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Questions about Photoshop effects such as artistic filters, color manipulation and distortions.

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How to get rid black border around object in Photoshop?

I want to put red background (layer 2) on my green object (layer 1). It all looks smooth but after I save as PNG or JPG, black border appears around my green object. How do I get rid of this black ...
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Is it possible to separate Photoshop's Lighting Effects into a different layer?

I'm working on a 2D videogame where the world is an image designed in Photoshop and the player walks around it. One of the nicest ways to improve said world is by using Lighting Effects as described ...
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Pencil effect over photo

I am wondering how can I achieve this pencil effect on an image using Photoshop or other software. Is it some kind of painting? Or is there some converter tools? What I want is to convert a simple ...
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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 this pixel-y vibes effect

What's the best way to achieve an effect like this design?
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Is there a color replacement adjustment layer in Photoshop?

Is there a color replacement adjustment layer in Photoshop? If not, why not? And can its effect be achieved using another method?
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How to make this color gradient effect in Photoshop

How Can I apply this Effect : on This picture I Tried but it doesn't quite look the same :
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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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Any way to easily create a svg filter from a PSD Gradient Map?

My designer got into Gradient maps. The effect is pretty easy to do, with a SVG filter (feColorMatrixes and feComponentTransfers) But thing is, you have to wildly guess what values to put in the svg ...
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Need to understand the technique used in the artwork of sites like Slack, Hioscar, Avocode, etc

So there is this sort of a pastel/raster artwork used in some sites that I want to learn to make and possibly replicate it. Please help my identify this these techniques Eg1:The pastel/paint marks on ...
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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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How do I purposely corrupt a good line art drawing so it looks like this image in photoshop?

Please check below for the difference. One of them is pixelated and sharp and the other one is smooth and clear. I want to purposely corrupt the good image so the style looks like the bad image. What ...
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Photoshop colorize made area grainy? How to fix?

I used the colorize brush to recolor an image since Hue/saturation made everything very muddy. Im trying to preserve these nice clean lines here: When I successfully changed the color to this: Now ...
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Where to find a mockup to create an unfolded poster look effect?

I've been rather obsessed with the new Wes Anderson movie, Isle of Dogs. More specifically, I've really enjoyed looking at all the work that's gone into the design of it; everything from the posters ...
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Bitmap: nonlinear stretch

Suppose you have a camera that needs hour to process an image - scan whole grid pixel by pixel by reading its actual exposure and then move to another one. During the acquisition, the object slightly ...
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How can I do this text effect?

I'm trying to figure out how to do this thext effect in photoshop but I have no idea. Do you guys know how can it be done and how this effect is called? or it can be done only in Illustrator?
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How can I achieve this gradient/halftone look with either illustrator/photoshop ready for Tshirts

So I have this design I need to emulate and I am stuck scratching my head after hours of trying to simulate it. Its the red garage door / 80's shutter look Im after, but it also needs to have that ...
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How to make letter shapes by filling in motifs?

How to make a shape by filling in motifs like the effect of the attached image? I know how to clip a pattern to a shape but this one is different. Thanks.
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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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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 create a curved screen effect like this one in photoshop

How can I create a curved screen effect like this one in Photoshop CC 2018?
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Add shadow to a frame on a background

Let's say I want to add this photography + frame on this background. It will look "very copy/pasted". How to add (with Photoshop) the shadow that would normally be produced by the frame on the 4 ...
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What are the exact parameters of Apple's Defocus filter?

Apple OS X does a fine job of blurring images with gaussian blur and opacity. Does anyone have the parameters for using PhotoshoSketch to achieve this precision? Apple defocus My defocus
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Create Image with transparent background and low opacity texture [duplicate]

I am working on a project that enables customization of T-shirts. To do this, I intend to use an image like the one below. The idea is for users customize the color of the T-shirts. Since the ...
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How to get rid of lens flare over face?

I need to edit this photo so the two women's faces are visible. Mostly, I'm trying to get rid of the lens flare over the left woman's face, and sharpen the features for both. I've messed with ...
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Magic Wanding One Particular Color At Once--Is That Possible?

