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How to remake the “brush” efftect used on this LOTR-Poster?

I am trying to remake a poster for a friends (nickname Frodo) wedding. I am close to finish, but I don't know how to give the resulat (it was more a less a simple face swap) the same brush-touch as ...
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What's the best practice for hyphenation in InDesign?

I always get those annoying hyphens on almost every line no matter what I'm doing. I edit each line individually as necessary but this becomes tedious for bigger tasks. Is there a better way to manage ...
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recolor objects different versions from swatch (excel)

My question is similar to Recolor Artwork: single swatch to multiple swatches, however, instead of coloring random squares, I have objects such as a shirt that want to make multiple versions of, the ...
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Are there any sites that review front covers and give you feedback?

I am making a game front cover and I have made a front cover for it but it isnt that good and I am not sure what other people would think either. Is there a site (it could be this one) that I can ...
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How to increase line pattern density in Inkscape?

I would like to have a square with diagonal hatching in Inkscapae 1.0. I followed the instructions in the question Create hatching in Inkscape: I created a slanted line in the desired color and ...
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How to fill pixel art circle area?

I would like to know how can I fill and color area which is in circle border area and how to remove area which is outside of circle border area and keep perfect shape? In general I have a pixel art ...
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Based on the brand attributes, which logo weight and typography do you think reflects better the brand? [closed]

Can you give me some professional advice on my personal brand logo? As an undergraduate with a side hustle, I cannot afford expensive branding services, so I decided to spend some time researching ...
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Figma : keep prototype links while changing button status

When I have a button (component named "primary button" for example) that is linked to another screen, if I want to switch this button to let's say another component named "secondary ...
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Scribus export to PDF results in a large file size (compared to the included JPEG)

I am trying to add a JPEG image to a Scribus document, and then to export it as PDF; the file size of the resulting PDF should not be much higher. I just added a frame for an image, loaded the JPEG ...
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How can I outline a shape without altering the size in the process?

I'm using Inkscape and I'm searching for a way to outline an object, without making it bigger in the process. Removing the fill and leaving the stroke doesn't work, because the outline sits on the ...
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Illustrator fill shape with lines

I have a custom triangle shape with rounded corners and want to fill it with "wavy" lines like the example. I something easy to do with illustrator?
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What governs the order of linked text frames in Scribus?

I'm in the process of laying a document out using Scribus, and I've noticed an odd behaviour - I'm using a two-page spread and the text on the right-side pages flows from the rightmost text frame ...
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How to make a graphic like this

Is there any specific software for something like this? I wanna help the community of this game
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How to uncheck Antialiasing in Rectangle Selection in GIMP?

I am unable to uncheck Rectangle Select's Antialiasing in GIMP, every other options works just fine, as well I can uncheck Antialiasing with every other tool. What am I missing?
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Find a string between 2 static element groups

I want to find all textblocks in InDesign with Grep that are between "Article: " and "— " I already tried to understand what they do here: https://indesignsecrets.com/findbetween-a-...
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A filter to map lightness to hue of a pixel

Is there a filter to map the lightness of source pixels to the hue value of a pixel? I'm looking for some sort of effect similar to the "Colorama effect" in After Effects?
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how to get rid of Illustrator selection tool bold outline on topmost object?

Recently while I was working on illustrator, I noticed that instead of outlining every object I selected with the same box, the top most object within the selection would have a thicker, bold bounding ...
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Quick reveal faint marks from semi transparent image

Hoping for a quick way to reveal faint pixels on a transparent layer. In the example image below, there's a smudge in the upper left that was hard to see in Photoshop. Ideal Solution Adding blend ...
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Inkscape. Flip vertical

When I select the text tool and click and drag the text appears flipped horizontally. I can solve it going to Object > Flip horizontal. But I would like to understand why does it happen from the ...
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Illustrator pathfinder giving me compound paths

I'm trying to do a 'minus front' on two paths in Illustrator: Normally I'd do this and it'd give me one expanded path, but this time it's giving me a compound path (and the results appear to be all ...
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Advice for report layout? [duplicate]

I'm an engineer who recently became a member of a county Grand Jury in California. For those who don't know what that means, it's a body of 19 people who - for a year - have the responsibility to ...
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How to edit a freshly opened image in GIMP? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, I took a screenshot which I saved as a PNG in my Pictures folder. Next, I right clicked the image and selected "Open with other application" to open it with GIMP. ...
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Problems with text boxes after saving file in inkscape

After saving my logo in inkscape, I'm facing a problem with the text's boxes and alignments. The problem is that when I'm going to open it on krita as svg, the textbox is way bigger than the one I ...
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Screen cap in Chrome measures bigger in Axure, why?

I'm putting together guidelines of graphic dimensions for our website. The sizes need to be exact. However, I noticed that there is a discrepancy between a shape in the browser, v.s. Axure. For ...
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How can I create a brush that picks from several shapes randomly?

