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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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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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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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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How to draw a color wheel in illustrator?

How to draw a color wheel in illustrator? I am thinking of creating many small arcs with gradient and all hue colors. Any ideas?
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How to fill in outlined text with transparency-to-color gradient in Illustrator

I'm trying to create a fading effect on an outlined text by adding gradient to transparency. Is it possible to do so? My idea was to create an object to overlap it, but I cannot make the object of ...
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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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GIMP: How to apply a mask to multiple layers?

I'm new to GIMP, so I'm having trouble accomplishing the following: I want to apply the same layer mask to all of my layers without having to merge them. If this is not possible, the end result I'm ...
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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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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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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 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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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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SVG gradient implementation

Is it possible to recreate this sort of blurred gradient in an SVG?
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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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Shading an SVG shape using control points

I'm using Inkscape to produce an SVG image which is supposed to reproduce a photo. I have some arbitrarily drawn shape, and I need to shade it. Here's an example photo: Here's how I would like to ...
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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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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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Photoshop image fading and background effect

I believe it's easy to do, but I am missing some details. Somehow, my results are not what I'd wanted them to look like. How to draw illustrational lines? (Think of the lines from Windows Vista login ...
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Why is it that this color gradient is so much more attractive than others?

I've been playing around with some gradients on a site I'm developing, and I'm really interested in the psychology or other meaning behind why certain colors appear more attractive than others. Here'...
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InDesign: poor rendering of gradient

Is there a way one could improve the rendering of this gradient? After creating a gradient swatch and applying it to a rectangle that fills the entire page to use as a background, the gradient looks ...
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How do I calculate color gradients?

I have a small table of values like this: Food Count Color Pumpkin 345 #DB3236 Cabbage 193 ? Pepper 89 ? Beetroot 96 ? Potato 62 ? Lettuce 35 ? Carrot 26 ...
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Gradient tool in Photoshop not even blend?

When you make a gradient in PS, for example a black to white gradient going across the screen, it seems that it is not an even blend from black to white. There is too much black, too much white, and ...
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Automatically fill a polygon grid with gradient

I would like to fill a polygon grid automatically with a gradient in Illustrator. How can I achieve this? Each polygon shape has a total fill and no gradient within the separate shape.
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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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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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Adobe Illustrator - Copy gradient of one object into another object

Does anybody know the keyboard shortcut or the easiest way to copy a gradient of an object into another object.
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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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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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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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Photoshop CS5, how to create a layer mask from a layer?

I have a layer in Photoshop that I'd like to use as a layer mask, is this at all possible? It's a black & white layer with some gradients that I would like to apply to another layer that's a ...
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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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Why doesn't the gradient tool appear over the object I've applied it to in Illustrator CS6?

Why doesn't the gradient tool appear over the object I've applied it to in Illustrator CS6? I have to click and hold down to adjust the size of the gradient on an object or just use the gradient ...
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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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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 that goes around the object (...
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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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Why does an almost solid line appear in this image?

I am learning how to use python's pillow library to produce images, and for a test I made it produce a 256*256 RGB image with each pixels green value equal to its x position and its blue value equal ...
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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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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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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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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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