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Question about spot colours in full colour documents

I am trying to understand various aspects of spot colours. If I am working in photoshop and I use say a pantone colour for a part of my artwork (in my CYMK file) ... lets suppose I've used it as the ...
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How to make multiple sneak peak holes?

To make a sneak peak hole, I make a black rectangle and an eclipse (radial gradient, one stop is white and the other stop is transparent), and mask them with clip unchecked and inverted mask checked: ...
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How to find specific vector images, like this one?

I wanted to know the place where I can find a vector. This small animal hand symbol is used in the image below. (after the name Ed Sheeran)
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How do I in some way save a texture (with borders, effects and all) in Illustrator?

I have multiple objects that will have the same color, border color, brush and texture (with texturizer). How can I either save this as some default style, or copy everything from one object to ...
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Need advice on 3D Modelling Tool

We are about to build a business application with transparent 3D spheres, possibly cubes, etc. to visualize some data. Before we start building this, we want to brain storm and decide the exact UI we ...
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Rotating a layer around centre and save file (72 times)

I need to rotate a graphic I have made in Adobe Illustrator. The complication is that only the arrow layer needs to be rotated (around the centre of the image). That rules out simply throwing the ...
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Photoshop - Is it possible to find the current border radius of a rounded rectangle? [duplicate]

Here's the scenario: I create a rounded rectangle (shape layer) with a border radius of 8px (all sides). Months later I'm ready to code the design only to forget the border radius. Is there any way to ...
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Illustrator rotational transformation is imperfect

So I created a simple hexagon using the polygon tool. When applying a 30° (360 / 6 / 2) rotation (to change its orientation) the anchor points are off by something what looks like a floating point ...
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What are all types of logo designs [closed]

Here are some types that i can think of on top of my head: Typography. Illustration. Initials. Abstract. Symbol/Iconic. 3dish flat/simplified hand drawn animal ...what more.. I have always thought ...
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How can I stop the points on a path extending past the path

The path seems to extend past the point. I have two paths and ideally I would like them to touch as in the end I would like them to be one single shape that I could fill in. But my paths clearly ...
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Critique: Typography combination for heading and subheading

I'm designing a one page website and trying different typography combinations for the headings and subheadings. I eventually chose what you see below. I'm using Open Sans for the heading and Lato ...
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Illustrator clipping masks containing images and text

My clipping mask was working in when it was just text. I have added an image to the text and the clipping mask no longer works even if I group the text and the image. Any ideas? I was working in ...
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Create closed areas from open areas

I should convert mono-colored seamless pattern to colored one. The problem is -instead of masking, the shapes were cut at the perimeter and expanded, thus using live paint is impossible. I look for ...
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Illustrator: which size for document to be printed at different scale

What size should I create my AI document in order to deliver to the client and allow her to print either really large or small without specifying a size?
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How do I change orientation of text in a path?

I have created type in a path in Illustrator, but the text is facing to the right - I would like to see it so it is readable at the top. Would appreciate any tips. Thank you!
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Convert Clipped Item Into Normal Path In Inkscape?

I created a semi-circle with the clipping feature, but it shows up as a group of two items. Like this: But i just want a normal path, could i do this anyway?
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Can't apply a Pantone color in Photoshop

I'm trying to change the color of a specific text applying a Pantone color. However after I clicked ok and click to check if the color was changed, the previous color is displayed instead of that ...
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How to keep the resolution of an image when scaling it in Gimp

I want to copy and paste one picture into another one using Gimp. I have a picture with 200x200 pixels and 72dpi. The 72dpi are not enough to print the image in the size specified in its header. ...
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How to size images independent of device?

I’m a writer and I just bought a Microsoft Surface. I often have to size images with exact dimensions to fit themes. For example, I write for a site where the images have to be exactly 1345 pixels ...
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Anti alias using pen tool in photoshop doesn't help to make edges smooth

Whenever I use Pen Tool, I can't make my edges smooth enough. I, of course, set the feather radius to 0 and checking the check-box next to the Anti-aliased, but obviously this isn't working as I want ...
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How to make wrap ribbon

How can i achieve this wrap ribbon shape in coreldraw In Adobe Illustrator with the help of 3d we can rotate and make it. But is it possible to make in coreldraw. Manual with pen tool convert to ...
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What software would produce this picture

I currently use some Adobe software like Illustrator. I've just come across some pictures and picked this to ask, what software would they use to create pictures like these?
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Vector design software recommendation for logo design

What programs under $100 are good for vector design? I can't use subscriptions and illustrator is just way too expensive. I have been looking at Affinity Designer and think it is the best option for ...
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Using a 72 ppi image in a 300 ppi print ad

I'm designing an ad for print in Illustrator. It is set to 300 ppi. I was given a bunch of logos to put in it. One of the logos I have been given is a 72 ppi PNG file. It is much larger than I need ...
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Critique: logo for a health product

I’d like to know what you guys think about the logo below, there is some debate about the feathers of the tail, they are supposed to evoke an organic feeling, but others say they seem carelessly made. ...
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Critique my web page's color and typography [closed]

This is a task management web app. I'm looking for design critiques and feedback in terms of typography, colors, and UX. You can see the site working here with comments to specific areas where I'm ...
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GIMP/PS - How to save selection as pixel (remap) table?

