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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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recolor objects different versions from swatch (excel)

My question is similar to Recolor Artwork: single swatch to multiple swatches, however, instead of coloring random squares, I have objects such as a shirt that want to make multiple versions of, the ...
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Strategies for picking good colour palettes?

I'm new to web design. I learned the basic stuff like layout, contrasts, the difference between RGB and CMYK, etc., but I struggle to apply this well in practice: Picking good colours that work well ...
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Converting colour space to RGB

I usually use the colour bridge coated guide to get a match between my cmyk and spot colour. The problem is I find the RGB colour match in the bridge book (which im aware is a conversion from the ...
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Artwork Colors Look very saturated on mobile screens

when I view my exported photos on my mobile device(OPPO a37fw) the colors are totally oversaturated, but the same image Looks totally fine on my laptop monitor (Haier Y11c). as usually, I searched on ...
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CMYK mode changes look [duplicate]

I'm creating poster with RGB mode, then I convert it to CMYK mode but look is change! any advise?
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How do I keep the colour of the traced image opaque? (Illustrator CS6)

I image traced a JPG file as a High Fidelity Photo then chose Expand. I was able to remove the white background, only keeping the details of the image. However, when I change the background colour, ...
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Why are my colors dull in photoshop?

So I was drawing and I tried to press the undo fast keys and somehow instead did something that change the color of my lines? (My fast keys are the typical alt, command, z) I was using a color that ...
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Colour inverted for tiffs in Windows 10 File Explorer preview (but not when you open the image up)

When I make jpg files into tiffs the preview of the image shows the colours inverted. I read somewhere that it might have something to do with the 'PhotometricInterpretation' tag being set to a value ...
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Picture puzzle effect

I want to convert a vectorized image into a picture puzzle as entertainment for children (see example of a cat picture puzzle). Essentially, the procedure would be: - for all areas larger than a ...
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Is it possible to change colour of drawing in SketchBook after colouring?

I am drawing a portrait and I would like to change the skin tone. I'm using separate layers for the outline, colouring, shadows, highlights, mouth, nose, etc... Is it possible to change the colour of ...
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Table Created With Convert From Textfile Has Gaps in Vertical Lines

I did find a solution for the main problem: see the end of this question. I have a text-file which contains: ┌────┬────┬────┬────┐ │ A♦ │ K♥ │ Q♠ │ J♣ │ └────┴────┴────┴────┘ I convert it with: ...
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Colour distortion of SVG object when moving and scaling in Inkscape

I downloaded an SVG file of button icons from Opengameart.org. I opened it in Inkscape. I selected and scaled all the button icons to let’s say 400%. Some are scaled fine but about half of them ...
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Adobe Illustrator - uneditable spot colors?

I'm editing a file made by someone else (it was a PDF, but I saved it as an .AI file after opening it), and it contains a few almost uneditable spot colors. I can change the actual color (by modifying ...
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What iMac colour profile provides stable colour palettes with Microsoft 365 for Mac?

PROBLEM: I designed a custom Powerpoint theme on Microsoft 365 for Mac. It appeared to save but when I reopened the file, the RGB value of one colour changed by a value of 1. (R=98 dropped to R=97) I ...
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Blending Mode that imitates pigment secondaries

I'm using GIMP2 and found Blue and Yellow are making gray. Red and Green are making gray too. I'm using layers (one per color) and first assumed opacity would get me Green or Yellow in the examples ...
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Where to find or how to make large harmonious color palettes?

For a website, I have a list of some 500-1000 items. I would like to display them individually with(in) e.g. a colored card but also as combinations of 2 up to ~5 items/colors. So, if I would display ...
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Any tool or tricks to convert the image colors into the colors of another image?

For example you have these two images Your image that you want to change its colors: And the image where you want to based your image colors: The output image should be the first but all its pixel ...
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How to make parts of shapes in an area a different colour

I am trying to make the lines in this image of a lighter tone when they are in the box, similar to: For example, on the green arrow at top left, before the arrowhead the shaft has a slightly darker ...
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Change all font color

I have a file saved as .xcf (gimp native file format) with many text boxes. How can I change all the text to a specific color? Right now, all of my text is green (#00FF00), but I want it to be blue (...
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Applying complex gradients in logo

I am trying to trace this logo but i am not getting how can apply this gradient and how to apply depth using lines. I tried by drawing lines and gradient stoke around it but this was not helpful for ...
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Picking distinctive colors for close wireframe drawings?

I am working on a video game level editor, here you have a wireframe rendering that shows various properties, each having a unique color but it's hardly clear to be honest: Now if I zoom in, things ...
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Adobe Indesign Table Color Opacity

How can i fill color which is white and opacity only 5% on table rows?
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How would you have this kind of design in photoshop with stamp?

**I have collected certain stamps from google I tried it once but i couldn't get it. Help me out........... **
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Change background on jpeg/pdf [closed]

I purchased a file online for an invitation that is a jpeg and pdf. I love the design but hoped to change the background from a cream to a chalkboard look. (I suppose I’ll find clip art or stock photo ...
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Shifting the hue value of multiple objects in Inkscape

Is it possible to shift the Hue value of multiple selected objects by a certain amount in Inkscape 0.92?
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Merging low res thumbnail with high res image with wrong colours

My phone's camera app crashed from time to time when taking photos and now some of the resulting JPEGs have weird colours. I think some of the details got lost so there's probably no way to fix them, ...
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What is a good technique to layer one colour on top of another colour of the same colour?

