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Questions tagged [graphic-styles]

Graphic Styles are using within Adobe Illustrator to retain the settings of the Appearance Panel.

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What processes may have been used to create this image?

This is Drew Struzman's back cover to Sabbath Bloody Sabbath in 1973. I'm specifically asking about the use of blues and some alternative texturing in them (like in the head of the man on the left ...
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What kind of art style does Kurzgesagt use?

Kurzgesagt has a very distinctive, vector-based animation style that uses lots of gradients and an attractive, high-saturation colour palette. My question is, what kind of art style is this? I ...
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How to prevent someone from copying my work? [closed]

If I were to design a shirt or any type of clothing with a graphic design. And I don't want anyone to steal my design and claim it as their. What should I do to prevent it?
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How to effectively combat or response to the unfounded design-feedbacks?

"Make the logo bigger", "This looks like cartoon", "Bright colours are visual assault", "This is not centred", "I also know something about design". Until recently, I really used to think these ...
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How do you stay abreast of the latest design trends? [closed]

Is it important to be aware of the latest design trends if you are in the field of graphic design?
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Medieval graphic genre [duplicate]

How is this type of medieval drawing form is called? Can this be praticed today with contemporary tools? EDIT: hand-tools, not computer programs
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Illustrator: how to apply graphic styles to multiple objects?

Is it possible to apply graphic styles to multiple object or even for whole layer in Illustrator? Adobe's website says the following about applying the graphic style: Select an object or group (or ...
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Simple Vector art rejected by Shutterstock because of Bitmapping [closed]

I submitted few simple vector art to ShutterStock but most of them were rejected due to this: Linked Images / Bitmaps / Raster Effects: Vectors containing linked images, bitmaps, and/or raster ...
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Name of specific graphic style [duplicate]

I've come across some pictures in the last few days whose style I find extremely pretty. So I honestly have no idea what name the style of the pictures possesses and that's why I decided to post that ...
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Does giving manual radius to a shape makes it look bad? [closed]

Basically, I'm confused between geometric/mathematics and aesthetic point of view. I need a shape as shown in image for my logo. Now, in the 2nd half of image, you see two objects. One has inner ...
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Photoshop Printing and scaling

I am creating a poster 60cm height and 90cm for printing. I tried using Photoshop and set the document for 60x90cm and worked the designs. And after when I save the document in PDF for print, the ...
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How to put Grainy texture on shapes in Adobe Illustrator [closed]

The grainy texture on Illustrations is trending since last 2-3 years. I tried it, but when I save it as .svg , its size gets increased because of the texture.
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How to make the image to look out like it was rendered [closed]

The image below seems like it's a rendered 3D model. How can I make a 2D image in Illustrator or Photoshop to have the same look?
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What keyboard shortcuts in Illustrator to make this?

My cat walked on my keyboard and then this happened. She change my logo like this. It look like outline logo. And I never know this technique before. I used macbook. What the keyboard shortcuts to ...
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Is there a clear “Cycle” in UI/Grpahic styling?

As you will be aware design styles go in waves, IE flat, clear/opaque, curved, fades, tiles, minimalist, retro, halftone etc etc - often styles come back into fashion, and often it is a design ...
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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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What is this style of art called? Its like shaded sillouhetes

I am trying to add some imagery to my iOS/Android app and I like this kind of art: Does anyone know what terms I should search for to pull up this kind of art? I want to search on shutterstock and ...
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Anyone know what this graphic style is called or how to recreate it?

The graphic style of the type kind of reminds me of the old HBO title sequence.
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Why does blend smooth not work perfectly for two black objects?

Here's what I did in Illustrator CC 2015: Typed a letter i Clicked Create outlines Selected the circle and below part of shape and clicked Make compound path Copied the whole shape and placed at some ...
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Import PDF in CorelDraw2017 with image inside wrong [closed]

I received a pdf from a company which needs to see it in Corel Draw 2017. So I can see the pdf as per the below image. and for me it's perfect! But when I import the pdf into Corel Draw 2017 I see ...
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How to make something weave through text?

everybody! I'm wondering how that two pictures look amazing. Is there a video or tutorial that teach how to achieve that incredible mixing between fonts and images using photoshop and illustrator? I'm ...
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Adding graphic style to text containing image within in illustrator

Originally I added a graphic style to text that contained an image within them. Now, I'm trying to recreate the design and add the same graphic style. 1) I outlined the text, then used compound path ...
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Saving text effects as graphic styles in illustrator

I created text effects a few times before and tried to save them as graphic styles by sliding the finished text into the graphic styles panel. But when I do this I just get a blank white box. Its the ...
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How do I wrap text around a cylinder in Illustrator?

