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I've been trying to create a symbol in sketch which has a property where an overlaying gradient layer has a fill of the average colour it picks from the image in its background. Its easy to do it manually, but is it possible to do it in a dynamic way? Basically I want to hand out the component to a designer and when they change the image in the background, I want the gradient layer to pick out the average colour from the image and create a fill. P.S. - I tried playing with the blend properties of the layer, but it just doesn't give the required effect. Is it possible to do it with some hack? enter image description here

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    Since this is clearly for an app design, wouldn't that functionality actually need to be coded into the app itself? So if you do it in Sketch/Photoshop manually for the sake of your design, it's irrelevant. Just let your coder know what you want the behaviour to be. – Billy Kerr Jul 17 '18 at 11:26
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There isn't a way to do this programmatically (yet).


To make your life easier though, there is a free Sketch plugin that provides you the average color of a selected image.

Image Average Color in action
Check out Image Average Color on GitHub

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