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Questions about colors, different color space, RGB or CMYK color model, transparent color, using or changing colors.

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Alpha for node markers in Inkscape

I try to create a SVG containing a an arrow which is supposed to have the color RGBA 00000086 so it is not completely opaque. Unfortunately, it looks like this: If I set the color (both contour and ...
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Change color area with different transparencies

I have a picture which I need to edit, but everything I tried didn't work. My picture has different transparencies but everything is the same color. I just want to change the color but the ...
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Invert color in Illustrator CS6

I would like to invert the color of this flame in Illustrator. Is there an easy way to do it? In Photoshop it's simple (Shift+I) but that doesn't work in Illustrator.
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Indesign: Why are my objects suddenly transparent/blending colour?

Please refer to the image above. These objects that I made, and any other items that I change the background colour of, suddenly is doing this where it looks like it is either transparent, or is ...
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Pasting Illustrator vector elements into InDesign without adding new colour swatches

I often copy and paste outlined text and vector artwork direct from Illustrator into InDesign. The Swatch palette in both applications has the same number of swatches, identical cmyk breakdowns, and ...
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Color wheel with constant subjective hue gradient (better than CIELAB)

I'm looking for a color space that gives me a color wheel where two pairs of hues each with the same number of degrees apart gives the same perceived distance of hue. I found this for the CIELAB ...
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How to edit/color grade like the images below?

I'm interesting in finding out if the person is using a specific filter or using photoshop to edit the images. I would like to do the same does anyone know how it's done? It's the type of blue/redish ...
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Red Suffers More Artifacts Than Other Colours. Why?

The Red Compression Issue Red is one of the colours I use most often in my graphic design for marketing. However, despite it being a good colour to use in marketing advertisements, it also suffers ...
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brush stroke lighter than the same fill color

I started to learn Adobe illustrator and i faced something strange I can't really get, created a brush with stroke but the color stays lighter than the same color while it's fill
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How exactly do blend modes work?

I've done some homework Googling but I'm still confused as to how exactly blend modes work. So according to Wikipedia, this post and this post, the way blend modes work is to use various formulas on ...
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Where to find more to 4 combo colors generator?

I'm looking for a color combo generator that return me more than "canonical" 4 colors. I need 10+ "nice" combo colors . Can you help me where to find or how to generate by myself?
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Illustrator: How to select a colour range

You know how you can select individual colours? And you can go to the select menu, and click select fill? I need to do that but for a colour range. Say for instance, you trace a photograph and ...
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Colour Settings in Photoshop?

I'm still rather new with understand the colour settings in any Adobe program. And I have noticed recently that my Photoshop KEEPS asking me again and again about the colour setting when I open a file....
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What colour space does a browser use?

Please correct me if I'm misunderstanding anything here - I think I understand that a hex value of #AE0000 is meaningless without knowing what colour space it refers to. If I write that in CSS as a ...
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Assign Profile using a custom color profile from another image

First, I am still struggling to fully understand color profiles, but I feel like I have most of the basic concepts. I welcome any corrections to any misunderstandings revealed by what I am asking, ...
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Illustrator Export PDF: Color Loses Vibrancy and Looks More Opaque in Preview

I am using Illustrator CC 21.1.0 to do some final touch on a scatter plot. I want to export the vector plot and include in a report. However, I notice that when I export pdf and open in Preview, all ...
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Is there a color replacement adjustment layer in Photoshop?

Is there a color replacement adjustment layer in Photoshop? If not, why not? And can its effect be achieved using another method?
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How to display hue or saturation information as a greyscale bitmap?

The context Photo retouching workflow. I'm learning to retouch my shots using dodge, burn etc. This is a question about workflow and helper layers, not about achieving a specific image A as an output ...
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How many different colours can I have in a data visualisation?

I've designed a (6x6) matrix of similarity values, where there are 10 different values. I want to assign color to the cells that the values are representing, where color signifies a certain value. ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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How are Coolors.co color schemes generated?

Color schemes like Monochromatic, Analogous, Triadic, Tertiary are generated based off the color wheel. What about color schemes from Coolors.co or ColorSpace? How would those schemes be generated? ...
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Illustrator CC: Inverting text colour, white on navy blue & navy blue on white

I am creating a document in Adobe Illustrator CC. I have a heading that needs to run across a section of white background and a section of navy blue background. I would like the text to take the ...
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Where can I increase color depth in Illustrator

I'm working with a gradient in Illustrator, but there is banding in gradient. I'm trying to increase the color depth, but I can't find the color depth setting. If there are any other methods to ...
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Switching colours of complex illustration [duplicate]

I have a photoshop illustration in mid-century modern style - essentially there are only 3-4 global colours, but they're in multiple layers with grouping and sub-groupings. I want to be able to try ...
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Is there any trick to dynamically color low-poly designs?

I know the normal method is to fill the the areas with original color from the photo above which the triangles are residing. But I'm looking for an easy way to color them with random colors (all while ...
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Won't Indesign Multiply Blending Option work on objects with the same color?

