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

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How to achieve this glitch text effect in Adobe Photoshop?

I have been searching for how can I create a similar effect to this. I found that it is known as the glitch effect and could only be achieved by using a scanner, and since I don't have a scanner, I ...
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How to make designs to have realistic woven/knitted texture

I would like to turn any design in a way that it looks woven/knitted such as this image below: Then I attempted to recreate this effect for any design that I want but the result wasn't satisfying. 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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can't find pixel effect in photoshop

hi everyone please help! what effect in this pictures that does flat merged round pixels? saw it many times but cant find the way to do it
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Photoshop “shadow / object” that replicates “subtraction / differentiation” in all the layers except the background

I would like to know if there is some kind of "shadow / object" that replicates "subtraction / differentiation" in all the layers except the background in photoshop. Adobe ...
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this picture has a digital look to it. How do you think it has been achieved?

I found this image on the internet and I noticed it has this render-like quality to it. How do you think it has been achieved?
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How to set inner glow (vignette) effect size to value bigger than 250

So, I have .PSD document in lower resolution with a background layer that has vignette effect on it. But, when I copy layer style from that layer, the size of inner glow stays the same, ergo, smaller ...
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How to get this rough grain effect on photoshop?

How to create this kind of grain effect on photoshop? Tried gradient map, exposure and can't figure out what to do next. Here's the original one and result.
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How should I approach wrapping objects in composite shapes in Photoshop?

I'm a mixtape designer, who took a long break to learn and get better. This is one of the last things that i cannot seem to find a decent tutorial for at all. In this image, i imagine the designer who ...
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How to separate effects of merged layers after the fact if I have one of the layers?

I've been trying to figure this out for a while but can't seem to, so I'm asking here. Imagine I have an original image, like for instance this one: Then I mess with it a bit, add some tinting, add ...
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Remove median background from stack in Photoshop

I have seen many examples of using the median of a stack in Photoshop to remove variable foreground elements like tourists in vacation photos. (https://photoshoptrainingchannel.com/remove-tourists-...
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how can i open a photoshop file in illustrator without loosing quality?

I tried to open a photoshop file with an effect (outer glow) applied in Illustrator. However when I opened the file, the effect which I applied to the image didn't come out as the same in Photoshop. ...
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Type of skin retouching and Dramatic effects added?

Im a graphic designer and youtuber who wants to improve the overall quality of my thumbnails. What skin retouching/effects could i learn to achieve this effect on the subject. Any learning resources ...
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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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Really into this guys art but unsure whether it’s image manipulation of various pics or hand drawn, can someone help?

Needs help on whether this design is completely hand-drawn or multiple images ran through filter gallery and tweaked with brush tool
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photoshop: how can i focus one person with gradient

I want to make a photo that has a transparent blue background(under that transparent blue is another photo ) and one person is focused.
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How can I achieve a mix between a gradient and a picture?

How can I achieve a mix like the following image from these 2 images so I can export it and use it as a background image for a text: I've tried to use the gradient image as a background and as a ...
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Creating a Linen Postcard from Photographs with Photoshop

I am very interested in linen postcards and would love to be able to create images in the same style with photos I take. I have been trying to figure out how but with no luck. I've tried working with ...
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Any guidance to create this sharp bevel effect?

I am experienced with the Creative suite but I think there's several ways to achieve this. A part of me thinks that this is a 3D model with added render effects/extra processing to make it look ever ...
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How to get this pixelated edge type effect in Photoshop?

How do I go about getting this slightly pixelated look in the image below (the circles being little squares rather than smooth curves).
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How can I apply Photoshop's pixel aspect correction to make it "real"?

Photoshop has "pixel aspect correction", for which Google lists what appears to be thousands of answers on how to turn it off. I don't want to turn it off, but I want to apply it so that it'...
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How can I make these overlapped images more realistic?

I have this image in Photoshop where the background is one layer and the phone and hand is the 2nd layer. So there are two layers: Right now the hand and phone look kinda of like separate from the ...
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How can i remove transparent pixels between two layers

I merged two layers to create an image but when I merged two layers there are transparent pixels between the layers. How can I remove those transparent pixels?
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What is this style or technique called I can't find any info about it?

I tried to imitate this style, I used filters like Posterize, Threshold, Cut Out, a combination of filters, played with levels, curves, gradients... Nothing. I tried brushes to just be close to that ...
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How to achieve woven displacement effect in photoshop

I want to replicate a woven effect of socks in photoshop. But not only with importing a texture and putting my design on top, I want the actual design to be displaced (see my refernce image) like it ...
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What is this quasi-realistic, cartoon-style artwork used in this Jungle Cruise poster called?

