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Which softwere should I use for making covers? [on hold]

I want to make a cover for my facebook group using a template. I'm a beginner so that I'm confused about choosing the right software. Where can I create a cover easily? I have some knowledge of ...
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How to create this background with photoshop? [closed]

I am looking to create this grey background in Adobe Photoshop. The size of the invitation will be 5*7. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks
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Why does inkscape select vertices I didn't click?

When I edit a path in Inkscape, sometimes it selects an additional to the one that I've clicked. This will cause me to move two vertices, then I realize that so I have to do undo, click the one ...
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How do you get rid unwanted squares when rendering on photoshop

So I was using Adobe Photoshop CC to make a 3D text and when I rendered it I got these small little squares. How Do I get rid of the sqaures
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Can anyone identify a font roughly equivilant to the style in this 14th centuary document

I'd like to find a close approximation to the font in the following historical document: I realise of course that it is hand written -- but I have seen in the past "handwritten" calligraphic style ...
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Is there a way to resize the dimensions of multiple APNG files at once?

I have about 40 APNG (animated PNG) files that are each 618 by 618 pixels. I would like to convert them all at once to 408 by 408 pixels, while keeping the same animation, frame duration, transparency,...
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Inkscape Bounding Box crops Stroke Paint

I noticed that my corner is being cut off of the bottom node of path when I add a border to it. I believe when adding a border of that thickness to the object/paths on the left the result should be ...
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Powerpoint Template Image Placeholder doesn't show on edit view

I'm trying to do a Powerpoint template and I want the image behind the details on the front (like shown) but everytime I exit Slide Master view, the placeholder seems to block everything that's in ...
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Looking for ideas how to create this effect (photocopied, degraded, Xeroxed, brutal)

I'm wondering if anyone is able to shed any light on how something like this would be made. I've been told it was designed in Photoshop, and a HP Officejet was used, and that it was printed, scanned ...
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How to change color of the square outside the canvas from white to dark/black in Illustrator CS5

Trying to figure out how to change the color of this square outside the canvas in Illustrator CS5.
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Any way to create an image from pixel settings?

Meaning if I were to provide coordinates and a colour for each individual pixel e.g.(7,12, #767963), specify a pixel size for the entire canvas, can I make a picture from it? Which program has this ...
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Spending too much time on “design rules”

I'm a web developer however I've recently discovered my passion for design. I'm currently working on a landing page for a client of mine (model/actor). I have all the content on the page and created ...
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How to change everything white in a design to a texture image

I have a design I'm updating and it seems the previous designer was able to replace everything set to white in the Illustrator file to show up with a kraft background instead: If you triple-click on ...
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I cannot drag anything [closed]

I can't draw a rectangular marquee. move an object, use a paint brush or free erase , etc. etc., etc. Anything that requires dragging will not work! Using a paint brush will just produce a dot when I ...
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What design fundamentals or design theory were you taught or you taught yourself? [closed]

If you went to art/design school, were you taught design theory and if so can you leave a brief description of what you learned there? For those who are self-taught. Have you looked into design theory?...
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Illustrator - Exporting SVG with only transform tags

I'm exporting a whole lot of SVG blueprints for a client. The SVG's need to have a certain pattern in the text box section. The pattern I need is transform="translate (x, y) rotate(z)". The problem ...
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File Sizes Go Up When I Remove Background

I have these .jpg pics and I removed their background. But after I saved them to .png their file sizes skyrocketed. Like a 198kb file becomes 3.82mb after I save it to .png. Why is that?
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Photoshop - 3D Text extrusion color gradient on all sides but outline on front only

I'm after a 3d text like the katagana pictured here: I don't need the glossy/glare effects, but I want to some how achieve having a similar outline effect (white outline like above example) and a ...
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move upper half line horizontaly while keeping lower half steady

Lets say i want to extrude upper half of right wall of a rectangle. thus i add a new node right middle of other two and select right side of the rectangle and move it holding right arrow key. and ...
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Exporting an SVG with open paths for CNC laser cutting

has anyone used jscut.org to create Gcode from an SVG for a laser cut? jscut.org closes off my paths where there should be a line, not a polygon, is this a fault of mine, illustrator, or jscut.org's ...
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Illustrator - Snap to path width outer edges and not to point

Happy New Year! I have a quick question, maybe there is a way to do this in Illustrator. I have 2 (or more) paths and I would like to build a stack (one on top of each other), but I also want to keep ...
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bitmap fill pattern with browsing my jpeg photo in corel 2018 [closed]

I want help me please.I have problem with 2018 version of Corel Draw in bitmap fill pattern. In Corel Draw X8 Version I did can to use jpeg as a fill pattern, but in 2018 version I can't. This photo ...
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Round only three corners of a rectangle in Illustrator CS6

I am trying to round only three corners of the following rectangle below. I know this is easy to do in Illustrator CC, but I don't have it. In Illustrator CS6 you can only round the corners of a ...
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Create an adjacent rectangle while extruding the wall

I want to create an adjacent rectangle while expanding other rectangle's wall. Lets say this is our first draw I want to expand its right side while keeping the wall, just like that how I can ...
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How to find out the blending mode?

