Questions tagged [gradient-mesh]

Questions about the vector tool that allows a shape to be filled with a continuous gradient, defined by multiple points within the shape, each corresponding to the colour.

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How to achieve this Gradient (Done in Figma with layer Blur)

how can i achieve this Gradient? I know its done in Figma with multiple rectangles and a bunch of Layer Blur. I'm a noob with the Gradient Mesh Tool in Illustrator, so Figma would be easier for me. ...
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transparency mood screen change everything look really white illustrator

I use illustrator to design lighting shape by make shape gradient black and color then make mood screen from transparency section but it makes everything look really white Any advises?
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Adobe Illustrator AI - Working with mesh and i want to make strokes with the mesh that i made

Like the title says, I want to make a stroke along the lines made with the mesh tool. How can this be achieved?
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Illustrator: Opacity Mask is not moving/resizing along with object it masks, if the masked object is a Mesh object

I need to move/resize the artwork which includes an opacity masked object, in which both the mask and the object being masked are different Gradient Mesh objects. In the Transparency panel, no matter ...
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Creating Skin Texture As a Fill

Experimenting in After Effects here. Using Photoshop, I'm trying to create a whole skin texture based on various frame still samples of a video of a person. It's not very high res so nothing too ...
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Inkscape or Illustrator: How to create a Polygonal Gradient / Shapeburst fill?

I'm trying to create a Polygonal Gradient fill in Inkscape or Illustrator. Here's a rendered example of what I'm trying to do: The image above shows a black-to-white polygonal gradient on a pentagon. ...
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How to turn Fill Color of Mesh points to Fill “NONE” in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm trying to create a irregular mesh shape in Illustrator, which has some mesh point filled with colors at center and all edge points with 0% opacity. Considering the image attached. I want the cyan ...
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Illustrator - How to create waves gradient mesh

I'm looking for a tutorial on how to create a gradient waves mesh like the attachment. I don't know if I call this the correct way but I can't find anything that comes close to this. Regards,
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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 do I change the direction of mesh lines in Illustrator?

I'm creating an object that has the mesh. I want the mesh lines to travel in a particular direction, but when I set them up they default to another direction. Is there a way to change this without ...
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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 create Graphics like this in Photoshop? [closed]

I am a developer and hence I am not experienced in photoshop and graphic designing. I recently came across a graphic like this: I want to know how can I create an image like this Photoshop? The ...
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Can't I blend two mesh objects?

I'm trying to blend two objects that I created a personalized gradient with mesh tool but I can't apply the blend tool on them. I've already tried the Object > Path > Offset Path but I wasn't ...
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Pixellated Gradients when exporting PDF from Illustrator

I designed a business card with some graphics that have gradients, but every time I export a PDF the gradients show up pixellated. I tried setting Print > Advanced > Transparency and Overprint > High ...
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How to adjust an Anchor Point in a Mesh Object?

I'm working on my personal project. My basic element (a bar) needed to be responsive in shape changing. First thing I applied the bar in is something like this: And the blue things (bar), the thing I ...
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How to achieve this perfect soft gradient in Illustrator?

This gradient looks subtle instead of a classic gradient bubble. Can you share a tip to recreate it in Illustrator? How to select start/middle/end colors and distances to recreate gradients?
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How to get nice, smooth transitions in an Illustrator gradient mesh?

I am needing help understanding what is happening with my gradient mesh colors. I'm trying to create some folds in a scarf using the mesh, however, when I apply the darker color I get a weird lighter ...
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Putting a meshed object on perspective grid

I am working on a picture of a room. The room has a poster in it. I created a symbol of the poster, and it includes a picture of a soccer ball, shaded with gradient mesh. Unfortunately, I cannot put ...
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Illustrator: gradient stroke artefacts

I am currently trying to recreate the "drop shadow" appearance effect as a vector. As suggested by this tutorial, I tried supplementing the benefits of stroke-gradients. While it did work with other ...
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How to manipulate the gradient mesh correctly?

i am learning about illustrator technniques and i want to do this tutorial: design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-draw-a-vector-t-shirt-and-apply-a-pattern-to-it-in-adobe-illustrator--cms-28926 (sorry ...
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Making a gradient from a set of solid-filled shapes

I want to make mesh gradient from an abstract figure. The original figure made by adding an abstract solid figure as a Clipping Mask to a camouflage vector pattern. The resulted figure attached in ...
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Is this Illustrator gradient editable?