The people and items in the image have a distinct outline traced on their edges just like the average cartoon, yet their facial details aren't flattened out like those either. Their colors also ...
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Creating the outer glow in AI and creating the outer glow in Adobe Photoshop have the same end result?

Hi everyone I have a weak PC, so when I transforming my AI design which has outer glow, my PC just do the rendering forever, so I decide to make the outer glow in Photoshop. I export my design as PSD ...
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Need help Creating a texture in photoshop

hi guys im looking to make a similar texture seen in the youtube thumbnails of "Our changing Climates"'s youtube chanel. if you could help provide information on what the texture is, how to ...
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How to achieve this filter/action shown that will give the my pictures a cinematic/lively feel in Adobe Photoshop?

The attached pictures below show two sample of the filter/effect that I want to achieve in Adobe Photoshop. Is this done through a Photoshop action or there is a particular set of steps that will lead ...
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Photoshop - Create some grain lines

I am trying to recreate the following effect on a layer using filters but I wasn't able to achieve the expected result. Photo Could you please suggest a way of achieving this kind of effect? Thanks
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How do I create a water ripple (distorted) effect on text?

How would I create text with this type of effect in either Photoshop or Illustrator?
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Metallic effect on picture

I have the clock hands below (cf. photo). they look very flat. i would now like to process them so that they get a slight metallic-black effect and become slightly three-dimensional if possible. The ...
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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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Does anyone know how to create this kind of pattern design in Illustrator or Photoshop?

I tried colour blend mode to create a gradient like in the picture, in Illustrator and Photoshop too, but the output was not like that. If anyone knows how to create this kind of design in Photoshop ...
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PS Liquify show backdrop not working

Having this issue where I can't view all layers as the backdrop in Photoshop 2021. I can only see the layer I'm manipulating. "Show backdrop" is checked "All layers" selected Mode: ...
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Photoshop: create realistic text on paper?

How can I make a realistic text on paper just like this: Or this: I first remove that text, and place mine, but that text doesn't appear as the original, doesn't seem realistic: The difficult part ...
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engraving lines effect

I want to turn a face image into lines for CNC carving. Sample image: I tried the same effect with Photoshop's Halftone Screen in Bitmap image mode: The result has far too much hard angles. For CNC ...
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How can I get this sort of effect on my photo?

I'm looking to get this sort of effect on my photo with the vintage type look with a red coloured highlight, I'm using photoshop & have tried using threshold color but the look doesn't come out ...
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How to apply this film grain effect?

How do I achieve the film grain effect used in this image in Photoshop? I can never get it quite right.
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How to create repeating circular dotted effect in Photoshop

How can the circular dotted effect be easily applied to the edge of a rectangle in Photoshop? I tried using the lasso tool on a rectangle I create but couldn't get even spacing.
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What is this adjustment/effect called?

I am new to graphic design and photoshop. I would like to know how the image of Thanos (the character in purple) was flattened against the front of the car like that. What is that effect? How can that ...
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Simulate bitmap mode in photoshop for e-ink photo preparation

I need to prepare some photos for an e-ink display. The display is 1-bit. Each pixel is either 100% black or 100% white - there is no gray. I know that I can change the mode of my photos in Photoshop ...
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How to achieve this typographic bevel and emboss with yet photocopy effect?

Hi all, found this image on Are.na - been trying to study this image with my own typographic treatment, but still having trouble with finding the right bevel and emboss settings. Also noticed there's ...
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How can I draw this effect in Illustrator?

Does anybody know how to draw this in illustrator? Thanks.
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Multiple lassos not visible in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a canvas that is split into 2 different sections with a small diagonal bar separating them. I tried using the Polygonal Lasso Tool but for some reason both lasso shapes won't ...
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How Would I remove the lights from the windows in this city picture

I have a mockup of my take on removing the lights from the city but It looks really scrapped. Thank you to anyone who might be able to help. I work on photoshop CC 2020 Picture with Lights: https://...
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Illustrator scaling vs Photoshop, images aren't the same size

TL;DR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQK1BNNABx4&ab_channel=KrisClarke I'm trying to create a flyer, I usually create them in Illustrator but all of a sudden I realize Illustrator has been ...
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How to make an eye glare effect in Photoshop

How would I go about recreating this effect in Photoshop? The picture itself reminds me of actual pictures I have seen from photobooths, and the glare of his eyes seems realistic: it's brightest when ...
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how can I make glitter tears effect?

How can I create that glitter tears effect and the sparkles?
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How to prevent Bevel and Emboss effect from creating border around tile in Photoshop?

I am trying to create a vertically and horizontally repeatable stained glass image using Photoshop CS5 and I have applied Drop Shadow, Bevel and Emboss, and Pattern Overlay effects to the one layer ...

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