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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.

#/gd/ @ irc.rizon.net
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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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This thread is a contest where we post the worst logos we've ever seen.
Try to beat this, faggots.
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Someone got paid a pretty big sum for this too IIRC
Well yeah. I gotta put aluminum around the rest of the ceiling and then I gotta buy a new lock for the door.
I was thinking a rich brown. Focus more on the coffee aspect. But I'll try that.
Its called a crest not a logo you stupid zoomer
why is he hovering

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Photoshop isn't letting me do Save for Web without getting an error like pic related. I'm using CC 2019. Legitimate copy.
Yesterday I was able to do so just fine. Yes, I've googled it but all results I've found are inconclusive or generally unrelated.

Additional information is that for whatever reason my Windows 10 started giving me the "please activate windows" shit yesterday after not having the problem for 5 months.
I reapplied MSTools and it's gone now, but I wonder if that may have fucked with something.
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>try putting your desktop to another location
Also I tried moving an image to desktop and it would do it. I had to drag and drop it and give it admin permission so it would do it.
You can set what folder your computer uses for your desktop. Change which one it uses (a random blank folder is fine) then move it back the the one you want.
Alright. will try that out. I'm not sure how that would fix Save for Web, but I may as well try anything at this point sans reinstalling the OS.
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I have learned that i'm the biggest fucking idiot on 4chin.

I figured the problem out. I last turned some shit on in Windows Defender for Ransomware which makes it so that any invalidated changes to folders can't be done. As it turns out this effects pretty much fucking everything minus a couple of of spots, like my other disk drive or my Downloads folder.
I turned that shit off and everything's working again.
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Dont worry anon. It happens sometimes. I've made very stupid ask threads before. This one isnt even that bad since many people wouldnt know about that fix anyway.

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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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i lowkey kinda miss this shit.

they had a spicy one too which was nice

but this is def early 2000s and not mid 2000s

they came out in 2000 and only lasted a year or 2
architecture by karim rashid
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Skeumorphic is so important because it gives our brains more visual depth to associate the complex functionalities with. When it's just flat there's less room for visual ques to store dense and complex information.
For real, it was and still is like uncanny valley but for objects

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>itt: post websites designs that make you want to orgasm
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This site was amazing when it first launched, and it still is.
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>Band name

>Album name

>Album artwork

Old thread: >>343527
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some of the good ones in this thread
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I like this one a lot
Cloud trap tier, I dig the fonts
love the idea of the different two faces, shoulda been executed better though
I don´t like this one, too much grain and the band's name is shitty

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how would one go about decreasing the quality of an image without actually changing the resolution? so basically what im asking is how to make a picture look shit absolute shit
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ty ly
Where is that church?
are you thinking fake analog effects or some sort of deep fried image
Saint Francis de Sales church, Michigan
I love me some Brutalist architecture

what should i do with this after i photoscan this? colors for between every line? idk. what do you guys think of the drawing?
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throw it away imho
I like it
I mean it's not great and I think mostly it's a fluke even at your level but it's ok
Nice from the distance but pretty sloppy desu
Use the back for a suicide note.
why a fluke?heres another one
what do you like about it? and yeah, i like it a little sloppy but what could i improve? any tips?
will keep in mind

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fine art general
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Elaborate? I've always appreciated the sense of melancholy they evoked.
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life imitates art
I've seen one in a museum. The particular one I viewed, as soon as I came close to it the illusion evaporated. It's like a model toy town , which is fair enough. There were bits of architecture he'd missed out, perhaps he didn't even notice himself. Also, the lighting is obviously an invention, it is more like little 5w light bulbs on a Barbie house than the gas light from the pamphlet shop. Still, a delight.

Do you have a torrent?

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We are looking to redesign our company logo. We would like to make it more square rather the its current rectangle shape. While we are redesigning it we would like to keep bring some of the identity over.. It is located here https://www.metrofuser.com/
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He literally just rearranged the assets. You could have done that in paint lol.
> we would like to keep bring some of the identity

motherfucker you just used the same shit logo and put it in a square! if you wanna keep the same identity, use the color or another circle typeface

the weak and temped response of a mouth breather. Typical 4chan. Big talk, small cock.
glad you discribed yourself, bucko

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who else loves these poorly made clipart gifs? am i just going mad?
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>Hey yo Captain Jack bring me back to the railroad track
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ever heard of the holy trinity bro
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Hey just posting for critique, anyone i guess can use this thread as well.

Had a project to redesign an ad we thought was bad on the subway while keeping it similiar.
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This is just trello?
don't use full outline for the places where the decks go, just opposing corner triangles maybe if that makes sense, I like the simplicity.
forgot to @
fuck you for working for feminist propagandists.
the sunflower looks out of proportion, thick stem, small petals

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On average, how much time does it take for a professional designer to create a logo? Is making logos quick money or not?
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If you're good, it's quick.
If you're new, it takes a while, but it's worth learning.
And if you ever give somebody a logo without a full reference document on how it's used along with at least 5 different filetypes of the final usable image you're a piece of shit trash that deserves bankruptcy.
where do you live?
>not charging extra for a style guide
What are you, some kind of rookie?
Have good work and present it well, and find a niche to specialize in, don't try to do everything at once.

I'm in Europe but it's a right shithole.
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Whats the name of this, it reminds me of wallace and gromit
>reminds me of wallace and gromit
this isn't claymation
this is just regular 3d with a crude blur on top to simulate depth of field
Tilt shift is the name of the blur effect. The style is like wooden toys almost.

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>Comcast TV guide still looks like this
What the fuck is their problem?
It's the software on your specific box.
Probably Cisco
What would you prefer it to look like?
Fuck you charter changed their guide from looking like this a couple days after I saw this post.

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