I have a background gradient that I imported into Illustrator, from an EPS file that I got. I am not sure if it is actually editable. It seems to be a group with a mesh. Is there a specific way of ...
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What is the status of the Inkscape Gradient Mesh Tool? I cannot activate it in version .92

I have been searching various forums to try to get some information about this tool. I have seen websites about how to turn it on through the Preferences window in Inkscape. When I have attempted to ...
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Creating icons with gradient shadows

I am attempting to create some animal icons in a particular style. What would your approach be in making an icon in a similar style? It looks to me like a lot of different gradients applied in ...
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Illustrator CC eyedropper samples wrong color through mesh in outline mode

I am working on a video tutorial with a gradient mesh. I'm trying to color it realistically according to an image file. My bottommost layer is a template layer with a JPG picture to trace or sample ...
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How to seamlessly merge junction of different shapes with gradients?

In Inkscape I'm creating a 3D cube like shape with some curvature along the border edges. To simulate the curvature I'm using two adjacent paths with linear gradients facing opposite direction, like a ...
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Does anyone know how to create this type of complex gradient background?

I was looking online and found this really lovely photo of a gradient background, and I wanted to know how to replicate it for my own works, I tried different things, some being applying colors using ...
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Using a gradient mesh to color lines in illustrator

So I have this line design in AI, and I made this super colorful gradient mesh with the color design I want to apply to the lines. (They are in separate layers if that is relevant) How do I use the ...
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Is there a way to convert a gradient made in Photoshop into a vector mesh?

I am not good at using a gradient mesh in illustrator or core draw (any vector program), it makes sense to create a non linear complex gradient in Photoshop. However when using tools like live trace I ...
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Tube Label Gradient Abrupt Cutoff when Printing Help!

We are trying to print some labels on a plastic tube(Using a third party company). We are supplying the artwork. The gradients on the tube sample, when viewed rather closely, are cutting off abruptly....
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Add stroke to internal lines in mesh objects

I am trying to create a fishing net in adobe illustrator. I have created an ellipse object and created the mesh but adding a stroke via the appearance panel only does it to the border of the mesh ...
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How to quickly setup a gradient mesh for annulus-like shapes in AI?

I usually encounter annulus-like shapes such as the one shown below: I want to create a gradient mesh out of this array of discrete patches. However, Adobe Illustrator can only create rectangular ...
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Transforming 3rd-party discrete gradient mesh to AI's smooth gradient-mesh

The problem I use pst-solides3d (part of pstricks bundle for LaTeX) to generate the following surface. The surface is not a mesh, but a collection of disjoint quadrilateral patches, each with a ...
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Mesh mask for easier color versions?

I have a water droplet I've designed using a mesh and a gradient for a glare spot. However, I need to make it as easy as possible to swap the base color of the droplet. I need to export for versions ...
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How to convert a gradient mesh created in Illustrator into a browser-compatible, scalable SVG?

I need to convert a gradient mesh generated in illustrator into an SVG file that is browser compatible. The mesh generates this gradient which I need to use as a background for a responsive web site ...
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Pathfinder divide tool on object with gradient mesh

I'm using Illustrator CC, and have a tear-drop shaped object which has a gradient mesh applied to it. I need to use the pathfinder divide tool in combination with another simple shape to take a chunk ...
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How can I remove an existing Gradient Mesh from an object in Adobe Illustrator?

I just messed up using the Gradient Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator. I want to start a brand new Gradient Mesh on the object I messed up on and don't want to delete the original shape. How can I ...
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AI - Breaking a mesh into a grid of vector shapes

I've researched for what seems forever, and I cannot find anything explaining how to break a mesh into a (distorted) grid of vector shapes. I don't need to preserve any kind of gradient or coloring; I ...
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A clean way to remove gradient mesh in Illustrator?

Does anyone know if it is possible to remove a gradient mesh from an object in Illustrator without producing a distorted/inaccurate outline? Adobe documentation as well as most online resources I ...