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Relative coordinates in animateMotion path

I cannot figure out why the blue ball1 in the following example does not "move to" the point on the path specified in #wire from its starting positions to mimic the path animation of the pink ball2. ...
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Mixer brush tool uses desaturated colour instead of the selected colour

Whenever I'm blending using the Mixer brush tool it will use a slightly desaturated colour instead of the colour I have seleced. Here is what I mean: ]1 When I use any non blending brush for lining or ...
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How do I mimic Hokusai (Japanese Ukiyo-e style of painting)?

I'm working on a project on Photoshop CC that replaces Mt. Fuji with silhouette of a car in some of the painting of famous Japanese artist Hokusai. This is his style (and most recognized painting): ...
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How to create an image that is black on one side, and white on the other side, using Gimp?

I need a way to create a new image in Gimp which is completely black on one side, and completely white on the other. I've tried color to alpha but that did not seem to yield the correct results. I'm ...
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Layer to follow edge of a scaling layer

I'm trying to create some templates to use for my videos, I want to create an animated text composed by 3 words (Left Center Right). The animation will look like that: Left Right ...
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Are there any extant typefaces based on the engraving work of Reynolds Stone?

The legendary woodcut engravings of Reynolds Stone are very beautiful Is there any extant typeface based on his hand-cut work?
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How can I replicate this spiral ripple effect in Illustrator?

I'm trying to recreate this effect, or something similar, in Illustrator. I've tried messing around with blends and the transform effect, but so far I haven't had much luck wrapping my brain around ...
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What is this image shaping/generating effect called?

I'm trying to make an image in which I edit someone's arm to look like it's robotic, with the fingers turning to frayed wires at the tips. It's for a college photo manipulation class, and the ...
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How to generate sharp anime style shadows in substance painter?

I'm trying to achieve a 2d/hand painted look for my 3d models and i wanted to know if there is a faster way to have sharp anime style shadows on my models instead of just painting it manually. I'm ...
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How to draw this abstract curve design

I'm trying to create a specific kind of abstract line design that consists of parallel lines with a 3D look using Inkscape. Here's an example of what I'm aiming for: I've been experimenting with ...
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Make layer mask from layer (Photoshop Creative Cloud)

I have a black & white pixel layer that I want to "cut into" another pixel layer. I've read so many tutorials and even tried asking ChatGPT, but nothing has worked. I want the black ...
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Inkscape's stroke and fill are invisible, not opacity or 'A' value

I am using the new version of inkscape (1.2) on a MacBook Pro, and when I try to make lines or shapes I am unable to see the fill or stroke that I adjust. I can adjust the stroke thickness to whatever ...
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Reason for utilizing Fibonacci sequences in design

When determining the ratio of the grid layout or choosing the sizes of texts and Web UI elements, it is common practice to choose a sequence of numbers from the Fibonacci sequence. Aside from the ...
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Better ways of vectorizing photos than Illustrator's Trace?

Are there any better ways of vectorizing photos than Illustrator's Trace? I don't have one of them Wacom boards so I can't really do this by hand.
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Not able to overlay paint brush on Photoshop 2022

I am new to photoshop. Using Photoshop 2022 latest update. I am learning it. Now the issue is (Not sure if it is an issue. Couldn't find any use full info on search) I opened an image Added a ...
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Cutting out part of an outlined shape in Photoshop

Without rasterising a vector shape, is there a better way to cut out part of an outlined shape in Photoshop? I currently do this: Create shape Double click on layer to edit layer style Select the ...
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How to paint black mask in After Effects?

Ok, I have some custom effects that I need to paint a mask for in an animation - my idea was either to use After Effects or Premiere. I'd prefer AE. Basically what I need is to be able to paint with ...
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How to remove the outline of joint text in after effect?

I have inserted glow effect to this text. I want to combine overlapping characters so that they have only one outline. How it can be done?
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How to manually blur more layers at once in Photoshop

I am working on a map exported from GIS software. It is on a white background and has very sharp edges. When I try to automatically blur the edge it is not working well because it is curved a lot. I ...
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Best CMYK export option

I am a children's book designer writer. I am trying to format my first picture book for printing. I have worked the images in RGB, but thought I should convert in Affinity before sending to printing....
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How to reset Krita's "Download as Remote Source" default option on pasting images?

When using Krita, I pasted an image, and it asked if I wanted to download the file from remote source, copy it from local, or paste from bitmap (or something along those lines). I clicked Download ...
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How to change all pixels of a given color to another color sampled from the same image?

I'm on Photoshop 2021. (Not Elements. Not Lightroom.) I have a .webp drawing with an object, parts of which are in a particular color (at the moment, a blue). (The image started out as a .PDF; I ...
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Critique: iPhone Repair Poster

I would love feedback on a poster I am making for "Techbox" local tech repair business. There are 3 poster boxes on the outside walls of the business with heavy foot traffic so I'm periodically making ...
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Can somone explain the layer target icon?

In the Illustrator layer pallete, somtimes the layer target icon is filled in, and somtimes not. Can somone explain to me what the difference is?
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How do I return to the smart guide and anchor behaviour from Illustrator CC 2021?

I have recently moved from Adobe Illustrator CC 2021 to Adobe Illustrator CC 2023 and I can't help but notice that the behaviour of the programme has been significantly changed. Previously when I move ...
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What website allows you to type in a word and it gives you the associated color?