I would like to create a brush that randomly chooses a shape from about 5 shapes that I provide. Something like in the image below - the red, green, purple and yellow shapes (ignore the planets and ...
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Strategies for picking good colour palettes?

I'm new to web design. I learned the basic stuff like layout, contrasts, the difference between RGB and CMYK, etc., but I struggle to apply this well in practice: Picking good colours that work well ...
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Adobe Illustrator: How to make turnaround character

Good day. I'm learning after effects animation right now. I'm a software developer. And i can't draw. So i'm using free AI from freepik. This is the template i'm following which i asked a friend to ...
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How do I create create stripped glass effect text in illustrator?

I found this image in MoMa website. This poster was designed by Juan Carlos Distéfano in 1964. I try to replicate the effect of the text. Turns out it harder than it looks. Any tips how to achieve ...
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Illustrator - Substract creates compound path

When I am trying to substract two shapes where one shape is completely inside the other illustrator creates something like a group of two objects. I want to avoid this because I need shape with 'hole' ...
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Hyperlink Image Figma

Is there a way to hyperlink and image or text in Figma to be clickable when exported as a PDF? Thanks in advance.
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Crop closed paths into open paths

In a few operations, how can I crop closed paths and have the result be a set of open paths? It's important that the solution be as few operations as possible, and not rely on point and click. (I'm ...
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Scale svg content to fit page size (or vice versa) from terminal without inkscape

I want to scale an SVG image to fit the page size (or vice versa: crop the page to fit is contents). This can be done using inkscape as described here. However, there seems to be no way of doings this ...
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How to set a background color to a text layer in Gimp so that the background automatically resizes as you type and the text changes size?

I want to add some text to an image in Gimp with the Text Tool, such that the background of the text layer (a rectangle) is of a fixed color instead of the default transparent background to make the ...
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What is this serif font used in an MIT working papers' book?

I tried different websites and asked different people, but nothing helped. I am struggling to identify the font in this picture. The publisher of this book is MIT (1998). Precisely, it is MIT working ...
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How to break node path without distorting the object?

Inkscape completely distorts the object when a path between selected nodes is broken. How to avoid this? *** Updated Question *** The visualize nodes tool shows ...
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Cutting out custom shapes in Affinity Designer behaves oddly

Something weird happens when I try to subtract a Curves layer from a Curve layer. What should I do to cut out the guy from the rectangle?
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Why does “join selected nodes” into a single node not work?

(Inkscape 1.0/windows10) While looking for a way to merge "overlapping" nodes of the flipped duplicated copy with the original object,(converting objects to path and selecting), and joining ...
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Is there way to get or convert characters into svg path?

In this picture is cursive Chinese character. There are lot of stroke order for normal Chinese characters. Is there way to create this characters into individual stroke with path data like following. ...
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Remove drop shadow from the image

This is a chess piece and i want to remove the shadowy effect in this. Is there a way to work around this problem?
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Is it a reputational risk to clients to use Eric Gill's typography in the era of #metoo? [closed]

For good or ill, we live in an era where there is a general atmosphere against historical figures of reprehensible character, including in art. Eric Gill was a brilliant typographer and sculpture, but ...
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Is it moral and ethical when a person criticizes you when you unknowingly make a design based on same idea? [closed]

Suppose I designed something for Mother's Day typography design using 10 MAY and MOTHER words. And my friend also designed using same but look and feel is different. Let's say visual design is 80% ...
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Can 2 very similar logos have legal issues? If yes, how to avoid being copy of some other logo design that you're not aware of?

This question has 2 cases: a) The 2 similar logos (in terms of look and shapes) represent similar businesses. b) They represent very different business. Example: 4 square cigarette has a logo which is ...
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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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Illustrator scaling

If I leave scale corners on and scale it down A becomes B and it loses its roundness. If I leave scale corners off I can't scale it at all. I want to reduce the size and also want to keep the round ...
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Is there way get separate part of a font in any graphic editing tool?

In this image as example for Letter R. I want to cut it into three pieces. Yellow color are cutting line. After rectangle is portion, I want it in separately like this Part 1: | Part 2: D Part 3: \ ...
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Dynamic 3D models on the web

I'm a software developed posed with a task of rendering a 3D model on the web/mobile app while also being able to allow end-users to change a text embedded in the model. For example, a web page would ...
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What is the proper way to cut an outlined text in Illustrator?

I could use the knife tool but it doest go on a straight line and not supper accurate.
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Inkscape - Concentric closed paths?

In inkscape I can draw a circle. If I want a bigger circle centred around it like an outline I can just hold down the shift and ctrl keys and I'll get concentric circles. This works because obviously ...
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How Do I Make an Image Look Lower Quality?

I notice that when I first load up an image in Photos or some other image viewing application, it seems blurrier for a short amount of time before sharpening. How do I deliberately replicate this ...
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Photoshop how to blend image with solid colors

I was watching a video and in the background, the guy was demonstrating his photoshop skills in a timelapse. I am trying to figure out how he achieved this particular blending effect. I went frame by ...

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