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What algorithm do the NoHalo and LoHalo resize methods use in GIMP?

NoHalo and LoHalo are the new GEGL samplers, developed by Nicolas Robidoux to reduce the blur in the resampled images. NoHalo level 1 consists of one diagonal straightening subdivision followed by ...
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Technique: "Carved" 3D-Letter

The easiest way is probably to use a 2D greyscale image as a depth map to extrude a 3D object. 3D programs will give you more control but you can do this in Photoshop (see Create 3D objects from 2D ...
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Typesetting: Meaning and use of dashes in publication from 1751

This specimen is an excerpt from A New System of Castle Building that appears in The Student: or the Oxford and Cambridge Miscellany Monthly - Volume 2 (a compendium magazine published by, you guessed ...
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Has there been any significant scientific research on the readability of flush left text vs. justified text?

Stiff, P. (1996). The end of the line: a survey of unjustified typography. Information Design Journal, 8(2), 125–152. No empirical data, but a good overview. Science would tell us that inconsistent ...
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Google has removed the "Download Image" link, what changes should I make as a designer?

Yes, an interesting development, but the truth is nothing much has really changed, it's only cosmetic - and I suspect only to please their lawyers. You can still right click and "view image" in ...
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Possible to carry a whole branding process by yourself?

Yes you can do a branding job solo, but it also kind of depends on the job and your experience. Then, branding can mean different things, for some clients it may just be a logo and a website. Other ...
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Type Research: »Die Rettung des Abendlandes« by Ernst Otto Montanus

It looks like an attempt to stylise Latin characters as though they were runes - like a kind of faux-runic typeface. That's all I can think of, if it's any help. Perhaps you could google that? Also, ...
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What are images of objects with dimensions shown called?

It seems like you are looking for Orthographic drawings/projections. You can always photoshop a picture of a human and it's height besides the images. I don't think you will find an archive of ...
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Research: Grainy/Noisy Gradient

I use different method in photoshop to achieve similar results. It all boils down to getting more details in the noise (by creating it on a bigger image/layer) and blowing up the contrast. Here is a ...
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Google has removed the "Download Image" link, what changes should I make as a designer?

Nothing. It's still there. (3-6-2018) Even on a vanilla browser with no exentions. All you have to do is: Right click --> open in new tab. Thats it. You may now download it at the highest quality ...
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How to achieve this effect for pictures in Photoshop?

My answer is similar to Tetsujin's method, but created non-destructively using a Threshold adjustment layer, grouped with the image layer, then the group set to "Multiply" mode. A noise filter can ...
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How to achieve this effect for pictures in Photoshop?

From original image - yeah, don't ask ;) Add adjustment layer - Threshold Flatten result. Add layer mask [reveal all]. Select all, copy, alt/click mask, paste. Invert. This should leave the black ...
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Research: Grainy/Noisy Gradient

To get more granular control over textures, I would suggest using a placed PhotoShop file as a mask, rather than using AI’s raster system (which, as you have pointed out, does lead to resolution ...
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Has there been any significant scientific research on the readability of flush left text vs. justified text?

No The latest, most thorough research I could find was the following: An eight experiment sequence to determine reading equality (1998) by Joan H. Coll, Jerry Fjermestad, Richard Coll These eight ...
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Google has removed the "Download Image" link, what changes should I make as a designer?

In my work, I don't use Google image search. I'm not really certain how such a search would be a factor in a workflow. Images found via broad internet image searches have always been legally ...
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How to support the columns of a second level of an hypaethral building with reduction in space by height?

Such harmful things as real world physics and structure strength theories should not slow down painters or game graphics artists. Vaulting might be a technical workaround for the real world strength ...
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Google has removed the "Download Image" link, what changes should I make as a designer?

Lots of people also made user scripts/extensions Extension Raw Userscript Which puts the button back so you don't need to go through the extra click (Right click, open in new tab). So as folks ...
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What are images of objects with dimensions shown called?

For the guy a search for silhouette drawings people would do. For the tables dimensions side view would be a description that an architect would use.
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What are images of objects with dimensions shown called?

Perhaps you are searching for something like this: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/d4/bc/70/d4bc702cce51856f9849e61fe41df708--human-figures-concept-diagram.jpg Either way, you should use the search terms: ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Is possible to build an impossible 3D-shape?

This is kinda an oxymoron. No 3D modeling software can build an impossible shape, that's why its impossible. It exists using perspective tricks / illusions of representing a three dimensional object ...
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Sans vs Serif: Research Studies Only

but I've never seen any research backing that up There is little-to-no conclusive research on what fonts are more legible than others. There is some evidence that people read best what they are ...
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