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 accomplish gradient effects in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I'd like the gradient to have more depth like the red graphic has
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Why is my version of Gimp missing the palette to gradient tool? [closed]

For some reason my version of gimp is missing certain features/buttons I am trying to create a gradient from a palette but when I right click on the palette it is missing the option to do what is ...
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Hard light is greyed out, how can i access this?

In adobe illustrator im trying to add hard light in gradient options but its greyed out and i cannot for the life of me find out why, could someone help?
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The proper way to apply a gradient to a selection in Gimp

In Gimp 2.10, I have initiated a bank canvas. I press R to use my rectangle tool to draw a rectangle. I then press G to apply a gradient over my selection. Scenario 1 From this point, if I select ...
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Make a gradient follow a specific path on a shape

I'm a beginner AI user and what I'm trying to do is to make a gradient follow a path on a specific shape. This is the shape, I want to fade it from the line to the end of the loop: The shade would ...
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How do I create smooth gradient at the corners of a border in Illustrator? [duplicate]

I need a border with linear gradient but I can't get it without the white line at the corners (see highlighted). I tried the mesh tool, but then the black border became round and the color is not as ...
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Gradient Border Using GIMP

I am starting with a blank canvas in GIMP. I want to create a gradient border around the entire perimeter of the image. I am not looking for fade to transparency or feathering the edges (which there ...
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how to make the backgound transparent if image is half opaque?

hi this is the image in question. some parts of it are fading off soft of. and im really new to photoshop. i have no idea how i can effectively remove the background of this logo. please help. thanks!
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How to make a linear gradient along curve?

What I want to achieve is basically this: a path with a gradient that goes transparent towards the sides. What I really want, though, is that gradient to be linear. For the example above, I used a ...
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How can I recreate this effect?

this one's a bit specific, but I'm a fan of this effect on the amazon fire tv bootup screen (the bit under the text). I was wondering if this sort of thing is possible in an app like Inkscape, ...
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Could somebody help me reproduce this effect and what's its name?

I've been trying to recreate this style but I cannot seem to get it right. i would love all kinds of help please enter image description here enter image description here
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How to change gradient settings for muliple equal objects at the same time?

I have multiple objects with equal gradients in Adobe Illustrator. Anyone knows how can I change gradient settings for all of the objects at once?
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Why doesn't opacity value work for Gradient Map in photoshop?

I've noticed it many times. When you apply a gradient map in Photoshop to any image or layer, the opacity doesn't work for any points (highlighted in yellow). Basically, I want one color to be 100% ...
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Converting a large image with gradients to an SVG

I am fairly new to Inkscape and have thus far been able to convert images with flat colours (no gradients) to vector images without any difficulty. But I would like to know how to convert images with ...
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Substract shape with gradient with letter [duplicate]

My problem is that when I try to substract the K from the shape by using the Shape builder tool, it messes up the gradient on the shape. How can I manage to keep the gradient as it is but also avoid ...
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How to use clipping mask on complex objects in illustrator?

Below I have an image of a bookmobile that I am creating in illustrator... The main goal of this is to get the gradient shape inside the perimeters of the bus and not including the wheels. When I try ...
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Create a 3D cone in Illustrator with rainbow colors

Problem: To create a 3D cone with a rainbow spectrum that consist of 24 colors. Example of the final product should look like this: Example #1 (what I have done so far): Create a circle and use the ...
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Join divided shape in Illustrator 2020 [duplicate]

I want to fill this shape with a gradient, but because it's divided it won't fill it completely, leaving a gap between subshapes. How can I join these subshapes? I can't use pathfinder because it ...
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Create three-color gradient like Illustrator color picker

Problem: I am having difficulties figuring out how to create a three-color gradient (white, black and blue) like the one used in Illustrator's color picker (left color box). Example #1 (how it ...
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Best Way of Depicting Gradient Changes?

I'm trying to re-design a gradient diagram for our transportation services. Rather than depicting the hill gradients in terms of ratio (eg 1:56, 1:57, 1:108, as depicted here), I want to use color on ...
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How to make that custom shape-soft edge gradient in PhotoShop

I'm just trying to learn some new stuff and found this. How can I make that sort of gradient on a custom shape with those smooth edges? Thanks in advance.
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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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