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How to open Illustrator file in Photoshop
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You can simply go to Photoshop > open > yourfile.ai It will bring up a window so you see the image size and artboard size. Click ok, and there you have it! Use this image as a guide.

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Photoshop create a timeline strip from layers?
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I got you, If all you want is to create a line of all the "layers or frames", then this is the easiest way to do it. You have all the frames from the AE in seperate files? Open your document at ...

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Selecting The bottom layer Photoshop (Shortcut)
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You can press Alt + [ or Alt + ] to swap between layers. Just tried also you can press Alt + , to go to the bottom layer or Alt + . to go to the top layer. (Alt + comma, Alt + period)

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Good practice to resize a PNG aiming to act as smartphones' SplashScreen
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Firstly, you can ask your PC/Mac to open the file in Photoshop instead of Illustrator, since it is much simpler to manipulate the change in size. Once opened in PS, and select the option below: A ...

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How do i change the font of a specific layer in adobe photoshop?
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It's actually much simpler to do it this way: Make your text. Highlight your text with the text tool (like in word). Click on font style up top. After that, remember to save your psd file, and ...

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How to create interactive emails?
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The best way to make some email campaigns is to use MailChimp. You create the assets, in this case to make it interactive, you could add gifs and videos etc. Whatever you can create really. Plus they ...

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Is it fair to use accent colors to borders in material design?
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I would suggest not to break from the design pattern, but instead choose a better color that fits in with your color palette. It would be more efficient to change a color slightly than to change a ...

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How can I achieve colour overlay effect in PS?
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It's actually really quick to make something like this. Open the file, Duplicate the layer so you have the original to fall back on. Create a layer underneath the image and fill it with black. ...

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Enable or Disable Keyboard Short-cut Keys in photoshop
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Not that I have tested this, but you can create new sets of shortcuts. Technically you could create a set that has all shortcuts deleted and flick that on and then back to the original. Might give ...

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How to measure distance between text and element in Photoshop
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It depends what version of Photoshop you are using, but it has been made a lot easier in the recent updates of PS, especially in CC and I would recommend you to update to this version! Simply select ...

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Material Design headerbar and icons color
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You could make the transparent bar have a background of black but instead have the opacity set to 20%. Then you could use off white icons and text. Try using Ghostwhite or something like that, since ...

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Is there a good place to start selling my designs?
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You could have a look at Graphic River, this is the design part of Code Canyon that is run by Envato. That would be a good start! Link to Graphic River In order to start selling on the marketplace ...

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Font size while designing a web template in photoshop at size 1280px by 1000px
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To be honest, there isn't a "perfect" size for text, since it completly depends on design. I use 16-18px for the body text, 30px for h2 and 48px for h1. The rest you will have to adapt for your own ...

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How to transform depicted object's edges into a logotype
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Use the Pen Tool (p) on photoshop and draw around the outline of the reference, go to the paths toolbar (next to layers tab), right click the path, and click stroke. This will give you the effect you ...

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Make multiple variations from 1 master file
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No, you cant set up master/child files in Photoshop.

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Creating texture from a sample in photoshop
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You could use the color picker tool to make a custom gradient, add some noise and some minor vignette. I can make an example for you if you link the reference. [EDIT] Created an example to show you ...

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Do the icons flow with this design?
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Firstly; Change the icons to be a rounded square, similar to the partners box at the bottom. This will immediately look better, following a common structure. Secondly; Change the colors. Perhaps a ...

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Ideas to make these tiles look good.
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The tiles are taking up way to much room, you could either make them buttons or tabs. I have created a codepen for you to check it out. Tiles to buttons. This would save a load of space, plus it ...

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Breaking long blocks of text with images — a rule or a myth?
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In short, if you think the reader will get bored with a huge amount of text, break it up with something interesting, but relevant. :)

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How do I export a sliced psd file as a single jpeg image optimized for web?
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The point of slicing the image is to get the small versions (aka the 6 files in your folder). You then would need to recreate the image in html/css and add your sliced images as the bg of the ...

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Titles and Menu items in lowercase, uppercase, serif or sans serif?
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There are no 'rules' for this sort of thing, although there are some things to take into consideration when choosing a style. Personally I would only use fully uppercase to make something stand out, ...

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How to create a non-destructive and reusable blurred/frosted glass effect?
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Create an action that duplicates the image and applies a Gaussian blur. This is the only PS way to do this I believe.

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How does one generate a palette similar to the ones in Google's material design?
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You could just download the palettes that Google give a link to on the site? Since it gives you all of the colors? Google Color Swatches Zip

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How do I find a range of colors (ex. different blues) that will contrast well with another range of colors (ex. reds, yellows etc)?
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You have said that you know the pre determined list of colors, and that they are to be printed (to show color difference.) I am afraid that there is no quick way of doing this, but once its done you ...

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Easy way to create depth
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Try Illustrators Bloat effect! Although, you will still need to draw the main aspects of the logo yourself ie the circles etc

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