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    How to get this photoshop image on a transparent background?

    I've been following this tutorial here: and I managed to get a nice final result but I would like to have this on a transparent background instead of black. I have also tried to work on a transparent layer in the first place and make an additional...
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    Clicking on animation frame no longer shows the visible layer in my layers window.

    Using photoshop CS3 Been working with animation lately. When I first started animating in PS, whenever I clicked on a frame of animation in the animation window, I could look at my layers window and see that only the layer that corresponded to the frame of animation was toggled visible, the...
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    Curves To Levels?

    Greetings everyone, I just landed here for the first time. :wave: I just had a quick question on curves. I normally work with levels and someone sent me a file with a curves color adjustment layer in it. I have been struggling with trying to see if I can somehow convert or reverse engineer the...
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    How to View Original Colors While Using Layer Styles in PhotoShop

    Hi, I have a logo mockup for my logos. The mockup uses layer styles (stroke, inner shadow, color overlay, gradient overlay, and drop shadow. I brought my original logo (which is an Illustrator file into PhotoShop). The logo is black and red. I pasted into the psb file. When I saved the file the...
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    Best way to give a stone obelisk some definition

    hey guys I am trying to put some carved text onto a floating stone tablet I am wondering what are some ways to give the stone obelisk kinda thing some definition. I have tried a number of common ways and combinations of blending modes and they don't seem to my satisfaction. I tried doing it in...
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    layer filled with gradient: the thumbnail shows the gradient and the image is tranpar

    Hello, I am newbie in photoshop I created a layer that I filled with a gradient. While the layer thumbnail shows the good gradient image, the main image is transparent. I noticed also that the rgb chanels thumbnail are transparent. How can I make the gradient color appear on the main image ...
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    Need help with having a layer only go over another layer and delete the rest of it

    Hello Photoshop Gurus, Newbie here, probably really simple but I cannot seem to figure this out, I want to have only one part of a layer go over another, and delete the rest of the layer, Here are some pictures of what I mean: I want the selection to only go over the V and the surrounding...
  8. Pipsmom

    Painting a black and white, need a answer

    After a lot of reading lately I started today on this project just for fun and practice really but something odd happened and I don't know where it all went wrong. As it's work in progress I need to know what Not to do so it doesn't happen again tomorrow. I started off after healing then...
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    Photoshop for screen print designs?

    I’ve come here because I’m a little confused and need some advice. I have to make designs for several screen prints and I need to do this while I’m away on holiday so I grabbed my old macbook pro and Cintiq 13HD on the way out the door thinking this would do the job. I’ve been using Krita at...
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    Layers workflow, modify any adjustment anytime?

    This has been puzzling me for a while: As shown in the picture attached, I have a layer that controls the saturation at the top, but when I make changes to the saturation settings, the saturation in the blur layer below stay unchanged (originally the saturation layer was below the blur layer...
  11. Markie Jordan-Madden

    Photoshop Layers Not Working Properly!

    I have a weird situation. A Windows 10 Update fiasco somehow wiped Windows from my laptop. After many hours on tech chat, I finally got windows installed again, which means I lost ALL my files on my C drive, including several PSD's I was working on. Re-downloaded Photoshop today, but the layers...
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    How to add a pic to a new layer

    Hi, I have added a pic to the bg layer, but I'm stuck as how to add a new pic to the layer above. I want to make the new pic semi-transparent so it looks as tho the girl is being reflected in the polished bronze surface. I have attached a shot of the girl on the bg layer and a shot of the...
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    Can blend mode be used on a selection?

    Hi, I selected a small area today, painted on it and changed the opacity. Then I thought it might be interesting to apply different blend modes to it, but they changed the whole image. I saved the selection. Made a new layer, cntrl-alt-shft-e and added the selection but it still didn't work...
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    Photoshop CS6 brush and eraser tools are streaking across the active layer. Incredibl

    Video of the issue I'm having: The video only shows the issue when using the brush tool. However, the exact same thing is happening when I use the eraser tool. It will erase a long streak across what layer is active. I've tried Googling this issue, and haven't come up with anything. Does...
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    Is possible making shortcut for "rasterize layer" function from Layer palette?

    Hi, I already have made shortcut for making smart object, but also id like to have shortcut for rasterizing it back. Is it possible? Cheers guys, Artur
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    Illustrator Layer set to Multiply, can it retain that property when PSD file is imported into AI?

    Hi, my first post. I want a layer property, one set to multiply blending mode, to be retained when I import a PSD file into AI or ID. Can that happen? My work-around is to save layer separately but I'm posting this asset for community use and want it to be easy to use. I would love to know if...
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    Hi. I have a psd which is just one layer - a picture of my company logowhich appears to have no background. It is textured and I need for it to be just one flat colour. I would usually do this by locking the layer so any marks I make only affect the contents of that layer. Although it doesn't...
  18. MrToM

    Is It Just Me..? #7 CC 2015.5.1 Layer Thumbnail

    I'll not say how I got into this situation (yet)....suffice to say I shouldn't be able to....right? (And no, it's not been 'shopped' either!) Check out the layer thumbnail. More bugs in CC 2015.5.1....? (Note that's a question, not a request) it just me? Can anyone else replicate...
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    Actions Anyone know of a Contact Shadow Action??

    I have been searching for a Contact Shadow action (similar to the one Apple Pages has for placing a small contact shadow at the feet of a person inserted onto a page). I want to have a small soft shadow placed at the feet of person that is extracted and on it's own layer, and placed onto another...
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    Gradient tool & layer mask

    I'm having a problem with this. I was watching a tutorial where the person used a layer mask on the a layer image then used gradient tool on the layer mask however when I do this, the gradient doesn't apply on the layer mask. I believe they were using cs6 while I'm using cs3. Any advice?