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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What is this image shaping/generating effect called?

I'm trying to make an image in which I edit someone's arm to look like it's robotic, with the fingers turning to frayed wires at the tips. It's for a college photo manipulation class, and the ...
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How to make this exact textured glass effect in Photoshop and Affinity?

I'm looking forward to make this exact textured glass effect over any image, in Photoshop and Affinity both. My search returned different type of textured glass effects made by distortion filter. But ...
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How to make an ascii-gif like this? [closed]

Can someone explain to me how this gif is done? I already know that it looks like some kind of Ascii, but how can i get some kind of color scheme and this little distortion effect on it? I would also ...
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How to get Envelope Distort to fill shape without leaving empty space in it in Illustrator?

I can try to fill the empty space left manually after doing "reset with mesh" but I want this to be automatic. If I only use text, it will get extended without leaving empty space.
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Pinching the ends of a layer

I'm working in gimp. I want to put two letters on a chevron shaped shield. I want the letters to squish together at the ends and stay larger in the middle where they meet. Here's where I am. I've ...
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How do I make the perspective of the text in this image more accurate?

I'm trying to use envelope distort in illustrator to render this graphic onto a photo of a wall, but I can't seem to get the perspective on the text looking right. Can anyone help me figure out how to ...
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Does Krita have a "Transform" or "Warp" layer option?

I'm getting accustomed to Krita, and I'm at a point where I need to warp some line art. It would be convenient if I could keep the original, as well—at the moment, I'm simply duplicating the normal-...
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How to make bendy text in inkscape? (or adobe illustrator)

I'm trying to make tet bend in inkscape. Is there any efficient way to do this? I'm going for something like this (disregard the strings, it's from a hoodie): I've tried adding the text to path and ...
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How to insert new nodes to lines automatically at intersections

This video shows a way to make what I want: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TctsEGXENhw It starts from a big outline of capital letter T and a bunch of parallel lines: The T is used only as a ...
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making perspective of shape match angle in photograph. Illustrator CS6

I am trying to replicate this angle to create mock-ups of a self-branding project. I've tried skewing and free transforming the perspective but I have multiple designs like the image and I want to ...
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Distorting perspective using free transform tool illustrator CS6

I am trying to distort in perspective warped type using the free transform tool in illustrator as CS6 doesn't have a pop-out menu for the freeform transform tool. I am finding it difficult to find ...
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Perspective warp in one dimension only

I am looking for a perspective warp that is able to distort an image in a single direction, i.e. gradually changing the scale and positions of objects within the image vertically while maintaining ...
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How to replicate this effect (Illustrator distortion envelope)

I am trying to replicate a distortion effect that is seen on a raster image in Illustrator. The Illustrator distortion tool comes quite close to the desired result, especially when creating the ...
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How do I "stretch out" part of an image, with the whole image bending to compensate for the stretch?

For example, here is an image of a cat: And here is an edited image of that cat. The very small mouth part has been stretched out to be very big, and the whole image has warped and moved around the ...
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How can I distort one picture to make it match the perspective grid of another?

I am interested in adding shops to this image: It does not need to look perfect, but my main problem is matching the perspective and location (the street width is different). I want to use google ...
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How should I stretch a letter "o" horizontally in Illustrator?

There are other questions here answering similar issues, but in this case, creating outlines and then just moving the anchor point is distorting the letter.
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Squeeze a rectangle into a circle

I would like to warp/distort a rectangle into a circle, by squeezing all its outermost points (corners) inwards and pulling its innermost points (edge midpoints) outwards. Effects like bulge, liquify ...
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Symmetrically Distort 2D Text On A 3D Object or Plane - Adobe Illustrator

I have some text I would like to have twist and turn as if it is on a sheet of paper. I've included an image of an example I have seen. How would I approach this in Adobe Illustrator? Thanks in ...
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Inkscape distorts SVG, browser does not

I have this image: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/Sphere_wireframe.svg. When I download and open it in my browser (firefox and chromium) or image viewer (eog in my case), the ...
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How to use warp tool to create this circular distort effect?

So I just randomly saw this image on behance and I was just curious how it was created. To me it seems like the creator used warp tool but I am just stuck on how he or she was able to warp the text in ...
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Soundwave into a circle in Illustrator

I have a soundwave in Illustrator that looks like this: It's a group made of strokes. I'd like to make it into a cirle like that: I played around with distort and warp options but couldn't achieve ...
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How to distort a part of a raster image like you do with a shape?

As an example I have a raster image as shown: I want to crop a specific part of that image : And distort it by its corner points like this : Can someone please explain to me how to do that using AI ...
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How to create distorted / wavy checked boxes

I'm trying to replicate the chequered boxes on the following image (sorry for really low-res) Notice how the squares distort / warp with the shape of the path. I can create the chequered boxes ...
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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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