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How can I make the color white look as white as possible?

In designing websites and applications, I have noticed that when mixing colors with white, certain colors make white look more "greenish" or "purple-ish". This happens to a much greater degree when ...
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How to work with white artwork in Adobe Illustrator?

Regarding Adobe Illustrator - I am trying to create a vector file that an imprinter will use to imprint my image on to T-shirts. The shirts will be black and I want my image to be in white. ...
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Paper vs color white

Could someone explain the difference between "Paper" and white in Indesign? I'm printing posters and continually use "paper" for my text and other shapes as the color white. Is this correct?
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White Lines (Not Strokes) Appearing between shapes after using Pathfinder tool. How do I get rid of them?

I'm working on a large illustration project in Illustrator CC. I hand-drew hundreds of shapes which overlapped to create the image how I wanted it to look. However, I have several shapes that needed ...
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What is the lightest shade of grey you can use for a background colour that is still discernible from plain white?

I am advocating for the use of a grey background instead of the traditional white background colour for a couple of reasons (mainly to do with reducing the glare from reading on certain devices and ...
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Vector Files, how does one create a file with the color white?

Black T-Shirts. Most use white lettering. However white lettering seems to be an issue when making a vector file or PNG. (Maybe its just me as I am not graphically inclined) But, when I got to make ...
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Importing a photoshop file into illustrator without a white background

I'm trying to import a .psd file into illustrator without showing the background. I have one layer in photoshop, showing only the transparent image. I've saved it as .psd, and .png files. But ...
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Convert black to white in Photoshop

I am having a hard time replicating the second image style in the first. The football field image needs the black to be gone and be replaced throughout the image with a white color. What is the best ...
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What CMYK values should I use for the brightest highlights in an image?

I usually set the whitest part of the image to C5 M4 Y4 K0, but this is making some product shots of glassware (ie wine glasses, glass trophies) look grey. Does anyone use a different CMYK mix for ...
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Cutting out white (low contrast) objects from white background [duplicate]

I need to figure out the most efficient way to make quick cutouts of white products and a white background. I usually make a copy of the blue channel, level it out and paint over the rest, but it's a ...
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How to calculate how much contrast you need in a header if the focus is on content?

I am redesigning a dental blog. So the focus is obviously content, they can read related news, download technical documents, watch videos, etc. So I wanted the design to be subtle. But the header I ...
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How to Image Trace a white logo or text?

Using Photoshop CS5, I made a logo in white and transfered it to Illustrator to vectorize. It did not have a background when moving it. Once in Illustrator, it makes the whole rectangle white, making ...
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How to reduce white in an image using Photoshop

I want to reduce the white in this image. So that the structure is somehow faded into the blue background. How can I do that in Photoshop? Any ideas?
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How to change a white shade to a different white shade?

I have a question concerning the different shades of white. This is a picture of one of my sketches drawn on an A4 paper scanned to my Macbook. I wanted to resize the image so that it fits on a larger ...
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Photoshop picture black and white with colour (Lights)

I came across this picture online and I want to try and create something similar. Can anyone give me some tips on how to recreate this image? I have tried the following: Create new layer & ...
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How to make whiteboard animations?

How to make animations like these ? I have tried with drawing on whiteboard and taking time lapse of it. However from videos, they looked like picture is drawn first and then erased by some software. ...
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Drawing Area turned white [closed]

The drawing area in illustrator turned white -- I do not mean the art board. How do I change it back to gray?
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Image loses clarity when it is put over a black background

The original image I do have is the one on the top of this screenshot, I would like it to have a black background. The problem as you can see below is the loss of clarity whenever it has a dark ...
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Handling inversion on black and white photos in Photoshop

I'm looking to recreate a similar black and white effect to the dome in this casino token. It's the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. I've looked at a variety of different images of the dome, in ...
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Looking for a way to create a White logo on translucent background that will be viewable in preview?

I'm delivering a package of logos (saved as .pdf), some of which are white on transparent background. When opened in preview or finder, the files appear blank because those applications default to ...
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white layer background and bleed? [duplicate]

I am preparing a document to send to print. I was asked to add bleed. Is it necessary for a no background document? The image on the design will not go all the way to the edge. Or should I add a ...
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Black and white linen with espresso furniture

What would be a good accent color for espresso furniture with black and white damask design on linen?
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White lines around the logo

today I'm here to ask you how to export better on Illustrator! I made a text logo, I was going on Photoshop to add a background and I saw these lines: Did I do something wrong with Illustrator or ...
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Using a projector to white wash a brick wall [closed]

I would like to generate a custom picture that, when projected on a brick wall, would produce compensate for the bricks and mortar; to produce a visually uniform background (say white) to project yet ...
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How to blend a picture's white with a slightly different white [duplicate]

Want to make a banner combining these two images. Clearly the image on the left has a different background (in a square) to the one on the right which I am trying to get rid of and make it look ...
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Options for printing white or near white? (Examples included)

So, I'm trying to find a solution for printing white ink or nearly white ink on top of scrapbook paper. My wife really enjoys a shop on ETSY, but wants to do some DIY projects and with her birthday ...
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Copying shadows from Illustrator to Photoshop?

