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how to make the original picture transparent to draw over the destination picture the missing lines

I've just converted a colored picture with Akvis Draw into a sketcked picture. Now,what I want to do is to draw the missing lines by hand,closing perfectly the figure. The next step will be the ...
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Math rescale problem in Illustrator

So, I have to resize a shape, where I want one of the components of this shape to be of a precise width. That's easy to do, the hard part is then rescale also the other components of the original ...
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Using Adobe Bridge as a Digital Asset Manager for a team - how to sync keywords?

I just joined a new company that only uses File Explorer to organize their source art files, just typing in as many keywords as they can into the filename and searching off that. I'd like to move to ...
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Set default size of the artboard of imported Photoshop work paths

I am using Illustrator 2018 on Windows. I am working with a series of Photoshop work paths (exported from Photoshop 2018) which are all made using a 300 dpi bmp. Until recently when I opened a work ...
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Online tool to create text animation for iMovie import

I am looking for an online tool to create simple text animations, to import in iMovie. Concretely, I want to animate an intro title consisting of moving individual test string as well as simple ...
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After Effects CC Cylinder Issue

I'm trying to revolve text around a sphere. Kinda like this: I watched a few tutorials and they easily apply CC Cylinder and it automatically turns into that. When I apply CC Cylinder, it bends to a ...
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How to create dashed lines/arrows in Illustrator

I'm looking for help on how to create the dashed lines and arrows in the example below. In this example you can see the arrows, which follow a curved path, yet, the stripes remain in perfect "...
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How to mention the author of an artistic infographic?

I realized an "artistic page" for a social campaign which has been published on the webpage of an association. The project was realized through Photoshop and Illustrator and what I gave to the ...
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InDesign Text Frame Flow Issue

I am hoping someone may be able to assist with this problem. I am trying to fill the text frames with copy. However, as can be seen in the image, some lines are not cooperating with me. There is no ...
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Image size is big but the font is pixelated in TV

My image size is 3128*1916. I open the image in 55" inch TV and the image font is pixelated. I also try to change the dpi but it's not showing properly.
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Set origin and rotation on a path with SVG's animateMotion

I'd like to apply a rotation on a path animated with SVG's animateMotion tag. Here's where I'm stuck at, my aim was to repeat the animated circle on the other three lines. It seems that transform-...
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Creating a 3D Carousel in Figma

I'm a relative beginner attempting to create a 3D Carousel in Figma, I'm looking for any resources or tips that could be of assistance. Through searching I've sort of mapped out the steps this would ...
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How to style links on a resume/CV?

What is the best way to style a link on one's resume/CV? Let's assume this styling doesn't cross over to a printed page and focus solely on the PDF. Should links be underlined and colored blue (like ...
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Converting a gradient with 13 steps to a gradient of 8 steps?

I have the following gradient with 13 steps: This is the output of https://cssgradient.io/ I used to create it: background: rgb(52,17,46); background: linear-gradient(90deg, rgba(52,17,46,1) 0%, ...
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Why is the site resolution 1600 x 616px?

I'm a beginner in web design and I'm learning through tutorials and I do not understand why the screen width is 1600px and height 616px. Why is not 1920px and whether this is a good solution on the ...
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Illustrator CC prints jagged lines [closed]

On new MacBook Pro running Mojave 10.14.4, Illustrator CC prints images pixelated and somewhat incomplete, but looks fine and smooth on screen. Checked older files from CS5 that print normal from ...
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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 do I set the opacity of a selection?

I have a weird issue. I made a selection using various methods. However, no matter what I do, that selection has some kind of opacity. Even if I right click -> fill and select black, it simply will ...
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Modifying fonts with Gimp

I am using the Papyrus font in a banner and I would like to make the font darker and thicker without going as dark as Papyrus Bold. Papyrus Bold seems to loose the feel of papyrus which is caused by ...
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Gaussian blur gets pixelated when I copy, paste, and shrink image

I am creating a set of comic strips. I create each panel in its own Illustrator file. Then, when it's time to assemble the panels into one strip, I copy, paste, and shrink the images so that multiple ...
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Preventing SVG's animateMotion tag from resetting

I'd need the SVG-equivalent of CSS' animation-fill-mode:forwards;. Is there something that can help? Thanks!
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Remove coloured background scanned PDF (original document printed on coloured paper)

Someone has sent me a scanned document, which they have printed out on pink paper prior to scanning. Ive taken the scanned document into Acrobat DC (pro, latest version as of time of writing) and ...
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How can I make this selected object cut the objects in the background?

So I'm designing transfer decals for a club. The selected portion in white needs to be transparent, but it also needs to cut out the background shapes in order to have a transparent border for the ...
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How to copy light effect from one file to another without losing properties in Illustrator?

