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Is there a way to change the cursor when using the brush tool in Illustrator?

I can't stand how the cursor for the brush tool is an actual brush in Illustrator. It makes it really difficult to see where I am going with the brush. Is there a way to change it so that the cursor ...
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How do I convert a 3d drawing to a 3d image in Photoshop?

This is the drawing I would like to convert to a 3d image. Help!!!!
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Very basic questions about digital art programs

I am unfortunately very stupid and after several hours struggle have not made any progress, so I'm hoping someone can help me out. I'm not an artist but need to do some basic image editing-type things ...
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How to have a custom Default Swatch Library in Illustrator

Is there a way to have my custom Swatch Library open up in the top left corner, rather than the default library? I have colors and spot colors I use in almost all my files. I would like to have them,...
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In Illustrator, how can I move a whole group (including hidden subobjects)

I'm sorry if this is a common question, but I can't find the answer anywhere. It's very important to me that I should be able to move a layer and have all of the sublayers/sub-objects move with it, ...
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Typeface Identification

I have been trying to figure out the typefaces or stencils styles that were used for this 1941 map. I was thinking that it could be something like a Leroy Lettering template, but I can't find it. This ...
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Clipping Mask makes coloured box disappear

I'm having issues with Adobe Illustrator mask clipping. I'm learning as I go and have a created a masking path to work with a coloured rectangle. However, whenever I select 'Make Clipping Mask', the ...
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What resolution to print a rollup banner [duplicate]

I have 2 rollup banners I want to print which has been laid side by side. The tiff exported size is over 1gig which is large. At what resolution should I export to have the best output and a ...
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How to change in photoshop script color of Smart Object Layer, or Rasterized Image?

I need to change color of Smart Object Layer in JS script. I found how to change TextLayer, but SmartObjects haven't "textItem" property. Need to change it like Color Overlay works in Photoshop. For ...
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Set white lines & strokes to transparent [Illustrator]

Good evening! I'm having a problem finishing a logo for a customer. Basically I made an effect like this with 2 text blocks and 2 white lines: The letters J and C are 2 different text blocks with a ...
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Transform Controls Bug in Photoshop CC 2019 Update

Found a little bug in the most recent Photoshop CC 2019 update that makes the Transform Tool controls invisible in the workspace. The controls are still functional but you have to find the controls by ...
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Software Recommendation: Color Picker and Library for Windows 10

I worked some time in Linux, and Ubuntu has a very handy and lightweight tool called gpick. It picks colours from anywhere and stores the picked colours in an infinite scroll library, ready to copy on ...
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Creating a text deboss effect at small scale

I'm trying to create a debossed effect in a small scale. It's a coin-like layout, but not using metallic gradients: I've been working across Photoshop for image isolation/clean up, but ultimately ...
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Exporing InDesign as PDF with Copiable Text

I can't figure this one out. I want to export an InDesign file (1 page) as an interactive PDF. I also want the receive to be able to highlight and copy text, however. How can I accomplish this?
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Indesign – screen effect disappears in RBG blend mode

I have an image that is basically some black lines which I have placed onto a blue background and gave it a screen effect to make it white. This is while in CMYK transparency blend space. But when I ...
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How does the income of your target audience matter for logo design?

I see this question being asked in logo and branding discovery phases. Anyone want to weigh in as to why this is?
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Illustrator - pattern not saved when reopen AI and PDF file

I make several patterns by open jpeg file on illustrator and drag the photo into the swatches box and 'save swatches' out of it and then I saved all of them as 'Save Swatch Library as AI' now I ...
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Illustrator 19 can't change polygon (or any path) appearence under 4pt stroke

I can't change the appearance of the stroke on this polygon to anything under 4pt stroke, and I can't change the corners from anything but round joint. Turning off the stroke does nothing, and only ...
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How do I move the text layer, with my effects, to different photos while keeping it exactly the same size?

I am trying to add names to about 100 pictures. Each picture is slightly different size. When I drag a name layer from one photo to the other, the name either shrinks or grown significantly, and ...
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How to cut off a piece at the end of my stoke line? (Adobe Illustrator)

It's important that it's done with stroke so I can animate with trim paths later in After Effects. I found the rounded edges but I can't seem to find this type of stroke.
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Getting odd artifacting when using GPU preview on illustrator

Shapes look as if they arent inline with each other when using GPU preview, CPU preview fixes the issue but of course I shouldnt have to be running it on CPU preview.They jaggies seem to stem from ...
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Adobe Illustrator formating to JPG turing out stretchy @

I have finished some work on Adobe Illustrator, converted it to PDF and then JPG. but no matter how many times I changed the settings with compression, My art board looks all squished...anybody know ...
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How do you make a sunburst brushed metal effect?

How do you make a sun brushed metal effect like in the image below? I've tried motion blurring a noise layer but this gives to much blur.
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I am an experienced programmer who wants to learn how to design 2D game art. Is this achievable? [on hold]

Although I am an experienced programmer and decent with Unity, I really want to learn how to design my own 2D levels and character art. I have some experience with Photoshop since I used to slice ...
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Looking for name of cursive font in attached image?

