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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 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.
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How can recreate this overlay gradient

Looking to make a banner image for a website and I've tried to recreate these two images using a few different gradient patterns but I can't seem to get close enough to the referenced images. Both are ...
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Printing a drop shadow gradient transition to transparent in CMYK

I am attempting to print an image of a bowl of food with a drop shadow that gradually transitions to transparent on a white background. The shadow renders beautifully within Adobe Illustrator, but ...
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Smooth gradient overlay on image in Sketch

I'm working on a music app in Sketch where the top part of the screen is a full-bleed album art that fades into a dark background. There will be some content on top of the album art, so I've applied a ...
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Outline-like artifacts in Inkscape bitmap trace?

This seems quite similar to How to get rid of these outline artifacts in an Inkscape SVG trace? but I thought asking again would be helpful since it seems that at least the preview does not have the ...
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Illustrator: Logo fade out to transparency gradient in outer edges

So, I've got a rectangular little/logo banner thing drawn up in Adobe Illustrator: And I want to fade out to nothing around the edges relative to a new shape; in this case, an ellipse. Here it ...
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color chart 3 gradient and 5 highlight

I think I have to explain a bit of context to introduce the question. In the project I am working we have reference object that belong to 3 major groups A, B, C (real name Archaea, Bacteria, ...
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How do I combine separate shapes for contiguous gradient fill in illustrator

I wanted the rainbow gradient to extend to the "'s".. and not filled as separate shape. I've tried everyone of the pathfinder options and refilled.. but the same results (or just plain did not work)
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How to make circular gradient in SVG?

I'm having a problem with exporting the circular SVG gradient. Do you have any idea how to solve it? SVG should support linear and radial gradient but i can't believe that it's so much limited. You ...
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Watercolor Art Work Prepared for Screen Printing on Fabric [duplicate]

Can watercolor artwork be printed on fabric, noting that the fabric is white? if yes how can it be prepared and if not what options do i have? Thank you
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Adobe Illustrator: put a radial gradient over solid background

I am trying to create 3d ball in Illustrator. I have the following strategy: create a solid colour background; create a "diffuse" shape; create a "reflection" shape; mix them together. Final result ...
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SVG: Can I make an outer glow with a gradient?

I've seen a million tutorials to make outer glow effects using some combination of feGaussianBlur, feFlood and dilating either SourceGraphic or SourceAlpha. They work pretty well but aren't exactly ...
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How to create fading shadow lines over gradient

I want to recreate this effect: The gradient part at the very top of the mock-up has two line at the downside right-hand corner, with shadow over the gradient and fading inwards. I want to recreate ...
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How do I draw a pie chart

I'm bit new for designing. I'm trying to draw a pie chart for a dashboard design. I tried editing gradients but could located the positions correctly.If I am to use 3 colours for the pie chart how can ...
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gradient tool in illustrator

What is function of small slideballs (diamonds on the left side) in gradient tool of adobe illustrator? I understand that the perpendicular slide bars (which are also removable from gradient slide ...
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Striped gradient after saving vector in Adobe illustrator

After saving an .ai to .jpg I've got striped lines on gradient background. Anti aliases is enabled. How can I get smooth transition in this case?
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Smoothen the gradient after filling by content-aware

May I know how to make the gradient color looks more natural after filling by the content-awareness on the left? I tried to use a Stamp tool, but it does not work as expected. :(
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How do you replicate the grain effect as in this App Store graphic on Illustrator? [duplicate]

Hi! I'm new to Stack Exchange. I've been meaning to replicate this (what I can describe as) static-ish grain fill in my illustrator graphics. I've tried everything from sprinkled grain, applying a ...
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How do I achieve such gradient / fill in Figma?

I've come across this UI element I tried to copy.. and realized I couldn't. Do the semicircles use some sort of gradient? Is it possible to apply such gradient in Figma?
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How to have a slight gradient to edge of shape

I have a few shapes in Illustrator which I have grouped and made into a compound path. I filled it with a gradient. (client wants a the chakra colours). I would love to put another layer on top like ...
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How to replicate this old Safari (Browser) icon border effect? (Photoshop) [closed]

I am trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the content of the icon). I've already tried to achieve it but I am struggling Can you give me ...
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How to achieve this border button effect? (Photoshop)

Im trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the icon) but I don't know where to start Can you give me a way to replicate it straight away or ...
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Show perpendicular guidelines while using gradient tool

On lightroom, when you're using the gradient tool, you're able to see 3 guidelines showing the start of the gradient, middle and end of the gradient while creating the gradient itself. Is there any ...
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Inkscape - Gradients and saving as vector graphics

I have a vector eps plot on which I add gradient shade in Inkscape. However, when I save as eps again, the gradient part of the plot is pixelated. Does anyone has solution for this, that is to save a ...
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How to generate gradient from stripes?

