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Questions about the granting of permission to use copyrighted material by the copyright holder, often for a fee. Licenses are common in software usage, like font files, stock images but also applicati…
Questions about Adobe Flash Professional, a program used to author content for the Adobe Flash platform. Flash is commonly used to create interactive graphical animations for a wide variety of digital…
Blend modes determine how the colors and opacity of layers and objects interact with others.
Questions about Krita, an open-source raster graphics editor from KDE. Comparable to Photoshop or GIMP.
3ds Max is a 3D animation/content creation tool. Please Note: 3D questions are allowed if they apply directly to graphic design. General usage is not within scope and you are unlikely to get an an…
Questions about an edited collection of an artist's best artwork intended to showcase their style or method of work. A portfolio is used by artists to show employers their versatility by showing diffe…
Questions about the manual or automated process of redrawing an image from a bitmap to a vector object.
Questions about videos when they interact with graphic design. Beware that most questions about this topic are better suited for video.stackexchange.com
Questions about taking pictures with a camera.
Questions about Adobe Experience Design, a tool to design and prototype websites and mobile apps with.
Questions about Microsoft's series of graphical interface operating systems.
Questions about intentional or unintentional appearance of the "lego" effect: clear visibility that the image consists of little squares.
Questions about Figma, a collaborative interface design / prototyping tool. Ask anything related to designing graphics and interfaces with Figma.
Questions about typefaces without serifs, or font-identification queries with like typefaces. Examples of sans serif typefaces are Arial, Helvetica, Verdana and Univers.
Questions about the use of illustrations to convey data. This is including but not limited to diagrams such as charts, maps, plots; and general graphics with underlying data.
Questions about original images, captured or created, made available by the original artist for use in other projects, often through licensing arrangements.
Graphic Styles are using within Adobe Illustrator to retain the settings of the Appearance Panel.
Questions about holistic human factors associated with the use of a product or service.
A drop shadow is a visual effect consisting of drawing that looks like the shadow of an object, giving the impression that the object is raised above the objects behind it. The drop shadow is often us…
A Unix command used to search files for the occurrence of a string of characters that matches a specified pattern.
Questions about the warping of visuals elements (photos, images, text...) whether it is to create a special effect, or to apply to a predetermined object.
A method of displaying and arranging data and/or information in rows and columns.
Questions about the purposeful arrangement/organization of graphic and typographic elements regarding aspects of graphic properties (e.g. shape, size, color, texture, space), visual perception (e.g. …
A cross platform free and open source desktop publishing program.
Questions about the process of digitizing a tangible object.
A glyph /ˈɡlɪf/ is an element of writing: an individual mark on a written medium that contributes to the meaning of what is written.
Questions about the design style that mimics the blocky pixelation and simple style of early video game graphics.
Questions about the process of importing a file in a different format of that used by the program in question. Example: importing a drawing from Illustrator to CorelDraw, or importing data from Excel …
Questions about pieces of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Posters can also be low-cost reproductions of artwork.
Questions about the size of type in a work, usually measured in points or pixels. Font size can be used to create hierarchy in the content and affects legibility.
Questions about the use of black. In print, black can have different appearances depending on the actual inks used.
Questions about maps; two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional space. Usually applied to represent geographic features.
Data-merge is a software function which compiles a final file from multiple sources of information.
Questions about preferred methods of achieving an effect or other result. Using best practices may affect, amongst others, compatibility, degradation, and usability.