Stan
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Some kind of dithered halftone? Pointillist-style bitmap effect?
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This effect can be done with a halftone screen. Any shape can be used as the element from dots, splotches, lines, stars, etc. Note that this is a stochastic (FM screen) as the dot sizes don't vary; ...

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Fine Jewelry Editing
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There are two different techniques at play here. Both your examples have been photographed in a light tent for the diffused "wrap-around" lighting. Light field - A white seamless background was used....

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In printing from digital images, how is PPI converted to DPI?
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A dot is a dot; but, a dot is not "one" dot, per se. I believe your confusion is [not so] simply due to a language vagary. When someone defines a pixel as a dot, a dot should not be taken to mean ...

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In a logo, is it okay to break the company name in two lines as needed?
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From a design point, your client's unusually long name could give them a big advantage of being unique. Standing out from the rest of the field is what it's all about. I would encourage you to play ...

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In a logo, is it okay to break the company name in two lines as needed?
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There are no rules; but, there are some "best practices." The concept behind using a logotype is to provide a consistent, visual association with the brand image of the entity. When you version a "bug,...

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How to get 10 different colors that are easily recognizable
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From a perceptual point of view, you're limited to about five different distinct "nameable" hues. If you push the criteria, you can squeeze seven. Also, some hues are better identifiable at a distance ...

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multilanguage font for editable pdf
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Use a font with a full feature set of glyphs, diacritical marks, and variations as you would find in an "Open Type" font. Several font foundries are already offering multilingual OpenType versions of ...

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Question about Bleed Marks
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If the background is the same as the canvas and the image "floats" within the active print area, all you need is crop (trim) marks to indicate the intended position of the artwork within the live ...

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Choose glyphs for webfont
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Generally speaking, a one story "a" as your example on the left is an italic style whereas the two story one on the right is found in most roman style faces. There's no rule, per se. Why the two? ...

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What resource to learn about the psychological effects of typography?
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I don't think Psychology is the proper search term to associate what you're looking for in relation to your line(s) of questioning here in graphicdesign.stackexchange. Rather than Psychology of ...

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What resource to learn about the psychological effects of typography?
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For what it's worth, Typography is both an art and a science. You can approach a study of it from either direction. It's a study of communication. Psychological aspects of it come from that. I start ...

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Use of black paint in color painting
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RGB is Additive. What does that mean? To say that the primaries are additive means that the image "begins" with no luminance (a dark monitor, say) and becomes lighter as luminance is added. It's ...

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Misaligned Images when printing on same piece of paper
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Ultimately, you are dealing with alignment/mis-alignment issues within the tolerance of the printing equipment. The issue is an every-day problem within the printing industry where it is referred to ...

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How can I make this picture print exactly (or almost exactly) the way it looks on screen?
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Study Colour Management. Find and worship "CMYK 2.0 by Rick McCleary." I use it as my course text. Tip: What you should be trying to do is to get your screen to look like the print. Begin by making ...

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Paper that reflects car lights? Or glows in the dark
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Small round glass beads stuck to the paint are what reflect the light toward the source. Any paint can be made retroreflective by sprinkling the beads on the wet paint where they remain after the ...

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How to correctly adjust color saturation in picture when preparing it for magazine print?
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You can apply Grey Component Replacement and Under Colour Removal to lighten the ink load on the substrate. This is done in the colour break preparation by pre-press workflow. GCR - Grey Component ...

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CMYK colors dont add up to 100% ? Whats the trick to mix a color?
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The difficulty you may be having is with the meaning of the word "MIX." Juxtapose. The process of creating the impression of a realistic image using only four different hues involves a perceptual "...

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When I use Font Awesome in Photoshop CS5.1, it crashes straight away
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Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator are all programs that come from different original sources but are available under one entity (Adobe) now. They are coded and act differently. They don't share ...

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Pantone CMYK Values don't add up to 100 - How to make the ink mixture?
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A CMYK colour guide is a systematic display of the colours obtained from printing the four basic process colours: cyan, magenta, cyan, and black. In use, a sample is compared to the colour patches ...

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learning to draw but hates proportions
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One way to avoid the problem of removing guidelines is to use two sheets of paper, one "underlay" for the rough guidelines and another semi-transparent "overlay" for the final sketch or clean ...

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How can I show the feelings of motion, distance, proximity, aggregation and segregation with dots?
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I would tell my students to look up the meanings of the words.Also, rather than look for one meaning, look for variations so that you have a broad understanding of the concept the word might be used ...

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What is the name of this chart element?
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As shown, the chart elements could be referred to generically as intervals or time periods. The duration of each of them is implied to be one twenty-four hour civil day beginning at midnight during a ...

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How do I perfectly align geometric designs that are printed on clothing?
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Look closely at your hoodie to choose where you can "cheat." There will be places where a pattern break/seam is less noticeable or can be avoided altogether. You show the pattern (which I love BTW) ...

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Designing in Microsoft Office
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Two different worlds. The business and corporate world has made the "Office" software suite a de-facto standard. It is also remarkably stable and versatile enough to accomplish most unsophisticated ...

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How to replicate this photocopier distortion effect?
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Try putting an index mark (-) on the back of the paper you wish to scan. Position the index mark on either side of the baseline of the line of type you want to distort. Begin the scan. When the ...

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Drawback of using your logo for animations
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Do not DECONSTRUCT your logo. Rather, have the dynamic components of your logo come together to FORM your corporate identity at the conclusion of your message not to introduce the segment. I learned ...

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Designing around an awful logo
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I would not criticize the work of another no matter how bad I think it is. I get to change practically ANYTHING without criticism. I get the CLIENT to suggest the change. Here's how:Ask your client ...

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Glossy black logo on matte black background
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The effect is accomplished by printing with a clear gloss varnish (as if it were an ink) on a matte surface. The glossy varnish finish against the matte background produces a low contrast printing ...

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How can one design (a deathstar) on a sphere?
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Try going the other way. It might be faster. It will be more accurate. Draw your design on a "blank" globe. Cover the globe with tracing paper. (Cut gores into a blank sheet of tracing paper. Wrap ...

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Would it be weird in terms of aesthetic to design such a logo?
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Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Weird? Maybe that's the effect you are striving for. Consider how you felt the first time you saw Toys "R" Us with the R flopped and emphasized with quotation ...

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