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Applying Brush splash over multiple elements, while preserving outlines

I want to apply a brush splash to the central petals of the flower. But clipping mask doesn't work. It says object is too complex. The only way I found to resolve this problem is using shape builder ...
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When I export an AI 300x60 art board it saves with bigger dimensions

I am making a companion banner ad for Youtube. The dimensions are 300x60. When I design on a 300x60 art board and save a a PNG or jpeg it saves with larger dimensions and then won't upload. If i want ...
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Extract the text out of Illustrator file any API or script?

I'm working on a project that has 1000 files with the same typo ex. the file with the word "dogs" that has to be turned into "dog". these 1000 files has the same typo. Is there anyway that I can write ...
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Why isn't the 'Map Colors' fixup changing text colors?

Please download the PDF and see the screenshot beneath. I'm trying to convert the book's default (C, M, Y, K) = (99%, 98%, 18%, 6%) (ie dark purple) to (90, 0, 90, 0) (green). After I click 'OK' and ...
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Accidentally saved my AI file as PDF and now I can't access content outside the Artboard areas

I saved my .ai as .pdf in order to send a proof to client. I then made another days worth of changes and hit "Save" and then "close". Now I've realised that because I most recently saved as PDF, that ...
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applying clipping mask to multiple objects [duplicate]

I want to apply a brush splash to the central petals of the flower. But clipping mask doesn't work. It says object is too complex. The only way I found to resolve this problem is using shape builder ...
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How to make lightning effect on photoshop

I was wondering on how to make the following lightning around that sprite. I've tried a thin pencil and outer glow but it just doesn't have that effect. Below are the things I am talking about: ...
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How to create Gradient Highlight / Shadow using One Spot Metallic Gold Color

My client asks to use one metallic gold color (for example Pantone 871c) in large heading text and other designs. I'd like to make the gold color pop even more with gradient of light and dark. How do ...
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Clipping mask over photo doesn't show in PDF

I created a design where there is a clipping mask over a photo. When I save the AI file as a pdf the full photo shows without the clipping mask. I have tried to save it a variety of different ways ...
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Photoshop - What's the best way to cut out a person? [on hold]

I will have to cut out some people out of backgrounds. Apart from how to do it what are some tips and tricks that will make the result look better? (Like maybe using a feather etc,..?)
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Removing background and put object in 255 white background

I want to create an Amazon listing and I'm trying to get a white background behind my object. I bought some softboxes and white backdrop and acrylic white platform and got this shot: But I realized ...
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Do you know some successors of the designer Alexey Brodovitch?

I think his work is amazing and I would explore some designer inspired by his design's approach, here an example of Alexey Brodovitch work:
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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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Is it possible to make a TTF or OTF font that uses png images instead of vectors?

My problem originates in videogame development. My friend is creating bitmap fonts for our game in a PNG format. The font is 8-bit style (low res), just to mention. I have to implement these fonts ...
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Adding kinetic movement of jumping to my typography for this logo

Ok i need help. I am currently making a logo for a company called “Jump Jump Rentals” specializing in Bounce Houses. How can I add the kinetic element of jumping to the 1st word “jump” over 2nd part “...
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Fit image to margins InDesign [duplicate]

I've got an InDesign document with multiple A4 pages, with a 12.7 mm margin on all sides. I've got a bunch of images I want to drop onto each page. To save me dropping in each image and manually ...
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Find color where alpha at value `a` equals a given hue

I want to achieve a certain hue but also have the color that carries that hue contain a certain opacity. For example if I were after #ff0000 with 50% opacity, the color I would want to identify is ...
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How to make triangles with rounded sides and corners? (squircle with 3 sides)

Methods likes this Rounded corner shape with rounded sides Don't really work for triangle. So now I'm thinking what's the best way to make this shape, so I can control the radius of roundness at the ...
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Gimp - how to make entire layer transparent

I'm trying to create watermark so I want my logo layer to be transparent. How do I achieve this? I tried all the existing guides but they aren't working. The layers are in JPG format by default when I ...
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Is there a quick way to draw a curved line with thickness that changes in Illustrator?

I am curious to see if there's a quick way to draw a curved line with thickness that changes in illustrator, like this sample: Also, is there a way to apply this to an outlined stroke? Thanks!
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How to find a certain coordinate on path relative to another path?

I am learning AI and SVG animation. I got the SVG from flaticon. I would like to rotate the pointer around a point and make it look like the gauge is actually working. To achieve this, I need to find ...
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would like to find out what the A in Wichita font is and the sealth word in font [on hold]

I would like to see what the A in Wichita font is and also the stealth font as well
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InDesign: How to make sure that new chapter are on the right side?