Looking for the name of the cursive font in this image?
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Baseline Grid question

So im new to using Baseline grids - little late i know.. but i have a question about this document i am making. 1st picture: In the pictures below is it common practice to align the quote on the ...
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Suggestions on how to improve logo

I'm a computer programmer, and I have no idea what I'm doing, nevertheless, when I founded my company, Rebus FM ("Rebus Fleet Management"), I went ahead and designed my own logo. It's basically a ...
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Can no longer place tif or psd files into illustrator - linked to change in Mac OS?

Prior to an 'upgrade' in our Mac OS (we are now on 10.13.6) we could place tiff files into Illustrator and retain the transparency. Now when trying to place these files they are greyed out and ...
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Bluebeam: saving a cropped pdf without the rest of the image behind

Bluebeam 2018. Using Document > Crop Pages... to crop a single page pdf down to my requirements. I save the pdf file but it appears it just saves the entire document still with information on the ...
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Inkscape arrow skew

I am trying to draw a diagram in isometric in Inkscape (v0.92.4). For each object, I apply a skew and a rotation of the angle of the axonometric grid. I am facing an issue with applying a skew on ...
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Setting column flow from R to L with Hebrew text

I am setting up a document with one page english, the next translated in Hebrew. It's a 2 column layout, and I need to get the text on the hebrew page to first fill the R column and then the L column. ...
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Toggle transparency grid in Affinity Designer

Is there a way to toggle the transparency grid on and off as you can in Illustrator (by hitting cmd + shift + d)? Picture of transparency grid in Illustrator for reference:
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Best way of presenting persons in a brochure/three-column page

In a brochure (A5) I am designing in InDesign CC I would like to present several persons. Currently my layout is designed such that I divided the page into three columns, place the image of the person ...
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Illustrator: how to change simultaneously two identical text boxes?

I'm working on a papercraft project and I have needed to change the order of the tabs. To do so, I have to manually search for the two corresponding number and edit them one at the time. Is there any ...
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What is the meaning of green lines in outline view in Inkscape?

I'm using version 0.92.3, sometimes when I've to make a table I use word to make it and copy it to my inkscape drawing, last week I've updated my Office from 2016 to 2019 and now when I copy tables ...
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Affinity Designer: How do I make textframes scale with the artboard if I scale by an exact value?

When scaling artboards "by hand" with the "scale handle", the font-size of textframes changes as expected. However if I use the transform dialogue to enter an exact value I want the artboard to scale ...
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Why is the load box of an IntelliJ IDEA asymmetrical? [on hold]

I like JetBraines products. They are cool, smart, and what is important, beautiful. But I am interested in one question: why does the loading bar go to the edge of the window? Shouldn't it have ...
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How to make this white?

I am making a reverse logo but am running some issues. Can anyone help me figure out how to make this zero in this logo white, just like the draft picture. Thank you.
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What's the Script for coloring headings in a black-and-white PDF simultaneously? [on hold]

I refer to this answer. I don't know how to code or script: can anyone please?
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How to get Illustrator CC files onto Illustrator Draw

I am working on a file on Illustrator CC but want to finish up on Illustrator Draw. How do I send it from CC to draw on my tablet?
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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How do I enhance the effect of trypophobia?

For a project using synthetic images (styleGAN to be precise), I'm looking at many different manifestations of an eye. Displaying them on a grid unintentionally created a trypophobia-like (fear of ...
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Re-creating A vector logo - missing fonts

I have to re-create a vector version of this low-res logo but would so appreciate if anyone can help track down what fonts it includes? I've tried all the match-my-font etc. sites with little luck. ...
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Blending and Textures

I am having the hardest time trying to create the effect between the image subject and the background texture in the reference below. Obviously the image is masked to blend into the texture, but what ...
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How to remove this panel from adobe illustrator cc?

hi i am beginner in illustrator, whenever i try to select a shape or anything on my artboard this panel keeps popping up. can anyone help to turn this thing off and also explain what is function of ...
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Edit multiple layers

I want to scale two layers up by the same amount, using Edit > Transform > Scale. Can I link the layers so that scaling one of the layers also affects the other by exactly the same amount?
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How to create perspective with curved lines?

I have a simple task: I want to create a train track that's slightly curved and disappears in the distance. The best I've achieved so far is the following image which I created with Affinity Photo: ...
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How to apply specific object style to textFrames, those starting with anchored graphic frame?

I have a document (InDesign CS6) with a story, using text frames as placeholders. These text frames all have a graphic frame as first paragraph, going on with some other paragraphs with text. Now, i ...
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How to create Virtual Reality video animation [on hold]

I need to know how to create 360 VR content I have experience in After effects and C4D Need to know how to start and what program can I use or start to learn
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Prototype with Principle: Before/after masking effect on drag

Has anyone tried to do something similar with Principle (animation tool)? images need to cover/uncover with masking effect animation works on drag Example: https://www.iesede.com/ Is that even ...

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