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Questions about vector graphics (image files created using geometric elements such as points, lines, Bézier curves and shapes, that can scale infinitely without loss of image quality)

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Ps: How to get Appearance params for a path created using the Pen Tool?

I want to create shapes using Photoshop's Pen Tool, and then adjust their fill and stroke colors... possibly even their stroke widths. (I know, my demands are outlandish. "What do you think this ...
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From Raster to Vector

How do I convert a raster image (like JPG and PNG) into a vector one and back again without losing quality? Is it possible to resize a vector image without quality loss, and it is true for raster ones ...
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How to add shapes equidistantly along a curved path in Inkscape

I have a Bezier curve along which I would like to add shapes at a nominal number of equidistant points between its two nodes. So far, I have selected the two bounding nodes of the curve and added ...
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Photoshop Extremely slow with shapes

I have an issue with shapes in my photoshop and it persists across versions and installs. Basically whenever I create a new vector shape, it will take multiple seconds to create one. The waiting time ...
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How to crop complex (vector) graphics in Illustrator

I have to crop complex (lots of strokes) floral shapes in Illustrator. To date I could not find a method that just works without manual labor and fixing afterwards. This is graphic I'm trying to crop ...
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Regular Curve on Parallel Lines in Illustrator

Hi Community! I'm trying to draw a liberty-style image frame in Illustrator. You can see what I've made so far in the first image. I am trying to always maintain the two parallel lines that compose ...
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How to create shadow inside an eye in adobe illustrator?

Here is an image that I want to vectorize, there is something that I can't do in Illustrator. As you can see in the picture below, shadows inside the eye should be traced to the vector. I don't know ...
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How can I make a sleek, 3D look in Inkscape Vector for a ring?

I'm making this logo for a website for practice (just new to all this by the way) and I'm struggling to make the circle/ring surrounding the coffee cup look sleek and 3D. I feel like the outside of ...
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How to draw two paths that have common curved side in adobe illustrator?

What i'm trying to achieve are 3D stars like on the picture below. Essentially to draw a star similar to inflated balloon star, but with sharp edges. I'm pretty new to Adobe Illustrator, but my ...
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How can I create a map which highlights specified categories (example, "Malls") for large format printing?

How do I create a map where I can highlight or toggle certain categories or features (Malls, major roads etc.) Needs: Export to vector Re-edit (lines and shapes) ADD: I have Illustrator. The map ...
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Converting CSS data back into an SVG

I have a client who has told me to source their logo from their website, but their logo is CSS information. Is there a resource to convert the css back into vector information?
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Round the corners without changing the stroke's width?

How do I round the corners on the 1st image without changing the stroke's width like it's done on the 2nd one? Also I wonder whether I can change all the corners equally, so that they all have the ...
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What do you call the style used for images like this?

Can anyone tell me the name of the style for images like this? Link on Vecteezy
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What program is best for what I'm after - procreate, Adobe Fresco, other?

I need to create illustrations for a book I'm working on that I will be able to print at A4 size (maximum) in high quality of colour, but also use these same illustrations for images on my website. I’...
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What formats are commonly used in animated elements on web pages?

What is the industry standard format for animated elements on web pages? I know these can be videos and GIFs, but it doesn’t seem as if these formats are providing high enough quality, and video files ...
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Different way to unite a vector without losing detail

This is my first time asking something here so I hope I can get the help I need. I seem to be stuck with a pathfinder problem. I made this detailed vectorized image of my dog and I need to merge it as ...
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Software to flip vector graphic without the use of CSS or SVG code

Say I have a simple SVG file, as an example, this: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="400" height="400" viewBox="0 0 100 100" fill="none&...
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How do I place four "evenly" spaced lines along the perimeter of a shape in Illustrator?

I have the following shape, which I made by creating an ellipse and scaling the top and bottom handles at the same time with the s shortcut. On this shape, I want to place four spaced out lines that ...
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How can I revolve a hexagon growing pattern in a circle? (Reference in description)

Been trying to achieve this hexagon pattern, but luck so far. I have tried to use blending modes and also making a brush out of the pattern but keeps coming out very irregular. How can i approach to ...
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Can I automatically convert an outer stroke into an "inner" stroke in SVGs?

I know the title is sort of confusing but I really don't know how to describe it better. I will first visualize what I want to achieve, because it becomes really clear then. The following image is a ...
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Are there any good third party tools for making accurate shape layer from vector object?

I tried using photoshop's "Color Range","Make Work Path", and "New Fill layer" tools to make a a shape layer that accurately recreae this vector image I want to recreate. ...
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Why does this happen to my out of bounds shape?

I'm importing a PSD file into Illustrator and I've noticed there's sort of a "clipping shape" the size of the artboard mixed with the shapes that happen to be "out of bounds" (in ...
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How to change outline color with eyedropper in Adobe illustrator

I am trying to work on a big project and i need to change lines color just with one click, the is so much shapes, every time i pick i dropper it changes the shapes color not only the outline Any ...
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How to Create a floating data stream Image like this?

I'm working on a project and I need to create a vector image that includes a laptop, a man, and a representation of floating data streams. I have a basic idea of what I want it to look like, but I'm ...
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How to make a part of a shape to have a specific width, while preserving the overall ratio?

