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As an addition to previous answers, if you still have this thin outline, for me the easiest way to get rid of it is this: 1. select transparent part with autoselect tool (or any other way that suits you) 2. edit selection by either increasing it by 1 px or by feathering selection to 2-3 px. 3. delete everything selected.
If you're asking what kinds of techniques were used for that specific image, it could include: outer glows (the white glow around some elements) inner glows (the glow inside the controller) drop shadows (the shadows beneath the text) gradients (the arrows going from light to transparent) opacity (the entire thing has an opacity less than 100% an ...
If you're in the print field and have access to a RIP, you should be able to get this done through the RIP, and even use these files back. The transparency effect you're looking for is the "multiply" blending mode in Photoshop, and below it you would add a white duplicate of your image a bit smaller to imitate a fake trapping. The problem is Illustrator ...
Posting my 'findings' if someone else googles their way here. http://stackoverflow.com/a/2175811 In Photoshop's Info panel, you can choose 'Opacity' as a readout mode, though it will show up as a percentage and not as a real alpha value. To enable it, simply open the Info window, choose Panel Options and then set the Second Color Readout mode ...
In Gimp we can replace an alpha transparency channel by the background color from the menu Layer > Transparency > Remove Alpha Channel:
I would say the best way to make it not transparent would the (in GIMP) open the file, make a new layer underneath the image of a color of your choice, then save it as a .JPG since they natively do not have transparency. Hope that works out! It should without issues.
You have to make sure that the pictures is linked directly to the images. Else will it be white-boxed-background instead of transparent! // MP
Three ways to do this... 1) Remove the background If you have a white shape in your Illustrator as background, then delete it. I'm sure that's not your issue. By default, the background of Adobe Illustrator is transparent even though the artboard is white. or 2) Check the box "transparency" When you do a "save for web", don't forget to check the box ...
Here's how I would achieve that effect: 1) Create a BW Effects layer, and select the mode that gives the most pleasing effect. 2) Edit>Copy Merged, then paste that into a new alpha channel 3) Invert the alpha channel 4) Delete or disable the bw effects layer 5) Select the active pixels (Control key (PC) or the Command key (Mac) while you single click on the ...
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