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Is it the fact that everything is so perfect but the whole picture doesn't make sense? Like, the soup bowls are full but the ladle is perfectly clean.
I believe it’s a metaphor for life given you look at it hard enough.
>its familiar and comfortable. who doesn't like food? who hasn't been in a kitchen?
everything is neat yet still has that human touch of randomness to make the placement of things feel natural and not formulaic
the bright orange of the soup(?) compliments the dark blue square on the side along with the more neutral tones also complimenting the overall picture (the blue and white rag, the brass ladle, the brown bread)
its a bit busy with all of the stuff scattered around the table. personally it makes me try to find all the objects in the picture and focus in on their smaller details.
everything is presented clearly while (debately) the cropping of the picture makes you wonder whats off screen

i only took one art course though, so i could be wrong

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I'm pretty new to design, so pardon me.
I need to use a vector to give a crumpled paper texture to shapes with a non-white fill color, but every paper texture I find is built with solid white and grey shapes rather than using no color and varying opacities of black to get the effect. Because of that, the textures add an unwanted white-grey tint to the base color.
Are there any paper textures out there that uses only opacity, or how would I go about altering the texture so it doesn't have white/grey and is only built on opacity?
I'll elaborate further if you need.
>Are there any paper textures out there that uses only opacity, or how would I go about altering the texture so it doesn't have white/grey and is only built on opacity?

blending modes
>change the blending mode to multiply if you just want blacks or additive if you just want whites. try the different ones, they are pretty handy and sometimes give interesting, unexpected results

clipping masks
>you can mask the texture so that it only shows on your shapes, google it, it's easy
>Are there any paper textures out there that uses only opacity
Forgot to elaborate on this part
You have your color channels (usually R/G/B or C/M/Y/K) and an Alpha channel which has the opacity information
You could isolate the alpha channel of any given texture if you wanted to, changing the blending mode just seems easier to me.
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I should've elaborated that I tried using blending modes.
Multiply gives the best result, but due to the white/grey color of the texture it makes the base color too dark, top pic related. I can fix that by lowering the opacity of the texture, but then the texture becomes muddled. It's kind of a pick your poison situation. There is no alpha channel since it's all color and there are no transparencies, unless I'm dumb and don't know how alpha channels work.
If the crumpled paper texture was more like bottom pic related where the texture is opaque, the base color wouldn't be lost as much when the blending mode is applied. That's what I need, either finding a texture like that or being able to edit the one I have now.
I guess the question of the matter is whether or not I'm being too picky.
Thanks for your help so far, and sorry if I'm misunderstanding anything.
>I can fix that by lowering the opacity of the texture
no, you can fix that by adjusting the levels/curves of the texture, make white true white and not some light gray

>There is no alpha channel since it's all color
I can assure you there's an alpha channel, that information is used for masking and basic transparency among other things. If you export as png, that alpha data shows.
Quoting adobe:
>To use the alpha channel of a bitmap object to shape the knockout, select a bitmap object that contains transparency, and then group it with the objects you want to knock out
I'm more of an Ae guy than Ai one and I'm not really sure how to isolate the alpha channel other than copying the image, creating a clipping mask and pasting said image as a mask map. There surely is a more straightforward way.
I'll give these things a shot. I never really considered that levels or alpha would be an answer to my problem, but this is all very good to know. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

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does photoshop have third party effect plugins? tried looking for packs on rutracker but didn't find any
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plug-ins and scripts ussualy
you can find a bunch on psdkeys.com
There are a lot more scripts than plugins in my experience, but then again, a lot of the scripts are just different effects & filters.

Are you looking for anything in particular? I used to use Imagenomic's skin retouching and noise reduction plugins, it does a good job, but it's paid and it's really aimed at professionals.
First pic might be a bad example of what I'm talking about, their Portraiture 3 does a good job at preserving skin detail while still smoothing it out
You just gave me flashbacks of Digital Anarchy's Beauty Box

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Download Photoshop 2020

Share the link if it works to you
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does it support win 8.1?
Does it contain covid? Need to make sure it is sanitized priperly.
>Photoshop 2020 with the risk of catching corona when there's already Photoshop 2021 cracked with no risks of corona.
photoshop is such a dogshit program
how does free software like gimp and pdn run better than this shit
I'm still rockin CS5

Let me know if you want to know how to make 1 it’s very easy. About 20 minutes once you have everything installed
How did you do this
Yeah this is cool. I like stuff like this.
How’d you do it, OP?

/g/ can you please make this logo better?
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Thanks for the feedback. You saved my ass!
so what is the brands core values?
does it stand for anything or are you just bandwagon hopping on an aesthetic?
Who knows?
What? Why?