I'm trying to mimic a grid background that has rows and columns of the same color. The rows are filled with R226, B242 and G249. When the rows cross the columns we get R214 B237 and G247. I'm failing ...
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How called style of monochrome pencil painting where lines used to give volume? [duplicate]

No colors, just black pencil, there also lines for expression of volume. Like George Washington on a dollar note: Or this lion:
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Gimp - better resolution with less pixelized edge

I have this low res picture: I would like to print it, so I need it in higher resolution, but the edge are all 'pixelized': I tried the gaussian blur, but the result is to 'blur': I would like ...
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How does a printing machine render an image onto plates internally?

I do understand how raster and vector images are rendered onto a 2D surface (screen, paper). Resolution, scaling, etc. Is it the same inside the machine that makes plates for offset printing? If so, ...
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Facebook Carousel Ad Blurry on Mobile [on hold]

I am doing a 1080 x 1080 pixel carousel ad on the Facebook Creative Hub and on mobile devices they are all displaying blurry. I do not experience this with the Desktop versions, they are completely ...
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Gimp Python-Fu how to copy a channel

Suppose I want to copy the red channel of an image (thus creating a new channel). How do I do that with Python-Fu? EDIT: basically, I need to create luminosity masks. So far, I tryed the following ...
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My blur dial is missing in Photoshop

Previously there was a blur dial in my Photoshop by which I could change the blur amount directly on the image. The dial was just outside of the blur pin area (inner circle around the pin). But now ...
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How to convert a PDF file to an AI file?

I have a logo that I want to convert from pdf to ai, but I don't know how to convert it and whether doing so will damage the logo quality. can you help me please?
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Beginning Design Classes/Info Advice

I am a complete novice to graphic design, but I want to create an image like this: but using colors, text, ect. that I have picked myself. My problem is I don't even know enough to know where to ...
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Illustrator: Rotate list round each center

There is ideas, how to rotate a lot of objects around their each center?
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Layer name from background to 0

I open an image which is showing as a jpeg, then when I crop it, the layer name has automatically changed from background to 0. When I save the image it is saving it as a psd, so I have to go through ...
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How does the Golden Ratio/Spiral Work? Is it useful with Logo Design? [duplicate]

I will be looking to create a Logo very shortly. I am not formally educated in this principle, where I am self learning through a variety of online resources. Through my learning, I have come across ...
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Font selection for figures

I am searching for a font for annotations in figures of articles that I am writing. I want to use it for labelling of axes and ticks, but also for legends and subtitles of charts and the like. The ...
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Convert Illustrator drop shadow to CSS

How would the CSS values of these parameters: Look like in CSS? I'm curious if there is way to convert these values also for future projects.
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What processes may have been used to create this image?

This is Drew Struzman's back cover to Sabbath Bloody Sabbath in 1973. I'm specifically asking about the use of blues and some alternative texturing in them (like in the head of the man on the left ...
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What technique in Photoshop can we use to produce animated drawing?

I came across a video that teaches kids how to draw. I recognize some kind of masking is involved, but I can't quite figure out how to do this in photoshop to create animated drawing. I know for sure ...
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Illustrator: Rotate one object to align another object

Situation I need to match the red rectangle to the black lines. Problem I need to rotate the red rectangle at the same angle as the black lines. Question How can I adapt to the way the automatic ...
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How to get rid of these lines and join objects in Sketchup Make 2017

Trying to merge these three objects so these three lines will disappear. How to achieve this?
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How to work on two copies of the same image side by side without one effecting the other in Photoshop

I managed to open the same image twice side by side with the help of this question Open two copies of the same file side-by-side in Photoshop but the problem is that whatever work I do on one copy of ...
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Precisely resize editable text in Illustrator

I want to be able to resize editable text (to a precise numerical value) but it goes by the bounding box, which is slightly larger than the text is. The only way to reduce the bounding box on editable ...
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How do I select objects in Render view?

I'm trying to select a single 1x1 cube to have it emit light (like a lamp), but I'm confused trying to figure out how to select it while in Render mode. I've tried selecting it while in Model, then ...
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Is it legally safe to create a vector illustration of a celebrity photo for commercial use? [duplicate]

I want to take a photo someone else captured of a celebrity, then use illustrator to manually illustrate a vector of that celebrity, adding my own artistic touch. The main goal is to be artistic, not ...
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MagicaVoxel Render workspace showing only flat white & grey gradient?

Is this behavior expected? Why is it doing this? And how do I fix it? This is all I see whenever I click the Render workspace: Apparently it's only the "water" material (teal blue) at the bottom ...
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How to export different crop sizes in Photoshop?

I would like to take a typical 2:3 ratio image in Photoshop CC and make a square 1:1 crop and an 8:10 crop. I want to save my crops non-destructively within the PSD file so I have access to my ...
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Font Files Resolution and conversion from pdf

I have created a new font from a template I got from calligraphr.com. I am wondering firstly, what dpi I should save them at and secondly, if I can save them as a .pdf, then convert them to .fnt, .ttf,...
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Copy/Paste in Gimp not working properly [closed]

I am using Gimp to create a skin for a 3D model of a building. I am currently placing different styles of windows in my model. To do this, I am opening a window file, copy the image and paste it ...

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