For years, I've been working on a worldbuilding/alternate history project but am currently struggling because I need a global map to get the job really done. Sure, on Photoshop, I can use Paint Brush ...
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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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How do I achieve a lo-fi color replacement effect similar to this? [closed]

I've been seeing this style of image destruction in use lately and I'm trying to learn how to create a similar image surreal coloring effect. It seems like there's a noise effect going on, but I'm ...
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I have a problem in the gradient overlay [closed]

When i use the gradient overlay in PS CS6, the gradient only effects one side of the sentence, sometimes doesn't make any change in it (the picture).
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Effect where the photo appears inside the photo

I'm sure there's a proper name for this, but is there a technique for putting the picture that you're editing on a frame on the wall of the picture that you're editing? As if the photo was put on the ...
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Text selection effect replication

I would like to ask you, if you know how can I replicate text selection overlay effect. I tried to Invert colours, and also adding another shape and selecting blending mode Difference. Here is an ...
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How to achieve the popular faded, matte effect used in website hero images? [duplicate]

I was wondering how the effect in the included images is achieved, I have noticed it is a popular technique used in website banners and 'hero' images. I am interested in specifically what ...
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Produce specific effect with Photoshop

I am using Photoshop CC 19.1.2. and I have the following problem: I want to add to a more or less random picture after a blur (gaussian or maybe field blur) the following effect: As you can see, it ...
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Print Transfer Distortion

I am creating artwork for a screen printing application that transfers the design to a pyramid shape using a silicone pad. How can I anticipate the distortion or better yet template the distortion so ...
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Gradient Map in Illustrator

Is there a way to create a gradient map effect in illustrator? I tried different bledning modes but I cant get it to look the the photoshop version. Thanks in advance for the help.
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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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Place embed place how to bring back in editable mode

File > place embedded → This is how we import the files. see attachment → But as soon as we right click and then click place: Then how can we bring back in editable mode? where we can change size ...
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Create new photos from a photo based on variations of an adjustment

I have a picture here and I want to apply an adjust (brightness for example) and save like 40 pictures, each one with a different level of brightness. Is there a way to do this automatically? I use ...
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Efficient way to replicate “confetti” effect for repeated use

I have several "confetti" images that I want to take the design and create a method so I can replicate it as a fill I can apply to shapes/outlines. Here's an example of the source image. I'm not set ...
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Is this shadow realistic (photo composite)

I've added a man to this composite and added shadow. I made the light source more distinctive above tree, a bit left. Based on this I draw green lines to figure out the shadow direction. The shadows ...
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How to make realistic shadows in composites?

Currently I'm practising doing compositing combining different photos to make them look like taken as a single picture. I find it quite difficult. Especially making realistic shadow. What do you think ...
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How do I attain an effect similar to the one in the photo below?

I am trying to replicate the style and effect of the attached photo. The effect is a sort of graphic novel, pixelating style that I haven't been able to replicate. Does anyone have some tips on ...
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Does anyone know how to do this effect in Photoshop? [closed]

Can anyone tell me how I can achieve the effect from these photos in Photoshop? I have been trying many different things, but I am not even coming close...
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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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how to convert 'object or icons' to “shape” to change color [closed]

how to convert icon to shape to change instant color in Photoshop
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Fragmented/broken down Text

I'm wondering how to achieve the effect in this attached image where text is fragmented to various degrees, some to the point of illegibility while elements remain legible. I'm experimenting mainly ...
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How to create this effect in Photoshop? [closed]

I'd like to recreate this. How to darken the photo like the example How to get that natural blue look on the house How to darken the clouds and the ground.
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How could i do that? Illustrator? Photoshop?… or both?

The other day I found these illustrations of one of my favorite artists (Yone Kazuki) and I noticed the circles that were behind. As a kind of Sun and I would love to know how to do that kind of ...
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how to make a distort effect?

My English is pretty basic, please don't mind. Wondering how to make the liquify wave and distort color effect in Photoshop? I'd tried using distort>shear/wave/zigzag, but still can't make it similar ...
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How to achieve this grain texture - Photoshop or illustrator?

Ok, new to textures here and I really cant figure out how this grain effect/texture was achieved - It is very subtle and basic google searches thru PS geometric textures haven't yielded anything. The ...