Whenever I copy something from Illustrator and paste it into Photoshop as a smart object, the shadows always become weird looking and I don't know how to fix that. Illustrator (original project): ...
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How can i change the white background of the eps file to transparent?

I want to change the white background my eps log to the transparent one. I have download GIMP and INKSCAPE but i don't know what tool should I use. The eps file is here and i donwload the png ...
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White text disappearing when printed from Illustrator

I am trying to print something that has a black background, but white text. It has a few different text squares. Every time I try to print, one of the three text boxes disappears. I can see it on my ...
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correlation between % white ink (only) and % opacity

I'm trying to find a simple yet accurate way to figure out how a certain percentage of white ink (only white ink) printed to a clear substrate correlates to the percentage opacity that white ink layer ...
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Extracting an image from a white background in photoshop

I have a set of images that background color and the object color is white. So its hard to extract(selecting) the object. Is there any way to make this easier? Example of an image
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How can I change this multi colored logo to a single white one?

I am having problems with changing the color to white or black of this certain logo because it isn't a simple fast pasted one. I can use Photoshop and Illustrator (prefer photoshop) Both of my ...
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Erase back ground or change a shade of color to white in photoshop

I recently painted a card and scanned it into my computer. I want to be able to use it so I can print out more card with the design I hand created, but the background needs to be white or erased. Im ...
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How do I find a printer who can print in white on a t-shirt?

Where can I find a printing company that can print my logo on a heat transfer using " WHITE" I am trying to put my logo (that has white clouds in it ) on a t-shirt. BUT , I cannot find anyone who ...
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Changing B/W flat image to another color

I just made a prom-shirt of my class. Here's how it looks: Am I able to change the black color of these into another color, like blue "in a single click" Thank you in advance :)
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Photo has bright and darker on an aerial photo question

I am not very familiar how to manipulate with the photo i have has a bright and a darker in the same photos. I do not know if this is a common or not . I got this from a contractor that scanned many ...
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Whitening the background of products at once for my shop [duplicate]

I have over 5000 images in my shop ,I want the backgrounds crystal white, i was wondering of a solution to make that at once rather than doing them individually.
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Illustrator: Remove white lines from PDF export

I have two illustrator files containing low poly designs. I have exported both of them and one of them has lots of white lines in between the different shapes I have drawn (see below for images): I ...
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While exporting .svg image from Sketch tool a white space is seen in the preview

I tried exporting the created image from sketch to svg format. after saving the file and went to the saved location i am able to see an white space created around the image. i have not added any thing ...
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Remove white lines in Illustrator file (.eps) [duplicate]

Problem: To remove white lines when exporting Illustrator file (.eps) Example #1 (illustration in Adobe Illustrator) Example #2 (illustration when imported to LaTeX) Desired output: To remove the ...
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Remove white background for in GIMP with calligraphy scan

I scanned a calligraphy using color mode thinking I would capture more details, which I did along with much noise. Now, I would like to remove the background (white) and make it transparent. While ...
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How to recreate this colour change on Photoshop

I had previously edited this photo, however the file was corrupted and I cannot remember how I edited it, and I can't recreate the same effect of the colour change. I am wanting to recreate the black ...
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When I mirror bleed in my rip software, sometimes a white line will appear (File saved in Ps & Ai)

I work at a print shop, and my RIP guy frequently runs into this problem - I will save a file in Photoshop or Illustrator, snaping the edges to the size of the artboard, and when he opens it and adds ...
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Removing a background [duplicate]

Trying to remove the back ground on this image but because its white on white the Magic wand, Quick Selection and Magic eraser tool won't pick it up. I know I could sit and eraser it all with a brush ...
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White ink on black paper - how should I knockout a stroke around some text?

I am preparing artwork to be sent to a printer for the production of custom umbrellas. We want to print a logo on black fabric with 2-inks: white-spot and orange-spot (PMS 021) colours. The path in ...