Multiply Blending Option is applied to all of these objects. in Fig.A each object has different colors. And in Fig. B, those are all the same color. You can see that in Fig. B the multiply option ...
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The chosen colour mode is different from the colour space defined by the document profile

Whilst creating a new document in Illustrator, it gives me a warning when I switch the colour mode to RGB: "The chosen colour mode is different from the colour space defined by the document profile." ...
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What's the result of a secondary color mixed with the third primary color?

I am currently developing a puzzle game which requires the player to blend colors in order to solve the puzzles. I am using the RYB model because I think it's the most logical when it comes to ...
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Dynamic chaining of properties in sketch

Is there a way to chain 2 or more properties of different layers in sketch. To give an example : Chain a fill of a button to the fill of a text layer on it, so that, in case the button H/S/B changes, ...
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Calculating average of two RGB values

Having 2 RGB values: 255, 23, 22 201, 18, 122 I want to average them, this link says that really I need to square them first, average, then find the square root. I've seen a few other points that ...
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Why is azure used instead of teal as cyan in color mixing?

Why does azure make a better cyan than teal for color mixing? On the HSV spectrum, cyan sits at 180 degrees, which is bright teal, whereas most printer inks and best primary blues for painting and ...
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Interior of Johannes Itten's color sphere?

Johannes Itten's color sphere is described here. The description includes an English translation. Here is one of his drawings: For reference, here is a vertical cross section of Albert H. Munsell's ...
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How to set the background color by data source?

i have multiple vcards, where each person has a different background color. what is the best approach, to have all the vcard data in a data source file and also control the color by this file? ...
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Interior of Munsell's sphere?

The Munsell color sphere is described on Wikpedia. But what does the inside of the sphere look like? There is some conjecture on Wikipedia (most of which is original research), and I can only find ...
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Color fillable design to be distributed

I have a design of vector shapes (in Illustrator) that I would like to send to friends to color fill. Is there an app I can place the design into that someone else can fill?
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Pixel colors different at the border

What brush or what configuration should I do to avoid different color at the border when using the brush tool?
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How to calculate the RGB color values with a given alpha value for mixing with another color to achieve a target color?

Basically what I am trying to achieve is illustrated in this Image: I got a background color (R:19 G:25 B:37 or #141A25) upon which I want to layer another color at 80% alpha to get a target color (...
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Colors of design are perceived as boring, how can this be improved?

I'm working with the same colors all the time and I want to try to make it more interesting. I think the colors are getting boring but I can't just add another color without making it ugly or weird. ...
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How do I (consistently, systematically, theoretically) extend my website's base colors scheme? [duplicate]

I am using the following basic RGB color scheme for my website: 43/66/79 84/129/156 79/68/43 156/122/84 176/176/176 79/79/79 I would like to extend the pallette, but not in a random way. I ...
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How to replicate photoshop's text highlight blending mode [duplicate]

It blends with lower layers in difference mode, I know, but how can I achieve this "distorted color" effect it produces on highlight areas? (the orange and magenta areas)
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Multiple Color Override in one text on Sketch

I have a question about Sketch symbols overrides. I have created a text box and have put some text inside and some hashtags. But the hashtags are in another color than the text. I transformed my ...
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A term for a color used sparingly

I am helping edit some text that an artist wrote about his work. He is discussing the limited color palette, and he used the term 'spot colors'. I clarified with the artist that he does not mean a ...
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Colour proof - digital [closed]

I would like to get a colour proof done at the printers. What's the best paper weight to do this on? And would A3 be ok?
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How do I recreate this color overlay/design in photoshop?

As you can see its mild tones of a dark cyan and faded pink on different shadows/tones of color but still preserving some little bits of color. Not sure how to accomplish this. Any ideas?
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Change hue of image from one color to another

I have an image in blue and want to change it from blue to another color. An example shift is below: The entire image I want to change the color hue. Instead of changing one contiguous area of ...
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Split CMYK channels into separate images or layers using Krita

How can I create separate greyscale files from color channels in Krita. I need separate CMYK channels for screen printing.
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Pantone Color for Gold Metal (on furniture) [closed]

we are working on creating a furniture piece made mostly of metal. We would like this metal to be colored gold. The manufacturer can only use Pantone colors to color the metal. We have located Pantone ...
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How to change the colour of all objects to a shade of maroon in inkscape

I'm very new to inkscape and I am trying to change the colour of a vector graphic I downloaded. Below is a a screenshot of my window: All of these bubbles are in shades of green. I want to keep the ...
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How to determine the equivalent opaque RGB color for a given partially transparent RGB color against a white background

I have found that reducing the opacity against a white background is a good way to find usable lighter and less saturated tints of a base color. As an example take this picture of an orange color: ...
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How can we download Google Material Design Color Palettes?

I've seen many users in YouTube tutorials that use Google's color palettes (see link below) for design in Illustrator. I searched similar things in Google search but found old links that don't have ...