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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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How do you eliminate white background from a vector eps image

My vector eps that I purchased has a white background that I don't want when I bring it into InDesign. I do not want to change it to a jpeg because I want to be able to enlarge the image quite a bit ...
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Inkscape perspective tool automatically rotates the final path

I'm using Inkcape 1.1 in Linux. When I use perspective tool from Extentions → Modify Path → Prespective, the final result is rotated automatically. Suppose, these are my two paths: … and after using ...
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How to change the width of multiple objects individually?

I have this graph: It was copied from excel, but as you can see, not all the bars have the same width. How do I apply the same width to all bars? Doing it manually is not an option as I have 24 more ...
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How do I place shapes around the edge of an ellipse in Illustrator

I have a fun shape: And I would like to place it around an ellipse like the image below, without having to place and rotate manually like I have done: I have tried a pattern brush, but it stretches ...
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How to convert a sketch into a vectorized image for a laser cutting?

I would like to scale the image to the final size. As well as getting the boundaries more clear and the lines an even thickness. This would have to be exported into a format that's transferable to CAD ...
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How to convert cut-out shapes to optimized stacked shapes with minimum points?

What I want I want to transform a raster image into a vector image with minimum number of vertices. (Specifically, into a sticker for a messaging app, which is a gzipped lottie file, but that's ...
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How to convert text from double path to single path as shown?

Mainly, I'm using Blender and I think it can't do something like this so I need an extra online tool or something like that. I googled but still can't find what I'm looking for. I would like to ...
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freepik and flaticon doesnt allow their image to be used as main element?

so in 2018 i created a mobile game using resource from Flaticon and Freepik. and recently i buy the premium subscription from flaticon. after reading the FAQ again, some of it make me confused so i ...
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Copying Selection to Multiple Layer in Different Position

I am trying to cut selection and paste into four different layers using javascript (layer 01, layer 02 etc.) Like the example picture below: I am trying to find a solution but because of my lack of ...
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Inkscape generated SVGs have pixilated / jagged lines on curves

I've been trying to make some icons in inkscape. However, some icons appear to have a "jagged" or "pixelated" effect at curves especially where two shapes overlap each other. Here'...
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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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What is the easiest and most precise way to accomplish such a graphic in illustrator?

I was wondering how one would approach a graphic like this in Illustrator. And when I talk about this graphic I am actually talking about the connection between the circles.
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What is this style of art called?

I was wondering what this style of art is called? Reminds me of Mad magazine from the 1960s and 70's!
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Vector Art Beginner Questions [duplicate]

I recently left work to focus on my mental health. I’m doing this, I’ve found the only way I am able to quiet my mind and find relief is through art, which as become almost like meditation for me. I ...
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Connecting Dots

I want to connect a grid of dots using connectors. Right now, I am creating the connector separately from the dots. Is there a quicker way to recreate this effect in Illustrator? The Grid The effect ...
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Why are basic shapes in Inkscape not vector paths?

I am working with Inkscape and vector graphics. My dilemma is the following: I start by assuming that any vector object/image is essentially a vector path (straight or curved) with anchors (nodes) and ...
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How can I create this optical illusion where letters are made with diagonal lines slightly altered from those of the background?

How can I create this optical illusion in Illustrator or other programs? Original: My attempt:
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Merging (adding) two curve shapes together creates lines between them

How can I remove those two areas that have a line going through them? I've been spending an hour on this. The join curves tool is greyed out. The divide tool makes this into three objects. I want that ...
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Figma: increasing Frame size also increases size of icons on that frame?

I'm using Font Awesome vector icons in my designs. When I go to increase/transform the size of a frame the size of the icons also transform with it, but all other elements on the frame remain the same ...
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Arrow/ball tool to move objects on Freecad

Good day all, Using Freecad (on Ubuntu), I am searching for the tool to move graphically objects . The tool is made of three arrows and three balls of color green blue and red. I just cannot find any ...
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How can I sell animated vectors? [closed]

I am a motion designer and I usually get vector assets from sites like Freepik or Envato Elements... then animate them in order to use them in my motion graphics videos. I am asking whether it's ...
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Adobe Illustrator Svg Issue

I am trying to import an svg into illustrator solely to make a file conversion so that I can use the vector in after effects. Here is the preview of the svg: Here is what it appears as when I import ...
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Problem regarding PSD to AI/EPS conversion

I have a PSD file which I prepared to print a brochure. The whole thing is prepared in photoshop. Now the print guy wants the file in ai format. According to him, it will help to print small letters ...
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How can I make a copy of the mandala on the right to be the one on the left on inkspace? [closed]

I was drawing a mandala using inkspace and when I tried to drag the objet I found a copy of it dragged with me which is the one on the left and I really don't know how did I do this. I want to laser ...
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What art style is this?

