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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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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) [on hold]

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 ...
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Photoshop colorize made area grainy? How to fix?

I used the colorize brush to recolor an image since Hue/saturation made everything very muddy. Im trying to preserve these nice clean lines here: When I successfully changed the color to this: Now ...
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colouring an icon accurately

I am a coder really, and I have to recolour an icon - and I can't get it work. Here is the icon I need it to be #df2526 I created a new adjustment layer that is hue saturation and click colorize (...
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Does MS Office really support cmyk colors

Does MS Office really support cmyk colors although it is shown in fly out menu in colors but some tutorials say it's just to make us happy.
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Select all objects with the same color in Illustrator

I have an .ai file of a label. It has various shades of green in its design. I want to replace all objects with that color and change it to a new color. So if I pick #d0d0d0 and want to replace it ...
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How to find the CMYK or RGB value of a commercial paint color?

I have a client who has chosen a paint color for their office and they want to carry that exact color onto everything from signage to website to business cards as their "brand color". Is there any ...
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What is the difference between a logo with a certain “image” and logo with just the name of the company?

What is the difference between a company's logo that has a small picture beside the company's name like that of stackexchange beside which there is a small logo of something like a message icon and a ...
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JPEG to AI converted image ungrouping

I made a hand sketch on paper (just pencil sketch no colors), took picture, used a web based converter to convert JPEG to AI. I want to add color to different parts in adobe illustrator but ungroup ...
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Primary color and accent from similar colors

I am new to material design and still learning. Is it a good idea to have the primary color and the accent from similar palettes, e.g Blue 500 and Light Blue A200? Or is the whole idea of the ...
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Can I use the eyedropper when “Recoloring Artwork” on illustrator?

I use Illustrator CC. And I use the recolor artwork option from the "Edit > Edit colors" menu. Is there a way to choose the color I switch to with the eyedropper tool?
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Is it some kind of bugs that cause Adobe Illustrator to have issue with colors?

I was trying to change the fill color of my grouped objects. I tried to input a hex color code I copied from the internet but it didn't work at first try. Instead, I got a grey hue. Even though, It ...
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Rainbow color changing GIF in photoshop?

I want to make a rainbow color changing gif, where I can adjust the speed of the color changing and what color it changes to and etc. Basically, as example, I want to turn this: Into something like ...
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How to change the color sliders to a color wheel like picker on Photoshop?

I've checked all the options and I can't seem to change the sliders into a wheel (or rather a square) and being super new to Photoshop I don't know how to do it and couldn't even phrase it properly to ...
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Why color printout looks different from display?

Hi, I'm new to design.Can you tell me what is the problem that makes my printout color so much different from the file. Printer is RICOH aficio MP c4502
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Accurate RGB to CMYK conversion [duplicate]

I am trying to print out a simple picture (below) that is composed of sections of the following RGB colors: 255,0,0 255,0,255 0,255,0 0,255,255 0,0,0 I am using this image for color sensing (...
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HEX colors not same between Photoshop & Illustrator - both in same RGB space

I am trying to make some vector art the same color as other elements I have in a PSD. When I apply the hex/RGB to the vector art, it does not appear the same. I have looked through forums and ...
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What is it meant by “same chroma”?

Why does smashing magazine, in this article, say the colors in this site have the same chroma? How can one find same chroma colors using HSV or HSB model? Edit: I've tried to also desaturate on ...
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Smart home design feedback

I would like some feedback for my design. It is in german because we are situated in a german speaking part of the world. Back story, it's a website which will guide a customer with smart home ...
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Does Krita have a hex color selector? Where do I find it?

I'm doing some webdev stuff, and I'm creating some designs in Krita. Since CSS mostly uses hex values (aside some hard-coded ones), I need to access the color hex values. The Krita color pickers come ...
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RYB or RGB when designing for the web?

After reading this article, I started to question if I should be designing websites taking into account the RGB wheel instead of the RYB. What wheel should I be using for color selection for website ...
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Ideal range of brightness and saturation for background color of a website?

I'm developing a website and I'm thinking about the background color saturation and brightness. I've read that too saturated and bright colors would strain the eye if not immediately after a while. ...
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How to apply transparent gradient along each segment of a curve?

Say I have a white curve in black background: The curve has some points cut it to separate segments. From point A in the line whose opacity is 100%, the transparency gradually increasing and then ...
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How can I map colors of one (non-uniform) gradient to another?

I'm trying to recolor parts of an image to match another part of the image. As an example, consider this image of an anime character's arm wearing a black glove: I want to remove the glove, i.e. I ...
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How do I remove all colour except black?

How do I change all the colours in an image to white, except for the black? Is there any shortcut to do it? For example, in the next image only the black parts would remain.
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Working in CMYK mode but the colors turn out different when saving the file?

I was working in CMYK mode in Illustrator, saved in CMYK mode, but why did the colors turn out different? I saved the image in a JPG file. I don't know if this is bug or not, but I also dragged the ...
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Creating Equal Colour Steps when Transitioning between Colours

If i have 2 HSL colours and i'll like to find the colour values in equal steps between the 2 colours, how would I go about this? Is there an equation or an online resource that would do this? ...
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RGB color Setting in Illustrator

I am working on Color Settings: Working Space: Adobe RGB (1998) CMYK: U.S. Web Coated (SWOP) v2 When I Export the artwork to JPEG, it gives me the different Color output. Then I have to Assign Profile ...
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I select a color in Photoshop and it's painting another one

I select a color in Photoshop and it's painting another one. I've checked RGB color mode and everything, but it seems to continue to change the selected color. How can I fix it?
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The top of my PDFs print with a purple hue, the bottom prints normally

I am printing a PDF file created in Photoshop CS6 with a greyish (though not totally greyscale) image on the top and bottom of the page. When I receive my prints the top image has a purple hue while ...
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Apply color in black and has texture

I was stucked in this. I want to apply this yellow color in this shirt and has this texture. I tried many ways and change all of mode in layer chanel but it can't be the color which I want and has ...