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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 improve this blending attempt?

I'm doing a little project to learn how to Photoshop. The objective here is to take this image: and add this background instead This is my attempt The obvious issue is the little halo effect around ...
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A comprehensive shadow on a black background

Consider a circle on a white background with a nice (dark and untoned) shadow. But when the background is turned black (#121212), the shadow completely disappears. I've scaled the web, and the only ...
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web graphic editing

I have this web image design issue. Hopefully this is the right place to post my question? i-top-nav-original.png is the original image putting inside the html when load up mixing with other html, it ...
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How to remove Background in multiple and make it white in just one click or automate

I have more than 40 pictures of which I want to remove background and make them white background. I cannot do it one by one as its gonna take a lot of time even days. I want to automate the process is....
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In GIMP, what is the equivilent to adding a 'spot channel' in PS ? Need a white layer below image and edges transparent for printing

I am looking to print an image with a white layer behind the color image. The image is of a face with the background in transparent. When it get's printed, it goes on a dark wall and therefore I ...
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Merge 2 random images from different directories

I have 2 folders which contain different number of image files, I want photoshop to combine them randomly using batch. The first folder is Backgrounds which holds all the backgrounds, and the second ...
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GIMP, cannot fill a circle on a background layer

The canvas for my image is a rectangle no bigger than the original image. I want to put a circular background with the image. I've tried two ways: I create another layer, resize it large enough for ...
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How do I quickly replace all transparent pixels with background color?

Some of my software tools generate images with transparent backgrounds. Using Krita, how can I quickly replace transparency with a background color? Notes: Of course it would be easiest if the image ...
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Given a set of surrounding colors, how to find a good color template?

This is a map of topics the I cover in my project. The topics are segmented in different stages, and I would like to have your advice on how to color the segments. I check the color wheel to find a ...
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I tried editing my .png logo with background to remove the background in GIMP but its not coming as transparent

I am trying to remove the background from the logo i already had which is a .png file. I added the file to gimp. Added an alpha layer then i selected the background with the magic wand tool and ...
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How can I print on a steel tube without resorting to vinyl wraps?

I am looking to print a background graphic onto a 2m long steel tube (40mm diameter). The graphic is a camo design consisting of 4 colours. Unfortunately vinyl wrap isn't a suitable option for this ...
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can i use pixabay images to psd make mockups and sell them on freepik

Can I Use Pixabay Images As Background To Make psd Mockups And Sell Them on Freepik
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How to remove SVG background when the background colour is a mask

This is hard to explain, but I'll do it as best as I can. I have this vector graphic: It has a white background that I am seeking to remove. However it seems there is actually no white background. ...
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Best size for wallpaper?

There are tons of phones with different size. Which is the best size for a wallpaper ? Its for an app in the workings. If I put the same wallpaper image in multiple sizes, the app will look messy. For ...
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How to make a radial gradient background like this in a vector or raster editor

I recently saw this image on the web, and I loved it. Seems like it was made with Adobe Illustrator, but I can't find out how to do something like it. Could anyone help? I don't care what image editor ...
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How to make a 'group of paths' a Graphic Style (for background)

I have made these multiple rhombi objects, arranged them in a pattern, now I want to save it as a Graphic style so that I can use it as a background, I don't know which process to follow, merely ...
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How to separate the colors of an image as if they were channels

Sample input Sample output ("Yellow channel") Sample use case (Color exchanging) This should not be RGB/CMYK-related but color-related. I want to generate a color channel of the specific ...
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How to create a PNG that looks different depending on if the background is black or white

So, I know that this question has already been answered before, however, the steps to actually create the image (the black cat/white cat image) were pretty unclear and it might also be somewhat ...
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Extracting faded handwriting from lined paper

I am trying to create a present for my grandma. She has a letter from my late grandpa that's been on her wall since he passed (7 years ago), but it's fading from the sun. I have spent hours trying to ...
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Best way to add fill fill/color to hollow text using Photoshop/Illustrator

I have a font called Stoney Billy (Schoolhouse Rock?) I'd like to make the background of the text yellow. I tried a few different things in Illustrator but couldn't figure out how to make it work. I ...
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How do I enlarge JUST the background layer in GIMP?

I am working on an image with several layers on a green background. I want to make that background bigger WITHOUT also enlarging everything else. How do I do this? Canvas Size doesn't work, it just ...
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How to achieve this Gradient (Done in Figma with layer Blur)

how can i achieve this Gradient? I know its done in Figma with multiple rectangles and a bunch of Layer Blur. I'm a noob with the Gradient Mesh Tool in Illustrator, so Figma would be easier for me. ...
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How was the old GeoCities art made?

I've been going through old archives of Geocities pages and I'm slowly becoming obsessed with the general aesthetic. I never had the chance to make my own back in the day as internet was a luxury ...
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how do I make a gradient background in Figma?

I am trying to make a linear gradient backgroud accross my UI in Figma. How can I possibly go about this?
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How to add background shapes to text in Photoshop or Illustrator?

I am not a designer I just need to learn very simple things, that will make my life easier, how to add this shape and background to text just like the attached photos.
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Change background on jpeg/pdf [closed]

I purchased a file online for an invitation that is a jpeg and pdf. I love the design but hoped to change the background from a cream to a chalkboard look. (I suppose I’ll find clip art or stock photo ...
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Resize background with Gimp

sorry for my English.. I have this image, it is 468px x 531px and I to want to change to 792px x 1040. I search on internet how does it, on image + Canvas size, my problem is when to change the ...
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Help me Identify this Photoshop action/style/effect

Can any one help me to identify the following image effect or PS Action? I need same BG color effect for my image.
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How can i make a poster background like this in Adobe AI? [duplicate]

Especially the chalk-like stroked food icons
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Level of transparency based on similarity between images GIMP

this is my first post here! I am working on a fish project - sand goby, that is semi transparent, see the extent of the fish transparency on different kind of background: I have several images like ...
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How can I reproduce this “minimalist” background?

I am making a game and I wanted to make a background for it. It is a board game so I was thinking of keeping it minimal. Surfing the web, I found this picture and got really intrigued by the ...
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Batch resize vertical photos to a square without cropping using a blurred background [duplicate]

I have about 3000 vertical images that I need resized to 600x600 pixels each. I've compressed a few using Photoshop where I have duplicated the image and then Gaussian blurred it to cover the ...
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How can I give the same background image to many transparent background PNGs at once?

I was wondering if there is a way either through Photoshop, Gimp, or some other software or website that can add an image to the background on over 100 transparent background png files at once.
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Filling grouped object background with color in Illustrator

Is there any way to fill grouped objects background in Illustrator? Below is example how i want it, right now i simply just put white square behind them.
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Where to find stock images (portraits) with transparent background

I'm looking for a place to find stock images, specifically portraits, that come with a pre-masked background, so I can easily replace it. Does anyone know a source, or a way to filter for that type of ...
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Remove white background for in GIMP with calligraphy scan

I scanned a calligraphy using color mode thinking I would capture more details, which I did along with much noise. Now, I would like to remove the background (white) and make it transparent. While ...
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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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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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