There is a website that I used to visit that allowed you to type in any word and it would search google images for the word. It would then get the average color of each of the top 20 results from the ...
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Using Results of GIMP Background Remover to Stretch the Background

I would like to add the GIMP BG Remover to my repertoire for converting portraits to landscapes (yes I know about outpainting and online bg and fg generators). I remove the background, then take the ...
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Batch for pasting each image into a fixed one with action

Having a large number of .png images in a folder, is it possible to do the following, in the automated fashion: For each image in the folder: paste in on top of a second (fixed) image, apply an ...
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Printing a poster from pdf results in wrong colors

I have A0 poster with 2 science images that were taken by a spacecraft. On top of it I have graphs and some text. When I print it as A4 pdf on my office small printer - the colors are fine. When I ...
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Gradient stops for metallic cylinder effect

I'm trying to diagram a metallic piston inside a metallic bore and I am struggling to get a coherent 3D effect using gradients. Following image shows my attempt: This is a hemisected bore with the ...
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Capitalization of language names in a list

I don't know if my question belongs here but anyway. Should we capitalize language names in a list? Because I saw things like that (OpenStreetMap Wiki) (Wikipedia) Which seems weird to me. First, it ...
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How to merge 2 shapes with condition "remove the child shape part which is outside the parent shape" in Photoshop?

My goal is to hide the "child shape" part which is outside the "parent shape". See below the image, the green shape outside the black shape should not be seen. The problem is that ...
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InDesign CC FindChangeByList How do you remove a style?

This should be really simple and is probably some documentation I can't find. I need to remove a Character style from a query. I've tried the following that do not work: {CharacterStyle.remove} {...
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How to make multiple colors in a border in GIMP?

Im trying to search on the internet, but nothing i found what i want, heres the example of what i mean. Thank you for your response. :) By the way i just screenshot it from the China Uncensored video....
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Illustrator Multiple Variable Column Graphs

Is there a way to input variable excel data into multiple column graphs in Illustrator? So, for example, I need 100 different graphs, like the one shown below, that have the same graph style and the ...
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Why can't I chose my User Defined swatches when recoloring an artwork?

I usually select my user-defined swatches when recoloring an artwork in Illustrator (Edit > Edit Colors > Recolor With Preset). My .ase files are in the Illustrator Application folder, inside ...
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GIMP: Is there a way to specify Plugin Version when using the Scripting Interface?

Consider the following problem: Multiple images should be modified with the Cartoon filter. Therefor the following script my-test.scm is copied to gimp's Script path: (define (my-test filename ...
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Exporting illustrator file and uploading to instagram blurry

I am having a dilemma with quality exporting from illustrator to instagram. I don't know whether this is something I'm doing in illustrator or instagram. I create an artboard the same as an instagram ...
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Inkscape (and Cricut Design Space): Text problems

I've imported an svg to edit in Inkscape, creating this text with lines, selected all and converted stroke to path. I may have also clicked Object to Path at some point and admittedly am not really ...
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Trying to identify this old font

I am trying to identify the font below, It was something I made like 25 years ago, but I neither have the font nor remember what the font was that was used. The G is quite unique. I tried "What ...
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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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Custom arrowhead not aligning to the bottom of the stroke when scaled

Is it possible to align the arrowhead to the width of the stroke, rather than the vector point of the stroke when scaling the arrowhead? Like this example in use: The first being the original ...
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Removing links - Pintrest & Adobe Spark

I know Spark is an online tool so I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, so I apologize in advance if I'm in the wrong place. I'm sure there's a way I create a mood board on AdobeSpark ...
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How to/is there a simple way to stitch together an HDRI image from a google earth street view location?

I'd like to make an HDRI image out of this spot in Manhattan. I've been looking for a tool that allows me to create an HDRI map out of a google earth location, but it does not seem possible to do ...
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How to show the coordinates of a point in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm trying to find the coordinates of a vertex (aka corner) of a shape (aka polygon) in Adobe Illustrator CC 2017. I tried using the Window -> Info view but that showed me the same coordinates for ...
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AI: How to turn blotchy lines resulting from an image traced illustration into clean geometric lines that look good when zoomed in

Note: I am not a graphic designer. I would consider myself to be somewhere in between beginner and intermediate. Although these are different drawings, both are vector and both try to achieve the ...
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Illustrator stroke sets to default when I ungroup

For the past month, I've been having a lot of trouble converting my lines to strokes in Adobe Illustrator. I've attached screenshots to illustrate my issue. I have a snowflake design made of lines, to ...
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Animation is'nt smooth in figma. How to fix it?

So i made a gif of an arrow and I'm trying to do a component with this animation on delay in figma: So the first 3 frame that i made in my animation work perfectly. They stretch out and in normally ...
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Convert/Replace multiple shapes (Ellipse into Polygon)

I am familiar with the Convert to Shape effect which lets me replace Ellipses by Retangles. However I would like to convert ellipses into triangles (3 sides polygons). Is there a way to do that? Ps: ...
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Work and Clipping Paths in Photoshop to InDesign

I am trying to export a clean mask of an image I created in photoshop to indesign. Whenever I utilize the work path, the wp does not adhere to the selections I've made, but rather creates jagged nasty ...

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