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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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Error in Line drawing

I'm building my resume from a template I found online for Adobe Illustrator. When I copy the line and use in somewhere else, then the line thickness increases automatically even though its the same ...
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Puppet warping a polygon in Illustrator with internal line-art

I am attempting to warp a leaf symbol that I made, but the individual elements aren't maintaining their relative positions. I select, then add three warp pins (have tried more, and adding at the ...
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How to convert object fill in to fine lines?

I am trying to find a way to convert a solid object fill in to millions (more or less) lines? for example: I am okay to use any tools but ideally I want output in SVG format (not necessary tho) ...
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How to remove line of “join” vector shapes

I am new to Illustrator and am suffering when trying to export 2 unified vectors to PNG file. The exported image ends up with the "trace" on union of two objects. Is there any way to solve this "...
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What style is this vintage illustration?

I'm looking for images similar to this one to use in a design but i'm unsure of what to search for. What style would you call this image? And how were illustrations like this created originally?
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How to you make such a seamless patterns in adobe Illustrator?

I came across some designs of a seamless patterns which look great, i wonder how to create such vector designs in illustrator? They are seamless and when i make something similar with a pattern tool ...
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Can anyone suggest a program I can use to make a simple animation?

Apologies if this question has been asked before. But can anyone suggest a program I can use to make a simple animation? I’m trying to make an animation similar to the following: https://www.youtube....
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How to achieve spiking effect on typography like Impulse Festival?

I was wondering how this effect was achieved. Does anybody have an idea how this would be possible using Adobe Illustrator or some other vector-based tool (I think this makes sense if you want to ...
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Changing Keyboard Increment to 0.5px or less in Illustrator CC 2017?

Has anyone experienced issues changing their 'Keyboard Increments' to below 1px (in AI preferences)? I haven't been able to change this to anything below 1px, 1mm, etc. I would like to set it to .5mm. ...
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Draw a circular distorted shape in illustrator

I am still very new to vector and I wanted to make something similar to this image. I want to make it as circular shape. The only idea I got is to manually draw it point by point. Any better ...
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Illustrator: EMF export loses precision

I want to include a publication quality vector graphic in MS word. EMF seems to be the only vector format which word handles without massive issues. Therefore I am exporting a figure from Illustrator ...
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What websites are similar to shutterstock

I am new to mobile apps/games and I'm a bit confused about some stuff What websites are similar to shutterstock but cheaper for commercial use *about freepik: is the free assets are free for ...
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How to create proper Vector Images that can be used as an Android Vector-Drawable?

I'm quite new to creating vector images. I started to learn how the create them because I need some custom icons for an Android app I'm currently working on. And here starts the problem. I'm creating ...
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Changing the color of of a PNG file converted to SVG in illustrator [closed]

Just got done converting a png Photoshop file to a SVG in Illustrator but I"m not able to change the color to the the deired dcolor. Any ideas on how this can be done?
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How do I make a 3D design t-shirt? [closed]

I have some experience in Photoshop and I have always been passionate about this area but never understood how to make this kind of T-shirts? I'd like to make a customized T-shirt, just like what I ...
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process SVG to continuous, “no move”

I am working with continuous script fonts and I need to generate a single path that do not include M commands. This would be equivalent to writing without lifting the pen from the paper. My input is ...
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Strange white borders appearing on images in inDesign after exporting to PDF [duplicate]

I'm getting these strange white outline on images that are above, for example, vector lines. This is not showed in an inDesign document, but inside a PDF file after export. I don't use any ...
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Failure when changing color in Adobe Illustrator CS6 turn a single object to double overlaping objects

I tried to change some text color using eyedropper tool from another object but it seemed to fail. The color didn't change, or on other occasions it turns to different color that i don't pick up. When ...
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PNG to SWF. Getting stuck exporting vectorized image to swf due to white gaps

Complete newb here. Trying to vectorize some pngs with plans to convert to swf for a mobile app. After image tracing and exporting to swf, I end up with white gaps in my swf. Did a lot of google ...
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Is it possible to create such graphic elements in Adobe Illustrator? (please see images)

I came up with a series of logos where i saw nicely drawn ornaments which are nicely beveled and look like 3D. I tried to make them in illustrator but i couldn't do it as good because of the ...
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How to make a brush stroke take gradient colour like pen tool stroke in illustrator?

When drawing strokes with the graphic tablet using brushes, the paths are editable and can accept color change or applying gradients only after expanding. I wanted to apply the "gradient across ...
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How to Draw with the pen tool a shape with ended lines inside? [Affinity Designer]

I want to draw for example a hand of a 50's cartoon. I know how to do a closed shape with the pen (in Affinity Designer): The problem is when i want to put the lines of the fingers, Is there a way of ...
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I converted Type to shape, but now I want to make the entire vector one color

Is there any way I can flatten this small portion of the vector? To me it looks like a pixel that I should be able to paint, or change the color of. However, I tried to Edit > Recolor, and it did not ...
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Is it possible to create this illustration in Adobe Illustrator?

This is just for learning purposes. See the image in the link below. I want to learn how to create this vector. Is this possible to create with Adobe Illustrator? if yes, what is the method? https://...
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How to make own set of brushes when new file open?

