Questions tagged [color]

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

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Reading a CSV file to create 10 x 10 px pngs based on the rgb values in the CSV document

First time posting after trying to figure out a solution that would save me time with a project I'm doing. I Have this idea of using a CSV document to generate colour patches needed for another ...
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How to generate random rectangles of different color

Looking for any kind of online tool or script to generate variations similar to the attached. Not only random colors, but also random shapes, eg. not based on a specific grid. Not needed in print ...
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How to make good Instagram posts with Canva? [on hold]

I am basically using a backround - frame - pic combination. It seems like there is some rules for creating good ones and I cant figure it out. I've started looking into a Color Wheel, but I am not ...
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Print deep blacks in CMYK photo magazine

I am very much a novice when it comes to working with printing and colour values and I am using InDesign for the first time. I am working on an all black and white photographic magazine, which will ...
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How to fix the problem for the color schemes differences for the mac and windows screens [duplicate]

I am a product designer, I use MacBook Pro for my design work. Whenever I design an app/website/web pages after it went live the big problems comes up as color differences in the Apple screen and ...
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How to express poorness with colour? [closed]

I'm looking for the colour which should show poorness i already searched about it Google but I'm getting different result.
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What's the difference between “Pixel” and “RGB” in GIMP's Pointer Information dialog?

The following dialog (in GIMP 2.10) shows two different R, G, B values for "Pixel" and "RGB" settings: Why are they different? I assume that "Pixel" means the pixel value as stored in the image (in ...
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How do you set the text colour in Indesign to change depending on page background?

I have an InDesign spread where some pages have a white background and some have a red background. I want to flow text across both types of pages, and change the text colour depending on what the ...
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What is the algorithm behind photoshop palette knife effect?

I am trying to find the algorithm or even the general idea behind some of the effects used in Photoshop. Specifically, the palette knife effect that simplifies the colors of an image. For instance, ...
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How can I adjust these background colors so they are the same?

I'm using a set of pictures in a colour-themed report. Please take a look at the pictures below. The theme colour is RGB{52,177,201}. I would like to alter the images slightly, more specifically, ...
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How to print white illustration in black box on white paper?

I'm trying to print a white flower design inside a black box which will be printed on white photo paper on an Epson SC P5000 printer. I would like the white designs inside the box to appear as ...
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illustrator gradient slider lightens up in the middle

I have a simple two color gradient on an image. I changed the colors to pantone colors to print the design. But now that I changed the colors, the gradient lightens up in the middle. I would love ...
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Make color transparent and keep the same visual color

I have this color #EEF1F3. I need an element to have this color as the background color. In this case I need the color to be opaque by a ratio of 5% (opacity: 0.05). But I don't know how to turn this ...
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Making a new floor pattern

How do i change the pattern 1 tile (used in the first image, the inside of the castle) to look like the pattern 2 in the second image (the castle roof) I just want to change the color of the pattern ...
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Photoshop color picker giving me the incorrect color

I used the color picker tool to sample a color in one Photoshop document. The rgb returned was (1, 81, 144) - a shade of blue. In a separate Photoshop document, I want to set the fill of a shape to ...
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Have Pantone Number, Now How Do I Find In Illustrator? [duplicate]

I have selected a Pantone color from a Pantone book, let's say 285 C, now I want to make my artwork to that Pantone color and ready for print. How do I go about it?
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Is this calligraphy style working for my brand?

I would like to know if the calligraphy style signature looks good and if the type face for miss graphics compliments it. Also, which colour scheme looks best. Thank you :) Miss here means mr. mrs. ...
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Why iOS system grays have a slight blue hue?

The light system gray defined by Apple Guidelines for iOS12 (and used by the default color scheme of the UI controls), is defined as #EFEFF4 (HSB(240,2,96)). It means that the hue is a little bit blue....
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How to ensure color fidelity of the same file on two computers?

What is the safest way to ensure that raster image exported from illustrator will be displayed correctly (in term of color fidelity) on another computer ? I know that there will always be some inter-...
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scribus: adding and naming spot color, which then can be seen in a pdf after export

In the current Scribus version 1.5.5.svn, I am adding an additional spot color as follows: Edit --> Color and Fills... --> Add --> name and select "is spot color" --> OK I can then use ...
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What is the foreground colour in Photoshop

I was working with a file in Photoshop. First, I turned it to Black and white. Now I wanted to make her lips red, for which my instructor used the brush tool with the foreground colour as black, ...
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Scribus: coloring SVG

Is there a way to use SVG graphics in Scribus and set a colors for it? I need to use a self named spot color in terms of printing business cards with partial refinement. But color properties for SVG ...
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How can I change icon colors on different background colors?

I'm using two solid icons on a card which has different background colors ( sometimes colorful images). I wanted to see if there's a way that I could make my icons visible and readable on all color ...
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Why do my vector graphics look like %$* when printed? [duplicate]

this is a newbie question: I only made a bit of interface design in my life, and now I have to produce some printables - I used my old faithful Fireworks because Photoshop I don't know how to use ...
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Finding out Pantone the code for off white color?

