OghmaOsiris
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How to produce a blurred abstract (frosted glass) background like this?
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I created a similar effect with the Gaussian Blur tool in Photoshop set to a 60 px radius. Of course, you can do this with any photo where you like the color shifts, your sample reminded me of a ...

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How to create an extruded halftone effect in illustrator or photoshop
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Ok, so I figured out one way to do this effect. I started with the original photo in Photoshop (I used the Wikimedia photo of Alan Turing) I then adjusted the contrast and levels to make the photo ...

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Can you identify of the font used in the True Review's Get Instant Access button?
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It looks like your first guess was correct. It seems to be Impact:

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Using my pen tablet, how do I make it so when I draw, the line width varies more artistically? Very static right now
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If you're using Photoshop, in the brush attributes, you can turn on pressure sensitivity and that should give you some major width differences depending on how hard or soft you are writing.

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white space while exporting illustration
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When you export the image in illustrator, if you save as a PNG you can set the background to transparent.

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How do I replicate these two effects in Photoshop?
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I created a double gradient effect and added a very faint outerglow for the inner circle to give it some texture.

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How to create a color gradient in one direction with the SMOOTHNESS opacity gradient in the PERPENDICULAR direction in Photoshop?
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You can create this effect in photoshop by creating the gradient fill you want, then adding a layer mask to the layer with another white to black gradient on the mask perpendicular to your first ...

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how continue a path from one point by using pen tools in illustrator?
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Undo the last click (Ctrl+Z for Windows, Command+z for Mac) and with the Pen tool selected, hover over the last node you created and it should change to a '/'. When you click the node you'll be adding ...

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Unable to achieve long shadow effect in Illustrator
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Instead of using the blend or transform tool, try making a single object and create a gradient on it:

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How to simulate long exposure light trails?
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Per the asker's request, here's a solution that can be done in Illustrator: First place the picture in Illustrator and lock that layer. Then, with the pen tool make paths that are similar in shape to ...

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How does Grid design helps and what are their roles in Website Design
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The grid is simply a tool used to give visual balance to a piece. There's nothing stating that anyone has to follow or not-follow a grid in anything. Its just there to help with layout. The grids you ...

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Recommended books about styling elements for App / Interface Design
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I found Tapworthy by Josh Clark to be really helpful in understanding why most iOS interfaces have similar attributes. It goes into detail about measurements, case studies, studies that Apple ...

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How to achieve a shadowed shape behind a semi opaque surface?
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If I'm right in assuming what you're looking for is a similar effect of shadow puppetry, then you can achieve this in Photoshop using multiple layers: I started with a blank colored background I ...

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Photoshop flyers or "peeling" effect
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You will probably have to do something similar to this tutorial here (mind you, it's in illustrator, not photoshop) that creates fish scales. Other than that, I think Scott is right; you need to do ...

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What is this Font?
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It looks like The Dead Saloon but maybe shortened and with a curve to it.

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What are the "sideways triangle patterns" called?
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I would call it a tessellation since the triangles used are regular and repeating in a unified way.

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Text is really unsharp
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Your screen is made up of small diodes of light which are called pixels. These pixels are squares lined up in rows on top of each other. The reason you see that pixilation on the edge of the letters ...

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How to create a spikey badge sticker in Photoshop
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There's a star shape already made for Photoshop. Just click on your canvas with the polygon shape tool selected and it will ask you how many points you want the star to have. For a gloss type effect, ...

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Standard Event Poster Size (North America)
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I work at a local retail print shop and the "standard" sizes we have for posters are 11x17 in, 18x24 in and 24x36 in. But posters have been printed in all sorts of combinations before and they can be ...

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Seeking advice to improve the design of my minimalist calculator
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I would say get rid of the borders around the buttons and don't let the user choose the font. I wouldn't use Futura as the font tho (even tho I love Futura). I think it ends up being monotonous rather ...

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What font is being used by the OS X text application named Brackets
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It looks a lot like Trebuchet MS, but the 'g' has a closed loop. I did a search in Google Fonts and Open Sans looks a lot like it: http://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Open+Sans But the O seems a ...

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Gradual pixelate filter in Photoshop
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If I'm reading your question correctly, I think what you're going for is something like: Which I achieved like I said in the comment, just masked layers: I just used the mosaic filter on the ...

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Best file type of picture for print
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.tiff is a file format that is a container for holding image files usually a lossless file that has retained all it's information including tags and other important information about the graphic (as ...

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How to create a vanishing point on a curved surface?
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I'm guessing you're wanting something similar to an endless hallway: This is what's called recursion. You simply copy the outer scene into itself to form a seemingly endless image. If you want it to ...

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Missing objects during resizing after copying/pasting from Illustrator to InDesign
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It looks like you aren't selecting the missing objects. Notice they didn't have the blue outline on them when you selected everything. Make sure your layers aren't locked and as @Scott suggested, ...

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Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look the same upside down as right side up?
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Futura is a popular one But the 8 is slightly bigger on the bottom than on the top, now that I look at it in photoshop.

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How to get a construction paper look in photoshop or illustrator
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I think this tutorial will help you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXaMpsZIk9Y It goes into detail about how to create a distressed texture. It uses a halftone effect, but you don't have to do that....

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