There is an style I found at it looks incredible and beautiful, i want to utilize this art and make it in illustrator so I was wondering what type of art style is this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Creating an arc/arch or semi-circle without the diameter line

I'm fairly new to Illustrator, and trying to figure out how to create an arc that doesn't have the bottom line that you get from using the Minus Front shape mode. For example, if I start with a circle ...
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Artifacts (tiny closed paths) after trimming multiple objects in Illustrator

I have a vector image with multiple layers, but I want to cookie-cutter-style trim the whole image, so I'm only left with neighboring objects and no overlapping. Here's the initial image: And here I'...
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Export selection from Illustrator with same content as exported PNG files

I have an SVG loaded into Illustrator. I perform a selection on the illustration, go to File -> Export Selection, and export the selected content as a PNG and it looks exactly like my selection, ...
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Affinity designer adding two objects does not create the intended shape

I am starting with affinity designer and I want to join different objects to create one shape. The objects I am working are these: I thought that selecting all the objects and using the geometry ...
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How To Scale Stroke Width For SVG In Sketch?

I created this image in Sketch using two rectangles and a circle: This is what is looks like with a width of 135px and height of 102px: When I scale it I would like it to look EXACTLY the same, just ...
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Smoothing edges in Figma

How do I make the edges of the shape completely smooth (straight) as opposed to what I have now after having converted a .png image into the vector shape.
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How to make adjoining closed paths with no overlaps, gaps or slivers in Inkscape?

I have a series of closed paths that I want to exactly abut each other with zero gaps, overlaps, or slivers between them. Each path's shape outline should draw exactly on top of each other. In the ...
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Creating a 2D coiled spring along a circular path

Looking to create a perfect coiled spring similar to this image, but with less numbers of coils (below image having 8): How would I go about creating an image like this with 4, 6 or 10 coils, shaped ...
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Weird Illustrator file preview while selecting a project to open

Every time I open an Illustrator project file on my Macbook I use the space button as a quick preview to see the contents of my project before opening. For some reason, when I try to preview my files ...
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How do I get such a stereogram?

The picture above is from this paper. https://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1291291/FULLTEXT01.pdf I think this picture is better than what I have painted before, because it feels more specific. ...
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Photoshop Scripting in vb.net to change the color of an existing vector shape

I want to open an existing Photoshop file and select a layer called Square. There is a vector shape in this layer. I want to change the color of this vector shape. That is all. I tried many things to ...
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How to drag opposite direction points of an anchor point simultaneously in photoshop cc?

I have an anchor point B selected on a shape created with pen tool as shown in the image Given that 2*AB = BC. Now, whatever pen tool I use to drag C or A, it only changes BC or AB, not both of them. ...
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Unwanted cracks in my svg in illustrator [duplicate]

I don't get why it looks fine in illustrator but when I export to SVG there are cracks in the SVG. You can see through some parts the star is gold/yellow not green. My settings Output
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How to create a wavey swirl pattern like Nike Vaporknit patterns on their jerseys

Need help in recreating this wave swirl pattern on the jersey. Its subtle due to being the texture of the jersey. It is Nike's NextGen Vaporknit NextGen Vaporknit nike website Images here:
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Create an arrow in Krita

I would like to create an arrow in Krita. How could I create an arrow (if possible vectorized) in Krita?
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How to build a cooktop heating element concentric circle shape - in Adobe Illustrator

In Adobe Illustrator: I'm trying to build shape - corresponding to a cooktop heating element exactly like that one shown in the image - for a logo - and I have no idea where to begin. Can an ...
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Text missing from downloaded svg file

I've downloaded a .svg logo (I've inverted the #fff colours of the element to #000 before downloading) that I want to add to Illustrator/InDesign from a webpage. It loads up fine in a browser, such as ...
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Convert a low resolution raster image to vector

I have an raster image like this. That I would like to convert into an svg. I tried the Image Trace option in Illustrator thinking that it would makes colored squares on top of a black box but that ...
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How to hide object between another object with transparent background color

I have two objects in Corel Draw: rectangle without background color and text (like in this image). How can I make invisible the text´s part which is after the rectangle like this:? (Without setting ...
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Change Hex Color of Graphic Image in Photoshop With Transparent Background

My question is very similar to this one: Changing hex color of a graphic I just want to change the hex color of the shell graphic from #53767F to #375459: According to the top answer in that question,...
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Why does my vector shrinks in height and width when opened in Illustrator? Like 30cm length becomes 30mm

Hello so I had been sent an Illustrator file thru Gdrive to edit, it is a sewing pattern so it's just made up of different types of lines and a few texts. I send the file back and when they checked ...
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Smudging of colors in Adobe illustrator

Is there any method to smudge colors in Adobe illustrator?
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What should be considered when choosing an SVG icon pack?

There are many packages designed using "PATH" or "STROKE". For example: Bootstrap and Feathericons (My favorites) But both of them have obtained packages using different techniques....
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Enhance line quality

I have the image in pic (black and white image) and I would like to increase the quality of the lines, which appear blurred. I tried to use the erode filter in gimp. The quality has improved a bit but ...
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Manipulating Drop Shadow/Layering of Shapes: Adobe Illustrator

Never used a help forum before, but with a looming deadline, I am very open to all the help I can get! I am relatively inexperienced with Illustrator (most of my knowledge comes from searching up ...
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