Questions tagged [blending]

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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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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Reference point (other than center) for the blending operation

When blending a copied Group of Objects (copied by Alt-Shift-click-drag) in the Specified Steps mode, the original spine constructed by the blending operation is a straight line passing through the ...
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Where Can I Find Blend Mode Math Accurate to Photoshop?

Most results from Google offer equations/formulas for blend modes that aren't reproducible in Photoshop, especially those that involve division such as Color Burn and Color Dodge. For example, RGB(255,...
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blend with morphing

I am trying to blend between two lines within adobe illustrator in order to achieve the top blend as it appears on the enclosed image. The bottom blend is what i am achieving but i want it to have ...
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Using Photoshop, how can I create an effect in an image that will blend with other images it is displayed over the top of outside of Photoshop?

I'm something of an amateur and am slowly self-teaching myself Photoshop through experimenting with different projects. My current project is a fan edit of some game assets that aren't packed or ...
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Remove black pixels from image w/ transparent background?

I have an image with a transparent background and a layer that has black pixels I want to remove: If I set the layer w/ black pixels to Screen in Photoshop against a filled background, the black ...
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Limit to the number of images one can stack with alpha blending?

I would like to show high level structural similarities between a huge number of images with the same dimensions. Ideally I'd like to stack them all on top of eachother and set the alpha of each to 1/...
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Preparing In Design facing pages bleed and color for print

Hi guys I have a problem with my printer complaining all the time that the images in my doc are RGB and bleeds are not good. Do you know how to check if all my images are Cmyk and how to set up bleed ...
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What software & method did Uber's design team use to create this graphic?

My company is trying to move into machine learning & we'd love to replicate an image like this for our debut product. If anyone has an idea as to what software Uber used, that would be helpful. I'...
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How to find out the blending mode?

I'm trying to mimic a grid background that has rows and columns of the same color. The rows are filled with R226, B242 and G249. When the rows cross the columns we get R214 B237 and G247. I'm failing ...
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Background gradient mask layer effect

I'm a newbie using gimp. I would like to make a banner like the picture below, a white color banner with some fade background color. Please advise. Thanks.
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How to “blend” between two colors? [duplicate]

I've this image: I'd like to softly "blend" the borders of the "grey" one, let it fade to white, so not a heavy separation between the two colors. Not sure how its call in Graphic Design; blend right?...
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SVG: Can I make an outer glow with a gradient?

I've seen a million tutorials to make outer glow effects using some combination of feGaussianBlur, feFlood and dilating either SourceGraphic or SourceAlpha. They work pretty well but aren't exactly ...
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How do I flatten this logo with overlay blending mode in Sketch?

I made this logo, but I want to flatten it so that it's always the same no matter what the background color is. How do I do this? It consists of three ovals with the "overlay" blending mode. It's made ...
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Trouble using blending options tool in Photoshop CS6

I have a Surface Pro 4 and I got Photoshop CS6 64 bit. I am having some trouble using it though since the words dont show up with the option in the blending pop up window. If I click on it, the ...
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Replace a texture by another

With Photoshop, how is it possible to keep the structure of this woodworking: but replace the wood texture by another, like this one: ? I can imagine it's possible with two layers, and a special "...
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Strange behaviour when using blending modes with some options

Approximately the same question was raised in some forums in particular and on this. But I extended the question to the point that it was necessary to give him a concrete answer. Look at the picture, ...
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Is it possible to subtract two layers to calculate transparency?

I have an image with two layers: Backround and its copy + some modifications. Is it somehow possible to subtract colors of the backround layer, so that all pixels that are different will be extracted ...
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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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How can I blend together non-tileable images?

I have a section of a continuous image copy and pasted, but it is not tileable. How can I blend the segments together so that it looks like one piece? I have tried using the auto-blend layers ...
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How can I gradient a multicoloured line into another to create a cleanly gradiented rectangle?

I'm trying to blend one vertical line of multicoloured pixels (1px width, 200 px height) on the left, into another vertical line of multicoloured pixels (1px width 200px height) on the right, with a ...
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Removing blend effect from a copied object; Inkscape

So I'm creating a logo with the multiply blend effect on one layer, and there's a part I made on that multiply/layer that I copied and pasted to one above it so I could make it opaque. But the ...
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Blending modes inside and outside of smart object

I have a repeating art on a single background. To ease modification process I've converted it to smart object - that way I only need to modify it once, and it updates with all copies simultaneously. ...
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How can I blend this white dot into the fabric background layer?

I'm working on an asset for a game mod, and I'm trying to put a custom logo on a banner texture. The banner behind the white dot/logo is a dark-red burlap texture, but I'm having issues with blending ...
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What blending mode is this?

I'm trying to reverse engineer a blending mode I've seen on a picture: This was created by someone else using Adobe's Scene7. Unfortunately, I don't have access to this tool and I also was unable ...
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Blending mode behaves differently on a group?

