Questions tagged [image-editing]

Questions about the process of manipulating images to achieve a desired result. Ask anything about image editing. For specific questions about photo manipulation use the tag [photo-editing].

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How to solidify the outline of an image that has feathered edges?

Imagine saving a .png image of a solid-colored circle that is on top of a transparent background. However, the circle is filled with that solid color in such a way that towards its outer contours (...
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Illustrator: cut and paste preserving groups

I probably know already the answer but maybe I am wrong. I want to copy and paste or cut and paste part of drawing while preserving groups. I have 2 vector drawings in one file which objects share ...
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How to Make An Almost Symmetric Image Seem Endless?

There are many almost symmetric images, such as: image 1 or image 2 What software do you suggest to use and how to make such images seem endless by copying part of the same image at its center?
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How to fill a complex shape with a white background using Inkscape?

I'm trying to add a white background to an SVG image found on the Internet. I modified it to only keep one of the shape. It is still a rather complex shape and I didn't manage to achieve what I wanted....
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Alpha Channel: When to add it or why not? How much does it add to image file size?

When you load an existing image in Photoshop or Gimp, it is a single layer with no alpha channel. One reason why someone would need to add an alpha channel to that layer is if they want to cut away ...
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Best way to remove an adjoining circle in small logo?

What is the recommended way to remove the "3" and circle it contains on this logo? The magic eraser/wand I didn't seem to fix it with. Any pros willing to assist?
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Removing checkered background baked onto image

I have an image as follows: The checkered pattern is not the transparency, it is impressed directly on the image, and runs across the whole graphic. I would like to know if there is a way to remove ...
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Remove an element on an image and recreate a plain color background, without Content Aware Removal tool

Let's say we want to remove the white painting on this image, and just have a grey wall background. Usually the "Content aware" removal tool works, but in some cases, it does not (and ...
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Is there any image editor that supports BOTH layers and objects?

Image editors like Paint.NET do not do what I want. They force me to make each small circle, rectangle, piece of text, etc. a layer. What I want is something like this: Layer 3 - Rectangle A, some ...
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Fit smaller piece of image as best as possible into duplicated image with a hole that has soft borders - is this doable?

Imagine an image with a free selection with Antialiasing on + Feather edge pixels, copy and paste to new Layer(top), set the top Layer mode to something like Clear/Erase. I wonder if the following is ...
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GIMP Technique to reduce blurred lines in old documents?

I'm aquequate at best using Gimp, so for all I know this may be something easy to do. I'm dealing with really old church documents that were photographed in black and white, then scanned. I cannot ...
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How can I crop a layer in GIMP without shrinking the canvas?

A very simple exercise in GIMP: create a new (blank) image, open a .jpg image as a new layer, and crop that layer. What should happen: the canvas should stay the same size, regardless of how much or ...
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Clone Stamp on multiple layers/files with their own clone source?

I'm asking in most regard of Photoshop techniques/plugins, but I'm also open to other software. In the application of 3D, a lot of times artists need to clone stamp multiple layers/files with each of ...
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Metallic effect on picture

I have the clock hands below (cf. photo). they look very flat. i would now like to process them so that they get a slight metallic-black effect and become slightly three-dimensional if possible. The ...
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Processing "clean" text to simulate "old-fashioned" printing

I am hoping to start a project to train Tesseract for a certain kind of image that is a very common problem for open-source OCR-assisted transcription of old texts: ~1700s printing presses and paper ...
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GIMP how to automate gaussian blur then mode divide on several pages

I have a multi-page PDF loaded as layers in GIMP. I want to automate the following actions in sequence: Select and make first layer visible, others non-visible Duplicate layer Apply Gaussian Blur ...
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Whats a good rate of change in frames for starting out in animation with adobe animate?

I am starting out drawing some basic animations in adobe animate. what I am wondering is what is recommended for drawing changes in the animation like how many frames in between should I skip to ...
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Color accuracy issues Macbook / PC

I have a weird behavior between a PC and a Macbook (2016) regarding color accuracy. The PC is connected to a BenQ SW271 monitor and the monitor is in sRGB mode Both are calibrated using the X-Rite ...
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How can I change a particular colour to transparent?

I have a photo with white background. I want to remove the white colour and make it transparent. The simple select and remove type remover don't help because the image is very complex. It has many ...
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How to clone/duplicate gradient transparent pixels?

I've been searching for hours and couldn’t find any tutorial on the web... Unbelievable. Am I the only one to face this?? I'm just looking for a method to clone some gradient transparent pixels (or ...
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Gimp: How to despeckle old scanned document

The sample image below was overly dotted with block spots. How are the spots removed (or at least reduced) using Gimp, please? I have tried the Despeckle filter but it seems to have no effect on the ...
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How to Photoshop several fabrics and finishes onto several images

I am creating a website for a furniture manufacturer. On the product detail page they want the image to change based on the fabric and finish choice the customer makes. They have multiple products all ...
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What is this adjustment/effect called?

I am new to graphic design and photoshop. I would like to know how the image of Thanos (the character in purple) was flattened against the front of the car like that. What is that effect? How can that ...
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What's the best way to remove a white background when the Magic Wand tool doesn't cut it?

