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How to draw 3 overlapping circles with different colors?

Is there a free software to draw following in ubuntu? How to color the overlap zone? I am not able to figure this out in GIMP.
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What is this drawing style called? [closed]

I was drawing in class and somehow created this and I want to make more of these tho I don't know how this is called? Can someone please help???
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Illustrator - paint/draw inside the drawing created from brush strokes, not shapes

I have been struggling with this for last few days and decided to get expert help here. I have drawing like below (original art is more complex) which was created using brush strokes (no built-in ...
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Perspective Theory - View

Imagine we have drawn a 1-point perspective cube. If we move this cube to the left or right from the station point, does this mean our cube doesn’t rotate, but it only moves left or right and our eyes ...
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Tilted 2PT Perspective Cube - Eye Level Line Placement?

When drawing a cube in 2 point perspective you would normally have the horizon line flat, a horizontal line going across the page. But if I was to rotate the current cube and tilt it 45 degrees ...
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Is there any software that has the same vector drawing tools as Flash?

I was wondering if there is any software that has the SAME vector drawing tools that flash has/had. I tried photoshop and a couple of other programs but the main thing is that you would have to use ...
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Rotating Cube - Perspective Drawing

1 ) Lets say I have a cube in 1 point perspective. Now I want to rotate the cube downwards (front plane rotating/spin downwards). What would I have to do to achieve this so I can draw it down on paper?...
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Easy program for technical draw?

I would like to ask you, which program for technical draw (for non-graphic people) is most suitable? It should be quite easy to understand... it is for my older colleagues at work. :-) Thank you for ...
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How can I translate this diagram into flat shapes with Photoshop drawing tools?

I wish I were skilled enough to figure this out... but it might take me weeks! I need to break down this diagram into 4 accurate individual shapes which can then be scaled up to make a template e.g. ...
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How to retain smooth curves in Medibang Paint Pro?

Medibang is the program that I use for drawing the most. So there is a problem that got me worried. When I draw curves, Medibang somehow coverts it into straight lines, with no tools on. I tried ...
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Is there an easier way to draw a parallelogram aligned with a triangle?

I'm trying to draw two shapes in Adobe Illustrator CS4, but in a somewhat abnormal position. I've attached an image of the desired effect I'm trying to achieve, and I've obviously gotten there, but ...
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Illustrator CS3 drawing new objects right above selected object, not at the top of wrapping layer

I have art work that consists of more than 200 objects. I need to draw details to objects that are in the middle of wrapping layer. When I draw a new object it is placed at the top of wrapping ...
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How to draw different coloured waves in Photoshop?

I want to know how to draw waves like patterns in photoshop easily. I have attached an image of it so you can get an idea of what I'm talking about: (source: gstatic.com) Please anybody help me in ...
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how to find eye level in complex pictures?

I know we can continue the lines and when all converge together that place is a vanishing point and along that horizontal line is eye level. But what about complex pictures and paintings in which even ...
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How to make all lines equal thickness?

I have a 2d black and white hand-drawn artwork like a cat, cow, or ironbox. The lines are of various thicknesses, one line is 1mm, another is 3mm, another is 4mm. I want to make all the lines in my ...
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how to color 2 circles intersection in different color in draw.io

I am using draw.io I have 2 circle that I would like to color the first one is green the 2nd is blue thats ok, but i want to color the instersection area with red how to do that?
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How do I draw horizontal/vertical straight line in GIMP?

you can consider me new to GIMP. I've tried by holding Shift key, can draw straight line but I want a straight horizontal/vertical line. So, How can I draw straight vertical/horizontal line?
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how to fix one side of artboard get blurry in illustrator?

I don't why one side of the art board getting blurry. As I'm hovering the mouse cursor on the element, it getting more and more blurry and falling downward like fluid, funny but what is problem and ...
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Illustrator: Expanding Blended Strokes

so I got a bit of a cartoon wing type situation going on here. I drew this with just the standard pen tool, and I don't really know anything about how wings are supposed to look like, still I ...
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Combining black and white drawings on one InDesign page

I'm trying to combine a number of black and white pencil and ink drawings onto one page but the separate images keep ending up with slightly different tints from each other and from the white space. ...
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How to draw proportionally in Illustrator?

I want to draw a graph that is similar to below image in Illustrator. I can use the Rectangle tool to draw a graph that looks like it. However, I want to draw something proportionally (according to ...
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What would be the natural way to draw someone who is pulling a wire or a rope from the ceiling?

I'm having confusion on how to properly represent the motion of the human body. The action which I intend to draw is a man pulling a wire from the ceiling of a room. I attempted to look for sketches ...
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Choosing a Graphic Tablet

I am new to the world of digital art. All these years, I have used pencil and paper for my art. I am really interested in digital art. I am not into editing photographs, I want to draw and paint stuff ...
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How to get this visual effect on typeface?

This is some work by Alexis Jamet. I was wondering how he executed the blurred, print effect on the type? I feel like blurring would work but I think there's a little bit more effort on this that I ...
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Is sketching or drawing someone else's photograph a copyright violation?

If someone were to sketch or draw (digital or otherwise) an existing photograph by someone else of say, the Pyramids of Giza (by "photograph", I'm referring to images taken with a camera and ...
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Why doesn't a shape or form I've created fill in?

