Welcome to /gd/

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This is a place to discuss topics about visual or graphic design. Requests for photoshopping or free work go on /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or /r/ - Adult Requests as appropriate.



#/gd/ @ irc.rizon.net

#4chan-gd @ irc.freenode.net

http://graphicdesign.wikia.com/



<span style="color:#789922;">>What literature should I read to get into graphic design?</span>

The sidebar on the /gd/ wiki has plenty of book reccomendations.



<span style="color:#789922;">>What programs do I need to get started?</span>

-Vector

Adobe Illustrator

Corel Draw

Inkskape



-Bitmap

Adobe Photoshop

Gimp



-3d

Blender

Cinema4d



<span style="color:#789922;">>Which program is the best for X?</span>

It's usually subjective if you pick a program in each of the right categories above. Use vector programs if your making a logo/icon/illustraton, use bitmap programs if you're messing with a photo or stock image. Gimp, Inkskape, and Blender are free alternatives and have the same function as the paid programs but the paid programs tend to be used more in a professional enviroment.



<span style="color:#789922;">>What font is used in this image?</span>

Try these sites before posting a tread asking for fonts:

http://whatthefont.com/

http://www.identifont.com/identify.html

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On topic of presentation...

It seems that photograph of a crusty ballpoint pen sketch out of a notebook in an angle (an even some instagram filter applied) impresses clients far more than black and white vector shape of the thing in it's most precise and honest final form in center of the canvas exported / screenshotted straight out of Illustrator.

I guess seeing the shape, even in imprecise sketch form on a physical material is more tangible and relatable than perfectly sterile digital representation.

Are the digital process aesthetics alienating?
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I am making a 4chan clone and I need help with design. How can I fix this?
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new socialist party logo

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looking for general feedback (keep dumb comments to /pol/ plz)

new logo to replace the old one from 1901 (typical busy logo with a million details indistinguishable from each other at 5ft away)
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/fst/ - Font Share Thread

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This might be it edition

>Please do your due diligence before requesting the font used in an image
https://www.fontspring.com/matcherator
https://www.fontsquirrel.com/matcherator
http://www.graphics.com/resource/font-matcherator
https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/

>When sharing a non-free font, .zip the whole font family and upload it to a filehost without an expiration date or password. Don't upload with the correct name, e.g. write Fru1ty Ger when uploading Frutiger.

>Pay it forward. If someone in the thread helped you out, try to help another person or share some random premium font families from your own collection.
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Is it worth it going to school for graphic design? I don't want to falling for the BA in graphic design meme and end up even more piss poor than I am now.
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who decided this style was ok

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UpWork

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What is wrong with the cocksuckers looking for work on this site? I keep sending proposals and out of 20 I send maybe 1 or 2 get a bite. I've made some money on there, don't get me wrong, but it's so fucking difficult to get work. Sometimes I LITERALLY SEND THE CLIENT EXACTLY WHAT THEY WANT IN THE PROPOSAL, with a watermark, and I get no reply. Beginning to think the site is just a feed of bots because of how little people reply and how many weird same-y requests are on there

Anyone else have experience with this?
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How does transforming images like pic related even work?

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Am I just retarded? What's the explanation behind it?

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