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  1. I wanted to start a topic for everyone new to affinity designer who's working through the work book or just teaching them selves the basics to upload your highs, lows struggle and flow of your progress or any help some of the senior users would be more than welcomed
  2. I'm in a bit of a pickle I can't get back to the default mode I originally started with, I seem to have touched a key and I'm left with this on the right but I want the left screen
  3. LeslieHedgesDesign

    Having trouble exporting SVG.

    Hi loves! Super affinity designer newbie. I make logos for clients & for some reason having a hard time exporting to SVG.. I’ve sliced before on most of my designs & I usually have to do it a few times until it magically works. The specific design I created is like another I did & the SVG export worked. For some reason I can’t figure it out. I bought the book & super love it... but it doesn’t go into a lot of detail about exporting sadly. Please help. I will add file & hopefully someone can get it! I know I’m doing something wrong if I have to try to 20 times before not knowing what I did right. Haha. Thanks so so much! Untitled Copy_10.afdesign
  4. Hey all! Just started trying out both Affinity products on Windows today and I've run into a snag with Designer. It seems that I cannot get my file to export as an SVG properly - the "embedded document" portion does not export. Is there a checkbox or step I'm missing?? I am able to export everything as a PNG if I don't resize on export - if I try to resize then the embedded doc portion again does not show up. I've attached the files I get so you can see what's going on as well as a screenshot of my layers in designer. Could also use a tip on how to set the exact artboard size - haven't figured that out just yet... Thanks! NewInterstate-v1.svg
  5. Hi there! I'm in charge of the senior photos (and yes, I know, the lightning is not perfect but It’s the best I can do with one shot box). This is a test image and I will try to get rid of the ripples in the greenscreen, but I am afraid it won't get much better. Can you help me find a way to efficiently remove the greenscreen from a sh*tton of photos? Maybe with batch processing? Sadly, I'm kind of a newbie and I appreciate ANY help and tips! TYSM! <3
  6. Hi all, I'm Greg, and I run a game development company called Boolean Games. Always liked the Vector art style, so thought I'd give it a go myself. Initially tried Illustrator but disliked the pricing etc, currently on a trial with Affinity so far but I really like it so I'll end up buying it This is roughly the level that I'm at but the inspiration was my 2 year old daughter and a possible design for the feature wall in her newly decorated bedroom.
  7. Hey guys, i've been making some designs on affinity designer that i want to make into stickers some day. I've made about 4 or 5 of them but now i realize that i may have made em just a tad small. most are 7 in wide by 3 in tall. i think one or two may be 7.5 x 3 in. Anyways now im learning that these types of rectangular sticker designs would be best if they were 8 x 3 in. My question is what is the best way to resize em? would i need to start all over? should i just stretch em with a loss in quality? is there even a way to resize them without opening a new file in the correct sizing and then copying and pasting my old design onto it? -thanks in advance my fellow Affinity users.
  8. I dont know how but I somehow managed to turn of the editing panel on the right side and I am kinda new in this :'D How do I turn it on ?
  9. Is there a way to emulate the duplicate tool in photoshop? i tried drawing a simple box then copy pasted it. Once the selection appeared i tried to move it. Didn’t work. thanks
  10. I was disappointed when I imported a photo selected one person of four whose face fell into shadow and was much darker than the others. in photoshop I would select the face and use exposure to lighten it in balance with the others. Could not do this in Affinity. am I missing something? Thanks
  11. Kennethchase

