Questions tagged [color]

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

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How to convert blurry edges to be one of the colors it is blurred between?

I have an image with a number of different colored polygons. Each polygon is intended to be a solid color, but the edges of each are softened and blurred between the colors (e.g., the pixels between a ...
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How can I get a matte background printed? [closed]

How can I get a matte colour printed? And what is the best app to use?
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I need to recreate/convert two designs respecting color blindness. Where to start?

I have a design made with RGB for digital platforms and the same design made in CMYK for printing. Now, I have to recreate both designs respecting Deuteranomaly, Protanomaly and Monochromatic. Where ...
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Calculate blend mode colors

In my case, I have a background color #333 and a "+" layer with blend mode difference. The blend mode is evidently so that the "+" is always nicely visible for any background color ...
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How to make this kind of color/texture effect in illustrator (for a logo)?

I'm pretty new in Graphic Design and I would like to make something similar to the background of this logo : link here : https://cdna.artstation.com/p/assets/images/images/003/430/840/large/benoit-...
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Advice picking colors for a videogame interface

I've been working on developing a card-based browser game, and I have to say graphic design isn't my forte. This is what the user interface for the game looks like I'm not too sure about the choice ...
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Good-to-Bad color scale without green

I'm new to the community but I was wondering if you guys could help me out. Typically when someone want to display a scale of good-to-bad they show something like: Red is bad and green is good, with ...
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Is the color exactly between two opposite colors always medium gray?

I was trying to find the opposite of a web color (let's take #917AFA as an example) and an online tool told me that it is #6E8505. Then, I used another online tool to find the color that is exactly in ...
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Change to exact hex color on image

I am trying to change the color of this image in photoshop with this color: #1B2D40 I followed the tutorials on this post: Changing hex color of a graphic, However, this didn't seem to work to replace ...
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Is there a way to set a transparent color in Adobe Illustrator?

In PowerPoint, it is really easy to remove a background of a raster image when the background is a solid color. You just have to go to "Format > Color > Set Transparent Color". This, ...
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Mixing colors in Photoshop

Is there a way to mix colors in Photoshop. For instance, here is what I want to do. But here is what I get when using Multiply blending mode as suggested elsewhere on the internet. I've also tried ...
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Is there any math formula to identify if a CMYK color is rich black?

It not need to be so precise, even because it can change depending on color profile, but I would like to know if there is some formula/algorithm that receive the percentage of C, M, Y and K, then ...
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Is there a color system in which Red, Yellow, and Blue are primary colors?

Children are often taught that Red, Yellow, and Blue are "the primary colors", with Orange, Green, and Purple "the secondary colors." This matches neither additive (RGB) nor ...
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Changing All Fills and Strokes to 1 Spot Colour - Action

I'm recording an Action in Illustrator for my Plate Making process. I'm new to Actions but so far so good. The action is quite simple. I'm supplied a 1 colour file. The file is opened and the first ...
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bitmap format for CMYK

I would like to perform automated rasterization effects on my graphic, then send the result to a printer. ImageMagick supports the effects I require, and supports CMYK. However, I would need to be ...
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appropriate use of black in non-gray colors using CMYK

I am learning to create documents under a CMYK color model. Unlike simpler color models such as RGB, CMYK facilitates the expression of similar colors through very different combinations of base ...
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Is it possible to have a color control object?

I have a project with thousands of objects and plan on having text too. Is it possible to have some objects that control the color of all similarly colored objects/text (So that if I change the color ...
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What will the color of my image look like once printed?

I'm working on a project in Photoshop in CMYK. I exported my rendered tif file in 2 image viewers and they don't look the same. Windows image viewer shows the same as in Photoshop but ACDSee shows ...
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Brightest colours in CMYK

Am I right in thinking that colours that are pure cyan, magenta or yellow would come out brighter in print than colours such as green or purple for example? Due to the fact that they haven't been ...
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Pop of Color Photoshop

I want to have the background be black and white and then a rectangle of color be normal but I don’t know how and when I erase it it’s shaky. What do I do.
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Hue rotate in inkscape

I have designed a background image in inkscape. But I used the wrong colour in the whole image or at least that's not feels good to me. So, in my website, I use filter: hue-rotate(60deg) to make it ...
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Changing the color of one line/stroke of a shape (Illustrator) [duplicate]

I'm new to illustrator. When I try to shape certain objects for a 2D cartoon character like the nose, for example, I want it to make the outer part of a nose one color while the color of the inner ...
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What is the math behind these color combinations?

In short, I want to know what the theory is behind the Helpscout colour palette. I think it has something to do with material.io? https://style.helpscout.com/visual-elements/ Now I've always had my ...
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What is the correct color gamut to use for Instagram posts?

