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Questions about visualising an idea or concept with the use of lines: clearly defined edges and outlines of objects.

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How was this distorted line text effect achieved?

The tapering of the white lines varies in severity and shape throughout. I'm guessing a lot of tinkering was involved here, but curious as to the general effect and how it's achieved. It's pretty ...
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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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How to reproduce this line effect

I am interested to find a proper way of reproducing an illustration like this example.
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How can I create this simple stroke image effect in photoshop?

Here is the following image effect I am going for: It is a stroked version of the image, and I was wondering how I can achieve this effect? Preferably in Adobe Photoshop.
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Is there an easy way to recreate the ACLU modern engraving effect in Photoshop?

In the ACLU Design Handbook (9.5MB PDF) the use of the so called "modern engraving" effect is detailed on pages 135-137. What would be a good way to achieve this look in Photoshop (or Illustrator, ...
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free drawn lines with borders, is that possible? [closed]

I try to construct my own boardgame and maps.. Therefor im looking for a good..no, great and 'easy to use' way to draw curved/ free drawn lines with borders. I would like to choose colors on both ...
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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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Render 3D CAD model as lineart/blueprint

Coming from an engineering design background here. I’ve got this rather complex CAD model I’m supposed to make a poster for. I figured turning it into linework with transparent background would clear ...
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Outline ImageLine Art from Edge Mask

I've been trying to figure out how to create black and white line art from my photographs. I've got illustrator, photoshop and Lightroom. Image trace in illustrator kind of works (I'm probably/...
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Making a Clipping Mask For Line Art in Illustrator

I looked up for this particular kind of question but didn't get good results. So what I've been trying to create seems to be simple but I can't get a workaround. I have this kind of line art flower I'...
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How do I achieve this style of line that is smooth and consistent with corners? [closed]

I would like to know an efficient way to achieve this style of line that is consistent and smooth, especially around the corners and angles? Thank you so much.
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Efficient methods to clean up vector art

I have this artwork I was sent for a product and I need to clean up the lines and all these overlapping lines. I can't get the client to go back to the designer for new art so I'm stuck with what I'...
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App to take picture of sketch and convert to drawing

Is there an iOS app that takes a picture from a sketch on white paper and converts it to a drawing/line-art, kinda like that signature feature when editing PDFs? Googling for sketching alike apps ...
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Word representation in Graphics

Does anyone know of a good repository where words are represented as symbols/graphics. So for example, a cycle is represented as a line sketch of a cycle and a boat as a drawing of a boat. I am not ...
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Make all lines thinner in illustrator?

I have multiple images in seperate artboards in illustrator, all lines have stroke either 1pt (or no stroke, 0pt), but are different colors and styles. Is it possible to make the 1pt lines of weight 0....
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How to draw line with line segment tool from an end point in Illustrator?

When I draw a line with my line segment tool in Illustrator and want to draw another line from any end point my cursor show selection tool instead of a + sign. To draw I need to select another tool ...
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Giving color line drawing a black background in Photoshop

. This is probably an easy question for most of you. I drew this image with pens and scanned it; I want the background to be black, everything that's not the drawing, you know, like the people are ...
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Connecting multiple selected nodes (B-spline) - Corel Draw

I'm trying to achieve a smooth path much like you would see as a trend line on a graph. I have maybe 500+ lines where I only need the path/line to use the top nodes of each line. How can I do do this? ...
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from drawing to 3D print

I have a hand drawn design that I would like to print in 3D. For this I need to make it an STL (vector). The problem I encounter is how do I make a sharp and smooth image from the hand drawn picture. ...
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Make These Lines Thick

Hello I am only 3 days old in using Inkscape and I drew this hand using a Straight Line tool (Shift+F6) but I do not know how to thicken them. Please help Thank you :)
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Is there a standard list of names for different arrowhead shapes?

Is there a standard list of names for different arrowhead shapes? I don't mean Indian/Native American arrowheads, I mean arrowheads that you would find in clipart, visio, adobe, word, etc. I just ...
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Software for highly accurate, easily manipulated 2D geometric drawings

I am looking for some software to create 2D designs with a high degree of accuracy. To lend some background, what I've been doing is drawing diagrams in Autodesk Inventor, creating 1mm extrusions of ...
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How to produce a effect like this? Illustrator Distort Effect

I'm trying to recreate the following shape in Adobe Illustrator:
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How do I convert line art drawn with Procreate to an SVG?

I've drawn a simple black and white picture using an iPad Pro and Procreate. How can I convert my drawing to an SVG that is stroke based. I'm trying to use the Vivus Javascript library on the front-...
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Repeat lines and expand the space between them

I am trying to speed up the process of creating a train track. The track I am making goes into the horizon in the distance. The lines/pieces of "wood" in the track need to gradually expand in space ...
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Illustrator: how to draw smooth lines

I am creating logos or illustrations which display as pixelated lines. I am using the pen tool, any settings i should change or any tool i should add?
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Add text above shape using Sketch

Problem: Trying to add text above a shape line in Sketch so that the text only cuts parts of the shape line. Current design: Desired design: What are the necessary steps in order to get the text ...
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How to do line optical illusion art effects?

