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Questions about creating and editing background contents, textures, patterns, colors and effects. Ask anything related to designing graphics for background images.

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How can I create this tile background? [duplicate]

I find banner background from Internet, but its main color is blue, I want to change it to #f2836b using hue/saturation .but its Broken image quality So I want try make it from scratch what is ...
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Create 'marl' background: striped effect in Photoshop or Illustrator

I am trying to create the effect in the below 2 photos for a t-shirt. How can that background (maybe called marl) be created in Photoshop or Illustrator? I've have limited success creating it with ...
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Illustrator CC: Inverting text colour, white on navy blue & navy blue on white

I am creating a document in Adobe Illustrator CC. I have a heading that needs to run across a section of white background and a section of navy blue background. I would like the text to take the ...
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Matte Background in Photoshop

I'm curios on how to make a colored background look like a finish matte texture? Like the picture below.
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Editing JPEG file

I saved my Photoshop file as JPEG and when I open it as psd file I only see one layer. I'm unable to edit text etc.
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How to blend a picture's white with a slightly different white [duplicate]

Want to make a banner combining these two images. Clearly the image on the left has a different background (in a square) to the one on the right which I am trying to get rid of and make it look ...
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Removing all colour from a file, making it a vector

just had a question about removing all background from an image traced file. If ever someone sends through an image which has words (like the one attached) or if it's got closed off sections, the ...
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Change a specific color in an area

I have this image, a PNG file: Question: I want to change one of the logo's color to be more visible than the others. The color I want is australium gold rgb(231, 181, 59) These "logo's" represent ...
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How do I replicate the dirty texture of this image?

I'm trying to replicate the background texture of the following image in Photoshop CC. I tried using grunge and fabric patterns but they don't look right.
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What do you think of puzzle backgrounds? Maybe old-fashioned? [closed]

please take a look to this fast wireframe: It comes from a web designer I work with. We are discussing it, because I perceive the puzzle background as somewhat, don't know, something not modern, ...
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Apply a “Convert to shape: Rectangle”-style dynamic effect on a Text on a path

I'm looking for a dynamic solution where I can dynamically put a background behind a type that is bent along a path. So far I've only come up with the dynamic effect "Convert to shape: Rectangle"-...
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How to make metalic borders like these logos in Photoshop?

I want to create a metallic border in the Photoshop, but i don't know how to do this, here are some examples: I want to the background and border that is below the text.
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Why can't I import an image with a transparent background in GIMP properly? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to import/paste an image with a transparent background in GIMP, it's transparency is automatically replaced with Black color. I'm currently using GIMP 2.10.
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How to center vertically and fill a background color to an Area Type Tool?

This is the Area Type Tool I've created: I'd like to: Center it (also) vertically, so if I resize the width/height area it will keep both the vertical and horizontal alignments Add a background ...
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Ideal range of brightness and saturation for background color of a website?

I'm developing a website and I'm thinking about the background color saturation and brightness. I've read that too saturated and bright colors would strain the eye if not immediately after a while. ...
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Using stock photos for light swirls [closed]

I have licensed several 'light effects' photos from Adobestock.com that are AI files. They are supposed to be transparent but they have a gray background that I am unable to remove. How do i USE ...
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How to change background colour of an image in GIMP after increasing canvas size

I have expanded an image's canvas in GIMP and I'd like to change the background colour of the new area created by my increase of the canvas size. I've tried selecting this area but no matter what I ...
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How to fill the background from the illustration with color

I would like to place this illustration over an image with a black background. Firstly I want to fill the transparent background inside of the illustration with the white color. How can I do that ? ...
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How to make a background like this? [closed]

I would like to do a background like the grey and cloud-like background of this t-shirt. Is there a simple way to do it?
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Add and edit background in GIMP

This is my first question here and I'm not a graphic designer, just need to change some 'ground truth', as we call it in computer vision to train a conv. neural net. There is an image, size HxWx3 and ...
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Cannot detect background color from PSD file

I'm a web developer who has recently been given a desing in a PSD file. I previously worked with Zeplin. I'm using a trial version of Avocode to extract information from this PSD file. Everything is ...
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GIMP How to make existing gif background transparent

I have the following gif, how to make the grey background transparent if not white?
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Name for having a background of the main element

I am totally new to illustrator and I am trying to make myself a logo. Something neat I found online was a trick where you used the same image in the foreground in another color as the background. ...
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Photoshop background isolation

I know that by using stacks you can remove an inconsistent item (people say) on top of a consistent background (a town square say) as long as you have enough images (preferably from a fixed point ...
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Remove Text From Background [closed]

How can i remove the text from background of this image using gimp? The text is composed by different colors so i cannot use "color exchange" option for every single color of the text. Any idea?
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Photoshop CS6 - Gif frames issue