The part I struggle with (that would be all colour theory :D) is as follows: So I choose a colour with my limited to non-existent colour theory and then create two shapes and put one on top of the ...
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WCAG Compliance - Does Acceptable Contrast Apply Only to Text? Or Icons and Other Graphics as Well?

I am completely new to WCAG compliance and I have several questions. I.e. say that you’re using this tool: https://color.a11y.com/ContrastPair/?bgcolor=ffffff&fgcolor=3580BE to check the ...
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Whitening the background of products at once for my shop [duplicate]

I have over 5000 images in my shop ,I want the backgrounds crystal white, i was wondering of a solution to make that at once rather than doing them individually.
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Is there an accurate way to convert unsaturated colour to fully saturated colour?

I am currently defining my 4-bit ANSI colour pallet so my terminal looks how I'd like. I tried a few online pallets, but found them to be rather washed out. And so I have been looking into making my ...
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Illustrator: Gaps in path stroke when I fill leaf shape with a color

So I used the pen tool to create this leaf. When I fill it, these 'gaps' appear where the strokes should be. How do I fix this? (I'm really new to illustrator) Thank you
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Do not overprint black text over metallic Pantone colors

I just read a good book on DTP. The author stated that one should not overprint black text over metallic spot colours. Unfortunately he doesn't explain this further. I would like to ask why not ...
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A color gradient app replicating Microsoft Office's features

I'm fascinated by how you can choose which direction the gradient follows in Microsoft Office apps. For example, in the image I've attached, the one in the middle grows in an outward direction.
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How to make truly additive “Addition” layer modes? [closed]

This image summarises my mathematical struggles with the seemingly simple rule of “Addition” layer modes in different graphics applications (tested with GIMP and Inkscape). Since the greyscale layers ...
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Stroke disappears when I hit command + J?

I am trying to join two paths together but when I hit command + J the stroke disappears?
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Different color contrast between same image

This is how to original image look like: 805px x 204px And here is how to show the image later which scaling: 265px x 67px Here is how to call the image on HTML: <img id="logo" src="Photo/my-...
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How can I accomplish gradient effects in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I'd like the gradient to have more depth like the red graphic has
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How to properly fill color inside a shape in inkscape

I have created a complex shape using Bézier curves, and now I want to fill the color specifically inside the shape. Basically, shape has two segments. At first, I selected the shape and then filled ...
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How can I map a grey scale image to a specific color channel gimp?

I have a grey scale image, and I would like to map it to a specific color channel (red in may case), in gimp. That is, I would like to produce an image with only red channel, and that the red and non-...
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How to have joined line segments with different stroke colours in Adobe Illustrator?

I have two line segments: one with a black stroke and one with a red stroke. Both have a stroke weight of 0.25pt. I'd like to joint the two paths and treat them as a single path, but with the two ...
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How to change font color for a text logo that is a PNG file

I have a client that sent me their logo as a .png file. However the text color needs to be changed. Is there a way to convert to an illustrator file and change the color? I tried image trace then ...
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Photoshop: converting to a one-colour image w/ transparent background

I have the following image with a transparent background: I would like to convert it to just a single colour, but for it to fade to transparent rather than to different tints of the same colour. A ...
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Inkscape: How to have a Connector Line be two colors

I'm trying to connect two objects Filled with different colors with the Connector Tool, then have the Connector Line show the two different colors associated with the objects. Can I do that with the ...
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Is there a name/formulae for the hue-circle scaling Adobe is using with “Kuler”

It's not immediately obvious, but when you visit Adobe Color aka "Kuler", you'll notice that the hue of the color-circle is not evenly spaced: As you can see in the image above, a regular hue spacing ...
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How to choose a text color for a logo that has a bi-colored icon in it?

So I'm making this logo for a friend's project of an online multiplayer version of the card game "Coup". This is what I made so far: But the thing is I don't want to use 3 colors, as I think it makes ...
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Why does the Photoshop Fill tool change pixels outside of the boundary I'm filling?

In the example image, I am trying to fill a white area and the black pixel lines around it are being changed. Also, there are a few gray pixels created at the bottom corners, outside my outline. Why ...
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Changing a color from solid gray to the equivalent opacity of black changes the appearance of the PNG export

I used LiveTrace on an raster and obtained vector graphics with shades of grey. I exported as SVG and coded a conversion of those shades of gray to an opacity of black so I can easily colorize the ...
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Saving as SVG changes the appearance of a color with the same color profile

I used LiveTrace on a raster image and saved it as AI in CMYK with Working CMYK: U. S. Web Coated (SWOP) v2 as the color profile. Then I save it as SVG, and save it back as AI, and change the color ...
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Missing Pantone Process Magenta C?

I can't find Pantone Process Magenta C in illustrator's color books. I can find Process Yellow C, Process Blue C and Process Black C, but the magenta is missing. I have the color books updated. Does ...
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stroke of multiple color vs single color

I am working on a project where i need to draw several trees and plethora of leaves of multiple colors. As it is a time consuming approach so i set an action where the action is set to change stroke ...

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