I designed a book in InDesign. How can I make sure that every new chapter is starting on the right side before going to print? Below, page 7 and 19 are new chapter. Page 2 is the book title page. ...
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Diagonal between two pictures

I want to create a thumbnail for YouTube with a picture next to each other with a diagonal border. Does anyone know how this works? Thanks a lot!
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Which are the skills and digital skills related to Graphic Design that should be included in a resume? [duplicate]

If I do graphic design and I want to include on my resume a list of digital skills that indicate my proficiency level, how would I put this, e.g.: is it better to write: 1) a list of softwares and/or ...
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Using Adobe XD Protoype mode, how can I prevent the “go back” mode when using transitions

On MacOS, using Adobe XD Protoype mode, I created a transition between two artboards A and B. The transition on Artboard A has the following parameters : * Trigger : tap * Action : Transition * ...
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I’m trying to figure out what it says behind the black scribbles [on hold]

I’m trying to figure out the words and texts behind the black area
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Billboard Design [duplicate]

If I need to make a billboard design according to USA fie size. How can I make such bigsizes bilboard in my Adobe Illustrator? As while designing it starts hanging and takes a lot of time to save. How ...
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Rectangle border into 4 equal pieces Illustator

I want to cut this rectangle border shape(Picture below) into 4 pieces without affecting the gradient color but cannot figure out how. I have tried pathfinder tool, scissors tool, removing anchors. ...
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What font is Google using across many apps (not Roboto)

I noticed Google is using this font specially in small CardViews and it's doing a very good job together with the rounded corners of the cards. Any one have an idea what this font is?
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How can i apply this effect in Photoshop?

I really would like to know how this effect works, any suggestion?
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What is this kind of style?

I would know what kind of style is the following image to make further research please, from the web I have seen they talk abut grunge style, but I can t find more information about the technique, ...
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How to achieve popular glitter effect in Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

A lot of popular Instagram artists use this type of glitter in their art and I am trying to achieve the same effect. It seems to be some type of overlay I have tried asking where these people got the ...
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Are there any tutorials on how to add details to textures?

I'm trying to add detail to this texture like making the lips more realistic but I'm not sure how I can achieve it. Can I merge another image onto lips or would that mess with the texture. Edit: I ...
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How do I design the footnote number at the bottom of the page?

When I insert a footnote, a superscripted number appears. I don't want to change this, but I want to design the number that appears at the bottom of the page without changing the actual text content ...
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Convert to USDZ from Cinema 4D

I have a designed a model in Cinema4D. That I need to export in USDZ format to use in 3D warehouse app of Shopify. But I can find no working way of converting may design to USDZ from my Windows PC. I ...
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Style compound paths in svg as one entity

I'm using AI to create .svg files. The text is generated as multiple compound paths. I want to render all of the compound paths as if they are one. Help greatly appreciated.
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Graphics Designer interview questions and portfolio [on hold]

Today I had an interview for a remote Graphic Designer position via Google Hangouts. Interestingly, the interview was text based, so I was able to google some questions but I thought the timer is ...
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Why does Photoshop decrease resolution of image when saving as PDF

I'm creating a PDF for print as a poster. I've tried several times saving my Photoshop PSD image as a PDF yet no matter what options I select (High Quality, X1A, etc. it always downsizes the ...
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Color differences after recieving a poster from printing

I have designed an A0 poster with Adobe InDesign. It contained a collage of different pictures. Since there was a specific part of the scene I wanted to cover for this version, I put a rectangle using ...
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Fonts: If there's a Semibold weight, why isn't there a Semiitalic slope?

So that it can be possible to make a regular slant of 0 degrees, semiitalic slant of 9.21747441146 degrees and an italic slant of 18.4349488229 degrees.
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How do I make a brush more rough?

I am trying to have a brush like the one on the left (Paint.net). I have tried everything I could, but I can't make it rougher in Photoshop (right side of the picture). As you can see the Paint.net ...
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BMP file for a banner design

I have a very urgent question, I am designing a banner in Adobe Illustrator for a cafe that will be engraved on wood, its size is 350 w x 60 H. The client wants the banner as .bmp, to export the ...
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How Can I improve this design? [on hold]

. I am designing a site for a client who works in the information technology field and requires a website to further spread his business. They want to spread it to a global level. I have designed ...
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Been looking for this font in the image below, would anyone happen to know what this is called? Thank you!

I've tried uploading it to a few font finder websites but still wasn't able to find the exact one. Font found on a Youtube video.
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How does one make a brush smoother in Photoshop?

I recently installed Photoshop but the brushes (default brushes in Photoshop as well as my own custom brushes) come out pixelated and rigid. I know that there is no way to remove pixelation as ...
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Can you apply more than one effect to a layer in After Effects?

For example, I would like to apply both rainfall and Gaussian Blur effect to one layer, how can I achieve that?
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When saving as a JPEG, illustrator keeps cutting parts of my artboard off

I created a graphic in Illustrator, and there is a lot of white space around the graphic itself, but it is all within the artboard. When I got to export my piece as a JPEG, Illustrator does whatever ...
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Determing the best X colors to provide the most coverage in a pallete?

When creating a palette of colors, for use in things such as a painting app, or a box of crayons, or product variants, where you want to make as many different colors available as possible within the ...
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Import InDesign character and paragraph styles into LibreOffice

I have an InDesign file with many character styles and paragraph styles defined in it, including use of the features "next paragraph style will be ____", numbering, indentation, hanging indents, grep ...

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