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issues creating a glint or shine on a logo in after effects that is exportable to html

I am trying to replicate a moving logo with a glint that is exportable to html, I followed this video which uses light sweep, the animation is working but no light effects came through, I read that ...
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Changing relative heights of objects so that their shadows reflect what the user wants

How can I change this image so that the inner circles appear like they are at the highest level? Meaning that the outer and bigger circle doesn't cast a shadow over them? Edit1: I am using Inkscape
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Scale proportionally in Adobe apps without shift key?

I'm using adobe illustrator (and indesign and photoshop) on a surface book windows laptop, which allows you to use the full version of Illustrator on the detached screen, which acts as a tablet ...
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When does Photoshop generate feature 'do the generate'?

I've got an action that alters sone layers slightly on a large batch of psd files. I basically open psd run action, close the psd file and move on to the next. While review thing files later I saw ...
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How can open a svg-icon in sketch unchanged?

I open a SVG-icon in sketch: <path fill="#9A9DAF" d="M98 46.9c-1.2 0-2.3.2-3.4.4L90 ..."/> <path fill="#A5EAFF" d="M79.4 91.2c-.4 0-.7-.1-1-.3-.9-.6-1.2-1.8-.7-2.7l6.2-10.3c.6-.9 1.8-1.2 2....
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oil paint and sharpening of this kind in photoshop cc [duplicate]

Only the Oil effect and sharpness i use oil paint 2.0 and greyshop but They blur the pic quality and lower the highlights but this pic has perfect oi
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When is best to model in eyes in 3D? [closed]

I am creating my first 3D model in C4D (arachnid from Starship Troopers) and my thought was to get the basic shape down before adding greater detail - including the eye holes... or should this be done ...
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Create a Price Tag Icon with Rounded Corners

I am learning to create icons in Photoshop, but I'm not sure how to tackle creating this icon. Is it possible using only Photoshop?
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Best Practice for variation with animated type

I am a designer that does not work with much motion graphics. Since I am at a startup I wear many hats. I have created a 30 second animation for our company that explains our product. The type ...
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Photshop PS5 Marquee Crosshair colour

How can I change the colour of the marquee crosshair as it becomes invisible on a white background and I have to guess as to its actual position? I thought it would auto-contrast such that it's ...
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How to recreate The Muppet Show logo in Illustrator?

Well, I'm not sure if you can call this a logo: But yeah, I'm referring to the lettering that appears in the show's opening. I understand that it's probably a hand-painted sign, but is it possible ...
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What's This Design called and how to pull that off?

I was Browsing through Behance and saw this amazing work by Pawel Nolbert Can someone tell me what's that Color Paint design called and how to make it? i am quit sure that it's postally 3d Render or ...
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How to center a text within a rectangular shape in Photoshop CC?

I have the following layers: Which look like this: Now, I want to align the text within the rounded rectangle both horizontally and vertically. However, it seems I can only do it vertically. If I ...
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Image Padding when saving Photoshop file / Amazon image upload [on hold]

I am having a Publishing error when uploading artwork to Amazon. the letter states that I am padding in order to meet aspect ratio. has anyone experience this problem and if so how did you resolve?
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Why isn't the 'Map colors' fixup removing a gray background?

Why's step 5 failing for this PDF (click here to download the original)? As you can see beneath, the gray background remains. Steps 3 and 4 succeeded though: here's the resulting PDF.
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Where to find this mockup of a billboard? [closed]

I've seen this billboard mockup used by hundreds of designers to showcase their branding work. But I cannot locate where to source or purchase a .PSD mockup template for this. Can anyone help?
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1922 Cartography Lettering

I know that is was hand lettered, but I have seen this same style on other maps. It looks similar to copperplate, but I don't think that's it. Can anyone identify the source for these lettering styles?...
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Table not formatting properly in InDesign CC

I've got a linked (from excel) table that will not format correctly. These are my settings. Header and Table have been formatted in cell options which are linked to Paragraph styles. The only ...
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There is a line in the middle of my stroke. How do I fix that?

I am trying to make a circle with dash but there's a black line that wont go away. How do I fix this? I have looked through the appearances tab. I have also tried deleting that object then redoing it ...
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anyone tell how is this effect created which change lips color to orange and little orange on face without brush etc tool

how to change the only lips color to orange without brush etc tool and how this is created and little orange on face
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Illustrator pen tool problem

Please help me, i am a beginner and started to watch the Illustrator tutorials on their website. When they use the Pen tool they can draw strait line, but mine starts from the middle, and draw curves, ...
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Client is not satisfied with web design quality according to EU consumer rights [closed]

Client and I signed a contract that I will create logo, brandbook & web design. Everything was going quite well. I got 50% prepayment and all the tasks were carried out according to a schedule ...
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Photoshop/Illustrator: How to create custom separations?

If you had a printed artwork that used only Pantone Reflex Blue U, Rubine Red U, and 802 U (Neon Green) -- some colours are pure, some are blends, some are at 100% density, others are less -- and you ...
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Indesign newlines with datamerge

I have an InDesign document with a data source (csv). Part of the template looks like this: <<first-title>><<first-text>><<second-title>><<second-text>>...
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Is manual, faster than automatic, duplex printing? [closed]

I'm guessing yes? Automatic duplex flips while it prints every page, but manual duplex can keep printing pages and requires only one manual turnover of pages.
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How can I use a printer with duplex printing to flip pages horizontally?