I'm having trouble removing a white background with complex images like these ones. When I use the Magic Wand tool on them I just end up cutting way too much stuff away or not enough and leaving white ...
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How to remove Background in multiple and make it white in just one click or automate

I have more than 40 pictures of which I want to remove background and make them white background. I cannot do it one by one as its gonna take a lot of time even days. I want to automate the process is....
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Best way to edit photos for image heavy eBooks, with only iPages or preview tools, without the size jumping up and making the PDF massive?

I am an interior designer creating PDF e-books using lots of images. I have hundreds of before & after photos but most of them need editing — mostly cropping, brightening, sharpening etc. I can ...
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How to write a photoshop script to resize the image until it covers the whole canvas? (not just fit the height[or shortest length])

How to Batch Resize in Photoshop This doesn't seem to work, so I think a script way might be what I need. Adobe Photoshop Scripting The resize method in its JavaScript reference guide doesn't seem to ...
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How to alter all images in Photoshop by a size factor

I have a folder of greyscale images that are of random objects on a white background. Essentially I need to reduce the size of every image - pixel-wise - by a factor of 1.51. Specifically, I need to ...
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How do I use GIMP to change the black circle to red in this indexed-color png?

I have this .png These are the image properties from GIMP: I want to change the black background of the circle to red using GIMP. I have tried methods 2 and 3 mentioned in this guide. When I try ...
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How do I add a glass effect to an image?

I need to add a glass effect to the picture so it looks like a real item. I tried to search but I could not find any good solutions. I attached a photo of the real item and a design Does anyone have ...
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How do I replace the blue color with red in this image?

I'd like to replace the blue in the linked image with red. What is the easiest and best-looking way to do this? I had the idea of selecting the gold trim and colorizing the inverse, but that would ...
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How do I "stretch out" part of an image, with the whole image bending to compensate for the stretch?

For example, here is an image of a cat: And here is an edited image of that cat. The very small mouth part has been stretched out to be very big, and the whole image has warped and moved around the ...
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Photoshop Image Resize Query

I have a flyer in MS Word format which I need to finalize in Jpeg format image with the 1920 pixel width x 700 pixel height. I have converted the file contents from MS Word to an image png file. ...
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How can I perform colour and alpha replacements based on colour channel?

I have extracted texture files from a game that I intend to use in Unity. In doing so, I have one texture map labeled "Multi" that is intended to be overlaid on top of the Diffuse texture. ...
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How to convert any fabric to look like leather / latex?

I am new to photoshop and I need a little help. How can I change the material of any dress to look like leather/latex? Ref pic: I tried using Filter > Filter Gallery > Artistic > Plastic Wrap ...
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Why do some of my PNG images not have transparent backgrounds in certain circumstances?

I have a group of PNG images that serve as background overlays in an automated photo booth i.e. you have from back to front: the background image, the photo taken by the booth, the PNG overlay which ...
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Remove a transparent colored line from image

I am far from a skilled artist, so sorry if the question has a common answer. I couldn't find anything, but perhaps my lack of knowledge on the subject prevents me from even knowing what to be ...
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How to flip only some parts of an image

I have several images with text on them. I would like to "ONLY" flip the texts in the images. Here is an example: I want to keep the image intact except the texts where I need to flip them ...
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Image on Linkedin looks distorted

When i send an image on linked through message, it gets distorted I have attached a screenshot. I have tried changing the size of it but it still distorts
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Color replacing in the indexed image

I have 8-bit indexed BMP image. How can replace some colors in it using Photoshop (13.1.2) but obligatory making sure/constraining that the new colors will be taken taken ONLY from the image palette?
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Photoshop bulk "image processor" saved images default to 8bit/channel. Is it a bug or am I doing something wrong?

I have an action that, among other things, converts to 16bits/channel. The action works well on an open image. If I apply the same action through the Image Processor bulk editing, the saved images are ...
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How to complete this bowl picture in Photoshop?

I need to complete the missing part of this picture the right way.
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Distort/Stretch Image along a curve

I have a logo file that is a right-angled triangle with some lines radiating out from one corner. It reminds me of a sail on a boat. I'd like it to look more like a sail on a boat but still retain ...
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Creating part of an image as example for A2 print

I need to be able to supply a photo of part of a large print -mainly A2. Larger prints will be produced by a commercial company. I suppose I need to set the printer page size to A2 and then view it on ...
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how to enhance images captured from an old film recorder

I have 4 frames from an historical source showing an animation of a statistical algorithm (multidimensional scaling), ca. 1962. They were captured by a film recorder connected to a CRT display. A ...
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Convert a pen signature like a marker or fountain pen using the tools on line

Starting from this old question, How to convert a signature from JPG to vector strokes?, or other similar, without to have installed anything on my notebook, is there the possibility to trasform my ...
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How to change color of product in a picture

I have a picture of Jacket, the color of jacket is black. I want to change the jacket color to white. Here is the picture How can I change the color of jacket ? Please help.
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In Photoshop is it possible to change the size of all layers (that are different sizes) to the same height?

I have a collage-like image in Photoshop with 35 layers. On each layer is a picture, and each picture is a different size (with different dimensions). I want to change the height of every layer so ...
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How legit is Photopea for reducing image size for website

I'm working on an image heavy website, so would really need to use a Photoshop like program to reduce file size. I came across Photopea - how legit is it? Can I use it for this job?
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What is the cleanest way to get rid of distractions in the a corner of my image?

Take a look at my original: My goal here is to get rid of the curb at the bottom right corner. I tried doing a doing a transform -> warp but the results aren't great. Even though the image itself ...

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