Why is the blending behavior different on a group? Layer vivid light blend over colored layer. Exaxt same layer inside a group with vivid light blend. And is there any way to get the below effect ...
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Blending two lines in Illustrator gives me holes

When I try to blend two lines, I keep getting holes in parts of the blend. I have gotten the advice to increase the number of steps an make the number of points the same but with the same result (the ...
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How to easily merge/blend multiple images together in photoshop?

For a project I have to merge and blend multiple images of ruined cities, ive been trying to use photoshop to merge and blend but I cant seem to make it look 'clean', anyone know any ways that I could ...
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How to “finalize” a blend (blend tool)

I'm creating a blend between two shapes with a 1px spacing, which by itself takes quite a bit of memory considering they're somewhat far apart. After I make the blend, I want to expand or somehow ...
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Why does blend smooth not work perfectly for two black objects?

Here's what I did in Illustrator CC 2015: Typed a letter i Clicked Create outlines Selected the circle and below part of shape and clicked Make compound path Copied the whole shape and placed at some ...
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How do I add boat wakes and blend these images into the background?

I'm trying to add realism to this image of ships at sea. How do I make boat wakes that look like they are on the waters surface and generated by the ship? I've tried clipping parts of bow waves from ...
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Blending Edges of Two Layer Images?

I've ran into a predicament in Gimp 2.8, trying to figure out how to blend two edges of an image together. I have three different layers, two of them I'm wanting to blend together, and one I'm wanting ...
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Can you convert blend to simple vector shape?

I am finishing graphics for my settlement plan and I am having some issues with shadows. Basicly all I wanna do is just move objects about 4 meters in 45° angle. Is there a way to make a "step" free ...
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I have a set of blended lines, how can i make it into a vector shape?

I am trying to make a clipping mask of blended lines that would clip an object, i was able to create what I needed at a specific scale but on increasing the size of the clip the strokes thinned out ...
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How can I create this pixel effect in Illustrator?

I need to create this pixel square effect in Illustrator: I tried to make perspective grid, put squares and blend them. My problem includes two main points: I can't make distance from smallest to ...
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How do I convert an “blending mode” artwork to adopt the colors so I can edit some of them?

I'm trying to convert the this graphic so I'll adopt the colors displayed after choosing the "color" blending mode. The graphic looks like this before setting the blending mode: Now I want it to ...
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Combining transparency

A 50% opaque white object put on top of another 50% opaque white object is not anywhere near as white as a 100% opaque white object (blending mode normal). I tried this in Illustrator and Inkscape, ...
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Cant create clipping mask with blend options in AI?

Ok, fairly new to blend options here and I am having trouble even after watching tutorials on how to make a clipping mask with a shape and a set of lines created with the blend tool. Here I have my ...
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Any suggestions on how I can fix this hair issue or “crop” it out and get away with it? [duplicate]

I'm having another challenging "hair day". I have an image I would like to sharpen and remove the feathering around the hair. It does not look professional at all. Any suggestions on how I can ...
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Illustrator blend with different blending modes issue

I have a star with 2 layers se to Normal and one set to Overlay the layer in Overlay is a white/black gradient with black set to 0 opacity Now, the issue appears when I blend two stars together, ...
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How to blend with equal spacing

I have big star and a small star and I use the blend tool with specified steps set to 6. But they are not aligned with equal spacing. Is there any other step or method to make a blend from a small to ...
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Shadow Effect On Photoshop

I'm working on press project that needs to trace almost exact with the picture attached and will save it as Bitmap later. From what I know, there are 3 layers: gradient background, metal texture, ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Creating a three-dimensional cone-like shape/mushroom cap

I am trying to create a geometric shape resembling something close to a mushroom cap. Take these images as a reference: (Images Sources: (1) Canstockphoto (2) Distractednaturalist (3) Pinterest) I ...
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Name of the technique used to simulate eye focusing?

Our teacher told us that the Mona Lisa painting uses the effect sfumato which stands for the fact that the borders of the face are blended more than the nose and the eyes. However, from the Wikipedia ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Resolving irregular/unaligned dashes

I am blending two shapes with a dashed stroke (see attached .gif). Their outlines overlap at one point and cause a very unappealing "clutter" of dashes (see attached .jpeg). Is there a way to resolve ...
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Blending images in Photoshop

How I can achieve this effect in Photoshop? With what keywords I can search on Google?
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Using blending modes in Photoshop [duplicate]

How would I recreate this effect using blending modes in Photoshop?
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Adobe Illustrator: Irregularly spaced Blend-Effect

I would like to recreate the effect you see in the attached screenshot in Illustrator. I know about the Blend Tool, but so far I have only been able to create a smooth, regular line consisting of ...
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Can I blend a layer to the canvas in Photoshop? [duplicate]

Blend modes work great between layers but can I blend to the canvas? For example, take this image: It has an orange square on the left and transparent canvas on the right. I then placed a black-to-...
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How do I create this lighting overlay in Photoshop?

I've tried experimenting with several Blending modes but keep missing the mark. I'm sure this has a very easy answer but I'm having trouble recreating the effect on my own.