making from CorelDraw X7 to SVG are getting distorted, ...
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Illustrator: wrap a rounded rectangle around a point

I am wondering how to achieve this effect: Basically what I'm trying to do is create rounded rectangles and wrap them around a center point. I have tried to create rounded rectangles and apply a ...
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Add a curve to skew in photoshop [duplicate]

I have an image that I have applied a skew to. The effect that I want is that the horizontal top and bottom of the image have a curve to them. I imagine I have to use the pen tool somehow to achieve ...
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GIMP: Can I see other layers while playing with the iWarp filter

It's useful to have the IWarp filter, interactively smooshing parts of a layer around. But often I need to see the layers underneath it while I'm doing that, so I can check that my distortions look ...
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perspective pattern on object in illustrator

Currently I am working om a project were I need to make a pattern in perspective on an object. For this I used Envelope distort -> make with top object. For each side I made a seperate envelope ...
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How to distort a jpeg on osx?

I have a photographed document that unfortunately is slightly in perspective. (Details: I took a photo of the document with Photo Booth but couldn't really make it perfectly vertical and no longer ...
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Why does the whole box fill when I transform an object in Illustrator?

I'm an Illustrator rookie and having problems. Whenever I rotate or transform the object, the whole bounding box fills. See examples below. Rotating, perspective distort, etc all seem to have the same ...