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  1. I'm having the same issue as walt.farrell. I place an AD file with multiple art boards, but only the first art board is placed. I expected the place cursor to cycle through all the art boards... Guess I have to make separate files for my elements for now This seriously needs fixing though. No kind of workflow if you have tons of elements already in one AD file.
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    Skull painted with vector brushes

    #cantbelieveitsnotraster The only thing bugging me, if you'll allow me to critique... The teeth are not on the same level with the rest of the piece. Really love everything else about it though!
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    Jaguar E-Type Lightweight (AD)

    Honestly, I don't enjoy cars much, but your skill of execution just blows me away every time. I love looking at your work even if the subject matter is not something I typically enjoy.
  4. I'm just trying to use a mask to replace the background of my photo. I add the mask and a background layer. I've tried a selection to mask and just a blank mask. But when I try to use the brush to adjust the mask, there is no change. I've tried going from all black and using a white brush and the opposite, all white with a black brush. No response. I'm so frustrated. I'm sure it must be user error, but I cannot figure out what I'm missing. Thank you in advance for your time and help! Update: Using the brush on a regular layer doesn't do anything either, so I must have a weird brush setting going. Solution: Turn off "Protect Alpha."
  5. I have a triangle shape that I need to be identical to another, and for ease I shift+alt+click+drag to duplicate, then rotate 180 degrees. Finally, I select the Frame Text Tool and click the selected shape. When I start typing, the text is backwards. Is there any way to effectively "reset" the shape so the computer sees it as being in an original orientation instead of rotated/backwards?
  6. Thank you all! I knew there must be some way to fool it, but I was blanking. Boolean operations to the rescue
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    TestImage with flaws and questions...Designer

    This issue is truly frustrating. Who has time to go through an entire piece to "add precision" to every single element??
  8. It's... so lovely. I come to this thread every couple weeks just to drool. And to make sure I haven't missed a beta release
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    1966 Batmobile v2 (AD)

    I hope you get featured on Spotlight.
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    (AD) Morning Coffee

    I am in awe of your bubbles.
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    Asset Library 2017 Inktober Vectors

    Very cool. Thanks!
  12. +1 I need better bleed capabilities as mentioned above all the time. E'ry day.
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    Comic POW

    Practicing with @Frankentoon's comic book brushes and color and gradient swatches, so decided to start with something simple. Funny how when you try something you realize how much more you have to learn about it. Gotta work on those line weights...
  14. I disagree with @harrym. The Photoshop version looks more refined, but maybe that's because you're not yet familiar with AP, @umishrak. Keep it up!
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    A drawing - from start to finish

    @giantlobsterprd learned two excellent methods from you today that I'm really excited about. 1. Using a master shape and then overlaying smaller shapes to create your line art is pure genius. Up to this point I've been drawing each individual section of line which means I have about 40 million curves in my layers panel: very inefficient use of time and difficult to organize or edit. 2. Using dotted lines to create your halftones is also brilliant. I had previously made halftones with hundreds of individual circles which was again time consuming and messy. Thank you for passing on your techniques!
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    Brush Manager ?

    I have this same problem. It is extremely frustrating!
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    New Logo Please!

    I totally didn't get that either. lol Now I can't unsee it.
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    New Logo Please!

    For what it's worth (next to nil), I like the current icons. I think they look cool.
  19. Not sure if this is still your intended flow, but I'm interested in... Saving time with Adjustment Layers (Hadn't even thought of this. Interested to see what you recommend.) Comic-Style Inking with Designer (I already bought your ebook, but some videos would be helpful!) Background Design: A Magical Forest (I'm scared of backgrounds for some reason) Background Design: The Castle of Darkness Sketching with Affinity Designer and Pixel Persona (So far I just sketch in a physical notebook and transfer to AD for vectorizing/inking/coloring.)
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    DAUB Kraken is Out!

    If there's two types of assets I find it strangely difficult to refuse, they're brushes and fonts. Oh dear. Thanks for the sweet deal Merry Christmas!
  21. Sometimes you can get a free week-longtrial of lynda.com either directly from their site or through LinkedIn. Not sure if those will work in Venezuela, but worth checking If it does work, prepare to binge. haha
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    [AD] Timelapse Illustration

    Hey @Lorthiz, impressive work! Question for you: Did you use a Boolean operation to apply the crosshatching and shading? From the video, I can't tell how you're doing that. Would you mind describing that part of your process, please?
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    [AD] [AP] Misc illustrations

    The three on the bottom are really cool. Love that style.
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    Complete Noob Card Game Design

    Have you sketched or otherwise outlined all the various cards already along with the instructions for each? That will help you know how much space you have to dedicate to each element. Looks fun! As a side note: I used that same viking photo as a drawing reference recently. ha