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I am trying to create an image and added a Gradient Overlay style as seen below.

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I ended up with the following image (A part of image).

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Looking at the area circled in black, you can see a jagged curve. This is not as designed and occurs when I add the Gradient Overlay layer style.

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Can someone suggest how to get a smooth curve, without this jagged structure, when using the Gradient Overlay layer style?


Image without gradient fill (without zooming)

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See the above two images. The left one is the actual one and the black line in the right image is the area where you need to look into. You can see zigzagged border over there.

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Seems to me the shape itself is jagged. You'd need to create a mask with the pen tool to smooth that out. –  ckpepper02 Nov 4 '13 at 14:55
I used tranform (ctrl + T) in windows and used warp option to design it. I intentionally didnt change it to jagged one. Could you suggest if that operation would make the image jagged? –  G_S Nov 4 '13 at 15:41
post a picture with solid color effect instead of gradient. And what is white shape over gradient? –  Muhammad Umer Nov 4 '13 at 19:10
@MuhammadUmer Edited the question by Adding image removing gradient fill. Have a look at it –  G_S Nov 5 '13 at 1:52
"Image without gradient fill " but there still is organe-pink gradient..which part are you talking about again...confused now. –  Muhammad Umer Nov 5 '13 at 17:10

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Looks like this is down to the image being pixel based. A Vector shapes would solve this.

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As previously noted using vector shapes is a work around for this, however if you're bound to raster graphics, apply the gradient as a mask layer to the object, it will retain the previously smooth edge.

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