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Questions tagged [effects]

Questions regarding illusions or visual tricks in the design process, whether it be from software (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, GIMP) or through technique.

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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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steps or guide to create digital pixelation effect [closed]

I want to know how this effect can be created in Photoshop or illustrator
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How to Create Spray Paint Text Effect

I've been trying to replicate a spray paint text effect in photoshop with hardly any luck. I downloaded multiple spray paint brushes/assets, the problem, however, is whenever you resize the brush to ...
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How to distort text in InDesign CC 2018?

I created a file that's 205mm W x 290mm H, and one of the adverts on the page (179 mm W x 124 mm H) has a logo similar to this in terms of being bent: except in Antique Olive Nord font and slightly ...
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How to create a static/grainy animation effect?

I don't know what to call this but this kind of grain/static (almost like an old TV) showed up when I created a low quality gif of an animation- see the sky and little particle bits emitting: https://...
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How do you achieve this colorful chrome effect?

I've been trying to figure out how to get this shaped chrome effect, it’s really clean and I’d love to play with it in Photoshop.
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Deconstructing this posterized, photocopy-style effect?

A trend I've seen in the last 6 months is a levels-crushed, posterized, aesthetic, mixed with strong colors that really pop. The original is here (I've just isolated from the background) What I know ...
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How to replicate this old Safari (Browser) icon border effect? (Photoshop) [closed]

I am trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the content of the icon). I've already tried to achieve it but I am struggling Can you give me ...
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How to achieve this border button effect? (Photoshop)

Im trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the icon) but I don't know where to start Can you give me a way to replicate it straight away or ...
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How to clear or mask certain areas of a glow (effect)?

I need to clear the outside glow (in the green area) in order to have the glow only in the inside area of the diamond I've tried the eraser tool and a layer mask but no success. The only way that I ...
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How to Achieve a Similar Printed Aesthetic in PS/Illustrator?

How to Achieve a Similar Printed Aesthetic in PS/Illustrator? I've been trying to figure this out for a while, and haven't been able to find great tutorials anywhere so thought I'd ask here. I'm ...
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How can I achieve this whitish circular pattern?

I am trying to achieve this whitish circular pattern at the back of pizza giving a glowing effect. I have tried Gradients but the Circular gradient isn't giving me this effect. Please, I need help. I ...
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Rainbow color changing GIF in photoshop?

I want to make a rainbow color changing gif, where I can adjust the speed of the color changing and what color it changes to and etc. Basically, as example, I want to turn this: Into something like ...
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How to create this coloured pencil effect?

How can I recreate this coloured pencil effect with Inkscape? The original image is just flat colours with a slight gradient on the background. I uploaded it to PhotoMania and used their coloured ...
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How to effectively create material elevation in mainly Inkscape or Illustrator?

How to create the material design elevation shadow in Inkscape mainly? Or alternatively in Illustrator? I have imitated the elevation shadow in Inkscape with the following settings: There are ...
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Is there a natural way to indicate directional motion in a still image?

I have made the following render of a DNA molecule being pulled through a hole in a membrane using Blender. Since this process can go in either direction, I need a way to indicate whether the DNA is ...
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How to make foil effect image?

How can I make a card image with foil effect? Which tool and effect options should I use? Original Foil effect Thanks!
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How to make a blended circle effect like this in illustrator?

I am trying to create an effect like this one in Illustrator, but I haven't been able to achieve a great result. I would really appreciate a little help, even if it is just the name of the effect. ...
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How to create this grain effect over your text? [duplicate]

I want to achieve this grain effect over my pictures but I don't know how to get started with this. I have skills with Illustrator and Photoshop. If you have a Youtube link or just a solution it ...
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How can I precisely replicate this text shadow effect? [closed]

I want to be able to start with the raw white text (font is bank gothic) and replicate the shadow effect pixel for pixel (or as closely as possible). I have tried many different blur effects in GIMP ...
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Animation of scanning, transition to the other layer on effect

I want to create a transition using scanning effect (horizontal line going from a head to a toes of a character). Basically let's say I have two layers, one with green human, and second wth red human. ...
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Illustrator Grain, How to a approach sharp edges? [duplicate]

If you apply a grain effect to a shape it loses its sharp edges. How can I avoid that and approach the sharp edges like without grain but with the grain effect on the shape?
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How to create this dispersion effect on a shape?

Does anyone know how I can create this effect in Illustrator on an already designed circle shape? For example, I have a gold coin I created and I want to apply this kind of like dispersion effect to ...
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How to create a smooth 3D effect on text?

