Questions tagged [drawing]

Questions about drawing, the art of representing objects or forms on a surface using lines. Ask anything related to creating and perfecting drawings and illustrations.

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Annotations in Isometric View AutoCAD 2014

I want to set Annotations for my drawing but in isometric view it gives me the distance following the orange line when I need the length of the yellow one. Does anyone know what settings I should ...
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Advice on drawing 3/4 view perspective of a vehicle

(Reposted here under the advice of @Philipp) What is a good method to make a 3/4 view car, truck or other vehicle going around a corner?" As stated above I have a firm grasp on how to do N/S E/W just ...
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How to create “lichtenstein” hair strokes quickly?

Is there an easy and fast way to create strokes like shown in the image? I think about drawing one white stroke on a black shape and use some effect and/or some sort of transformation?
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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 add points to an approximated spline in xfig?

I want to add points to an approximated spline in Xfig (Anyone familiar with Xfig?). However, no matter where I click, I don't seem to be able to do that. I'm able to add points using the "add points" ...
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Name of drawing with smooth solid high-contrast shapes

What is the common style name of drawings that consist of smooth solid high-contrast shapes with minimal number of details and minimal number of colors used? Samples:
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Drawing basic human shapes

I'm currently creating a multi-language "Mountain Rescue Casualty Card". It's basically a card (a4paper front and back) which tells the first aid rescuer where someone is hurt after an accident. Now ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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parallel alignment

I had to do this in powerpoint but I'm wondering if there is an alternative program that does this well?I wanted to create a diagonal grid style of lines. It's actually a description of an alternative ...
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Drawing animation 3D

This is a great drawing animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG4xe9cNpP0 On which I don't know how to achieve the following: 1)Moving background creating the sensation of distance between the ...
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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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how do you do a “vertical scale” of a shape in Illustrator?

I need to know how to "vertically scale" a square on Illustrator, and then do a "Horizontal sheer" for a 3D shape but I have no idea what it means or how to do it, if anyone knows I'd appreciate the ...
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Turn off delete pixels

I have one important question. When I drawing in Photoshop, I sometimes go beyond the work area and pixel which was been outside is removed... May I can this turn off and feel himself free?
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How can I best make iPad mini + PC = graphic pen tablet?

I have an iPad mini. My home and work laptops are Windows, and my phone is Android. I would like to use the iPad in a way as close to a monitor graphics tablet - like Cintiq - as possible. I ...
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How to replicate a distorted cartoony look and slimy title effect?

I'd like to replicate this title card from Adventure Time, and I'd like to know how I can achieve that distorted VHS-ish retro-ish glitchy-blurry scratchy look. If you're feeling extra helpful: how ...