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This is a place to discuss topics about visual or graphic design. Requests for photoshopping or free work go on /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or /r/ - Adult Requests as appropriate.

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>What literature should I read to get into graphic design?
The sidebar on the /gd/ wiki has plenty of book reccomendations.

>What programs do I need to get started?
Adobe Illustrator
Corel Draw

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>Can somebody photoshop X? Can somebody make me a logo?
All requests for photoshopping belong on /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or /r/ - Adult Requests. /gd/ doesn't take requests or do free or even paid work sometimes. However, if you're new at something, asking "HOW can I X?" rather than "CAN YOU make X?" will give you better results.

>Can I post some of my work for critique?
There is usally a critique/What-Are-You-Working-On thread, and that is where work for critique go.

>Can somebody find [font]?
also check out your local torrent site or the font-share thread.
Remember to share and not just take. Also remember that using liscensed fonts in commercial works is a bad idea.

>Where can I find inspiration?

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Since tumblr already got hold of the 1997-2002 design, can we just skip it and go straight into the mid-2000s?
Aldo general mid-2000s thread
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Simple =/= lazy. The style has a purpose; it's designed to be legible on really small screens.

A flat circle is not only more legible on a smart phone than a realistic one, it also takes up less space, as the designers don't have to concern themselves with the socket around the button
Not a fan either. I'm fairly certain it was a throwback to 60's design with real chrome due to all the boomers retiring.
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Maybe he hates the more minimalistic approach
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broadband modem

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Hello, /gd/.

I'm new to Photoshop and I want to try some easy effects.

Looking for something easy to start with, I tried the "turn to stone" effect, thinking it would work well.

This is as far as I've gone, but the hair, eyes and eyebrows look awful.

How can I work with that to create a real petrification effect?

Any ideas/tips?

Source pics in the next posts, in case you want to show something with my picture.
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100% statue pro effects
I can't tell from your shit skill if this is a joke or serious
OP here. I've already posted that I know more or less what to do here, but I still find interesting the ideas and pictures people are posting. So what's the problem with the thread?

If you don't want to see it, you have the option to hide or ignore it.

Thanks for your posts, anyway.
dem nigga lips
Finally, someone noticed.

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Will there ever be a better font?
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I lik Akzidenz Grotesk Next

Helvetica feels too heavy and 'mechanical' for most body text cases today.
This bad boy
Isn't that just DIN?
Disappointing. The roughened edges are barely visible, it just looks 99.9% like regular comic sans.
And why didn't the guy try to combine the actual shapes of the two fonts?
mein favourite

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Is there a photoshop action for it?
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I'm trying to create one by applying a cyan filter and then decrease bpp. How many bits per pixels? This picture looks like there are 3 bits, dark blue, cyan and white
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Am I doing this right?
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ASEprite has some pretty cool color handling tools
>pic kinda related
You used diffusion dithering instead of pattern dithering.
Danm, that's cool

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>Old threads
Also try looking in the two archives that index /gd/
nb: links from past threads are most likely dead

>Specimen generator

>Please do your due diligence before requesting the font used in an image

>Previous thread

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My good people, Industrial Zoo, pls.

anyone recognize the fonts in this pic or something that's similar that's free? Font checkers only provide me with similar fonts that are < $50
anyone have a copy of Eckmannpsych? https://www.futurefonts.xyz/ohno/eckmannpsych
Looks like you can use GetTheFont.com to pirate fonts uploaded to github.

Fuck yeah. Anyone got a list of fonts that are most-requested, so that I can make an archive?
Please get mine >>355847, good sir.

I noticed a lot of them have illuminati symbols, the eye, the pyramid, often inserted in very subtle ways. I am wondering what kind of instructions is given.
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Edit: but it is like saying "coca-cola...
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You're thick
not a single logo here actually has an illuminati symbol
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>I can't see anything
Mitsubishi logo is a road going into the distance.
VW is literally the letters arranged in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Marlboro is focused on the red pentagon, not the negative space between it.
This calls out the pyramidal shape in a logo but ignores the literal cross.
I can't say for all of these but this is a reach.

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Literally started using photoshop like 3 hours ago, been having a lot of fun experimenting to get stereotypical purple aesthetic results.

Just been wondering if any of you have some good tips or sources to get advice from for things like this (I know it'S bad it'S literally my first project)
the internet
true desu
ok try this
create a new layer at the top, press ctrl+alt+shift+e, on this layer make a marquee rectangle all the way across, go filter/distort/shear play about with the line in the graph, press enter
I'll try, thank you in advance !
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oh that's fun

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Hey guys i make psychedelic/glitch digital art. If you want any hit me up on instagram at barnowlsky or reply with a request! The art cresit for this picture is mine btw lol
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Clearly you don't understand that art is subjective and that most artists are not "normal" lol what even is "normal"? People tend to have their own definition based on genetics and environment; people are not meant to all be the same (normal). If we we're, we would all be autonomous robots. We are made with design and purpose; not just some means to an end.
title reminds me of this
Exactly what a crap artist with an inflated ego would say
Sure buddy lol keep telling yourself that
Is that djent? Lol i love metalcore

looking for good psychedelic fonts, other than the classic eckmann, davida, art nouveau shit
thanks for telling us
hobo std

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How much would it cost to commission someone to make an animated 22 minute pilot for a TV show?
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depending on the quality 0,2-15 millions
Far more than you want to pay, and double that amount for anything good

Post the best/most aesthetically pleasing flags. Old thread reached the image limit.

My contribution would be the Austrian flag, very striking and has an amazing legend.
>According to legend, the flag was invented by Duke Leopold V of Austria as a consequence of his fighting during the Siege of Acre. After a fierce battle, his white surcoat was completely drenched in blood. When he removed his belt, the cloth beneath remained unstained, revealing the combination of red-white-red. So taken was he by this singular sight that he adopted the colors and scheme as his banner
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I'm assuming the town is named after Montpellier, France, in which case they have a typo for a name in addition to having a flag that's worse than aids.
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Sorry for the necrobump but I figured I'd check your catalog before I kill a thread asking this:
Pic related. Does anyone know the origin of this?
>found it on my ancestral fatherboard /k/
>reverse image search
>1 year ago
>"found it on /pol/
>ask /pol/
>"fuck off"

I want to use it as a potential future company logo for /k/ shit. Anyone have a source for this humble interloper?
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I've reworked it slightly to use an a phone background
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my favorite flag since I was a kid I wanted to know the location of this country, that someday I will visit and not just a vacation

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Is there anywhere I can get some nice uniform dev textures with numbers on it? I've tried searching the web and nothing comes up. GIMP is too much of a pain to use when centering and writing text.
Thanks if anyone decides to help!

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what /gd/ thinks about Osamu Sato?
First time seeing it, not my style desu, I preffer chae byung rok
Is that the LSD Dream Emulator guy?
he has some pretty cool music

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