Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter
Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

professional design of an extremely slim vertical menu

Ok, so I am a programmer and a complete disaster at web design. Untill now I have been able to produce "acceptable" looks with the help of frameworks like bootstrap, but I am stuck with a little side ...

website-design interface-design css  
asked by larzz11 7 votes
answered by Consume Coffee 8 votes

Can a logo using a generic typeface be copyrighted?

I've run into an issue with my printer denying printing, one of my designs is a parody of Hotline Bling and contains the familiar text in Helvetica Neue in the background. The reasoning is because ...

fonts copyright  
asked by David Nguyen 4 votes
answered by DA01 7 votes

Illustrator add inner shadow effect?

I have a rounded square with some stroke. I want some inner color. Similar to this. How can I achieve that effect in illustrator?

asked by Michael Joseph Aubry 4 votes
answered by Aziz 5 votes

Something wrong with body proportions, image attached

I hope its right place to ask this question, anyways this is my example of what I try to paint in photoshop with digital pen and i try to understand what wrong in this paint. Some say - the head is ...

adobe-photoshop painting  
asked by Maxim Shoustin 3 votes
answered by Alin 10 votes

Should a logo contain stock images?

My wife recently got a logo designed for her new business, by a professional branding company. It went through several stages of approval, getting the logo just right, however, when she went on to the ...

logo branding stock-images  
asked by James J. Regan IV 3 votes
answered by CAI 4 votes

Inkscape: how to draw cased lines, or filled shapes with strokes that have their own fill

How to create a circle or any other shape whose perimeter line is cased? That is the stroke has it's own interior fill and bounding line in addition to the shape having fill? I can simulate it by ...

inkscape line-art  
asked by matt wilkie 3 votes
answered by DA01 5 votes

How do you select all members of a group in Inkscape?

How do you select all members of a group in Inkscape without doing this manually? I have a large and detailed SVG file where manually selecting each member of a group is not practical... Shortcuts ...

asked by Jet Blue 3 votes
answered by Paolo Gibellini 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to quickly and easily create a grid with Adobe Photoshop?

Suppose I need to draw a grid in Photoshop, each square being the same size, and a certain amount of pixels tall and wide, and the grid lines having a certain pixel width. Like this: Currently I ...

adobe-photoshop how-to workflow grids measurement  
asked by Sheldon Pinkman 9 votes
answered by Alex Blackwood 16 votes

What resolution should a large format artwork for print be?

For wall sized graphics and large banners (e.g 3m x 5m), what is an acceptable PPI for print. As i understand it 300 PPI is the typical for 'small' artworks (esp. for clean text resolution), however ...

adobe-photoshop print-design print ppi resolution  
asked by JamesHenare 35 votes
answered by e100 32 votes

Can you answer these?

Sketch / Illustrator: Creating H8 Pentagonal Tiling?

I'd like to create type 8 pentagonal tiling in illustrator and--if possible--Sketch 3. I first tried tracing in sketch which obviously gave imprecise results. Is this level of precision possible ...

adobe-illustrator shapes sketch-app  
asked by borker 3 votes

How do I make sure the unicode box drawing characters work properly in my font?

Unicode has a set of characters for drawing simple graphics. Here is an example from Wikipedia: ┌─┬┐ ╔═╦╗ ╓─╥╖ ╒═╤╕ │ ││ ║ ║║ ║ ║║ │ ││ ├─┼┤ ╠═╬╣ ╟─╫╢ ╞═╪╡ └─┴┘ ╚═╩╝ ╙─╨╜ ╘═╧╛ There ...

fonts typography font-design  
asked by Alistair Buxton 1 vote

PhotoshopCC Dropping frames on image sequence export

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds ...

adobe-photoshop animation video  
asked by LadySubrosa 3 votes
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