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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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.
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Hiding source layer after applying a layer style (bevel) in Photoshop / Advanced blending

I have a letter A (see left) as .ai file which has transparency set at 70% in Illustrator. In Photoshop I have a layer style Bevel & Emboss (see center) on this letter. Is it possible to hide ...
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Is it possible to revert preapplied alpha blend and find original color?

I have a color 0xADADAD, it was originally white, now it's grey, because it's been alpha blended with 30%(0.3 alpha) black + the unknown original value. In this case I know from lots of trial and ...
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Photoshop: final blend for semi-transparent pixels

I have an image, which have some amount of semi-transparent pixels. I would like to blend them with white: Source Wanted How do I do it?
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How to simulate realistic pencil blending in Photoshop, with texture?

I'm trying to find the easiest way to emulate pencil blending in Photoshop. While there are a lot of tutorials and methods for smooth digital blending, I would like to maintain the grainy textured ...
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Photoshop artboard blending mode conflict

Whenever I try to blend an image to an artboard - i get the conflict shown below on artboard 3. However I started a new document with a transparent background and it blended properly as shown on ...
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How to Overlay [Selected] Glyph Outlines from Separate Fonts for Comparison?

Both FontLab Studio and Fontographer have a Blend feature, which can produce decent results when working with fonts which are visually as well as structurally similar, to save time creating new ...
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Blending colors in photoshop and illustrator

I am working on a print for my wall and I am trying to create something like this: Source I have already created the letters in Illustrator and now I am adding the colors in Illustrator and then ...
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How to use blend tool in Illustrator to blend continuosly?

Here's what I did. Draw several circles with gradients. Use blend tool and click each circle in place. Replace spine. I've tried several times but failed to achieve the dynamic colors. Also, how do ...
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How to create shading effects for flat design?

I learned a way to use Blend Tool to create shading effect for flat logo design.Here I put same adjustments as the tutorial does, but my shading is not smooth for some reason. I am guessing it's a ...
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Export photoshop layer with blending option: screen applied on it [duplicate]

I was trying to export the photoshop layer as save for web that has a blending option screen set to it which makes it lighter. But when I hide other layers and try to export that pink overlay that ...
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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 make this effect in PhotoShop cc 2014

Hi i am new here and i have been trying to reproduce this effect for some time using Layer's but no joy. This is the result i want. This is what i have got so far. I have been searching google ...
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Photoshop: Blend raster shapes uniformly into eachother

I have a raster file (.tiff format) such as the sample below and I was wondering how I could do a blend between the round lightgreen shape and the darkgreen shape in Photoshop (without affecting the ...
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Illustrator blend tool creating unwanted lines

I am attempting to create a long shadow on my icon by using this effect in Illustrator. When I use Object > Blend > Make it leaves white spaces between each shape it creates and looks extremely ugly. ...
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Illustrator clipping mask on blended lines

I am newbie to Illustrator, just started out like a few weeks ago and was hoping someone could help me with this. I wanted to do a clipping mask over few blends and its kinda not working out... This ...
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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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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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Can I generate series of one object around a curve line in illustrator cc?

I drew a golden cup which you can see below by illustrator. Actually I am looking for speeding up ways for drawing . I'm familiar with blend tool which we can create series of shapes if we have first ...
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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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Is there a way in photoshop to convert k values to alpha values?

Basically, I would like to make it so that the lighter a pixel is (the more white it has) the more transparent it becomes. Black pixels would be opaque, white pixels would be transparent. I currently ...
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A perfect blended circle

I am trying to use the blend tool to make a gradient that wraps around like a circle, but I can only get it to go 3/4s of the way. Is there any way to get it to go the full 360 degrees? Step 1 shows ...
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Gimp paintbrush blendmodes usage

While I can understand singularly every blend mode of the paintbrush from the math point of view, I cannot find a use for most of them (the only ones I used are for drawing a castle and these were "...
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Clipped layer area dont get uniform shadow in Photoshop

See the problem below, Blue layer is clipped with the grey background but as soon the blue shape layer starts "Shadow Intensity is low" Here is a closeup of the problem Okay here is the Layer Panel ...
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Preserve blend mode effect when underneath layers are disabled? (Photoshop)

So I'm working with this image: And I'm hoping to achieve an effect with it similar to what was done on this website http://www.digitalhands.net/, where independent image layers respond to mouse ...
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Gimp smooth edges coloring

I have a PNG image with transparency. It is an icon of single color and I want to change its color. What I have done so far is, Select the area I want, either by Fuzzy select or the color select ...
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Why is blend mode not making each line equal in width?

When applying a blend to two paths the lines in between them are not as wide. This is what happens To clarify, I want each line to be of equal length.
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Trying to make a picture's background fit with a background that the picture is on

I have a picture on top of a background that is wider than it and the background colors don't match. I tried to use the eye drop but you can still tell it does not blend in. I was wondering if i can ...
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Photoshop: how to change the saturation retaining hue and brightness?

I would like to to change the saturation of all the color of an image to a fixed amount retaining the original hue and brightness. One could think that this is easily achieved by the sautration ...
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Replace spine for all shapes

Why can't I select the replace spine option? This option is non-action for me? Thanks!
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Quickly correct mismatched tone or color between stitched and merged layers in PS?

Imagine you have a panorama photo, stitched together from multiple pics, and it's already been merged into one JPEG. Each pic had a slightly different brightness/color/tone. So you can see obvious ...
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Create gradient with transparent edge

I am trying to create a linear gradient with a transparent edge. I am hoping to use blending options in photoshop, so that I can fine-tune my results. The issue is, that it seems I would have to use ...
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How can I blend text with a colored background in Illustrator?

I'm trying to make text on a colored map more legible. Ideally I would add an outline around the text with the same general color as that part of the map, for a subtle blend. What's the best way to ...
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Unable to achieve long shadow effect in Illustrator [duplicate]

I have read several guides on how to achieve the Long Shadow effect using Illustrator, I tried both using the Transform Effect and Blend Modes, however I fail achieve it using both. When I try using ...
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How to expand luminosity blending option in illustrator? [duplicate]

i have an issue with the vector shape in the background in an illustrator file, it appears differently on my client's pc. That's how it appears to me (the good one): and that's how it appears to the ...
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How can I cycle through the Blending Modes in Adobe Illustrator? [duplicate]

How do I cycle through blend/transfer modes in Illustrator? It seems I can only manually choose 1 at a time from the drop down then open the menu and choose another. It's a slow process. What ...
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How do I trace an image and place it over a different background?

Warning: Total photoshop newb! I recently got a cool image of my fiancee and I holding hands and showing off her engagment ring. The backdrop is the beach: I tried to trace an image using a combo of ...
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Blending a drop shadow seamlessly

I need to apply shadow to an overarching border, however so far I've created the shadow with CSS, and since the overarching border is formed by two boxes, the shadow overlaps. My solution to this is ...
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Moving a shape with a gradient overlay means the color of the shape changes (moving across the overlay)

I have quite a simple problem but after much searching I can find how to do it. Basically, I have a folder of shapes and a Gradient Overlay applied to the folder to apply to all shapes. This looks ...
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Blending Edges in photoshop to a different color of an extracted object with different background color

What are some awesome ways to blend anti aliased edges of an object that has been extracted, lets say from dark background, or any light/dark unique color. And needs to be placed on different most ...
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When using the blend tool in Illustrator, I get large white patches

So I made one path, then another. Opened Blend, set to Specified Steps, and then applied it to the paths. With straight paths, all was well. But with curved ones, I have large white patches where ...