Good Afternoon! My problem is a bit complex, so this I'm going to break it into some topics: My project: The project consists in a static background overlayed by some imagery elements and a gif (the ...
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Batch editing photos to have the same background (Borders)

So I've a bunch of product photos and I'm required to edit them to have the same borders/background along the edges of the picture. Is there a way to mass edit them to all have the same borders? If ...
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Remove graph/grid background from a ECG-like readout in inkscape/ImageJ

I have this graph below, which shows a readout for an experiment on a graph background like this; I would like to remove this graph background, leaving just the black line, so that it is formatted ...
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Adobe Illustrator: A transparent background for an character of a file pdf

First question: I'm starting to use Adobe Illustrator recently. I would like to know what are the commands to convert the white background of a pdf into one that is transparent background. Second ...
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Gray background when scanning a line drawing

When I scan a line drawing on my Canon 9000F scanner I get the scanner reading the white paper the drawing is on as gray. In other words, the background is smudgy, not pure white. Someone suggested ...
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What style is used in the background of this illustration?

I'd like to recreate the white, black and red background used in this poster. I prefer using Illustrator.
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How do I invert the colors of this image so the fill is grey and the background is transparent in Inkscape?

How do I invert the colors of this image so the fill is grey and the background is transparent in Inkscape?
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Triangle Pattern Background in Freeware

I am a webpage creator and I´d like to give my webpage a nice graphical twist by using traingle-patterns in the background. I´ve seen this on many other webpages before (for example this one) and I ...
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How to use Sketch to create a six sides polygon with trapezoidals inside it?

As you can see my solution is to make a 6 sided polygon manually and it is NOT pixel perfect. I need it pixel perfect to make a repeating background using this as the base.
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Removing text from background with opacity

I have a png diagramm (see first image), which has some sort of opacity. I need to remove the text and insert the translated one preferably without hurting this opacity. I tried many things in ...
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How do I go about designing a background image for a responsive website?

I've been looking around all day for an answer or a guide but I can't seem to find anything. I may be missing a key word here. I have a single page website that I would like to design a background ...
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Photoshop doesn't recognize image when I export; keeps trying to export blank background [closed]

Note: This is happening on all PSD files that I have. I'm trying to export a couple of images from an artboard I made in Photoshop. But it's not recognizing the images. Instead it keeps trying to ...
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Is there an automatic way to resize images to a specific dimension. (blur background and not crop image)

Lets say that I choose a bunch of differents images with diferentes dimensions and sizes (for example) And then I want all files with 1600 X 900px, and magically it transform all images in something ...
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How to make gray and white boxes not visible?

I have an .eps image that supposedly has no background, but is showing the gray and white checks no matter what I do. What's going on?
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White border on transparent Photoshop image (when on top of black InDesign solid)

I have an InDesign document with a transparent Photoshop document on top. When I paste the Photoshop document on the black InDesign background, I get white borders around my transparent objects, but ...
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Export as PNG with coloured background in Illustrator

I created a pattern in Illustrator and now I want to export as a PNG including the artboard which is grey. The problem is that the background won't save as grey in the PNG, it's either black, white or ...
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Newbie having trouble with background color [duplicate]

For the background, I was thinking of a light blue, almost translucent background with tiny white question marks on it. But any attempt just doesn't look right. I can't really place on what is wrong ...
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Trying to achieve a specific pattern for a background on illustrator

I am creating a logo for a charity organisation. I did find a particular logo that caught my eye. The following is the style I am trying to achieve. I currently have a shape drawn out (the logo) ...
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Does it make sense to put a brand with white background on a black site?

My CEO and his client demanded me to put his partner's red brand with white background on a site which is black. They (not the partner) forbad the white or red brand with black background. I ...
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(Photoshop) How do I get rid of grid/pixels every time I draw with brush tool?

I searched and did everything like going to the preference and turning off the transparency grid, changing the snap to, unchecking the extra....and creating a new document setting the grid to none. I ...
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How to add a background image to an email?

Is there a way to add a background image to an email and ensure it will display in all email clients?
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How to make a white background in Gimp? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how can I set a background color to white instead of alpha? I've already tried more things.
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What would be a less distracting background for white?

I was told that the photo on the left is too bright and the white shirt on white background blending in. When I tried to use some kind of neutral color (like grey) as a background I was told that it'...
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Removing white background in gimp

I was removing white background from some pictures with color to alpha tool and all worked well. I made a quick brake and when I sat down down again to continue my work it didn't work for some reason. ...
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GIMP - How to make a GIF with transparent background

As the title suggests, I'm trying to make a GIF in GIMP to use as a logo in After Effects, however, it's not going well. What I expected was just the gif with the transparent background I made using ...