I have rectangles one below another making list of stripes, similar to this: Now I just want to generate a gradient from this pattern. It should be such that colours mix with the adjacent colours a ...
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In Inkscape, is there a way to apply an alpha mask or gradient over another color gradient?

I have an object that I've applied a linear gradient to: that I would like to fade to transparent at the edges: But I do not know how to do this, given that inkscape doesn't let you apply two ...
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Define non-visible areas as transparent

I have had a problem that I haven't been able to figure out, and haven't found the right way to search for it on the forum. I have made the below image for a logo. It is a rainbow circle with four ...
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Is it possible to rotate a gradient fill with its shape?

I find it very annoying to have to change the angle of a gradient fill after having rotated/flipped a shape. Is there a way to rotate the shape AND the gradient fill at the same time ? In other ...
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Uniform Scattering with vector

I'm attempting to create a random spread of dots to create a gradient look. I'm getting really close to the effect I want by blending two scatter brushes. The issue I'm having is that the blended ...
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Am I overusing gradients?

I would like to know how this looks and an overall critique, but just answering the question in the title is enough (: So in this screen the user would select what he wants to advertise, all that is ...
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Where can I increase color depth in Illustrator

I'm working with a gradient in Illustrator, but there is banding in gradient. I'm trying to increase the color depth, but I can't find the color depth setting. If there are any other methods to ...
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App buttons gradient critique

I am currently working on this part of my app where the user has to select what do they want to advertise. The color palette I use in my app is mostly grey, a little bit of black and then a gradient ...
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Featuring a curve to create a centered gradient

I'm trying to recreate a graphic I made back in 2007 with Photoshop 7 and I can't duplicate what I did back then with Photoshop CC. Well, as far as my memory is taking me... I created the graphic ...
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Help identifying effect(s)

I am trying to create a template for a dead card game. My end goal is to generate a vector template that I can use to create new cards for personal use. I've toyed around with using an image trace, ...
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How can I make a gradient go around a compound path?

I want a gradient to go around a compound path, like so:      not necessarily a hexagon, but any compound path You can notice how the gradient is one continuous gradient ...
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How can I export my gradient to get the colour values from Illustrator

I would like to export my gradient from Illustrator CS5. I know I can click each swatch individually, make a note of the colour and the percentage value and click on each handle to work out the value ...
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Join paths to make one single line drawing so I can gradient the stroke

I have made a drawing with the pen tool. Most of the paths are unclosed. I would like to put a gradient stroke on the paths. I don't seem to be able to join all of the paths together, which I ...
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Difficulties with Gradients [closed]

I'm having some difficulties with Gradients... again. There's this image with the artwork of a bezel in which the artist simply "dropped the brush", guess that's an appropriate analogy, with the ...
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How to create an image with complex gradient?

I need to create an image like this, but I do not know what software or technique to use. I tried to use the Mesh Tool in Illustrator, but the result is odd, also I tried to blur an image in Photoshop,...
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Photoshop - How to properly apply a Gradient Map to a Brush in a layer?

I have a this Watercolor brush and painted over a transparent layer Then I add a Gradient Map to have the desired colors in the Watercolor But when I try to clipping mask the Gradient Map to the ...
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Creating a sketch component where it picks average colour from an image and fills it in a layer

I've been trying to create a symbol in sketch which has a property where an overlaying gradient layer has a fill of the average colour it picks from the image in its background. Its easy to do it ...
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How can I achieve this whitish circular pattern?

I am trying to achieve this whitish circular pattern at the back of pizza giving a glowing effect. I have tried Gradients but the Circular gradient isn't giving me this effect. Please, I need help. I ...
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In photoshop how can you fill each selection with its own individual gradient automatically?

Basically, this is an oversimplified illustration that shows exactly what I want. Instead of me selecting each patch individually then apply the gradient I can just use select > color range or magic ...
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Adobe Illustrator: make a gradient ellipse over shape and cut everything outside

How can I make an Ellipse with gradient on separated layer, and remove everything, which is not in shape, located on another layer? I will describe it on a schema, like I do this in Photoshop (...
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how do I make a custom gradient shape mask or vector mask that is gradually transparent on one side only?

Using Vector masks or layer masks, In photoshop CC, how do I make a custom gradient shape mask or vector mask that has a gradient on one side only? A side that is curved and the gradient should follow ...