An office printer had an option for automatic duplex printing, but not manual. So I had to command it to print firstly all even pages in normal order, and they ended at the paper output tray face-...
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Reproduce steps taken in Auto corrections

When I use Photoshop to automatically fix an image, I can quickly get this type of result: Original image Resulting image after using "Auto Contrast / Auto Color / Auto Tone" However, if I am ...
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What is the best Adobe program to make an animated logo?

I already have the idea in my head but I'm not sure how to execute. I have a couple of years experience with Illustrator and have designed several "stop action" artboards but I know there has to be a ...
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What is this geometric pattern called and how to construct it?

I am wondering if the design in this image has a name? Also does anyone know a mathematical way to construct this with circles, arc etc? I am interested in 2d construction technique although 3d would ...
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What are some ways you have used to get employers / freelance clients attention?

Linked in, personal blog, youtube, ?? What are some ways you have used to demonstrate what you are learning / doing to improve and hone your skills as a designer? IE books ive been reading, self ...
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How to get smoother shape edges?

I am currently working on some custom icons. I stumbled upon an article which addresses issues of optical effects and illusions of shapes. What I noticed is that the shapes shown in images provided in ...
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Create grid in Photoshop CS6 for pixel art?

I'm a Photoshop amateur and I'm trying to make some pixel art. It'd be way easier if I had a grid as a separate layer or tool, that I can fill square after square and then remove the grid without ...
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Free image for the “grab” cursor for IE11

I am looking at this question and its answers, and it seems the only legitimate way to implement a grab cursor in IE11 is to use an image like this: cursor: url(images/grab.cur); Browsing the ...
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Tile business cards on a A4 page, inDesign

Ive got a bunch of business cards i would like to print and cut out myself. I have created the card artwork in inDesign. The card is 55 x 85mm. Is there a way i can tell inDesign to print the ...
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Is there a way to apply a shortcut to a colour swatch in inDesign CC (2019)?

I've been programming a keyboard with shortcuts for various Adobe programs. I've created a company colour pallette to share among the softwares. I mostly use InDesign and would to create a shortcut ...
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Converting very wide logos to square formats

We all know how much easier our lives became when social media decided that our clients brands needed to be adequately represented in square format! So far I have always managed to pull of this tricky ...
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Vector images not printing well in illustrator, what am I missing?

So when I do printer alignment tests I get excellent fine lines as seen below. But when I draw perfectly horizontal lines with the pen tool in illustrator they look horrible and very low quality. I ...
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Does stroke to path essentially create two different objects?

In inkscape does stroke to path essentially create two different objects? For example if we have a square with a stroke and we do object to path and then stroke to path we can now manipulate the "...
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Indesign data merge not working with special characters

Data merge is not importing certain characters correctly. Namely greek letters (Ψ, Ω, etc). I've tried different fonts and still no dice.
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Linguistic Terms Icons?

Does anyone know of any linguistic terms icons (icons for "noun", "stem", "grammatical number", various grammatical cases), or preferably a package of them? I know of the Noun Project and there are ...
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Paragraph direction missing in Adobe illustrator CC 2018 [closed]

I can't find paragraph direction tool under paragraph panel. I also can't find language options under type menu. Any ideas? For clarification: Paragraph panel for me: which should be: and type ...
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Change color of Photoshop image imported into Illustrator to match background

I have an illustrator file that contains a linked Photoshop image. The flyer I am making has a light green background and the Photoshop image has a white background. How can I change the white ...
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How can I make a stock image look more amateur in Photoshop?

I'm working on a project where we need to include pictures of people, however, they need to look as if they were taken on a lower resolution cell phone, like an iPhone. How can I work with stock ...
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Illustrator: Pathfinder tool not letting me erase?

On my first pattern I was able to trim the edges by selecting everything and then pressing shift + M while holding alt but now it's not letting me. Everything is unlocked and ungrouped. What's going ...
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How can I achieve an iridescent/metallic/holographic effect in raster editors?

I understand this effect can be achieved in 3D rendering programs, but I also believe that it can be achieved through a raster editor like Photoshop. I work in Affinity Photo on iPad, so I’ll need to ...
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How to change shape of soft edges in MS PowerPoint?

In Microsoft PowerPoint (2016), you can add a soft (fading) edge to pictures via the Picture Effects menu. This adds a circular perimeter around rectangular/square pictures with a fading edge. There'...
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How can I create a PDF file from an Inkscape SVG with multiple pages?

I have an SVG file that was created in Inkscape. It's the layout of a page for a book that is like a diary, so every page is exactly the same. The printing service that I will be using to make a hard ...
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Excel data driven ad creation

My client has an Excel document with these headings Headline | subheadline | background image There are roughly 10,000 rows, so they want 10,000 .jpg graphics created. Question 1. What's the best ...
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Inkscape - how to draw a line with an arrow (as marker) in the middle with correct orientation

I would like to draw a light ray which makes an angle with the horizontal axis in Inkscape. Using the freehand drawing, I drew the line horizontally first (placing a node in the middle for the arrow) ...
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FontForge: Change the aspect ratio of an existing font

I have found a font I really like to program with, but it is too tall. I would like to scale the height of the font to 80% (or alternatively scale the width of the font to 125% if that might work ...

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