I have been generating some colored drawings and imported them into Adobe Illustrator. The final intent is to export a .PNG to post on Instagram. Regarding colors, I am not sure if should ignore or ...
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Barcode in coloured parallel lines

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcode Can the Barcode parallel lines be coloured lines viz Red, Green, Blue etc i.e. other than Black & White? Can we use contrasting colours other than black & ...
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Unable to edit color of text in Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

I'm currently working through the official training workbook, the 2019 release, and am halted on Chapter 7. I'm trying to edit the text, and I'm able to do everything but edit the text color. I'm ...
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How to get the best results printing white text with small font-size on a rich black background

I need to produce a document that has a flat rich-black (C60, M50, Y40, K100) background and text that is white on top. The text is set at 7pt in a monospaced font (PT Mono Regular 400). What can I do ...
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InDesign: which CMYK color space to use

I have not given this too much thought until recently, when a bit of a back and forth happened with a client. So, when I start a new document in InDesign, for CMYK print, how to I know how to setup ...
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How can I ensure that gimp exports the right (solid) color?

Steps to reproduce issue: create a new document fill layer with solid color (#4b4b6b) export as jpg (File > Export) New JPG color is #4b4c6b (i.e. not the same, notice the 3rd character) When ...
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Inkscape shows wrong colors when zooming out

I have an object in my image that consists of a lot of small dots (~10,000) clustered together in a very close space. Naturally many of the dots overlap. The problem I'm having is in setting the color ...
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How do I ensure the file I send to an external printer will print correctly?

Hope you can help here? I have an Ilustrator 2020 design which I want to get printed on A3 (Giclee). I have an ICC profile (seems to be RGB) from my external printer who will print for me. When I ...
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How to blacken all pixels below certain brightness level in a grayscale image in Gimp?

I have a grayscale image in Gimp. I need to blacken all the least bright parts and only keep those that are above certain brightness threshold. For example, initially all grayscale pixels lie within 0-...
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How can I do this kind of color effect in adobe illustrator?

I was trying to get this color effect done using adobe illustrator but could not do it. How can I do that?
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What's the Hex or RGB color for these buttons [closed]

I've been trying to find the hex rgb color code for color being used for these buttons. Specifically, the very firts button with rounded corners. I've been searching colorswall.com or other similar ...
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Gimp: How can I only keep shades of yellow in an image?

I have a spectrogram of a sound Darker colors mean quieter parts, brighter colors - louder ones. I need to erase all "quiet" parts from an image and keep all "loud" ones. Loudest ...
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Pdf file and Png file colors printed differently from the same printer

I have a design in png and pdf formats. The png file was printed fine from Microsoft Photos and the colors were accurate. The colors of the same design however became brighter and lighter when I ...
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Why does using additive blending with a linear colour dropoff result in dark fringes?

I'm developing a tool which allows for placing of lights in a black space, but when 2 lights are close to one another the areas near to where they overlap appear to darken: I was able to reproduce ...
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Affinity Designer: Overlaying Colours

I would like to know the steps to achieve the colour effect in the picture below. As you can see, the overlaying parts between objects have different colours. I believe this is done with some layering ...
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Path color issue on Adobe Illustrator

I'm drawing with Adobe Illustrator (version 22.1 64 bit) and sometimes I've this strange behaviour of the border of a path: the border color fills a small area by the point. This area changes (and it ...
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Blur effect becomes grey-ish and colours flat when transformed into CMYK

I need your help. I am trying to convert my RGB poster into a printable CMYK poster. But when I change the "neon like" headline to CMYK colours and the document color mode in illustrator the ...
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Which Pantone guide do I require?

I have a sports item which has some wear & tear. I want to identify the color using a Pantone guide, to order an ink and restore the item. The sports item has a glossy surface, so I think I want &...
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Affinity Designer: How to re-colour in Pixel Persona

I would like to know how to re-color a pixel layer (after using the brush tool) in Pixel Persona. Is this even possible? Example: I'm doing some shadowing on a pixel layer with the brush tool in ...
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Best background color for readability

I wonder if there is any formula for any given text color to calculate the best background color for readability.
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How can I read colors along path?

I would like to read continous color gradient from the image using the path ( white line on the image). I know that I can read palette but I want to read all values in a specific order to create ...
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Color correct to counter low blue light

Everytime I create a video,it looks good in a normal screen but considering half of the people have the low blue light effect enabled, I would like to balance somehow the colors of my videos to ...
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Figma: Material Design Theme Kit: Designating primary & secondary colors

Material Design Theme Kit I've successfully swapped out the default color pallet via the color styles with my own color pallet however by default the "Primary - 500" and "Secondary - ...
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Can I use a shortcut key to select the hex code box?

I'm trying to set up a macro key to Color Panel for use hex codes easily. F6 key opens the Color Panel but how can I activate the hex code box with a shortcut key? I know, it's a weird question. All I ...
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Compute White Underprint Values

I want to print this motif on a grey hoodie using DTG, how would I compute the color values for the white underprint to make the colors on grey fabric approximate the colors in the image? My ...
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How can I detect if a color is gray

I'm trying to programatically detect if a color is "gray" or not. The best measure of "grayness" I could find was the saturation. The problem that I'm running into is that ...
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FOGRA-39 color mode in illustrator

I received FOGRA 39 color mode Illustrator design file (art work) and how could i open it on Illustrator. Is there any special Color mode to activate in Illustrator? Currently i am working in U.S Web ...

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