I found this logo that I'm trying to recreate. Any suggestions on how I can wrap type around cylinders to create these iterations?
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Photoshop Graphic styles file (*.asl) to illustrator

Is there any way to convert a Photoshop Style file (*.asl) to an Illustrator style file ?
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How can I save a graphics style from a pre-designed ai file [closed]

Hello I am new to graphics design. I have downloaded ai file. And now I want to save its neon light graphics style. how can I save it ? Is it possible to save ? If possible please help me how can I ...
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How can I create a graphic like illustration of an actual design in photoshop? [closed]

Okay, let me elaborate on the use case a little. I have a home based business that creates handcrafted products using cloth. Now I want a catalog of the designs of the cloth materials that I have in ...
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How to make rounded rectangle in circle [closed]

Here i m working on meteor like design but i have hard time making those rounded design in planet
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Which software for high quality e-newsletter in decent file size

I design an e-newsletter with graphics and text. I have been using non-professional tools up until now (layout and design in Publisher with picture editing in basic picture editor) to create a very ...
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Large images, small resolution

I am working on a graduation announcement for a client, and the images they want me to use are huge. They are around 55in by 88in with a resolution of 72. I asked if they had any other format of the ...
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Photoshop: How can I make this background

How can I replicate this pattern?
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Adobe Illustrator - managing graphic styles library across multiple files

I've created new Graphic Styles and saved them in a Graphic Style library. Later on I'm busy working in a new document where I have opened that library. I decide I want to update the Appearance of one ...
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What kind of Design is this? Lowpoly or polymer or something else?

I want to know what kind of design is this? Low poly or polymer or something else?
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Research: Grainy/Noisy Gradient

Below I have posted a poster created by Malwin Béla Hürkey in which a grainy/noisy gradient was used to create 3dimensional shapes. Can someone point me towards a method to create such gradients? ...
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Changing pixel glitter to a fill of vector art in Illustrator?

Imagine this situation: You have received a screenshot of an animated glitter text as a raster image, and been asked to change the text, enlarge the image to prepare for print and apply the same fill ...
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How to start with graphic design [duplicate]

I am new to this forum. I want to get started with graphic design. I have a linux OS , what software and books do i require to get started? Also i would like to start with pixel art . Hope you can ...
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how to vectorize camera taken product photos?

I am a photographer with good knowledge of photoshop & illustrator. This time i have a task from my boss who needs high quality computer generated photos of our company products. he is not ...
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How to start designing T-Shirts?

So it's possible that I could have a few clients (Minor music brands) that would like me to design some T-Shirts for them. I don't know where to start. I can work Illustrator and Photoshop CS6 and CC. ...
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Why is there black border when 3D effect is used?

I've created this logo in Illustrator. This doesn't have any border. But when I applied gradient to it and then applied 3D effect, it is not cool. There appears a border on one side of logo's letters. ...
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How do I design a 3D Steel IBeam effect on a logo?

I have a client that currently has a logo with a 3D effect behind the words. The 3D effect looks like a steel I Beam. They are changing the name of their company and want the same effect behind the ...
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Sketch shared styles with variant properties (e.g. Green / Red / Blue + same drop shadow)

Is there a way to make a variant of a shared style in SketchApp? I have a view with 4 'pricing' cards, which I want to share properties across like gradient, drop shadow, etc. etc. etc. But I want ...
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Converting Ai Graphic Styles to Photoshop patterns

Is there anyway to convert Ai graphic styles for use in Photoshop as a pattern? or swatch?
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How to apply Graphic Style correctly in Illustrator?

This is my first time to post a question. My question should be a best following to the answer below, but I cannot comment it because it requires 50 reputations (which I have only 1 as a newbie). ...
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Copy-and-paste Sketch artboard into different Sketch document without overwriting symbols in different artboards

Background I have a Sketch file within which there are multiple artboards. Each artboard details a screen of a web app UI I’m designing. There are many symbols/styles used across the artboards. I ...
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My works are boring with the same layout all the time [closed]

I'm a 2nd year graphic design student. The thing is I always do my works in the same style, same layout, all the time. Like placing the most important element in the center. Is this a problem? What ...
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Trying to Create a Preset in AI That Gives Object Strokes a Hand Drawn, Blueprint Drafting Sketch Style

I've been working on a few logo ideas for a friend's company in my spare time; for one of them I wanted to have the logo look like it was sketched out first and then given an outline - like it's a ...
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Illustrator: Is there an option to create shared layer styles?

I am just wondering if there is any option in illustrator similar to the shared layer styles in Fireworks. For example: I apply a defined color to several objects/elements (Text or Shapes) and if i ...
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How can I create rounded corners In Adobe Illustrator in a specific way?

Say i'm rounding the corners of a word that i've typeset in Illustrator (as if i were creating a logo). That word is 'Kresge' and i've set it in 'Avenir Heavy', a sturdy sans-serif typeface. You'll ...
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Using the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator [closed]

I am new to Adobe Illustrator, and I'm having problems with my pen tool. Every time I click on it, it makes an anchor point with a line that drags from it. It does not make individual points that ...