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  1. Hi. I hope you dont mind me asking this question but I have got Photo not Designer and before this I was using PS to create line art from my drawings so I could digitally colour create them. I tried to use the process that I used before in Photo but I could not recreate some of the steps. I realise that things work differently but hoping that there is still a better way to do it then I ended up making. The process I used to use is below. The problem I have is that I cannot find a way to do the steps that I have marked in red. I ended up using the magic tool to select the white areas but it kept missing bits and was not a good solution for me and took very long and my selection was quite shabby and pixelated once I had finished. Can you advise what sort of process (if any) i can use in Photo to recreate this please. I dont want to have to buy Designer yet while I am still a beginner and learning the ropes in Photo. Creating Line art from Scans * Open scanned image in Photoshop * Make a copy of original layer and rename for easier finding * Adjustment layer – Black & White * Option box - check all options are in the middle default position of scale. If any altered bring back to middle. * Adjustment layer – Levels * Adjust as required to create more contrast and get rid of any unused white areas * Adjustment layer – Curves * Create S shape to enhance image * Go back to Copy layer and zoom into 100% and then go to Unsharp Mask * Big radius – 120 – 150% * Amount – 60 -90% * Threshold – low – 12 - 14% Touching up image to remove blemishes * Go to Brush and choose a standard brush using the black and white colours to remove any blemishes on image so image is clean * Then delete original layer Define line art * Select – Colour Range – options box – Select sampled colours/selection Preview-Grayscale/Invert/Image * Then use colour picker and click on white area within image – OK * This then creates marching ants around the line art with only the black lines selected * Select/Modify/Smooth – 2 pixels * Optional: Select/Modify/Contract – 1 pixel * Then fill the selection with black. Make sure foreground colour is black and then ALT+backspace to fill with black. * Invert selection again so white selected * Then hit Delete and white background removed so line art is now on transparent background. * Deselect with Control + D * Save this as a PS layer file for future use
  2. Hi! I couldn't find any thread related to this issue, so I assumed the bug is not reported yet. While preparing the file, I noticed more odd behavior, so I'm reporting 1 potential + 1 bug in this thread. Still, I would have sworn that my eye caught some mention of some issue pertaining to lines and boolean operations, but couldn't find it anyplace... Sorry for the duplicate if there is one indeed. The test setup: I wanted to fill a small area with black ink, so I drew dense jittery brush curves with my stylus. The stroke width parameter was rather thick. Then I made a copy of these curves, and made a compound object out of them. The compound object came out strange-looking. 1st (potential) bug Description: In Affinity Designer, when creating a compound object of a few brush curves that have a stroke width >0, the result of the operation is not as expected For me the expected was the unaltered appearance. Or in other words the appearance of the compound object if I had expanded the strokes first. (see 1st line in the image) 2nd bug Description: If I scale down the non-destructive compound objects by dragging the circular handles, the screen doesn't refresh until you release dragging. Scaling down a (destructive) compound object, works properly hope this helps! -Fotis 2 .afdesign files attached: compound_strokes_issue_fileB.afdesign is the one described above compound_strokes_issue02.afdesign is another example I made compound_strokes_issue02.afdesign compound_strokes_issue_fileB.afdesign
  3. Hello, I´m new here and I would like to know if there is a possibility to merge a path (line)? And if on the other hand it is possible to divide a path (line) into 2 or more pathes? I think in Illustrator there is a scissors, but I can´t find anything similar in Affinity desgn. It would be really great if somenone can help me...! Thanks in advance und my best regards, sandfraeulein
  4. It would be very useful to be able to adjust the length of a line while maintaining that line's arbitrary angle. Ideally I'd be able to view and/or define the length of the entire segment numerically so that I could tell that a given line was N Units long no matter its current angle. Right now I'm able to work around this limitation thanks to Affinity Designer's robust snapping abilities but it would be great to have this as a full feature. If anyone knows a better trick to do this, please let me know. Right now the way I'm achieving this is by making a line along the angle that I want. I then duplicate that line and snap the end of the duplicate to the end of the original to ensure it goes along the same angle. Then I edit one of the two points on one of those duplicate line segments and move that point to snap to one of the further lines along that same angle. After that I delete all the line segments that I used temporarily to maintain that angle at length. It's hard to explain so I'm attaching an animated GIF of the process. In the GIF, assume that the original pedal shape defines the angle that I want my lines to stick to but I want the line to extend beyond the pedal shape. If you can follow that description and/or GIF, you'll see what I'm talking about. Now you can imagine how much more complicated it can get if I want to actually know precisely the length of that resulting line. It's possible...but it gets really hairy.
