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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Delete pixels in selection from multiple layers at once in Adobe Photoshop

In Adobe Photoshop is there a way to have multiple layers selected and then delete pixels in a selection from them? The closest I could think of is to add them to a group and apply a mask created from ...
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How to make custom halftone effect with more than one pattern?

I've only ever seen this done on one project, I can't remember the name or where I saw it but I did take a screenshot because I loved the idea. I want to put a halftone/bitmap effect on an image, but ...
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How can I get those exact distinct (chinese) look of the eyes?

I have a low resolution image of a person and I was able to manage to increase the resolution of the image by manually improving all the features. But I'm now stuck on how to get that exact look on ...
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How to smoothen (curve fitting) this image text in Gimp?

I have this image text which I was able to obtain from a low resolution jpg and then cleaned it out to this point, but now as can be seen in the pic it does not look smooth. I can't find the words I ...
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How to cut some of the overlapping images in Adobe Illustrator?

I want to cut the overlapping hands and legs from the circle but want to keep the head part. Any idea on how to do this? This is my second day on Illustrator, sorry if the questions sounds kinda dumb.
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Smart Object Does Not Update

I attempted to paste a vector and/or image file on Photoshop as a smart object, when editing the image, it does not update on Illustrator. Is there a way around this?
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Is this considered graphic design?

I know the photos look weird, But are they considered graphic design or not?
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Why does image software typically use frames (x pixels by y pixels) instead of an infinite canvas?

If you open up your favorite drawing package and start a new image, you'll likely be asked to input the dimensions of the frame (width and height). For example, Pinta shows this: However, I recently ...
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How to grayscale multiple logos to have the same text color?

I'm trying to grayscale 3 logos (2 of them the "text portion" is originally in dark blue, another in black) in a way where the "text portion" ends up to be the same darkness/color. ...
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What is it called when you want to overlay an image at an angle?

I have close to zero experience in graphic design, but what is it called when I want to overlay an image at an angle? I want to replace his screen - but his screen isn't flat. What is it called when I ...
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How to convert color gradient to grayscale?

This is an image of the gravity of earth. I need it in grayscale with the white areas representing max gravity and black areas representing the minimum gravity so I can get a displacement map to use ...
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Gimp: How to swap the left and right sides of an image?

I want to "cut" the image in half, move the original left half of the image to the right, and move the original right half of the image to the left. How can I do that using Gimp?
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Crop Image at specific location from multiple images [closed]

I have a multiple images of one app. The original image size is 800x480 pixels. I want to crop a specific part of all images. lets say 50x50 pixels image from original images. Is there any software or ...
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How to make designs to have realistic woven/knitted texture

I would like to turn any design in a way that it looks woven/knitted such as this image below: Then I attempted to recreate this effect for any design that I want but the result wasn't satisfying. So ...
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How can I modify the point of view of this photo?

How can I modify this picture to make it seem like the pizza is shown from above?
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Workflow request - Standardisation of e-commerce images - bulk processing

I'm curious to see how other professionals are handling their bulk processing of e-commerce image libraries, particularly where the source images don't follow any sort of consistency. My current ...
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Removing a preset print border in Inkscape

Very new to Inkscape… When I import a PNG and resize to the exact size I require (221×268) and then send to print, a border keeps appearing on the printed sheet. I can not find any setting to remove ...
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How to use PhotoShop to cut out unwanted full height portion of an image?

I want to cut out unwanted full height or full width portion of an image. For example, in below gif image, I'm cutting out unwanted full height portion from the image. How to do this in PhotoShop or ...
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What is this design called and how to do it?

Recently I came across few images which I liked but not sure what there are called and how there are created. Which software is used? If possible please provide tutorial Blog as well for my reference. ...
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How to get inside a part of a selection (border) of an image

I had this question previously, but it is not working anymore with Photoshop 2022: How to quickly get inside of this magic wand tool border selection - complex image I don't know why. So here a new ...
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Revert the brightness and contrast of an xcv file to original

I have an image in my xcf file that is too dark at some region, then I change the brightness and contranst of that image. But, after I done path, now I want to change the brightness and contrast ...
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Redraw a xcf file in GIMP

I want to redraw a sketch. Previously the drawing uses brush size 10 and line size 10. I want to change the width of the line to 5 without redrawing. Can I do that?
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Which program should use for an Image with description

I have an Online Shop, I'll in my Website Dress to sell, I to want habe as this image to show, My question is which program need for have same what inside of rectangle is, the Black Circle and the ...
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Generate close-up photo of laptop screen (with pixels)

Given a standard screenshot, would you know how to transform it into a close-up photo of laptop screen effect, in which you can see the pixels. Example: or even better, a more 3D image like this one.
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Fastest way to create the border-around a person's cutout youtube cover

I'm looking make the process of making the Cutout person youtube cover faster, hopefully using simple/inexpensive tools though if the best option is expensive/complicated I would still go for that. ...
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Inexpensive image editing software to add nice arrows

I am working on some support articles, and I would like to add some example screenshots, and in those screenshots, I would like to add large arrows where the border color is different than the fill ...
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Creating a Linen Postcard from Photographs with Photoshop

I am very interested in linen postcards and would love to be able to create images in the same style with photos I take. I have been trying to figure out how but with no luck. I've tried working with ...
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How much more processing power does Adobe Photoshop use vs Gimp? [closed]

Gimp is not only free but is also lightweight and resources compared to Photoshop it feels like. Photoshop's long splash screen makes it feel resource heavy with alot of overhead. Is there technical ...
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SEO friendly photos

In an e-commerce website/platform where we get photos from our customers (their personal photo and PDF files), we want to make the photos SEO friendly. Should we ask our customers/users to use JPG ...
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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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