Archive for the ‘Graphic Design’ Category

[Solved] Unexpected Error while Installing Element 3D Code: 84

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

If you get an unexpected Error while installing Element 3D version 2.2 Code:84 this error it could be because (like in my case) Element 3D already was installed and the installer couldn’t over write its files. So to solve this :

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How to Control Masked Dynamic Text with ActionScript 3

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Okay this took a lot of my time but happily with some googling & ingenuity I managed to find a solution.

The problem was that I had a dynamic text field that needed to be masked with an animated mask, the mask was a tweened shape.

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Love Africa Wallpaper 1280px X 800px

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

LOVE AFRICA WALLPAPERI was playing with Photoshop & some photos I found using Google Images, to make a wallpaper with the theme Africa. I made it for a friend, but there’s no harm to share it with the world, I guess :-)

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Download: Twitter Bird Vector Icon & TwitterU Font

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Follow the Twitter Bird

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Three Ways to Distort a Shape in Perspective in Adobe Illustrator

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

road in perspectiveThree ways to have perspective in Illustrator. This was performed on the CS3 version, but I don’t think it’s much different on CS2 ..

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How to Count Paths in Adobe Illustrator

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Document Info on IllustratorI always wanted to know how many paths contains an illustration I make, just to have an idea about its complexity & brag about it, but couldn’t find that info in Illustrator. Actually it’s very simple, should have searched better ..

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A Multi Language Plugin & a Symmetrical Shape

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

OK, two things I learned today totally unrelated:

How to make WordPress multilingual, I need that for a new project that’s planned to be in three langauges, Arabic, English & French, it’s a Plug-in named Language Switcher: (more…)

Make a Shining Sun & Rays in Adobe Illustrator

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Sun & Sun Rays Progress

OK, I had to invent this for an illustration I was making, & here I’m making a quick tutorial, I will give you the large lines, then you can experiment & have a final result that satisfy you :)

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How to Avoid Rejections when Submitting Vectors to iStockphoto

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

OK, I already talked about my Vector application on iStockphoto then about the rejection of one of the samples required; well since then, I replaced the file rejected & got approved & now I’m officially an iStock illustrator yippeee!

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My iStock Vectors Application – Follow up

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Moon & StarsAbout 10 days ago I posted about my application to upload Vectors to iStock Photo, yesterday morning I finally got an email from them (they previously said the response would take up to two weeks).

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Selling Graphics at iStockphoto – Steps to Respect

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Blue EyesToday I finally applied to sell vectors at iStock Photo, first you have to read their guide for vectors submissions, then you take a simple quiz, after that you are presented to an agreement & invited to submit a JPEG of a government issued ID piece of yours; the last step is to submit three samples of your work, they recommend that you send them diverse styles to give them an idea of your potential.

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How to Make a Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Custom Scatter BrushToday as I was creating some stuff on AI (Adobe Illustrator, a rather new software for me) I needed some dust effect & for that had to create a custom brush & use it with a path created with the pen tool.

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