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Questions about blending, the process of smoothly transitioning from one visual to another, or abrupt blends between image layers of a single visual

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How to find the second color in a blend of two RGB colors?

I would like to restore the original color from a blended RGB color, using a know RGB color. How can I find it?
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Exporting an image with transparency and multiply/darker blend layers

Help! I'm trying to cut a person with fairly complex hair from a background. I've got a result I'm fairly happy with inside Photoshop I've used a couple of blend layers (multiply, darken) to make ...
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Add transparency without lightening the color

I'm certain there's a more accurate term for what I'm seeking, but I'm unsure of what it might be. So... I basically need to do this: The image features a solid black background. On this background ...
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Photoshop, How to replace colors overlapping over other colors and maintain the Levels without manually swapping the RGB Channels in Channels?

I am trying to figure out how one can select an area and get a grayscale as a result. But I don't even know what to do with the grayscale. I have created a simple gradient, to create an example for ...
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How do I recreate this reflection in photoshop?

How do I go about recreating this reflection in the eyeball, with that glowy effect? It would be really helpful as a noob if you can explain it in the most direct way. Thanks.
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How do you use the blending tool on a curved object?

How would I go about blending straight lines into a curved object like this? I basically want to make a geometric feather with the lines beginning at the bottom vertex growing outwards towards the arc....
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Remove blended text from raster image

I have this character I want to remove. The interior of the character was generated using a known gradient map. I can remove the character using content aware fill, but that does not take into ...
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synfig: animate a key going into a lock

I would like to animate a key going into a lock, so that as it goes in it hides the part already inside the lock. How can I do it in synfig?
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Is there a program or tool that can determine the alpha value of a color given it's background and foreground color

I have a color that has a HEX value of 180031 or rgb(24, 0, 49). However, the color is supposed to be a shade of purple with a black background, but I don't know what the alpha value is. Is there a ...
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Why do I get these white artifacts when blending images?

I'm trying to blend a photo onto my render using soft light blending mode, but I get these white pixels. Never had this happen before.
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Step Image fading between two image paths in Inkscape

I'm using Inkscape. How would I do image fading, say about 5 steps equally spaced, so that they eventually blend into the background. So I want to go black to red (the second black figure to the ...
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How to paint a layer mask with varying edge hardness

I would like to paint a layer mask over a photo with blurred edges in some areas but hard edges in others (basically where the mask matches the subject's silhouette and a blurred layer mask creates a ...
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How do you smoothly blend these two (permanently merged) layers together?

In GIMP, my background is a solid color.1 On top of this background, I placed an image; then I used a patterned fuzzy eraser tool to cut away all of the image which I didn't need.2 And I merged the ...
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Can you use the blend tool to do a blend with an infinite amount of steps?

I'm trying to blend the outline of some text, and I want the outline of it to kind of look like it has some depth, like in this picture. However, in illustrator, the blend tool never makes a proper ...
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Complex .tiff s (many blended layers) not showing properly outside of Photoshop. Everywhere else there is some level of merging/flattening

I have been doing work in Photoshop, but the saved .tiffs look vastly different outside of Photoshop. I save as .Tiff because often the files are larger than 2GB so no PSD. But with later or image ...
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Blend in Adobe Illustrator not working

I am applying Blend into two different object in Illustrator. One with 100% opacity and another one with 50%. I want the blend to be smoothly spread out. but when I select them both and click "...
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I blended two photos taken 5 minute apart and it looks unnatural. Can you show me how you would fix this?

I took this shot a while ago. When this was taken, it was still too dark so you can see high noise towards the bottom half of the picture. I took a very similar shot about 5 minutes later As you can ...
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Software (Other than PS) to align images?

I shot two panorama at different times of the day: My goal is to align them so I can do exposure blending. I tried doing so in Photoshop but the results are not very good. Photoshop allows very little ...
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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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Export with blending options not accurate to what is on screen in Photoshop

My layer has a black background. I remove it with Blending Options on my Layer Style. On the left is my export, which still shows dark colors, but in Photoshop zoomed in, the dark colors are gone, ...
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How to get a mask from blending modes

So it's a bit complicated but here is the gist... I made a design using blending modes with a background texture of cardboard. The idea is that the design will get printed directly on the cardboard so ...
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Blend two objects with different colors and shapes in Inkscape

I have two objects with some gradients on them. Now I need to do blend them together. I did 'Object to path' on both of them and tried to do 'Generate from path/Interpolate'. What I wish to get is ...
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How to represent blurry artwork with vectors (Illustrator or SVG)?

I have a recurring problem that I'd like to solve once and for all: how to create a blurry vector image. For example, this bitmapped image represents the drop shadow for a rectangle: It should be ...
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Mixer brush tool uses desaturated colour instead of the selected colour

Whenever I'm blending using the Mixer brush tool it will use a slightly desaturated colour instead of the colour I have seleced. Here is what I mean: ]1 When I use any non blending brush for lining or ...
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How to blend color with paint bucket?

Say I have a red object. I fill it blue with paint bucket. But I want the final color is blue+red=purple, not blue. And if the object has gradual red, then the final color is gradual purple as well. ...
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How to make radial gradient with two or more "focuses"?

