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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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How do I start making money from this shit? Honestly.
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This is really clean, I like the design. Currency symbols could be a little much, but I get it if that's what the client was looking for.

Working with a sparkling wine company that's interested in content - mostly photo, but they're definitely interested in design work, mostly for social media.

Send me an email with any work you have to: admin@fakeworld.net
Feels like the typeface could be a little bolder, and some of the colors could match more, but it's clean.

Did you draw this?
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Thanks, and yeah I did come up with them. Here's another logo I did for a youth church group.

Thanks, will message.
What font did you use for “christ”? If it’s something generic, how did you do that thing with the R and S?
I like this

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Who designed the deepin linux logo?

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i edited eyes on doug and don't know what to call it as i am a retard and can't come up with a good name so im letting 4chan find a name
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Forgen is good lets see what anyone else thinks it should be named
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He looks stoned so Woug (Weed + Doug)
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I will never be a fucking designer, I suck so much I can't even design a personal logo for myself. I get frustrated after some time and just throw my sketchbook across the room. Why am I even still trying?
just kys at this point
Find another trade then.
4chan ain't the place to vent
GO to amino or some shit where you'll get your dick sucked
>I want to be an astronaut but I'm not smart enough
>I want to be an athlete but I suck at sport
>I want to be a ballerina but I'm a paraplegic
Life is full of disappointments OP
if your going to be a fag about it at least say that ur a retard and don't ask why u still try because 1. this is 4chan and u should assume rn and also if "graphic design is your passion" u r shit at it from that pic alone

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I'm making a large poster to help immerse my players in a fairly popular war-game set some 40,000 years in the future. I am an absolute amateur in terms of Photoshop and graphic design in general so this kind of thing is far from my forte. That being said I have tried my best to cobble together a fairly minimalist design (mashed together the space backgrounds, cut and paste some planets).

That being said I am not sure how I should handle the text of the planets name. I am open to any and all suggestions. Also critique on any other aspect of the design is welcome, like I said, I'm pretty new to this.
It looks not bad but the font you chose is inappropriate. Google "Free Sci-Fi Fonts" and try finding someone more space-y to fit with the theme.

Post results here. Good luck!
This font makes it edgy, pretty sure it's on purpose desu.

It's not bad, but you didnt do much on it right ?Looks like a simple collage, you should try to work on the white-ish areas, way too bright. And maybe me more spacing between the letters, it's space after all.
Thanks, I'll experiment with a few different fonts! The serif font is somewhat what Im going for to fit the gothic theme of 40k.
Yeah I haven't done a lot on it, mostly just cut and past a few different planets and tried to get their shadows matching. I'll see what I can add and adjust the kerning aswell.
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There we go, changed a few things here. A few different fonts including the original font. Also I added the wings and symbol as well as moving the planets up to try and balance the space a bit more. I also added a very small stroke to both the symbols and the text to try and define it from the background a bit.

How does it look? Is the symbol too much? I'm still not completely sold on the sci-fi text as I would prefer a Gothic style, but I do like the bottom right font.
Oh and I forgot to mention that I adjusted the kerning out on the letters, I haven't touched the color balance yet though.

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The future is Affinity Photo
Not Photoshop
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damn, affinity really is shilling harder than ever this 2019
I'm a creepy Mormon faggot and over on my Youtube channel, Affinity Revolution, I and my hooked-nosed wife earn shekels by shilling this software.
How good is it for digital illustration in comparison?
PS is a monopolist who killed competition (Macromedia). You think it's king because you have no alternative, with Corel & other companies being retarded. Illustrator is literally garbage.
I wouldn't mind seeing some decent competition to slap those greedy cunts in the face.
Will check it out, op.
>t.user of PS for 20 years
I bought it as a backup in case something goes wrong with PS
I like the live previews of gradients and features like that
I prefer photoshop
but I havent had time to really learn affinity yet
I've tinkered and its ok, but for instance I want to use illustrater for image trace,
and I want photoshop for camera raw, and a few other plugins, like Fontself which is only compatible with AI / PS
buy it once have it forever, I also affintiy Designer as a Illustrator backup

Is Affinity Photo a good replacement to Photoshop?

I'm downloading it right now. Anyone have experience using this?
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Adobe has become just like Autodesk...
Moneygrabbing obsolete dinosaurs with centuries old code still operating.
and most importantly... NO REAL INNOVATION ANYMORE

This is jank as fuck. Why does it force you to save a selection "as a channel" or make a new file? It should do it the non-retarded way like Photoshop.
I bought it as a backup in case something goes wrong with PS
I like the live previews of gradients and features like that
I prefer photoshop
but I havent had time to really learn affinity yet
I've tinkered and its ok, but for instance I want to use illustrater for image trace,
and I want photoshop for camera raw, and a few other plugins, like Fontself which is only compatible with AI / PS
buy it once have it forever, I also affintiy Designer as a Illustrator backup

>work updates Roland Versaworks last year to 5.5.1
>Takes hours to open
>Delete everything in queue, clear temp files, run CCleaner, do the usual, still takes hours to load even with empty queue

Anyone here had similar issues/have suggestions to fix this?

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Rules: download last picture in thread, modify it a little bit and post modified version.

once in a few hours i will download all of them generate a gif and post it here.

!! Don't change image dimensions, they need to be 300x300

Let's start with this beautifull logo
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it's nice to see someone remixing my oc
OP here, came to deliver Gifs i promised, should i sort images to fit the animation or should i sort them chronologically?
to fit
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Give a review of the maga hat design wise.
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what is the name of the book
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honestly i would have preferred pic related as the design for the maga hat. no worries, tho, maybe in another timeline
guaranteed i get more pussy than you bitchboy

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This is my representation of YouTube as a human. what do you think?

What's this aesthetic called
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Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening!
Kinder style?
toy town
I would call that an iSpy
It's Walter Wick

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How did she go from intern to partner at Sagmeister's design firm?
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>Christ i hate to sound like /pol/ but that's the way it is

that's not sounding like /pol/ anon that's just the state of the reality we live in, especially in new york and california, which probably why so many ppl come off as if they hate /pol/ ppl hate the truth

t.black guy
>Why are “top” graphic designers such insufferable wankers /gd/?
The 'top' ones are really nice people, like most succesfull proffesionals.
I assume you're being sarcastic, and mean cock suckers who get promoted due to their cock sucking skills

Go to IT, Motion Design etc. It's cleaner.
based && redpilled
I'm surprised, I didn't think I'd find a fellow Singaporean out here. Advertising on 4chan doesn't seem to be the best move, however.
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Teabag dot com?

Shucky fucky five dorra?

Jesus, /gd/ is such garbage.

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