As shown in the image, I have a blue phone icon, and I wish to have the width of the handset (red line) to match the width of the white rectangle (yellow line). How can I do this, while preserving the ...
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How to invert image colors from black to white

Inkscape installed on Debian. How to invert SVG image colors from black to white? Tried to select all the paths (Select all) and use extensions > color > negative - but this method don't work.
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How to achieve a controlled swirl pattern that conforms to a sphere?

In Adobe Illustrator, how can one recreate the eyeball in this image? The best method I have is to create a stack of parallel lines (alternating black and white, evenly sized, evenly spaced) and warp ...
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Capturing the creases of a cake doughnut in vector graphics

I am trying to design a logo involving a doughnut. A logo of sorts. I have designed all sorts of things before but never something that would require this kind of gradient use. I am trying to break ...
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Is there a drawing app that lets me export single-line vectors to Illustrator? Looking for unexpanded strokes

I'm looking for an app for tablet that will let me draw lines with a stylus that I can later continue to edit in illustrator. All apps that I have seen until now will convert every stroke into an area ...
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How do you add N-number of anchor points to a shape in Figma?

Similar to how Adobe Illustrator has the ability to programmatically add N-number of anchor points to a shape or line without having to use the Pen tool to manually place each one, does Figma have a ...
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Quick method to create a curved dagger vector (without the handle)

Does the blade on this dagger have to be created using the pen tool? Are there easier ways to do so in Illustrator or Photoshop (CS6 if possible)?
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What online tools in 2023 are effective at vectorizing shaded AI renders without generating many color gradients?

I have modified an excellent render of several automobiles done in a retro style, making them more accurate to the vehicle, but the graphic uses many gradients that could be done with either radial or ...
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How do i apply a gradient to a bevelled letter S in Illustrator?

I tried to add a gradient to a bevelled S but there are so many gradient line stuff to change it gets irritating. Is there a way I can just change it with one gradient setting line thing?
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Manipulate group/union of objects with corner path nodes in Inkscape

I'm attempting to create an isometric view of a laptop with a code block on its screen (left picture). Each section is its own separate object that I can either group or form together as a union (I ...
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Can anyone describe to me what is happening in this AI file? Jagged edges, non vector?

I'm not exactly sure of how to even describe this, but have attached screenshots from the Illustrator file a friend sent me, so that I could quickly change the colors of a logo for her. This file came ...
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Inkscape, how to set a white stroke around the image and wrap text around a circle

Inkscape on Debian. I'm trying to set white stroke around an image (external border only) but didn't find the way to achieve that. Also I need wrap text around a circle, on the top and bottom: how to ...
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How can I eliminate distortion of stroked object when numerically scaling in AI?

I have been using AI for 25 years, and this problem only recently presented itself: when numerically scaling an object that has a stroke, the object ends up distorted. I’ve found that the object’s ...
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Force width when creating a shape in Illustrator?

I'm drawing a shape in Illustrator with multiple sides. I'm trying to make side of the shape 10px wide. How can I force each side of the shape to be 10px thick? Do I have to use a 10px wide shape as a ...
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Hi! I'm having trouble converting this drawn graphic into a vector (illustrator)

I'm currently a UX designer doing a favor for a loved one. They have a logo, I'll attach below, but I'm having trouble with the steps to convert this drawn image into a vector in illustator. I haven't ...
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What should be done to a vector file when creating a business card?

Hello I'm creating a business card Size 90mm by 50mm It's going to be printed by offset printing And I am using CMYK color system for the colors, the color of the icons for example the values are like ...
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How to reset zoom tool in illustrator?

I want to reset the zoom tool, I don't want the rectangle to show. I press Ctrl+space bar for the shortcut but instead of just dragging, the rectangle is showing up. How to fix this? Before the tool ...
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How do I "pin" a filter in the Inkscape interface?

I would like to add the drop shadow filter to my toolbar for quick access.
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How to make watercolor illustration effect with white dots in this example?

https://vistria.com/ this site has the effect I am talking about It's a watercolor illustration image and has a white dotted pattern on its ending and fewer dots on the center I want to know how to ...
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how to fill bounded areas perfectly in inkscape

I have a PNG with transparent background. I want to draw a rectangle over it (the dashed rectangle) and then fill it with some color because for my text, I need to add a rectangle over some areas to ...
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How to convert raster image to vector using only vertical and horizontal segments

I'm trying to convert an image to a pixel art vector. I want the output to be Only with horizontal and vertical segments "―" "|" (no "╱"). I tried to use several online ...
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Blur effect in a logo? A NO or a GO?

I wanted to get a sanity check on the topic of logo design. I am a product designer and have done some client work in the past including the creation of some logos. I don't specialize in logo design ...
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I need to create H and T shaped lines

I need to join two lines but not by the ends but by the middle or by a middle and the end. I was looking around but I don't find how to do this Somebody can help me? Thanks
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How to shorten or lengthen an angled line segment along original angle in Inkscape?

Say, I've drawn an angled line segment in Inkscape, using Bezier Pen tool with Ctrl to snap angles, like this (where I have a 30 degree angle): Here is an animated gif from How to snap line segments ...
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Change color of all lines on a design

I was working on a project and all of a sudden out of nowhere, all of my lines on the project turned black from white and I have had no success in changing them back to white again. how do you change ...
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How to draw and manage complex shapes separately from their different shadow types in vector graphics?

Scenario: Given 2D vector art of a cylinder with heavy bark texture, or a cube with very strong coarse gravel texture... I would like to be able to show each in different scenes but at different times ...
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