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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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GIMP (or others): How to remove background (by color) of several images in one step?

I have a set of about 200 PNG-images in like that: Only black and white, no colors, no grey. I need the background color (white) to be removed and tried to do so in macOS Preview (with that Instant ...
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How to remove background from Complex in Photoshop

I have tried to remove the background from the image below but it just disfigures the image. I have used adjustments->Replace color, Hue and saturation layer, magnetic lasso and manually erasing ...
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JPEG with transparent background

My client wants me to supply images for web as JPEG with transparent background. Is this possible?
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Different image depending on background color

I'm trying to replicate this answer in gimp 2.10, but the results are very different. Right in the first step the result deviates. Subtracting the two images in gimp 2.10: And in gimp 2.8: In gimp ...
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Paper background with flecked or fibrous pattern

How do you achieve the background paper effect in Marissa Mayers CV? It looks like there are a bunch of soft sketched lines and squiggles, or it was printed on that creme contour expensive paper and ...
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can we apply one background to multiple artboards in photoshop

my question is specific to adobe artboards. i have 4 artboards of same dimensions of 1080px by 1080px. now i want to take only 1 background image that will split into all artboards. generally all ...
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How do I automate batch processing of product photography to get a perfect white background?

I am taking very large volume of product photography. I am using a photography tent and shooting on a white background but I need the finished images to be of the image on a perfectly white background....
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How do I get this highlight effect on the background of this print ad?

I can't for the life of me find out what's the name of the effect on this print ad's background is (like how it sort of has a light shone on its center thus highlighting the object in the center), ...
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How can I analyse this SVG image downloaded from the web?

While I was looking at some designs of some websites, I came across a beautiful SVG background: https://www.algolia.com/lp/img/hero/hero-magento.svg I wanted to inspect it so I downloaded it. By no ...
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Photoshop - Extract fine text from image; extrapolate background behind text

I'll note outright that I'm new to Photoshop and that this may be a bigger question than I realize, but I appreciate any guidance. I've taken a scan of a water-damaged dust jacket for a book which I ...
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Cannot select the background layer in Gimp

I'm trying to delete the background layer but I cannot select or right click to it. I had been pasted a layer. How can I fix this ? Thanks.
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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Is there any color rule or theory for this kind of situation? [duplicate]

Is there any color theory or rule for something like this?: Considering that is a big blue square that contains another smaller green square and under the green one is a small and thin text with the ...
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Inkscape for cartography : automatic fore color of texts for maximum contrast over background

I have again a series of cities names on a map. I have a solution to fill a background rectangle that can be semi transparent to make the text always visible, great. What I want to do now is ...
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Inkscape for cartography: fill the background of a text

I want to produce a geographic map with Inkscape. I have cities with names. I mean I have dozens of city names. I want to fill the background of cities names with a semi transparent background so that ...
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How do I make this kind of noise grunge effect in Illustrator?

How do I make this kind of noise grunge effect in Illustrator? Have tried Pixelate effect but does not look good. Thank you in advance for your answer!!
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How can I add a background color and change the background colors for this logo I had created for me?

The logo that I want to add a background to experiment with different background colors is the one on the artboard. Here is a link to it: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Illustrator shapes differ in size based on color

I'm new to Illustrator\PS and I'm self taught so I google a lot, and learned everything that way. I've noticed an issue that I couldn't find any mention of online. When I make a shape (ex. triangle) ...
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Does a background underneath text have a name?

I'm building an After Effects motion graphics template and giving users the opportunity to alter the rectangle behind the text for a video's lower thirds. I want to label this parameter appropriately ...
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Background idea for displaying black png images

I need a good way to display black png images in my webapp Hover I thought about using a "transparency tile" but that wouldn't look good I even used CSS stripes but the result wasn't great I need a ...
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Trying to highlight specific fields in an already existing document in Adobe Acrobat Pro, getting ghost image when trying to print

So, I have a document that I am trying to highlight fields on. I have lined up the highlights, but when trying to print the "image" of the highlight onto a blank document, the original document (...
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GIMP fill gif canvas background with image background

Normally people would want to make the gif background transparent. But how to fill all the cavas background with the "grey-like color" background of the image and apply to all 90+ layers? I have ...
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Change speckly black background of screen photo to solid black

Is there any way to change the speckly black background of this screen photo to solid black? This is a photo of a rectangular selection of a black screen that appears when a computer is booting. ...
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creating stylized backgorund

I was going through Adobe Website's official Illustrator tutorial. They have some pre-created sheets where I found this.Can someone tell me how to create this type of sylized backdrop for background ...
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Best background for visibility when doing CAD?

Is there any scientific evidence that a particular background is the best for doing 2D design work, for architectural and mechanical plans? The main options are: (1) Black - many drawing programs ...
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How to remove background from multiple small objects

I have multiple photos where I need to replace the background and shadows with pure white but I'm finding it rather tedious and difficult to do with the amount of small ares and objects that I need to ...
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Is it okay to increase stroke width of a logo for different background?

Usually any line that looks okay on a dark background, looks much thinner on a lighter background. In that case, is it allowed in design principles to increase the stroke width of a logo on a lighter ...
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Inkscape: Move tiled/cloned objects

I'm trying to make a tileable background in Inkscape with some simple objects. Example: But it's hard to see how the starts will look after the image is tiled, so I would like to see 9 copies of ...
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How do you replicate the grain effect as in this App Store graphic on Illustrator? [duplicate]

Hi! I'm new to Stack Exchange. I've been meaning to replicate this (what I can describe as) static-ish grain fill in my illustrator graphics. I've tried everything from sprinkled grain, applying a ...
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Is this color scheme and content layout appropriate for a powerpoint background?

I am preparing my thesis defense presentation. My work relates to the study of DNA, primarily, so I made up a relatively simple render using Blender to serve as a background theme for the PowerPoint ...
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AI .PNG not exporting a black background [closed]

When exporting my illustrator file as a .png and choosing to export with a black background transparency, it exports with a white background. I have tried one with artboards and one without, but to no ...
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How to improve this GUI for smartphones?

I'm developing an Android app. The GUI is designed (and is implemented, but it can still change for the moment). Questions The app will be used whatever the environment (bright or dark, etc.). The ...
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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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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 ...