Not new to Illustrator (actually studied this a few years ago). I'm designing a logo by using a drawing tablet to trace over the design I drew with pencil. When I go to fill the logo in, it doesn't ...
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How to have two pictures side by side in Affinity Photo/Designer?

I want to draw a portrait on Affinity Photo. For this, I would like to have a picture (or more) on the side of my canvas inside Affinity Photo. Then, I would like to open my sketch and it's duplicated ...
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Is there anywhere I can sell my sketchbook drawings?

I'm 17 and a graphic/sketchbook artist. I have a DeviantArt account but not many people tend to buy from me there. My primary focus in drawing is mostly cartoon, anime, and gaming characters. I ...
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Are there any sites that review front covers and give you feedback?

I am making a game front cover and I have made a front cover for it but it isnt that good and I am not sure what other people would think either. Is there a site (it could be this one) that I can ...
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How to keep side of cube same as vertical angle increases?

I'm learning perspective and I'm drawing a cube of same size lower and lower on the vertical axis as so: How do I draw the side correctly? What poses a challenge to me is that the top-left line (...
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How to draw an object that's tilted in two perspective system

Suppose I have a two perspective system but I want to draw an object that's not aligned with the two perspectives. Like, maybe it's rotated somehow... something like this: (sorry for the terrible ...
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How to find the fourth point on a plane defined by 3 points

I am attempting to draw a plane defined by three points. What I've done is I started out with a vertical rectangle in perspective, and I've drawn three points at varying distances from the points on ...
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How to mainain stroke weight after combining lines?

I recently bought a drawing tablet (Wacom Intuos Small) and I'm running into this issue in Illustrator: The tablet allows me to draw these nice flowing lines going from narrow to broad, however, when ...
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How to create an excellent and complete shell of a sphere

This morning I have tried to create a shell of a sphere (see the figure). However, I would to have the entire shell where I can see to complete revolution on the other side of the sphere. What should ...
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How to randomly distribute a group of icons / graphics in a canvas?

I want to design something like this: It has been established in previous answers that these are doodle graphics. Some ways to make them manually are seen on here and here. How can I make one or ...
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Is it possible to create 3D red/cyan anaglyphs in a hand drawing?

There are plenty tutorials online on how to create 3D red/cyan anaglyphs from existing photos in Photoshop or similar software. However, I'm wondering if it is possible to draw a 3D image by hand on ...
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How do I draw a square with rounded corners in Adobe Flash CS6?

I can't find any options for rounded corners in the draw palette in Flash CS6 and Google is not returning any answers. This seems like it should be so simply to do. I want to use the palette to draw a ...
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Gimp 2.10.14 : drawing tools suddenly stopped to work

My drawing tools have stopped working and I don't understand why. Even after uninstalling and installing again, resetting the tool's presets, the problem still here on every single picture that I open ...
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How to draw in watercolor style using software only?

I've seen thousands of watercolor style drawings which were made using computers and graphic tablets on sites like Artstation, Pixiv, Devianart, Behance and I'd like to know how the pros do it. I ...
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How to put image reference above all windows when drawing in photoshop?

i am drawing in photoshow cs4 in windows7. i am using some image references from google but i have to switch windows to look at them and then back to photoshop. is there a way to put some image ...
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How to draw a trapezoid with rounded corners in Adobe XD?

I want to draw a trapezoid with rounded corners in Adobe XD. I want to give it a blur and design a soft UI (neumorphism) with it. How can I draw a trapezoid with rounded corners in Adobe XD?
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Would redrawing images completely from scratch be considered copyright infringement, if they look the same? [duplicate]

Assuming an anatomical figure from a popular anatomy book is drawn completely from scratch, and I have the PSD file to prove it, would it still be considered copyright infringement, even though it's ...
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Why can ellipses be used to find squares in perspective drawing?

In Scott Robertson's How to Draw book he proposes a method for finding proportional squares using ellipses: (the "conditions" he mentions are described on the previous page and are simply that the ...
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How to make this shadow more realistic?

I'm trying to show that the red part of this shape is much further above the blue part I tried adding a drop shadow, but it still looks like both blue and red are on the same plane. How do I make this ...
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How can I perform high precision drawing on a one-time canvas?

Apologies for the confusing question title. Read on and you will see what I mean. I work for a large general hospital. We are attempting to go fully digital. One of our biggest stumbling blocks is ...
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How to know the size of a particular layer in Krita?

I have a Krita file with a layer on it. I want to know the size of it. How can I achieve this?
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Is there a graph paper like drawing software?

I want to draw some vectors in a software that creates grids and i simply click on dots and create lines and shapes (exactly like drawing on graph paper but on computer). Something like this image: I ...
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does this drawing style have any particular name?

can somebody please tell me whether this drawing style has any particular name? where can i learn this drawing style? This is certainly some hindu traditional drawing style, but i dont know whether i ...
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How do you invert the colors in a stencil drawing so that the result looks otherwise identical to the original?

I have a stencil image of Karl Marx. The subject is mostly white on a black background. However, I would like to create another version of it where the subject is black on a white background. I ...
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I want to know what effects were used on these digital drawings I saw on Twitter

I was browsing through some artists pages on Twitter and I found these images: From this Twitter post. I'm new at digital drawing, so I don't know how to ask, or what to look for in order to ...

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