I wanted to copy a light effect from a file that I download to my own file, but when I do it, the transparency and color of the thing I want to copy goes away. It is driving me insane by now. Thanks ...
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Creating video game textures is driving me to insanity

TL:DR Textures are split up and scattered into different sections in game assets. Need a way to align the sections for design work and quickly get the sections back into their scattered form for the ...
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Pattern Export/Preview Quality in Illustrator

I don't know how to state this problem nor to google it. I made a pattern on Illustrator, it's a quite complicated pattern, but it's ok on my preview (left) I use my GPU Preview for working default. ...
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Why is the design of haulage companies so “special”?

Background Passing one of Germany’s largest cargo stations on a daily basis, I noticed that the design of lorries is quite different from most regular design. To be frank, it usually strikes me as ...
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InDesign script that generates percentages as page numbers

Does anybody know of a script that could calculate percentages within an InDesign document? To clarify - I want to use this essentially as a page number: page 5 of 10 would be 50%, for example. If no ...
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Adobe XD Remove off-standing part

I am creating a prototype with Adobe XD. I want to remove off-standing parts from two boxes. Here are two pictures: Here is a corner from the white box and the orange off-standing part should be ...
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Draw simple lines in Inkscape

I can draw lines in Inkscape (with Bezier tool or freehand line tool), but they appear as path objects and when I save it, in the svg file they are also appear as path. My question is: How can I draw ...
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Font name on the following image [closed]

What is the name of the font or the similar font of the text on the attached photo. I found it on a paper and I liked it and want to have it in my computer.
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Can interactions be added to component elements in InVision Studio?

My header component contains different icons, like home, user profile, etc. Is there a way to add interactions to these elements inside the component?
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How to add lines/stripes to a shape or image in Illustrator?

I need help... a "Illustrators for Dummies" step by step instructions if possible. I am new to all this...working on a project. Basically what I'm looking for... how would you go about creating ...
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Live Paint: make on brush produces “sharp” edges

I'm following a tutorial here starting around 5:15 for coloring in Illustrator. After drawing with the brush tool, I did Expand Appearance, then Live Paint → Make, which caused these "breaks" in my ...
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Instagram profile image problems - noise suggestions? [duplicate]

So I am trying to upload this logo - Have tried from 110x110 72dpi all the way through to 12000x12000 150dpi jpeg and png. All look awful! After doing a bit of research think it may be because of ...
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GIMP eyedropper returning wrong colors [duplicate]

I seem to have an odd issue with GIMP. Since two days, if I try to pick a color with the color picker, GIMP returns a wrong (and seemingly arbitrary) color. The color selection tool already looks ...
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How can I edit a picture like this one?

I would like to achieve this blurry multiply image effect.
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how can I make glitter tears effect?

How can I create that glitter tears effect and the sparkles?
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Which graphic style is that? [closed]

does anybody know how this graphic style is called ?
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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 ...
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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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Blending modes across different compositions in After Effects

It seems that the blending mode that I set to multiply on the shape layer of a composition in After Effects is not interacting with the composition directly beneath it on the master composition. The ...
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Anima stack with varied spacing

Using the Anima App plugin with Sketch, is it possible to have a single stack with different spacings between different objects? For instance, imagine I wanted to have a vertical stack of three ...
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.25" bleed on an irregular shape

How would I go about adding in a .25" bleed on the shape attached? The magenta line is the final shape. These will be diecut so I'm hoping it won't matter too much but I'm struggling to figure out the ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Setting order for text to be highlighted

I am trying to arrange my text in my Adobe Illustrator file such that when it is saved to pdf, and the reader wants to copy and paste the information in the document the order is somewhat preserved. ...
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How to move a thin line with the black arrow in Illustrator?

You can drag to select the line, but actually “grabbing” it with the black arrow tool in order to drag-move it to a new location is nearly impossible - you just wind up missing its visible area and ...
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How to draw a piece of sphere

I tried to draw the piece of the sphere between two given meridians. I used Boole to intersects two hemi-spheres. It does not work, since hemispheres are just polyhedrons and after rotation, they ...
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What is this style of graphic art called? [duplicate]

Please advise, what is this style of graphic art called? It's when the artist intentionally "colors" outside the lines. And is it a difficult art form that requires a premium/experienced (and hence ...
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The eraser tool is now replacing parts of the photo I initially erased

this is driving me nuts. Not sure what I did. I was happily erasing an image to make the background transparent using a mixture of the magic wand and eraser. All off a sudden, the magic wand and the ...
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Batch Saving Data Sets - Illustrator Error on Data Set Change

I am trying to update all the Data Sets in my Illustrator document so that when I do a Batch Action Save I don't get the following error: The current values have not been captured and will be ...

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