Every time when I open new .ai file I remove all default brushes cuz they no need me. How to make that each time when I open Illustrator I'll have my own set of brushes?
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Save vector image as PDF file with custom resolution

I created a vector image in Adobe Illustrator and I want to save it in PDF format. But I don't see any option to set the resolution (width/height in pixels) Saved file has the next properties: It ...
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Free vector tool

I was wondering which application people would recommend for someone that wants to try their hand at creating some vectors. The Adobe suite is a bit too expensive for what I intend to do with it. I ...
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Warping vector graphic

What is the best alternative to Adobe Illustrator which allows for the same feature as Puppet Warp tool? Please suggest any simple tool which allow warping vector graphics. Preferably app for iPad or ...
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How to recreate subpixel anti-aliasing like Windows Command Prompt

I want to be able to create a anti-aliasing effect as shown in windows command prompt with any text or vector I'd like without having to screenshot it within the program. How could I go about doing ...
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Fuzzy vector logos from InDesign to Acrobat PDF

Working in InDesign my placed vector logos from Illustrator are fuzzy after converted to PDF. Why?
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How do you scale a vector image to equal a measurement in inches?

I need to send a vector file to a textile laser cutter. The image size is 521 pixels, and I'm hoping to create a motif that equals 18.75 inches.
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Vector based programs like Paint Tool SAI?

Dose anyone know a program that has the the curve, edit, and pressure features that SAI has? I like how you can make a line and then just add points with the edit button. The pressure tool is really ...
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Creating neon vector design aesthetic used in Apple's 2019 WWDC graphics in Illustrator

Apple has some pretty cool designs for their 2019 WWDC: I would like to learn how to create (and create) vector images / icons like this in Illustrator. What is the name for this type of design? Are ...
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Vector graphics pixelated after pasting and importing into Photoshop

I created a vector graphic using the latest version of illustrator then have tried opening it in an AI format, pasting it and opening it in a PNG format and it still looks quite pixelated when zoomed ...
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Inkscape: making a line that widens in the middle

In Inkscape, I want to visually show the time of year that you should use a specific herbicide. I want it to kind of look like this bar graph. I don't know how to describe the shape that I'm looking ...
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Vector Files, how does one create a file with the color white?

Black T-Shirts. Most use white lettering. However white lettering seems to be an issue when making a vector file or PNG. (Maybe its just me as I am not graphically inclined) But, when I got to make ...
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Illustrator: align objects by anchor point

I'd like to align objects such that a single anchor point in each object are aligned, dragging the rest of each object with them. For example, going from this: To this: I've eyeballed it here to ...
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How to create 3D effect (relief) in lines (adobe illustrator)

How can you create this 3D rilief looking effect in lines like there is an object laying underneath. This question might already being asked on the forum, But can't find it.. Edit: Someone mentioned ...
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How does an artist who is used to physical drawing configure and use Adobe Illustrator?

I used the trace tool to, according to the tutorial, turn something into an editable vector. But it didn't work as it did in the tutorial, it put a blue box around the asset and made a loud error ...
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How to draw a color wheel in illustrator?

How to draw a color wheel in illustrator? I am thinking of creating many small arcs with gradient and all hue colors. Any ideas?
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How do I line up a circle perfectly between 2 curves lines (of others circles)?

For a golden ratio logo I'm trying to put a circle in between the lines of two bigger circles to serve as the head of the eagle, basically where the 'body' ends and the beak can be on top of. The ...
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Resizing an SVG using GIMP

I exported an image from this site https://watabou.itch.io/medieval-fantasy-city-generator and am trying to make it really big, but can't figure out how. The tutorial vid I found uses an iOS or ...
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Resizing object distorts it (Illustrator CC 2018)

after resizing I've tried turning off snap to pixel as suggested by someone in a similar thread but it didn't work. Does anyone know how I can resize this without messing up all the lines?
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How do I create this mesh type gradient effect in illustrator? (see image)

This is the type of thing I'd like to create in illustrator, I've been playing around with meshes and can't seem to be able to do it. I'can distort the shape using the envelope mesh tool (screenshot ...
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Adobe Illustrator Line Pattern Distortion Fold [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to create an effect like this in Illustrator? I need to understand how to create this angled wave/fold effect in a line pattern from scratch so that I can create my own styled one ...
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How to add a clipping mask on this text

How to add a clipping mask on this text(it is expanded) ?
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Too many anchor points in Illustrator artwork

Does anybody have a great suggestion to make a piece of artwork with too many points more functional in Illustrator? We have tried making the artwork a brush, a symbol, etc., but replicating the ...
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How to make shapes like this in Affinity Designer?

https://www.behance.net/gallery/74642263/New-Character-collection-Illustration (3rd Image, Coffee cup) What are the easiest way of making smoke or clouds of such shape? Other than drawing the ...
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Remove an anchor point's bezier handle?

In Illustrator CC, is there a way to remove / retract bezier handles from a point? See below picture, the two handles between the corner points are useless and I'd much rather just have a straight ...
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I've used some vector elements from an online stock bank in 2 logos but completely redrawn them

And now I'm wondering what is legal and what isn't. I purchased the elements, used them for inspiration, but completely redrew them. I'm being told by the company that I would need to purchase the ...