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 would I smooth a gradient?

I'm trying to create a small poster of a 2D animation character — irrelevant for this matter — which doesn't exist in a bigger image for manipulation available anywhere, so I captured a frame of said ...
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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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Research: Grainy/Noisy Gradient

Below I have posted a poster created by Malwin Béla Hürkey in which a grainy/noisy gradient was used to create 3dimensional shapes. Can someone point me towards a method to create such gradients? ...
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How do I create a polygon gradient in photoshop?

I have a pentagon that I want to fill with a gradient. The effect should be that one side of the pentagon is uniformly white, and the two opposite sides are uniformly black, with a smooth transition ...
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How to you move, or scale adjustment layers in Photoshop?

I was sent a document. That looks something like this: That orange circle is an adjustment layer I can not, for the life of me, figure out how to move and scale an adjustment layer. The document has ...
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How to fill this pencil shape with gradient in illustrator?

I've been struggling to fill this entire pencil-like shape with this gray gradient. It always stops bluntly at the tip, leaving it empty. How do I get it to fill all the way from the point?
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Move gradient handles for all objects

I have a gradient that I want to apply to many objects, and for each object I want to move the handles in the same way. Is there a way to apply these changes to a single object and to have the change ...
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GIMP: Gradient paintbrush

Is there any way, in GIMP, to set the color of a paintbrush to be a gradient, the first color at the beginning of the stroke and the second color as the end of the stroke? I found a help page from 2.2 ...
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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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Gradient between two custom colours on canva?

To create a gradient between two colours on canva Enter "Gradient" on the search bar, and click on any of the results. To edit the gradient colour, click the colour tile on the toolbar ...
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Gradient tool in photoshop is not working on layer masks

I create posters for boxing events. Usually these posters involve a background image with multiple pictures of fighters in the foreground. In the past, it has been easy for me to add a picture of a ...
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Hard color transition gradients

I am trying to reproduce this hard transition of colors with the gradient tool. I had this gradient: And what I need was hard transition between of the colors like here - What is the trick ...
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Is it possible to generate a gradient from color swatches?

I am trying to generate two gradients using color swatches in Adobe Illustrator. It took me a very long time to find out that it's possible to save the colors using "Add Used Colors", and as it can ...
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How to add transparency and radial gradient to a vector?

In a way to meet the Shutterstock guidelines I need to convert my Illustraton ai vector files to EPS 10 format. This conversion can create rasterised elements in an EPS10 files. Shutterstock does not ...
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How can i make a rubber looking button?

I am a beginner in illustrator. I would like to make a button like this one: See where the white light on the top left gradually fades and there is some white shade on the inside of the button as ...
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How to achieve this gradient painting?

Hi all, this is a piece by Yute Sato (if I am not mistaken). I am curious how this very specific gradient was made, it seems like it was a Ctrl-D duplication on some gradient (mesh?) on Illustrator. ...
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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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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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Scientific methods to obtain perfect color gradient between red and green for scale

I am in the course of designing an application that allows users to ask survey questions by swiping along a coloured scale. For preliminary testing, I just took a coloured gradient from the internet ...
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Considerations for a producing a multi-color logo

I'm working on a logo where the client ask that I incorporate additional colors. I currently have a two color logo, orange and green, and they want the orange to transform into the red. This makes ...
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How to change Inkscape gradient colors?

I created a gradient in Inkscape, but now no matter where I click, I can't change the colors of the existing gradient. I did check out this question, but it was totally unhelpful and the "...
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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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Gradient numbers for multiple svg export from illustrator

When exporting to svg from Illustrator, the code generates a "linear-gradient-" or "radial-gradient-" plus number. This seems to work until I export multiple files with different gradients. No matter ...
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Gradient style for each shape in one layer

I am seeking how to apply an Overlay Gradient style on a layer containing multiple shapes, in a way that each shape has his own gradient (not sharing the layer style to the merged shapes). For now, ...
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I've designed a logo with RGB colour gradients. How do I find the exact CMYK or Pantone colours for print?

I have designed a logo with a gradient of 3 RGB colours. I'm liking the colours for digital but now I want to duplicate the logo with CMYK colours for print. What is the best way to do this? Is it to ...
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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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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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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 do you change the origin of a radial gradient in Inkscape?

I want to change the origin of a radial gradiant in inkscape (so that it's not the centre of the shape, but off to one side). How do I do this?
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Suggested workflow for vectorizing logos with gradients

I was impressed with how much grunt work can be handled within AI's image trace function: Object -> image trace -> make and expand However, for more sophisticated logos, things become less ...
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Change gradient colors in Inkscape

How can I change the color from which to which the gradient should be changing in Inkscape?
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Gradient annotator is not appearing

gradient annotator is not appearing suddenly. any suggestions? what I had done so far- reinstalled illustrator. (am using illustrator 2020) , restarted PC. but nothing changes. activating gradient ...
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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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How can I achieve opacity gradient effect in After Effects CS6?

Basically I have a composition layer that needs to have sort of fading out effect on it. I can achieve this in PS CS6 by aplying a vector mask on a layer and then choosing opacity gradient 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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Inkscape gradient-stop distribution

Is there any way to auto-align gradient stops along the length of a gradient in the same manner that objects can be distributed with relation to the page?
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Applying complex gradients in logo

I am trying to trace this logo but i am not getting how can apply this gradient and how to apply depth using lines. I tried by drawing lines and gradient stoke around it but this was not helpful for ...
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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 do I make a gradient background in Figma?

I am trying to make a linear gradient backgroud accross my UI in Figma. How can I possibly go about this?
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Help recreating stencil effect

I'm trying to replicate an effect I've seen before; how can I get an image like this to look like this? I've tried starting by making a stencil using thresholds but I feel like I'm always losing too ...
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GIMP variable sunburst gradient

I'm new to GIMP (trying to finally move over from PSP9!) I want to create a sunburst gradient with a variable number of repeats either by repeat count or angle (e.g. 4 repeats = 90 degrees). Is there ...
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Gradient Map in Illustrator

Is there a way to create a gradient map effect in illustrator? I tried different bledning modes but I cant get it to look the the photoshop version. Thanks in advance for the help.
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How would I create a gradient background like this?

I need to replace the vessel seen in the below image with another vessel. I have already cropped the vessel that needs to be placed there however I am unsure how to create the gradient background seen ...
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How can I produce this irregular gradient using css?

I am looking for a way to reproduce this gradient using css: Is it possible? I don't know how the png gradient has been done.
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Linear Gradient Effect without Transparency as second color in InkScape?

I have a problem with my Object that I want to apply a linear gradient onto to simulate a 3D effect (glow on top of a button). It looks fine in the editor but when exported the gradient area is going ...
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How to add gradient on overlapping paths? Is there a way to combine overlapping paths to a single one?

I have been searching through the internet for a couple of days now and cannot find the answer. I am trying to add a gradient stroke on a path, a gradient that would make it seem that the path is ...
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How can I create a double helix?

I want to create intersected curved line like this , I use Pen Tool but can not get the same as this , and searched a lot for already built through google , but all I got were curve lines not like ...
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How to use the color picker along the gradient tool in illustrator?

How can I color picker for the gradient tool to sample a color? It seems the color picker does not work like photoshop does where you can pick a color from the existing canvas, but have to know either ...
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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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Reset Layer Mask/Gradient Tool in Photoshop CC

When using a gradient on a layer mask, I would be able to create an image like the one below: The image shows a slight "fade out" on the bottom and only on the bottom. Now, when I try the same exact ...

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