In Inkscape, I used to be able to apply the combined lighting filter over text for a great smooth, 3d lighting effect on text but am not able to with updated version. How do I create this effect on ...
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Photoshop help creating blended text for a gradient background

Using photoshop, how can I easily achieve the text effect shown below, where the "merge vr" text is part of the gradient but is slightly darker and stands out? So far I have the gradient background ...
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How do I achieve this 3D line warping effect? [duplicate]

First of all, sorry for the horrible image quality as I screenshotted it from an instagram story as the guy was scrolling through designs, it's not actually doubled up like that. Does anyone know how ...
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Effect asking of Logo

Does anyone know how can i do the effect of R? I use any adobe tools. Please see attachment
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Anyone know a specific approach for creating these fluid liquid graphics? Or know of resources?

This is a bit of a broad question I'm aware of, but I'm sure I can be pointed in the right direction. And this fluid liquid effect can probably be done in many ways. However I'm really interested in ...
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Is it possible to undo after Save/Closing a project? [closed]

I faced this problem just now, I added a drop shadow to my Logo to see how it's going to look and when I saved and sent the project to my friend, but I forgot to remove it or duplicate the original ...
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What CorelDraw Effect or Tool is Used to Achieve Transparency

I am new to CorelDraw in that I come from the Adobe world. At the moment, I am working with a CorelDraw file that has several brush-like Symbols. These Symbols are styled, but I cannot see how. ...
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How can I create this color effect in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I'm curious how I can recreate these effects in Photoshop ? examples: specifically this
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Resolution of text effects in InDesign

Does adding text effects (drop shadows, glow, etc.) in InDesign lower the resolution of text or file when it goes to print?
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How do I achieve this contour effect with Photoshop?

I'm trying to figure out how to achieve this effect. I'm referring to the contour of the black parts. Thanks for the tip in advance
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Illustrator: how to achieve a conical gradient effect

Is there a way to get this effect on circles in Illustrator?
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How can you put CGI effects behind a character from a video? [closed]

I'm looking into doing some special effects editing, and i have a lot of experience in 3D. If i take video where there is a character and a background, how could i put 3D objects between the ...
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How do I copy and rotate an object multiple times?

I have an object that I want to "twist" like this: I want to do the same with this picture. I use both Inkscape and Photoshop.
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How to create such an artwork effect? [duplicate]

recently I saw this amazing picture on the internet: It's the cover of a music album (Dazzled Sticks). When you look very close to the image, you only see red and blue lines. But when you zoom out, ...
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How to create a tube from a shape?

I have a text which is similar to this font: Font link: http://www.dafont.com/october-twilight.font I'm trying to create a text effect with the shape similar in curves to the font above. Here's ...
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How to achieve this “Neo Noir” kind effect with Photoshop?

I'm a big fan of John Lumio's work, a great photographer. I noticed that all his images has a special filter / edition. I would like to know if someone has some clue of how to achieve this effect. ...
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How to create an 'impression' effect in Illustrator

I am wondering how to create an impression effect in illustrator. If you take a look at the attached jpg, I am hoping to make this cloud look as if it has been impressed upon the magenta background. ...
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How to create a glowing text box effect [closed]

Can someone please tell me how to create that glowing text box I know how to add glow to text. Actually I'm not even sure it's the glow effect which has been used here. I can't understand ho to end ...
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How to create the blur like in this low quality photo?

I'm looking for a way to do that type of blur with Photoshop. Anybody ? You can find more examples on Wiz's Instagram account.
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Need help identifying effect used on a picture

I'm not a graphics designer, but I need some help with identifying the "effect" used on a picture. The picture I'm revering to is this one. If anyone could help me naming the effect and tell me if ...
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How to make pattern-dithered bitmap (halftone) style pictures?

I was recently looking at the Watchdogs 2 pictures (Specifically The center of the one below). I was under the impression that it was just fancy text art, but that turned out to be false. I was ...
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How can I recreate glowing sparks and lighting effect?

I have always wondered how is this being done and always wanted to learn to be able to do it myself. That orange effect looks so cool and fancy. Does anyone know what technique is used to achieve this ...
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How can I create this pixel effect in Illustrator?

I need to create this pixel square effect in Illustrator: I tried to make perspective grid, put squares and blend them. My problem includes two main points: I can't make distance from smallest to ...
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How to create this circular effect in Photoshop?

I would like to replicate this effect in Photoshop or Illustrator, with a preference for Photoshop. So far, I have been unsuccessful. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Illustrator- cannot warp embedded image

Recently I have been trying to warp an image using Adobe Illustrator CC2017, but I'm experiencing some problems. Using the distort command (cmd alt c) I can't perform the distortion. Illustrator says ...