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Highlighed areas on scanned images

1. Summary I have some third-party poor-scanned grayscale images with highlight areas. Is it any chance to turn these images into normal? 2. Data Example image with highlighted area — ...
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Where to get Chibi Maker with complete customizable movement?

I found out that Chibi Character Maker online is the best tool i ever known. Such as these list: 1) ChibiMaker 2) GamesGames But none of them are making the chibi character has a movement, such as ...
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Need to resize multiple image files [closed]

Looking for recommendations for a free or open-source application that can batch resize multiple image files (.jpg)
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Where to get public domain East Asian book illustrations?

There are public domain resources (such as those listed on Wikipedia) where one can obtain illustrations from old books. However, most of these illustrations are of the "European style" (i.e. European ...
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How do I darken the outline of a diagram with a white background without Photoshop?

I just want to darken the outline of this diagram of a drone controller: The black outline of the controller is too light to see properly. I don't have Photoshop or any paid photo editor. I'm not a ...
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Pixel art software for Windows 10

I am into game design and I want to make my game in pixel art style. I saw a program called Graphics Gale. Is it good for pixel art? Can anyone recommend some open-source, or free, Windows 10 pixel ...
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Minimalistic design tutorials [closed]

I am a novice in the field of graphic design and I really want to adopt a familiarity with a design practice that I can get good at. I can't really draw well on hand or digitally, but I really want to ...
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Is there an SVG collection or a set of “stickers” for free?

I'm looking for a set (or multiple sets) of stickers in SVG or at least good PNG (with transparent background). By stickers I mean like what some chat application uses like a collection of a pig doing ...
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What is this effect called and how to execute it?

What is this effect called and what is the best free online tool to use to achieve this effect?
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Do I need a knowledge of programming to set a blog on wordpress? [closed]

I tried before but faced some difficulties. Do I need to study some coding?
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Europa type free alternative

I downloaded a logo in .ai format and the text isn't in outlines. I know that the text should be in Europa font, but I don't have it What is the closest free font to Europa ?
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Triangle Pattern Background in Freeware

I am a webpage creator and I´d like to give my webpage a nice graphical twist by using traingle-patterns in the background. I´ve seen this on many other webpages before (for example this one) and I ...
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i want to learn how to animate [closed]

i would like a free online website that is easy to use, I've looked all over the internet but kind find anything that is the right one, i would like to draw them my self.
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Free alternative for paint tool SAI [closed]

I've been looking for a freeware alternative for Paint Tool SAI. What I've been looking for is the editable curved/straight lines that you draw in Paint Tool SAI. It's a whole new level of ...
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What are my ownership rights when doing purely voluntary work on behalf of an organization?

I have read many similar questions & answers, but since my situation is a bit specific I haven't been able to find information that I feel like really gets to the core of what I want to know. ...
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free transform to reshape a jpg image in illustrator cc 2015

was wondering if someone could tell me please, how to use free transform to reshape a jpg image in illustrator cc 2015? Much Thanks G
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I'm Looking For Free Graphic Design Software Like Adobe Photoshop [duplicate]

I love the idea of using Photoshop, though it's well out of my price range. I'm looking for free software that is very much the same feeling of Photoshop but for free and for use on a Windows 10 PC (...
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Does anyone know of a free font with angled, tapered serifs similar to Golden Type Bold?

I'm planning on making invitation cards and a simple webpage for my friend's birthday. I've been trying to find a free webfont alternative for Golden Type Bold for a while. I might just be ok with a ...
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Should I ask an illustrator to (temporarily) work for free? If so, where to look?

I've looked over this question about asking for free work, and read the NO!SPEC faq, and I agree with those lines of logic entirely. I'm in a position I think is different though. I'm a pianist, and ...
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Free software to format an illustrated children fairy tale on Mac [closed]

I have the text and the drawings are scanned and saved. I am looking for: A nice modern font Formatting software that enables me to design my book with writing and pictures Editing software to ...
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Commercially free to use font, where M and W are the same

I want to do an animated logo with CSS. For this I need a commercially free to use font, where (for the purpose of the animation I'm imagining) the letters M an W are basically the same, just flipped ...
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Is there any free vector editing software? [duplicate]

Is a free vector editing software similar to Illustrator?
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Can anyone suggest a free alternative to Corbel font for web use

Corbel: I've been searching for hours and hours, now days for a font that would fit my website as Corbel does. I know it might not look like the best font, but it fits my needs. I've found Ubuntu ...
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Free software for starting graphic design [duplicate]

I'm starting out in graphic design. What is the best free software available? Also, are there any recommendations for PC equipment and tips for getting the best outcome?
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What is the best pixel art application for Windows? [closed]

I'm trying to develop a game for smart phones. If I want to easily animate characters and output character-sheets. What's a good tool to use? There is so much software and I can't test all of them. ...
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Can this licence be applied to non code (art)?

