Laser Cutting Signs Banners Signage

1800 815 166

Lasercutting Signage Company
Banner Sign Company
Laser Cutting

   1  Signs
   2  Banners
   3  Laser Cutting
   4  Special Signs
   5  Melbourne Signs
   6  Sydney Signs
   7  Brisbane Signs
   8  Adelaide Signs
   9  Melbourne Banners
  10 Sydney Banners
  11 Brisbane Banners
  12 Adelaide Banners
  13 Australia Signs
  14 Australia Banners
  15 Outdoor Signage
  16 Indoor Signage
  17 Outdoor Banners
  18 Vinyl Canvas Banner
  19 Roll Up Banner Stand
  20 Screen printing Signs
  21 Lettering-Font Colours
  22 Banner Colours
  23 Signs we have made
  24 Sign Magazine Pages
  New Online Sign Shop
    1800 815 166
   Call our Sign Company
Online Banner & Sign
Company Price  Calculator

News: New online Signs and signwriting shop. Australia wide sign making service with illuminated light box, magnetic signs, retractable banner stand display styles, DIY letters, A-Frame Sandwich boards and lots of outdoor banners for advertising your business cheap.

Visit the New Shop QSonline pages HERE

Signage Head Office:
QuickSmart Signs
344 Ferntree Gully Rd
Notting Hill
Victoria 3168
Tel: 03 9543 3000
Fax: 03 9543 3100

Read our commitment to
Recycling Paper and Plastics.

Remember to Bookmark this new site

All logos & references may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Afilm Pty.Ltd.





How to use Photoshop for pictures
SIGNS: Understanding ColourOutput to PDFHow to use CorelDraw
Glossary of CorelDraw Terms P1P2Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Scanning ImagesPrinting Big Images

Next >

< Back   Home >


Output files
to PDF

Of Interest
Printing BIG images

How to use CorelDraw
Combine Objects
Break Apart
Duplicate Objects
Artistic Text
Right Click &
Double Click Tools

Tools your should Learn
Things to avoid

Select all objects
Tips for Moving objects exactly
Duplicating objects
Shifting your origin the smart way

Drawing in
WireFrame or Enhanced View

PRE-Flight Printing
Printing Settings
Perfect Circles
Rich Black Printing
General Tips Corel
Glossary of Terms

Page 1, Page 2

How to use Photoshop

Photoshop Tricks
EyeDropper Tool
Accidental Save
Paste images where you want
Ruler Settings

Jpegs as PSD
Sharpen edges
Measure Tool

Why color's don't match
Color numbers
Viewing Color

Size and Resolution
Print Resolution
File Sizes

Images or
Vector Graphics

The Magic Wand
Using Two Windows
The Grabber Tool
Get more Undo's
The Move Tool

Enlarging Images
Adding Noise

Dust & Scratches
Use Median Filter
TIP for Big images

Rename Layers
Cropping to size
Specific Sizing

Using a Scanner
Scanning Tips
How to resample
Scanning Images



You can choose the size and orientation of your banner signs online, estimate the prices and contact our sign company anytime.
How to use Photoshop PC for your images.
Removing Dust and Scratches using Photoshop
Using the Median Filter to gain better images
A method of using the Gaussian Filter, Rotation and Layer Transparency.
Removing Dust and Scratches

The dust filter usually softens the whole image and still misses the biggest chunks of dirt. This trick solves both problems, and it's faster than using the rubber stamp tool. With this trick we apply a much heavier dirt filter to cover even the big chunks, but we only apply it to the dirty parts of the image so it doesn't affect the sharpness or small details.

1.) Make a duplicate layer of your original. (Drag the BACKGROUND layer over the new layer icon on the bottom of the layers pallet.)

2.) Unclick the eyeball next to the top layer and select the bottom layer. This way we can see what we're going to do to the bottom layer.

3.) Apply a heavy dust and scratch filter to the bottom layer. (FILTER > NOISE > DUST AND SCRATCHES.) Don't worry about losing detail, just make sure it's set strong enough to cover the biggest defects.

4.) Reclick the eyeball next to the top layer and select the top layer. Your image now looks like it did to start.

5.) Use the eraser tool to cut through the sharp top layer to expose the filtered layer below in the spots with dirt. A more advanced way to do the same thing is to use a layer mask.

This way you can spot out the dirt quickly and not affect anything else

Median Filter

When you image is rough in appearance, scanned from an offset or lithoprinted image, you can apply this trick to smooth the scanned color pick ups on your file.

Use the FILTER>NOISE>Median Filter to apply a 'blur' effect. This is best seen when working on big size dimension images. TIP: 1 or 2 pixel is adequate to remove line screen, offset dot size or color separation/dot render of magazine photos etc.

We do not use texts in Photoshop, preferring to use our drawing programs at QuickSmart.

A Method of using Gaussian Blur combined with Duplicate Layer

TIP: Also, if your original image is of poor quality, too small or rough in appearance, try DUPLICATE LAYER> ROTATE 1>FILTER> GAUSSIAN BLUR 1, then , apply transparency value 5% of the duplicated and manipulated layer, then merge visible. The almost transparent layer will fill any rough or vacant pixels with a softer color, giving you a better image.
NOTE: We never use text in this process, preferring to make our photo signs that have text in our drawing programs using Vector formats.

This will remove the pixilation of the image efficiently.

Also, adjust the image screen resolution at various stage of above. This will also help. Because we make signs, the time at which we adjust resolution for signage output varies dependant on the original quality of image supplied. Using this method we have created great graphics onto large signs with no adverse visual result.



Signage Company News: Our newer, faster and easier Online price calculator can help you estimate the cost of your signage.


Our team of sign makers are experienced in vinyl signs, laser cutting, sign printing, banner printing and lots more. Call us for any advice.
Go to Illuminated Sign area