    Accept changes

    Two questions. I chose to change a couples things to my photo but don’t see where to click to save the changes. And I had seen lighting effects but now I can’t find them. can’t find this in any tutorials. Thanks
  12. How do I submit a request in affinity forum I am trying to find out if it is possible to make a slideshow in affinity photo
  13. Hello, What is the most efficient way to accomplish the following: (1) Create/refine a selection (2) Make an adjustment to it (3) Be able to go back and apply other adjustments to the same selection later on #3 is where I'm struggling. Thanks for your patience in helping a newbie.
  14. I've been following Affinity Designer for a while, done the trial, bought the book but need advice before I take the plunge. I'm only a part-time graphic designer/publisher and the occasional freelance work that comes in does not justify the monthly charge for Adobe's InDesign and Photoshop. After being a long time user of Quark, I stupidly coughed up for QuarkXpress v10 but it was such a disaster, I signed up to Creative Cloud. I got a year at a great rate that included the whole suite (including Illustrator) for not much more than the current monthly fee for two apps. The 'deal' is getting silly now. I'm really looking for a package that will replace Photoshop and Indesign. Whilst I manage to limp on by with a patch for Quark V10.5.2 running on Mac OS Sierra (conflicts and End of Life product nightmare!) before I leave Adobe altogether I need to be sure Affinity can provide all that is needed to continue to produce newsletters, posters, leaflets, pull up banners etc. Indesign is the programme I use most but Designer seems more like Illustrator in that aspect. Should I buy Affinity Photo and ditch Photoshop (which I hate and still can't work out how to use even after 14 years) and should I wait for Affinity to produce a publishing programme before cancelling Indesign? (They keep promising it but it seems a while in the making . . . ) Any advice gratefully received.
  15. Hi, I'm a beginner to graphic design etc so please bear with me whilst I wrangle the terminology. I'm starting with an existing vector shape: https://www.123rf.com/photo_58944851_male-human-body-with-head-turned-to-side-flat-icon-for-apps-and-websites.html I want to be able to cut it up to have different limbs and body sections on each layer. I.e. Face, Head, Neck, Upper Arms, Lower Arms, Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, Some quite small and internal (E.g. Spine will be a strip in the middle) I don't know how to slice it with seamless boundaries.... Any pointers appreciated. Thanks Rob (Ultimately export to SVG then do hover and click effects on each limb)
  16. I'm new to photo editing and when I look at all the different options available, I get overwhelmed and just don't know where to begin. I wish there was an explanation to what all the different options mean and an explanation of when and in which scenario they should be used. So, I'm wondering if such a website or video in AP exists? I watch all the tutorial videos but unless I understand when I should use the different options, e.g. masks, layers, brushes, etc., I won't be able to edit my photo properly. When I try to follow what's being done in the video on Vimeo, my photos look horrible then I get frustrated and just do basic editing on my computer.
  17. Hello, I am a newbie here, AFFINITY is a good place for finding answers about beta based on iOS, Windows and Android. I place my beta in my Windows and iOS. I think I will learn a lot here.
  18. I'm new to AP and I only know the basics of Photoshop. I've used Illustrator for a few years. When I see photos in a brochure they all have the same 'feel' to them, like they were all made just for that brochure. I always thought that this was just the photographer getting a sort of look, but I am led to believe that this is a post photo process. The sort of thing I'm blabbing on about is like this: https://youtu.be/I9WYg_2vGOk Any idea where to start achieving this sort of thing with AD?
  19. A late one but I thought I should give it a try anyway. Always wanted to do this
  20. Could someone please walk me through the steps required to insert an image I've created and saved as an Asset in AD 1.5, that I know want to insert in a photographic image I have in AP? I'm early in the learning process and still shaky on some of the most basic of operations. For example, I am unsure of the best/proper way to combine two separate documents (in this case, one in AD containing the Asset with the photographic image I referred to in AP) in order to lay the one on top on the other. Would this require me to export the AD Asset as a slice, then import into AP? I really am lacking in knowledge here, apologizing in advance for the elementary nature of the question. I'm working on a new MacBook Pro with AD 1.5 and just-purchased AP software. Thanks all! -Christo
  21. Could anyone help me with how to put a business logo (for a container company) on the side of a container image - with the logo (Just 3 letters) running down the side of the container. Skewing doesn't help... it needs to look as though it is getting smaller in the distance as it reaches the end of the long shipping container. Thanks for any advice !!!
  22. Hello, I've just bought the Affinity Photo for Windows after trying the Public Beta and I absolutely love it! I have two small questions. When I import a picture (1280x720) is it possible to have the default image zoom at 100% all the time? (or just on smaller images then it's my monitor resolution) Because when I import 1280x720 picture, it's zoomed in about 10-20% more than it should be (110-120% zoom). And the second question, is it possible to import photo directly by dragging/copying from web browser? I can't do it here in Affinity Photo but in Photoshop it worked.
  23. EastendCreativs

    Nest Thermostat

    I bought Designer yesterday an was playing around with it. What do you think of it
  24. Hello, This is my first time really illustrating anything. I've always dabbled in all kinds of graphics software before but have never had the commitment to generate output. Most of my time with tools like Inkscape, Blender, 3D Studio etc have always been exploratory. Please feel free to provide feedback. Thank you, craftybones [EDIT] I edited to get rid of some spaces between various parts and tried experimenting with a flat look.
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