I'm in the process of finding the right PANTONES from a an existing branding guide. In the color pallette there is a "white" and an "off white" with the same HEX FFFFFF, CMYK, RGB, codes even though ...
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Failure when changing color in Adobe Illustrator CS6 turn a single object to double overlaping objects

I tried to change some text color using eyedropper tool from another object but it seemed to fail. The color didn't change, or on other occasions it turns to different color that i don't pick up. When ...
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GIMP converting #ffffff to #fdfffc in GIF

I have a GIF that I'm making in GIMP with some whites in the image. The color code before I turn the layers into a GIF is #ffffff. But when I open the image, the whites have been changed to #fdfffc. ...
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GIMP; Transfer source tonal/color profile to a second image

In GIMP, is there a programmatic/algorithmic way to transfer the color/tonal profile of one image to another when they have similar subjects? I have this image: And then this image: Similar ...
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gradients/blurs - How do I reproduce this gradient?

I've been trying to reproduce this art but can't get such smooth blur and how it just "drags" like smoke... Where should I do it: Photoshop or Illustrator. And how to do it?
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Script: Change color Saturation while maintaining L in LAB model

For example, I have a red color #633b3d (Saturation: 40, L: 30) and I want to transform Saturation to 80 while maintaining L (resulting color should be #83211b). If I simply change foregroundColor.hsb....
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How do I reorder gradient colors for highest contrast?

If I color the world's 41 time zones using the qgis' "spectral" gradient, I get the following, as expected: I like the colors (though it'd be nice to get a little purple in there), but want to re-...
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How to invert colors of a picture on Mac? [closed]

How to invert colors of a picture on Mac? I'm using macOS 10.13.
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I converted Type to shape, but now I want to make the entire vector one color

Is there any way I can flatten this small portion of the vector? To me it looks like a pixel that I should be able to paint, or change the color of. However, I tried to Edit > Recolor, and it did not ...
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Changing to CMYK Color Mode Negatively Changes Texture Color That Was Made With Photoshop Colorize Tool

I'm an eCommerce entrepreneur designing packaging for my product and have encountered a problem while wanting to print some packaging with a printing factory. They accept only CMYK color mode, so ...
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text color changes from one computer to another

Edited an image and put-in gray color text. When the same file was opened on another machine, the color appears as RED. I did the editing on a trial version of illustrator and saved it as a xx.ai file....
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Can a combination of purple-green or pink-green make a design look bad?

Just like we use some green on red (not all cases, depends on saturation and lightness) as shown in last image, which looks not very common & attractive when it comes to illustrations for social ...
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Managing colour palette

I am using CS4 and I am trying to keep my own palette of colours, organised in groups, for my projects. I am a bit annoyed by the way I use it and I am wondering what the best way is. Ideally, I ...
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Laser print proofs quite dark

I'm a graphic designer and use an iMac. My monitor is correctly calibrated and I use appropriate colour settings. So when I send work to a commercial printer the colour of finished pieces are a pretty ...
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Convert color to another color with exactly the same values?

I have a website with several tones of green, and I want to convert it to a red website. Is there a simple way to convert all the green colors to the corresponding colors in red? I don't want to do it ...
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Make fluorescent orange colour

I have been having a mare trying to replicate fluorescent orange in Photoshop. No matter what I try, like altering the hue, saturation, vibrancy etc. I cannot create a fluorescent orange in Photoshop,...
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Replace gradient with solid colour on PNG/JPEG with Photoshop CS5

First of all thanks for taking the time to read my question and my apologies if this has already been addressed (I did research on the website but couldn't find anything). I am currently teaching ...
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Printing raster image with CMYK

I am trying to print a pdf file in CMYK format with vector artwork that also contains a raster image but the vector artwork color does not print accurately. I have tried flattening transparency and ...
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What are the 6 primary colors?

I'm working on a design and in the rules it says this: When designing/prepping final files, please be aware that there is a 6 color limitation on secondary and a 6 color limit on primary. Please ...
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How to use a linear workflow in GIMP?

This question is for those who use Blender together with Gimp for post-processing, texturing, etc. How to work in Gimp 2.10.8 as if you were working in Nuke or Blender Compositor? I'll explain: In ...
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Red Green and a Star [closed]

This is a programmer looking for suggestions. I'm tasked with designing a logo in red and green accent colors, as well as incorporating a star shape in the design. I've made sure to make it clear that ...
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How to do the project painting in Krita

I would like to know if I can use Krita to make the projection painting of a picture over an UV layout previously exported from blender (2.8). Below you can see how it is the UV layout of the eyebrow ...
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Limited colour gamut of process colour

Process color has a limited color gamut when compared to spot color. Why does process color have a limited range of color?. Explain it in detail.
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Plugin for color blindness?

Is there a plugin for any of the Adobe apps or in general that adjust on-screen colors for custom color blindness deficiencies? This way the affected designer can design seeing the colors clearly and ...
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Change color of word inside text box in Sketch

I want to change the text color of 1 line of text inside my textbox that has multiple lines of text. When I try to do this through the style dialog, the text color changes of the whole textbox content....
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How to create Gradient Highlight / Shadow using One Spot Metallic Gold Color

My client asks to use one metallic gold color (for example Pantone 871c) in large heading text and other designs. I'd like to make the gold color pop even more with gradient of light and dark. How do ...