Questions tagged [gradient]

Questions about multiple colors or channels gradually blended together. A rainbow is an example of a natural gradient.

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How can I apply a continuous gradient across the front and back covers in InDesign?

I get how to create a gradient across multiple objects, but this doesn't seem to work across pages. I've also tried creating a master spread and applying the gradient across two background objects. ...
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Airbrush Illustrator Effect

I am trying to figure out slowly how the following artwork is produced. Would you guys have any clue? It looks like the base work is a photograph, but has a lot of similarities with these faded, ...
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How to bend a gradient with Illustrator

References I use a lot of references. Check out these padlocks. See how the shackle's like a gradient that follows a path and bends around a corner? That's what I'm trying to do. Here's a quick ...
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How to apply a continuous gradient to a shape with text

I'm trying to apply a left-to-right gradient to a simple image to an image such as the one below: I've learned how to apply the gradient to text, but I don't know how to extend it to the bullseye ...
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How to create multi-gradient reflection on Illustrator?

I want to replicate this multi-coloured reflection on illustrator. I tried using feathering and free-form gradient, but haven't had any success.
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How to subtract a shape from another one grabbing gradient continuity?

I wanna "cut" a triangle (see above, the black one) from that rectangle's left bottom corner, but when I use pathfinder or shape builder tools to do that, the triangle "assumes" the rectangle's full ...
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How do I remove the muddy when I make a 2 Color Gradient? (Adobe Illustrator CC 2019, v23.1)

In the image below you'll see two gradients: Both were made in Illustrator (CC 2019, v23.1) Both use the colors #ee2d38 and #624a9e Both swatches are set to the same Color Mode as the Color Space ...
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Maya - Ramp Shader producing very dark results

I'm using Maya with basic materials like Phong/Lambert. What I'm trying to achieve is to color something with a gradient and render that exactly in that color. So I have created a simple material ...
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What is the name of design language which contains flat humans shapes and semi-gradient shapes?

Recently, lots of websites are using a new design method/language which combined from flat shapes with semi gradient style and flat human bodies? eg: atlassian.com eg2: What is the name of this ...
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Help replicating this red pattern and glow effect (speed lines) in adobe illustrator

Firstly thanks for reading and any help offered! I need to recreate the red pattern from this image in illustrator. I've tried a couple of different methods but the best I can come up with is to ...
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Create a rainbow radial glow background on photoshop

wasn't sure how to phrase this so I thought I'd post an example of the kind of effect I'm looking for. I understand that this could simply be made with the gradient tool but not sure how to get the '...
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GIMP - Gradient directed by curve drawn by path tool?

Is there a way to apply gradient effect to the path drawn by curve tool ? I am trying to make silky cloth shown as below. For that I need to draw gradient on path. How can I draw this in gimp ? Or ...
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Gradient depth effect - How can we achieve this gradient?

I have been trying to achieve this effort for a while using the circular gradient and then another layer of linear-gradient however, I am not able to figure it out. Any help will be appreciated or ...
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Brush Opacity changes after Making Mask in Illustartor

Following this great tutorial by Gigantic about creating "grainy gradient", I face a problem after masking. I have two layers: 1st one is the object itself which is a [Rectangle] and another Group ...
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How to export files with gradient in After Effects

I'm working on a small project where I need to make a few glowing fireflies in After Effects :) I used an adjustment layer on top of all other layers and added a subtle grain effect, which nicely ...
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Why is my 'FG to Transparent' gradient mostly black?

I'm having some trouble with gradients here, can anybody help me? I'm currently trying to follow this tutorial... How to make retro 80's chrome text in GIMP? I'm in the Text Shading section, and ...
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how to de-activate gradient tool in gimp to draw solid lines

I want to draw straight solid lines in Gimp but whenever I hold shift and create a straight line, the end is faded. I want to deactive this gradient effect but don't know how. Even if I set the front ...
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How can I make a group of blurry colors in Illustrator? [duplicate]

I have downloaded an asset that shows as the picture attached. The image is slightly warped with the warp tool (U) (may not be the correct translation as English is not my main language). I wonder ...
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Is it possible to do smooth color transition between 2 paths in Inkscape?

I have 2 closed paths, one inside another: I want to get a smooth color gradient between their outlines. Something like this, but smooth: (done with path interpolation an manual coloring) Is there ...
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Applying grain to colors or gradients without rasterizing

I have been thinking about this for years and figured that today is the right time to actually ask someone about this: is it possible to apply grain to colors or gradients in Illustrator or InDesign ...
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How do I create a fuzzy fade-out-to-transparent blur effect on the background of an image in PhotoShop

So I have an image like this: I created a layer mask, and painted with a large feathery brush on the mask to remove the background as best as I could, and then ran it through a plugin, result in this:...
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Creating a realistic foil effect on black/white images in gimp or photoshop

I would like to transform images like this one: Into effect similar to something like here But the best I could do was this (don't mind picture frame and scenery, irrelevant) I did it by uploading ...
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One gradient across multiple layers (compound path unites layers) illustrator

I know how to put a gradient across multiple shapes in Illustrator using compound path - however, in this specific case I have layers with other parts that need to show in front of each other - and ...
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How can I fade an object which uses the gradient or mesh tool?