  5. Hello. I want to change the colours of this drawing and more specifically I want to make the lifework white and the background blue, light blue, red etc from top to bottom. Which app should I use? Affinity designer or Photo? What would be the optimal procedure? Antikythera mechanism final.pdf
  6. Please let me easily transform any vector object. With a transform tool I could set the perspective right, and distort groups and other objects. For instance: I have a group of rectangles, and I want to transform and distort this group as if it was a line. I have a rectangle and I want to put it in perspective, or make a 3D effect. It would be great either have a transform tool similar to photoshop and the ability to select for instance the outer corners of a rectangle and option drag them towards the middle in the same amount. I definitely need a line tool. I want to edit every single bit of a line. I the ability to make a dashed or a dotted line. Of course I could use cmd-j, but I want it as a line so I can distort it. Also I want dashed lines for rectangles, etc. It would be great to turn a group of objects into a line, like when you have a couple of objects and you want to put them on a path and behave like they were a line.
  7. Hi, Can someone explain to me why the lines are so jagged (see screenshot), should be smooth. I'm sure it was OK before upgrading Cheers! Marcin
  8. I coloured a line (one straight segment drawn with the pen, 1 point wide) with a gradient. On reflection, this was unwise but AD let me do it and correctly reflected it on screen. When I printed the document, my line came out solid black :( . Saving to PDF gives the same result (unsurprising as printing uses PDF and, yes, I remembered later that Postscript doesn't support gradients on a line). I'm happy (very happy) that AD allows gradients on lines but I think it should warn about the loss of features when printing (so, by extension, in PDF exports). I didn't get an error message and don't see it as a warning in the Assistant. The consequences when printing could be significant. A simple example is attached. [Affinity Designer 1.1.2 on MacBook Pro (2.3GHz i7, GT650M 512MB, 8 GB RAM, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.1)] Line Gradient Example.afdesign Line Gradient Example.afdesign
  9. Hi I have an question is it possible to write text on an line or objekt ? I used this future in Illustrator is this in Affinity possible ?
  10. Please add the ability to draw straight lines with the brush tool. It would be a handy feature to have. Maybe you could just add a button on the brush properties bar that runs along the top, one that toggles straight line on or off.
  11. Hi, it is critical in UI design that you can control how lines are drawn in shape to not overlap the size of your control. Right now, the application is always centered and doesn't offer any controls over it. It involve far too much manual steps to deal with it (basically resizing the shapes to a smaller size to fit inside the target size). I know there is a stroke options in the Fx that allows you to do that but it doesn't do the job. Stroke only works if you already are drawing a line. If you remove the line or draw a line of 0px, Stroke doesn't work anymore. And it would be a workaround anyway. It get worst when you have to tweak your design by changing line width. You have to manually resize every shapes to fit in the target size every time. I didn't find this feature requested anywhere and/or in the roadmap. Hope I am wrong and it's already planed. But this is a huge deal for any serious UI designer !
  12. Hello, I know you can simulate partial stroke with the "pressure" feature, but I was wondering if you could add a specific feature for it directly into shapes / path. Like in UI design, very often you have like a square shape with only one side stroke. For now you have either to use this pressure sensitivity to do it manually or draw a specific line. It could be a life saver if you just had like a box where you can select sides you want to stroke. More generally (or even better), seeing a line or live shape where you can pick any line between two vertex to stroke there only. :)
  13. Matt, Attach are two pictures I had worked on earlier. One with no smoothing (Mt RainerAB) and one with smoothing assist (Mt RainerID). You can see what smoothing does to the tree in the Mt RainerAB. Regards, Gregg
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