I was wondering how I can do this type of optical illusion. Is it done manually or is there a quicker way to do it. Thanks ahead of time.
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How to join the two ends of an expanded shape in illustrator?

all! The rectangular area shows the broken path that I want to join desperately. It was originally a picture taken with phone that I imported and traced using the sketched art preset. The two ends ...
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How to create something like this? [closed]

What kind of style is this? https://dribbble.com/shots/2836556-Millennium-Falcon-spacecraft-illustration How would I go about creating something in this style?
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Vector Format Perlin Noise Effect

Goal is to Achieve vector formatted Perlin noise line art. Visual Examples of the desired effect: It is possible to create a static Perlin noise effecting using only Adobe Illustrator or photoshop? ...
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What's the name of that popular design?

I'm seeing this beautiful design more and more often. It's often made of lines of the same width, sometimes with only one type of color or with only basic colors. Anyone have an idea of an "official" ...
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Line with round endings

I want to do a line with rounded endings in Photoshop: This answer gives a partial solution. But when adding a line + a circle, the shades are slightly different for the circle and the line, ...
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Line quality issues in GIMP

I'm currently testing out GIMP and Krita; so far I find GIMP more feature-rich but I also have some quality concerns when it comes to the lines that GIMP draws. And I'm not sure if I'm doing something ...
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How to efficiently draw bent or curved lines or arrows with Photoshop?

I always use the Line Tool to draw arrows (by setting an Arrowhead at the end), like this: Is there also a quick and easy way to draw bent (arched) arrows, like this?
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Outlining Shape Without Encroaching On Shape in Illustrator?

A lot of sports logos use this effect, where shapes are outlined twice by different colors: Black outline, orange outline White outline, blue outline Blue outline, white outline But when I try to ...
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GIMP: How can I make a basic 4px brush?

How can I make the pencil/brush width exactly 4px, with a hard edge? (i.e. no fading, feathering, gradients, etc.) I know it's an incredibly simple problem but all of GIMP's presets/defaults are ...
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What style is the text on this album cover?

One of my favorite music groups has the following album cover: Is there a name for the art style used to fill the text? If so, what is it, and where may I find more information on this style?
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How to use the line tool to draw a continuous line with corners in Illustrator?

I'm trying to create a box with a lot of corners in it but it would be helpful if I could make the corners without having a break in the lines. Is there a way to draw lines continuously without any ...
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How to flood fill shapes made with line segment tool on Adobe Illustrator CC

How do I flood fill like the paint bucket in Microsoft Paint? I've tried selecting a group of line segments -> object -> live paint -> make. But it changes the weight of the lines to all the same. I ...
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Are there any tutorials on how to emulate MBE's style?

I'm trying my hand at emulating MBE's style of designing these cute character/icons in order to progress my understanding of illustrator. That being said, I suck at it and was wondering if anyone has ...
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How can I morph an image to appear “flat” when wrapped on a bottle? [duplicate]

I want to create an image, say of an eye, and morph it so that when I print it it may not look clear/correct, but when I wrap it around a bottle and observe it at it's center point, it takes the shape ...
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How to create a two-color, dashed line in Inkscape

How can I draw a two-color, dashed line in Inkscape? The only possibility I see is to draw a colored/transparent line.
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How are these swirly, line frames made?

I love and have always been mystified by this kind of swirly design. After +10yrs working as a graphic designer, I still can't wrap my head around how those are done. Geometric curved design in ...
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Line patterns on a well-known surface

I have the following geometric surface: with a well-known parametric equation: x(u,v) = u^2-v^2 y(u,v) = 2*u*v z(u,v)= v Now what I'm trying to do is to use the shape of this surface, only ...
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Graphical differences between Photoshop and Paint Tool Sai

Me and my friend were discussing about Paint Tool Sai and Photoshop. About the lining systems. He claims that when you make a line using a drawing tablet, Paint Tool Sai calculates the path and draws ...
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CorelDraw - end line at the circle edge

I have a round (circled) area and on it a few lines that end on the end of the circle. As you can see the line doesn't end in the shape of the circle. I made a square around the circle and erased the ...
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Fixed line thickness for scanned, traced drawings in Illustrator

Context: So I drew some logos in black pen on paper and scanned them in order to make vector images. I traced the outlines (b&w) which worked great. My original, hand drawn lines look a bit shaky ...
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Illustrator: how to reproduce font line art

I am interested to find a proper way of reproducing the below font line art example. What I've tried: Using the Type tool, I've created the letter "S", right click >create outlines (I guess that ...
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Trouble with closing pen tool lines in Illustrator for vector illustration

I’ve had experience with drawing in Photoshop, but never tried vector artwork in Illustrator before. I drew this illustration using separate pen tool lines for the majority of the outlines (her ...