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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fish scale type pattern using blend and custom brush tool

I'm trying follow this tutorial to create the leaf pattern.(Scroll down to see step 7. SO won't allow me to post more than 2 links). I created the lines using blend tool, and created the brush and ...
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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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Sketch - when alpha blending images on top of each other the layer on top is always darker

I have two images that I would like to overlay on top of each other and alpha blend them equally. I import them as two different layers, and lower their opacity. Even when they have equal opacity (e.g....
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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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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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Photoshop multiple layers blending - save for web

Through photoshop web template i found one interesting problem with multiple layers blending. In the picture you can see screenshot of layout. Of course color is not part of it, just without color ...
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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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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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Blend clipped image in Illustrator CS5

Looking to try and fade out an image in illustrator using the blend tool. At first, I tried blending 2 clipping groups, but I knew that wasn't going to work. Then I tried blending just the linked ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...