This licence talks about software, can I apply it to a piece of art work (a logo)? I figure that some people on here would have used this licence for code/software so may have some experience http://...
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Free webfont similar to Impressum Std Roman

I am looking for a free web font which is as similar as possible to Impressum Std. Roman, I've used it extensively in a design, but now it's come to developing the web page, I am looking for an ...
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The easiest way to simulate how a PDF A4 letter would look like on a desk? [closed]

I'm preparing a start-up and have to send some corporate letters to potential business partners. I have already designed it and filled with contents, and exported to PDF. Now I'd like to see how it'd ...
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What software do I need to shift an image within its frame?

I am trying to create a time-lapse sequence of my house demolition, but have not used specialised time-lapse equipment or software, just my compact digital camera on a fixed-point tripod in the garden....
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A free font replacement for Bliss

I'm looking for a free (meaning 'unrestricted', not just 'costs nothing') font that's as close to Bliss as possible. By this, I mean that the license is as permissive as possible - something like any ...
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I want to print some posters but don't know where to look for Images which are not Copyrighted? [duplicate]

I started a new website for selling posters of Movies, Celebrities and Sports. Problem is most of the images that I got from Internet are now claimed by some people that they have copyrights of the ...
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Making backgrounds of animated GIF files transparent

I have been creating animated GIF files using GIMP from several frames in PNG format that I created using Jmol and now I would like to know how to make the background of the resulting GIF files ...
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Is it frowned upon as a designer if you don't use “top” software?

This question crosses my mind from time to time as I am a Windows user and have often thought about going down the cheaper route by using a Linux based OS such as Ubuntu and getting free software that ...
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Inkscape or something better?

Is Inkscape good for creating 8bit graphic for mobile games? If not, what's better? I'm looking for a fully legal program, I know how to use Gimp but there's no vector graphic option.
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Free plotter software?

I have Roland ColorCAMM PC-60. I'd like to use this thing to cut vinyl. I've spent whole day searching for any free plotting software but the best I've come across was EasySIGN which has way more ...
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License that allows me completely free commercial usage of images

PROBLEM: I need free images for my application. They are intended for controls ( main window / buttons / treeview icons ... ). MY EFFORTS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM: Searching through Internet, I was ...
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Which is the Best and more reliable Free Vector Graphics Site? [duplicate]

Free Vectors graphics are really popular these days... the thing is that there are a bunch of site with lot of graphics which you don't know if you can trust. I've seen a lot of stolen and pirate ...
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Why would a designer want to purchase a typeface instead of using free ones?

This isn't just a nagging question. It's to help designers (such as myself) to understand the importance of paid for fonts. This question is mainly based on my curiosity to why we should pay for ...
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Free plugin to create/display Photoshop measurement annotations

I found this plugin SpecKing that looks like it's just about exactly what I'm looking for, I haven't tried it out yet though because I was hoping to find a free, maybe even open source alternative.. ...
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What wireframing tool can I use that is focused on Android and iOS design?

I've been trying to wireframe my designs for apps, but keep getting frustrated with the limited ability and poor usability of the software I've used (Balsamiq, Pencil, Prototyper). Do you have any ...
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Font Similar to Casablanca Book Condensed

I'm trying to find a font similar to Casablanca Book Condensed which you can test drive. What I'm trying to find to match the 'S': Ultimately I'm looking for something free but the cheaper the ...
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Similar font to Lithos Pro

I'm searching a free alternative for Adobe's Lithos Pro. Anyone?
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Free Tool to create Social Media Graphics for Websites and Landing Pages? [duplicate]

I am searching a free tool to create Landing Page Buttons, cool designs, social media call-to-action tools, graphics like below - for beginners. I have it difficult finding free tools. Could you ...
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Free animated gifs for web: loading and progress bars/spinners

Where is the best place to find free animated gifs? I have tried googling 'free animated gifs' but the sites that come up offer just useless gifs such as balloons or something in that direction. I'm ...
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Childrens Alphabetical Woodblocks Font

I am looking for a font or image with woodblock style blocks that I can type in. Like children's blocks similar to the ones in this picture: . Any ideas where I can find some?
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Resources for finding good web font schemes/combinations

I have started doing some freelance website design work for small business clients, and part of my work will involve selecting fonts to use on the sites that I will be making. Given that typography ...
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how to set PhotoShop CS5 to Free Transform images by default

I recently had to perform a format/reload on my box due to a HDD failure and after reinstalling CS5 I am noticing different behavior than before. In the past when I pasted an image into Photoshop (or ...
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What's a good replacement font for ITC Avant Garde Std?

I have a PSD comp for a website and the titles are in ITC Avant Garde Std. What's a good replacement font? It should be available for the web, either free or on TypeKit.
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Where are some good places to find free illustrations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are some good places to find free stock images? I'm looking for good places to find illustrations (not photos). Any places online with free illustrations that you would ...
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How and when to transition from pro-bono to paid work, and how to ask to be paid?

Its common for new designers to take on volunteer/unpaid projects for the purpose of building a portfolio, practicing new skills, or developing a client base. When the designer has reached a certain ...