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thoughts on this picture, nothing really specific to ask. thoughts?
drain / alt
probably the worst pic i've seen on here, congrats
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your social media page is kind of cool
now i want a pipeline punch
net art died 6 years ago
do something else, like your overdue homework

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I made a double exposure thing for my graphic arts class a while ago thought i should share it here as my first post on 4chan because i think its my best thing yet
How'd you make it OP?

I could be wrong, but I think emulating double-exposure "properly" is a more complex process than people typically employ.
Something like undoing the gamma-encoding of both images and then blending together using an add operation, all the while applying various adjustments/transforms so that your hues don't skew.
i cant remember what i did in a full list but our teacher sent us a guide on how to do it made by adobe https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/how-to/make-a-double-exposure.html?playlist=/services/playlist.helpx/learn-path:key-techniques/set-header:additional-photoshop-projects/playlist:topic/products:SG_PHOTOSHOP_1_1/en_us.json&ref=helpx.adobe.com

I followed this step by step but made some changes to the colors in the gradient scale.
are you older than 14?
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oh, is that meant to be a planet or something? it just looks like a blurry colour streak for no reason.

pic attached 2 seconds on google tells you how to do it properly

diyphotography (dotnet) (forwardslash)

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Cigarette pack design thread
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I used to smoke these all the time.
>this thread
fuck brehs i’m about to

>or at least go get a juul. i miss nicotine.
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Hate smoking but I do miss some of the old designs.
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Anyone know the name of this font? It's used in Danganronpa V3, but it isn't named in the files like the other fonts. It doesn't seem to be from any of the foundries Danganronpa seems to use (it's not Fontworks, Hakusyu Fonts, etc...)
I thought the special shape of the e would make it easy to find, but seems not.

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I need some help from someone who is working with worldpress. How the fuck do I remove the bottom of the site. I installed a new theme and at the footer it's empty.
Ask on the web-design thread.

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What is frontal in graphic design?

I don't think it's just drawing things frontward, is it?
I'd really appreciate an explanation.

Pic unrelated.
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pretty sure this is what OP means, it's the only thing that would make sense without getting into >>>/ic/ territory

based as fuck
my man, if you're asking 4chan for dating advice, it's already too late..

you can socialize with girls and get to know them better without needing to help them with their degrees
I wasn't trying to do it because of that, either. I know helping people with their degree doesn't help in that regard anyway, that's silly.
But she said that she was in a real hurry, because she had to submit a test that couldn't do.
Like I her or not (maybe yes, that is why I care about saying something dumb), I would have felt bad if it was something I could have helped her with.

But actually, apparently it wasn't something I could help her with.
Said it was about making a logo, and choosing different elements, and a few things more that I couldn't catch on the fly.
If anybody could tell me what the hell does that have to do with "frontal", I'd appreciate it, desu.

Also, is "like I her or not" correct? I can't think of a better way to say that.
wether i...

And also thank you all, guys, for the replies.

Post your first ever piece and your most recent piece. Doesn't have to be your best piece, just the last thing you made.
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You are a faggot lol
How well does that work for you? I sold prints on bigcartel for a while but never paid to advertise, is it effective?
Nice bump
Advertising is cheaper than it has ever been. If you don't advertise you're essentially a digital hobo selling signs under a bridge

From what I understand about advertising online, the moment you actually pay for a boost, Facebook uses whatever devil algorithm they have to deliberately suppress all of the rest of your posts, so that from now on you need to advertise if you'd like to see the numbers you used to without advertising.

It's all bad. Just keep at it and somebody will end up noticing your stuff.

no u

Has anyone here tried getting NNG's certification? Was it actually worth the investment?
It seems pretty expensive to get, around $4000 for a basic certificate and $10000 for the master certificate

It's a scam.
You get a certification if the place you are already working demands it as a condition for you to occupy a higher position that is already arranged. You don't get a certification otherwise

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What are your guys' actual jobs? Do people make decent money?

My job has ended up being more data crunching than graphic design but I still make shit ($38000).

Any anons wanna share? Advice? Best additional skill?
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I'm doing UI/UX course now and i'm pretty excited about my future. I really want to get into Fintech and people have been telling me it's a really boring industry so i'll prolly have no trouble getting in since no one wants to do it. Don't know how much I can believe but here we are!
that's how I found my wife
the degree is useless tho
I already fucked her
Know that employers are basically describing their ideal candidate, you don't actually have to meet all standards. Jr. positions used to say shit like that before covid too but of course people need somewhere to actually gain that initial experience and they know that... They'd just prefer if you already have it but UX designers are really in demand from what I can tell so with a strong portfolio your chances may be much better than you think.
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