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

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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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Is there a specific technique graphic artists use for this illustration?

I've always wondered if there was a specific method/technique that graphic artists use to create the patterning in this croc?
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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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How to reveal female symbol a little more in this design?

Here, I've merged Female symbol and letter H. Now, H is clearly visible, and you can see a female symbol, but left part of symbol seems never ending (that is a letter L). Right part is fine. Given ...
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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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How to get an object style in Illustrator scripting?

I'm writing a script to automate scene states. I using graphic styles to change appearance. How do I get object's graphicStyle? Is there a way to have a collection of objects of chosen style?
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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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Does this particular style of image mashups have a specific name?

This style of image mashups is very popular in digital news magazines. Does the style have a specific name?
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Illustrator elements showing through each other in group with graphic style applied

I've been trying to figure this out for a while and can't seem to get it. So, I thought it might be a good idea to ask here. I am having an issue with overlapping objects after applying appearance (...
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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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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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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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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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Can this rough design show the required message?

Please see this image: To show a revoked/scrapped Article say 370 on social media, I'm thinking to make something like this. (7 with torn paper). Also, I'll write a related copy as well below 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 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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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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What is an overline in typography?

Often I hear the term overline. What is an overline and what is its function and style in typography?
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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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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 ...
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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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Are these concepts okay to show the use of an air purifier?

I'm designing 2 social media posts to show the function/use of indoor air purifiers. Please see the image. I've sketched the concepts. Left one: It is an air purifier, which purifies air. So I've ...
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How to use Clip and Set in Inkscape by filling only the borders of the object, not the interior

I want to fill the outline of my object with another image. If I use Clip & Set, my object gets all filled. My current object is a cat: The black color should be replaced by an image, the ...
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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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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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Adobe Illustrator - Apply brush to single stroke in appearance panel

Trying to create a graphic style. Basically, it is multiple strokes applied with different widths, opacity, etc. I wanted to see if it was possible to apply a brush to a single stroke within the ...
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What is this type of graph called?

I would like to replicate this graph for the allocation of radio band frequencies using a different set of data but a similar style. I would like to avoid making it from scratch and I was looking for ...
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Which graphic style is that? [closed]

does anybody know how this graphic style is called ?
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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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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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ZBrush UVmaps problem

We have a 3D model in ZBrush and we extract the UV map from it. Exporting it in SubstancePainter and trying to set the textures however , leaves white spots in some places. I have seen that depending ...
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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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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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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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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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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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In Illustrator how to maintain an assigned graphic style after using Live Paint Bucket

In Illustrator, I noticed that any graphic styles assigned to various paths are removed when the Live Paint Bucket is applied. For example, I initially have the following: Notice I have the "Green ...
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What is the significance/importance/use/purpose/need of this design?

When I saw it, I couldn't understand it. Neither my a few friends. Now I won't ask for the meaning of it, or if I should understand it or not, as it will turn out to be subjective. First, is it done ...
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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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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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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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Is there any icon to represent media roughly?

I'll try to explain what I mean by media here. Media has some definitions in dictionaries. What I'm talking about can be explained by following examples (source: Online dictionaries): There was a ...
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How do you decide the text direction when written in vertical direction?

Every other design for social media, I face this problem. I discussed this in room also. I came to know that different countries have different views. They also gave examples about book spine. Which I ...
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What is this kind art called?

There are many different kinds of concept art, but I'm very interested in this style. What is this style called? art by: Marco Bucci
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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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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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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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How to design something like this?

The shadows and the textured background. I have been trying to work on the adding noise in solid colour but have not been able to get the exact texture like this.
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How do I create pointed stroke end caps in Illustrator?

I'm sort of new to Illustrator, can someone explain how the pointed strokes on the image below are done?