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Change gradient colors in Inkscape

With the gradient tool selected (Ctrl+F1) select the start/end of the gradient and choose a desired color from the palette or the Fill&Stroke dialogue. Double clicking on the gradient (blue line) ...
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How to draw a color wheel in illustrator?

One way would be to apply a linear gradient on the stroke. Create a circle, and stroke it with a gradient pattern. Make sure the gradient has the stops like in the table and picture below. The ...
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SVG gradient implementation

Yes and no. It's possible to create a gradient mesh in Inkscape, and save it out as an SVG. However the SVG standards used in browsers don't support gradient meshes yet. This might change in the ...
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Gradient effect with dots

1. Create your gradient 2. Effect → Sketch → Graphic Pen... Unhappy with the size of the dots? 3. Effect → Document Raster Effects Settings... Resolution Bonus: Colorize The Sketch effects output ...
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How is this gradient effect being created on line/vector drawings

If your artwork is made with only strokes or only fills (you could just outline all your strokes if you have fills too), then you can either create a compound path (select all and cmd+8 or Object → ...
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Change gradient colors in Inkscape

Another approach is, when the gradient tool is selected and your blue line visible, to click on the starting point, the small circle, and select a color, and into the endpoint, the square, and select ...
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How to create this kind of wave gradient effect

You could use a blend. Here's the blend I made in outline mode. I made one ellipse and duplicated them, stretched some and squished others making sure they were all equidistant. I edited the spine ...
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How to create an overlapping circle shape with the same gradient

Here's one method: Create a circle, and select the Anchor at the 3 o'clock position, and hit the Cut Path button Add a thick stroke, no fill, set rounded endcaps Add a gradient along the stroke ...
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Inkscape: rectangle with rainbow fill

This has to do with the algorithm that InkScape and other graphics programs use to create gradients, namely (pseudo-code): var gradient = [] var firstColor, secondColor, steps for i in range(steps): ...
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Creating asymetrical gradients

The easiest way to do this is create massive circles of your chosen colors, as solids, and then apply VERY strong blurs to the image, as an effect, and move, scale and change colors of the underlying ...
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Create swatches from gradient

There's no way of doing it fully automatically in Illustrator, although I suppose it could be scripted if you feel so inclined, but there is a way of doing it with a few extra clicks! You could add ...
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Illustrator: How to create realistic reflective gold surface?

I am naming these chapters starting with V as the second part of this post. The first part has renders of 3D models, the second half of the post has vector based images. Chapter V. Illustration One ...
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how do I make a gradient background in Figma?

1) You first create a rectangle of your choice color and then spread it all over the screen and then 2) Then select that rectangle and click on Fill option and then 3) And then from the drop-down at ...
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How to bucket fill area with a gradient in Gimp?

Have you tried this: use the Magic Wand tool and click the empty area that you want filled with the gradient. There should be a dashed line inside the area. Switching over to the Blend Tool Pick ...
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Create a 3D cone in Illustrator with rainbow colors

I can suggest a method to make the cone, but I think the gradients will probably have to be created manually. I can't really think of a quick way of doing them. Sorry about that. Anyway, here goes: ...
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How can I achieve opacity gradient effect in After Effects CS6?

There are MANY ways to achieve a certain task in After Effects and while the above answer will work, there is a much easier approach. Select the layer you want to adjust go to your "Effect" tab ...
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How to repeat a gradient multiple times in Illustrator and Photoshop?

Use scripting! As others have answered, you should use scripting. But some of the other solutions here only use RGB, whereas mine uses colours you choose from your document. Also some solutions didn'...
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In Inkscape, how to create a gradient between color A and color B instead of color A and transparent?

(Inkscape v0.92) Start Figure 1: (Figure 2): Let's say we want that blue circle to transition from blue to yellow, but not transparent. First you select the gradient tool, then you drag your mouse ...
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How do I feather the edges of a geographic border in Inkscape?

If a blur effect is acceptable, duplicate the outline of the state, fill the shape with dark green, send to the bottom of the stack, apply a blur.
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combining two panorama pictures together to remove the light sources in both

One possible method to do this would be to use Photoshop's Image Statistics script to stack the images. Before you start, make sure both images are separate files, located in the same folder. Click ...
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Scan of paper: keep grain pattern, remove gradient

This is a perfect situation for the smart-blur tool since the text information is high-contrast with respect to the background. I have a sample below where I applied a mild smart blur just enough to ...
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Illustrator cc: gradient tool — How to take color from the image?

I had a hard time understanding the proposed solution so I rewrote it. If you have a selected object filled with a gradient and you want to use the eyedropper to update the colors of the gradient, ...
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Can I reproduce this watercolor effect on illustrator?

In my opinion the easiest and quickest way would be mesh tool and just some desaturated/pastel colours. First create a mesh'ed object. I already have opened desaturated swatch library (open swatch ...
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How to achieve this scatter effect using Illustrator or photoshop?

You can do this in Photoshop with custom brush you need to define (rectangle shape) and then play with the settings (remember that "roundness" in this case will be thickness of the shape. This is what ...
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How to repeat a gradient multiple times in Illustrator and Photoshop?

You can achieve this with Illustrator scripting. Checking the documentation for CC15.3 in the JavaScript Reference PDF under Gradients on page 68. Create the colors: // Create the colors var ...
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Photoshop gradient overlay isn't transparent

Even though you have applied a black to transparent gradient, via the layer effects, to your top layer, I can see that the layer itself is still filled with white. Set the fill of the top layer to 0% ...
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How to specify the start & end position of a Linear Gradient?

The best you can do is utilize the Gradient Panel and location percentages. Illustrator does not offer any hard algorithmic method to input definitive values. Because gradients are sized based on ...
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How can I add stop point to linear gradient in inkscape?

Apply a gradient with the Gradient Tool to a shape/closed path. Then with the Gradient Tool still selected, double click on on the gradient line to add a stop, and choose a fill colour from the colour ...
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