I am trying to achieve this look in illustrator. I can only do this much using gradient tool in illustrator. Can someone tell me how can I make it look fade out like the first picture?
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What is this stepped gradient effect called?

I saw this effect of concentric circles discretely fading out (background of the image one). I thought this was a circular gradient (radial-gradient). But other images didn't seem to have a similar ...
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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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Apply gradient to individual letters

In Illustrator CC 2018, I can't find a way to apply a gradient to individual letters of a text. I know that I can apply the gradient to the whole text by adding a new fill to the text object. But ...
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Merge Compound Path with its Stroke in Illustrator

I have a vector that is in Compound Path Format. It also has a stroke. I Would like to apply a Gradient to it, but as applying two gradients (one for the color itself and one for stroke) creates a ...
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Fade layers in from edge of the screen (but not the whole image)

I have three layers: 1) fade foreground (currently a black and white gradient) 2) foreground (contains roads, buildings, vehicles etc) 3) background gradient What I am trying to is fade in the ...
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How to save 'Screen'-type gradients?

I am very new to Illustrator. Could you pls help me with following question. Creating a gradient with a Screen-overlay type (near opacity selection) makes your radial gradient a glow pattern, ...
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How to make a “squared gradient” in Adobe Animate (or Photoshop, XD, or Illustrator)

I would prefer to do this in Animate, although if it's possible to do it in Photoshop, XD, or Illustrator instead, I would be interested in learning that technique as well. In Adobe Animate, I can ...
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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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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 make a brush stroke take gradient colour like pen tool stroke in illustrator?

When drawing strokes with the graphic tablet using brushes, the paths are editable and can accept color change or applying gradients only after expanding. I wanted to apply the "gradient across ...
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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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How to make a liquid metal effect

I was wondering if anyone could help me. So I've been trying to make a liquid metal effect in photoshop and I'm having some trouble. I wanted to know if anyone had any idea on how to achieve this ...
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AI to PDF, mask over photo doesn't show

I layered a gradient over a photo and masked it to create a fade. When I save the file as a PDF and place the file in an email the image doesn't show the fade. I've saved it every way I can think of ...
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(Ilustrator CS6) Missing custom color swatches from gradient tool

I'm having a new problem that I'm 100% certain it wasnt there before. On the top I'm pointing out my custom color swatches. As far as I can remember, If I wanted to add those colors to a gradient I ...
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How do I turn a pen outline into a single object for gradients? (Inkscape)

My question is a bit weirdly worded, but I'm sure this is common thing to ask. I inserted an image and traced it with the pen tool, but I didn't do it in one go. I have one part, which itself was done ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to draw a gradient with a brush or vector path?

Let's say I have a circle in a vector art program like Inkscape. I'd like to animate this circle so that it's revealed from two opposite corners simultaneously (i.e. drawing a pair of semicircles from ...
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Converting a gradient with 13 steps to a gradient of 8 steps?

I have the following gradient with 13 steps: This is the output of https://cssgradient.io/ I used to create it: background: rgb(52,17,46); background: linear-gradient(90deg, rgba(52,17,46,1) 0%, ...
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Create grid gradient background

I want to create a gradient background like the background in the image below: I have tried the solution in this post but the result is not satisfying. As it can be seen in this picture, it seems ...
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How can I make complex gradient images like these in Photoshop or Illustrator? [duplicate]

How can I create these types of gradient images in Photoshop or Illustrator? I don't understand how they made these swooshes. Lower picture is what I came up with... but it's not the same. Your ...
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How to reproduce the gradient settings in Adobe Illustrator?

I need to recreate the gradient settings in letters in Adobe Illustrator (below you can find one example letter in .ai file). Is it possible? letter G (cs6).ai I do not know this program very well (...
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How can I add stop point to linear gradient in inkscape?

I want to create gradient with multiple colors. How can I make it with inkscape? One obvious solution is to add more stop points.
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Illustrator: How to create realistic reflective gold surface?

I'm trying to draw a realistic gold ingot. I've been playing with some basic shapes and gradients, but realism isn't my strong suit. I mean, it's obvious what it's supposed to represent but it just ...
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How can I achieve an iridescent/metallic/holographic effect in raster editors?

I understand this effect can be achieved in 3D rendering programs, but I also believe that it can be achieved through a raster editor like Photoshop. I work in Affinity Photo on iPad, so I’ll need to ...
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Rectangle with gradient around entirety of shape . - Illustrator

How can I make a rectangle with basically a fade to middle gradient on both vertical sides and also gradients from the bottom of both horizontal sides of the rectangle? I cant use radial because that ...
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White spaces in clipping mask of just gradient and compound mask?

How do I take these annoying spaces away? I thought it was a preview error. But I moved it and it stayed in the exact same place.