I tried to make several radial gradient fills to single rectangle, but unable to make them all visible in the same way. I tried different "blending modes", but was unable to find required ...
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Can I make hatch lines that are evenly spaced and contoured in illustrator?

I’m learning to do contoured cross hatching in illustrator Obviously if I create two lines at two angles and blend them, some areas are more densely spaced than others. In a cross hatching context ...
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Photoshop Monalisa Face Swap: Blending Skin Tone, reduce yellow

Hello GOAL: TO MAKE SKINTONE MATCH IN FACE AND NECK Newbie. Just started learning Photoshop. I have a practice exercise to modify the Mona Lisa in whatever way I want (just to practice.) I decided to ...
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How could I replicate this striped effect in Illustrator?

I'm attempting to simulate a ribbon like pattern for lettering, similar to this image: I've already made the outlines for the lettering, however using the blend tool and the width tool doesn't give ...
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How to repeat Blend If 'Underlying Layer' Photoshop blending with a mask

I'm trying to repeat a Blend If 'Underlying Layer' blending with a mask. I have a background layer with some shapes and an orange layer: I set the dark levels of Blend If to 90/130: I've tried two ...
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Expanding blended strokes in Illustrator

My question is different than this question. I have created a design with blended lines: And now I would like each of the intermediate steps between the two base strokes to become a stroke as well. &...
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How can I blend the gradient from two rectangles in different directions?

I need help with trying to reproduce and effect using Inkscape. The problem which I have is with shades in two different directions. This effect can be seen in the screenshot from below. As it can be ...
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Why are my colours blending like this in Photoshop?

I've been using Photoshop for about a year for digital art and design for various projects. However, there is one problem with the colours. Every time I paint using a dark colour on the canvas and ...
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Managing blend modes on illustration

I have made pupil of eye by blending different layers in 2nd artboard but when i move it to my original sketch it become little transparent due to blending different layers. i cannot change blending ...
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Missing Multiple Blending Options

I recently uninstalled and reinstalled photoshop from the creative cloud and now half my blending options are disabled. I tried the solution from the 4-year-old topic of resetting them to the default,...
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Adobe Illustrator - Blend Inner and outer line

I am using Adobe Illustrator; I have these two shapes: outer and inner, and I want to repeat them in between. I tried offset path with miter and they didn't matc;, the corners were starting to get ...
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How can I make an infinite blend in Illustrator?

I'm trying to make a perfect infinite blend in Illustrator, but I get this. I started by creating two simple shapes and a closed path, and then blended all of them by the specified distance. Later I ...
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Illustrator: gradual blends

In Illustrator, is there a way to use the blend tool but in more of a 'gradual' fashion? On the left of this image, you can see a graphic I created with the blend tool, which means all of the lines ...
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Illustrator: Exporting transparent objects to png creates graphical errors

I have a lot of card designs I need in png format. They use linked images with alpha transparency and knockout groups with multiply blending. When I try to export to png, it produces glaring errors. ...
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Create a geometric mobius strip in illustrator

I'm trying to create the following image of a Mobius Strip in illustrator: Now I can create the following image in illustrator, by intersecting two circular shapes and using the same tool. This ...
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Gradually blend 2 images

I'm trying to gradually blend 2 images at the center of the canvas, using Corel PaintShop Pro. I wanted to recreate something like the first part of this video. 1 and 2 are the images, and the black ...
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How to isolate an object from its background when you have the isolated background already?

So I have multiple objects that are all on the same background but I only have them as flat images and also the background image alone, thought with some blending magic ("Difference", "Color to alpha/...
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Filling a blended texture into a rectangular strip in Adobe Photoshop CC

I am creating a texture for a 3D model, and I am trying to get the right texture for this stem of a plant. My end goal is to create an even rectengular strip of this texture without any highlights, ...
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Photoshop - Layer blending to add brightness and hue distort at the same time [duplicate]

I'm trying to recreate this effect: For the sake of simplicity, let's ignore the teal edges and just assume two white rectangles. I'm having trouble creating the color invert/difference with the ...
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How to soften edges of an image in Adobe Photoshop?

I have an image like this one: I want to control the edges in order to gradually blend them, like this: Is there a function to do that in Adobe Photoshop? Thanks!
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How to use Illustrator's blend tool to blend colors across existing shapes?

Let's say I have six vector shapes already created, and the one on the far left is red and the one on the far right is blue, and I'd like to use the Blend Tool to create a smooth color between those ...
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Blend to transparent doesn't work!

I'm trying to blend this world map into transparent. It works just fine with a rectangle. I also tried increasing or decreaing the steps and different blend options, nothing works.. Anyone how I can ...
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Is there any tools like "Blend" in Inkscape?

I have created a shape with "Blend" option in Illustrator (below).Now I am trying hard to replicate that in Inkscape. Is there any way/option to do that in Inkscape? I have searched a lot with "Blend ...
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Illustrator: Expanding Blended Strokes

so I got a bit of a cartoon wing type situation going on here. I drew this with just the standard pen tool, and I don't really know anything about how wings are supposed to look like, still I ...
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creating recursive, self-similar patterns with Adobe Illustrator

Sorry if the title isn't quite accurate, i was having trouble describing this idea with words. Here's an example: It's fairly easy to approximate with the Transform effects, but it's not quite the ...
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