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    Drop shadow for colour fill layer won't crop along edges....

    I keep running into this problem, I'm using Photoshop CS6. What happens is I'm using a colour fill layer in a rendering and I’ve applied a drop shadow. The shadow somehow is being applied to the outside edges of the page where there is nothing to shadow, so there will be grey/black on 2 sides...
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    Problem when merging 2D layer with 3D object

    Hi Everyone, I am encountering a problem with Photoshop CS5. I have an object in .3ds file format, and I was able to import it to PS. I would like to add an image to it, which is in jpg format. I opened the .3ds file, and then on a new layer the image jpg file. The problem is, when I set the...
  3. M

    Photomerge no longer creating layer masks

    Hi all, Currently experiencing an issue using Photomerge. It no longer is creating any layer masks. When I merge two photos together (ie, focus stacking), it simply stacks one photo on top of another and creates a short border. I was using photomerge this morning and had no issues - it just...
  4. D

    Help needed with using Patterns with Actions

    New to the site and I'm wondering if anyone could give me a little assistance! I have jpegs of a LOT of fabric swatches that are to be inserted into a PSD file of a living room as the window blinds and this needs to be achieved via an Action. The way they are intended to work is: • the...
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    Unwanted outline on "lasso'd" and "rotated" selection in new layer

    As a test, open a new file and fill it with all black, then use the lasso tool (with zero feather and no anti-alias checked) to outline a closed area within. Then copy and paste this selection to a new layer. Unclick the background layer so that you can see the new layer is all blank except...
  6. Mansson

    How do I select _all_ pixels in a layer?

    I've noticed that I get a good flow painting over a textured canvas (blank canvases are not for me) when doing so I work with a brush with the opacity set to about 45 and two layers, the bg textures and the actual image. When I feel I'm done with my sketch I want to exclude the bg layer but...
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    I need help with extracting a specific part of an animated GIF.

    Until now, the method I have used for extracting specific parts from an animated GIF was through the use of the Quick selection tool and layer masks. I would select, on a frame by frame basis, the part I want to keep, refine the edges, then apply a layer mask to remove the remainder of the GIF...
  8. S

    Pixel count in histogram

    Hi all, I'm working with a marine imaging lab and have been utilizing Photoshop CC to make area measurements of sediment profile images (SPI) of the sub-seafloor. Our camera set up utilizes a camera inside of a wedged prism that penetrates the seafloor and takes a photograph of the...
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    Colour subject with B&W background help

    Many moons ago I was able to do this edit in a previous version of Photoshop. But I seem to have lost my way on it again, So im hoping you guru's can help me to recall how its done. I want to have a COLOUR subject against a B&W background. from what I recall you have to create a second layer...
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    Brushes doesn´t work on actions

    I have a problem doing actions. This is what I am trying to do. Open file New layer Paint the new layer 100% black Then use a brush to clear certain areas on the new layer Merge image Save image Stop action When I apply this action, the images I get are completely black. I believe the brush...
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    Blending to only affect one layer (CS6).

    This is a pretty basic question but having trouble describing it so that I can get a good result on Google. I'm using Photoshop CS6. Let's say I'm working with an image that has 4 layers. The 3rd layer has a brush that I want to colorize by drawing a gradient on the 4th layer and selecting the...
  12. R

    How may I move a layer by pixels equal to the width of the layer?

    Hi Something I do very often is duplicate a layer, and then move the duplicate right by a number of pixels equal to the size of the layer...I have worked out how to record my actions used for creating the new layer, but can't figure out how to set up the move correctly in a script, since the...
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    Putting layer with stamp OVER image with only the ink overlaying??

    Hey Guru's I have a n00b question. I am trying to put a layer (with a stamp print) over a picture. But I only want the black ink from the stamp over the image not the white background the layer itself. Every time I try to do it the white background comes with it and it just doesn't work. I've...
  14. P

    Edge editing

    Hey guys, can someone please tell me, how to edit the edges of a circle to look like this? I made this like 3 month ago, and I don't remember how :( Can someone please help me with this? I'm sure it's not layer style, because I have in a photoshop file, and I cannot copy the layer style...also...
  15. A

    Warm sun glow effect a little lost

    I posted this earlier but for some reason i cannot find it? Anyways here it goes again. I am trying to recreate the effect shown in the top picture. The fake sun on the top left hand corner. The top picture was created using picmonkey but i would have to pay monthly fees to use it and i have to...
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    How do I crop a layer to the size of the image?

    When I copy in a layer from another file, for example a texture layer, that is larger than the image I am working, I'd like to crop that layer down to the size of the working image. Is there an easy way to do this?
  17. M

    Layer filling

    Hi im trying something like this in which the layer is golden in color...but cannot achieve it. Any help would be appreciated
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    Photoshop CS3 - Mockup business cards help please

    Hello all, I have just downloaded a mockup for a business card. I wasn't aware of this previously, but I can edit the contents of a layer (by double clicking on it - I think it is a smart object) - when I double click on it, the particular layer opens in a new Photoshop window. However, when...
  19. gedstar

    Alt + Create new Fill or Adjustment Layer Photoshop CC2014 not working

    In Photoshop CS6 I can click on the Alt key and select Create new Fill or Adjustment Layer to create a new adjustment layer with options, but when I try the same in Photoshop CC2014 clicking the Alt doesn't work that way, is there something that I'm doing wrong or maybe there's another...
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    Stroked circle array

    Hey gang! I'm wondering if there is a quick and easy way to create an array of decreasing diameter stroked cirles. I've attached an image of my attempt and you can get an idea of what I'm after. The way I did it was to create the initial circle path, stroke it, then duplicate the layer and use...

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