Using GIMP or Photoshop, either one of them. When selecting a part of the image using selection tool, how can i export this selection as a pixel map?
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Same vector graphics but different SVG output in CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator

I had draw an ellipse in corel and illustrator and export as SVG. when i open their code, it was major difference in those two files. Look at below ellipse SVG code I think Illustrator looks clean. ...
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How to make metalic borders like these logos in Photoshop?

I want to create a metallic border in the Photoshop, but i don't know how to do this, here are some examples: I want to the background and border that is below the text.
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Photoshop Rectangular Marquee Tool not selecting correctly

I must have accidentally clicked something in Photoshop because all of a sudden my rectangular marquee tool is not working correctly. When I use the rectangular marquee tool to, for instance, ...
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Why not use the Blur/Sharpen Tool to efface a boundary between two colors, in GIMP?

I'm trying to dissolve, subdue (What's the correct term?) that glaring, brazen, straight clear cut boundary between the blue and green. I want the blue and green to gradient and meld smoothly (What's ...
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How can I get this HDR or painted blur effect from a photo?

How can I get this HDR or painted blur effect from a photo in Photoshop, Gimp, Inkscape or some other software?
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Open Multiple Pages in Illustrator [duplicate]

I'm trying to open a catalog AI file with 32 pages and need to adjust each page in Illustrator CS6. How do I open the AI file in one single AI files with all artboards within it?
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Some missing pixels (grey) after duplicating a picture

Currently I face the problem that some pixels are disappearing when I duplicate a picture. They are replaced with just grey pixels. I really have no idea why this happens. It looks like just some ...
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How to make an object black and metallic?

I was wondering if there's a way to make this psd black and metallic/ glossy I had a play with the 3D panel but not no avail.The object itself is not 3D, I was just hoping I could map a black glossy ...
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How to fill a shape with color in a way that doesn't follow the outline?

I have created this shape in Photoshop and exported as PNG: I then imported it to Illustrator and now I am trying to colour it exactly as the logo below. Any help?
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Grey out filter photo [duplicate]

I am looking for to 'grey out' my image entirely - the main purpose is to be able to have high detailed picture and still allow me to read clearly written contents at the top of the image. The grey ...
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Where to hire a graphics designer for mobile app? [duplicate]

My friend and I are making iOS apps and we have are not graphic designers. We have no idea how to do any of that stuff. Where can we find a graphic designer and how much would he/she cost?
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How do you generate the shapes at the bottom of the image? Is is done with a filter or manually?

I'm sorry if this is a noob question. I use photoshop a lot, but not illustrator. Do you draw these manually? or is there a filter for this? Do you use a separate software like 3d studio max or ...
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What is Crowdsourcing in the context of Graphic Design?

I keep reading about "Crowdsourcing" in the context of Graphic Design. I know what crowdsourcing is, but what has it got to do with Graphic Design in particular? Also there's lots about contests. ...
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Professional looking websites [closed]

Apologies for cross posting from the Webmaster stack exchange but I have a question I'd like to resolve as urgently as possible. I'm starting to design a site and am at the stage where I have most ...
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What are those things in text design? [closed]

What are those things? What are they for? How do I enable them?
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Solving problems with a given illustration, how do I proceed?

I've been given this sample image, supposedly "pop art" style. What I'm asked are four steps: 1. reproduce this image 2. control the colors 3. add a two colors logo onto it 4. improve the overall ...
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illustrator pathfinder minus front not working? [duplicate]

How come pathfinder - minus front is not working? I want a stylized N where that white part is taken out
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Does Photoshop allow us to deform linear objects to complex curves?

Tying shoelaces in Photoshop would be an overkill, but I have been trying to get the electric cord of a vacuum cleaner to appear as perfect spiral in Photoshop. It is for a product photograph. I ...
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Align text inside a rectangle.

This may be a silly question... I'm working with portfolio website. I need to align text inside a rectangle. I drew a box using rectangle tool. I can use my eye and align it vertical and horizontal, ...
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How to find a professional designer

My friend needs a professional logo for his business but there are so many websites - I don't know where to start. Some are probably good and some are probably horrible. Can some experts in graphic ...
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What is Dpi and how to use it in android app design

I just took a project on android app design. I am beginning to learn about app design and this dpi stuff is really throwing me overboard. My main concerns are: 1) What is Dpi( I am not a programmer ...
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How to create Graphics like this in Photoshop? [closed]

I am a developer and hence I am not experienced in photoshop and graphic designing. I recently came across a graphic like this: I want to know how can I create an image like this Photoshop? The ...
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Please help me recreate these vector waves

I am trying to create the first image: These are my results: I am using Illustrator and the blend tool. How do I get that color difference? that darker smudged outline? How many lines have been ...

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