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What filter is used on this image?

The filter is called a human. ;-) The colors are so cleanly separated per depth layer, and the geometries are perfectly repetitive (eg the constant thickness of the beams) that this is human-made. So, ...
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What filter is used on this image?

That is most likely a vector drawing, and has most likely been vectorized by hand. It's possible some reference photos were used. I suspect it has been done by hand because the vectors are made up of ...
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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

Resizing and scaling as synonymous Resizing is an intrinsic change in the size of the image. Changing an image size from 1000px to 500px is resizing. If you change the size from 100% to 50%, or 2:1 is ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Can I Suspend Rendering of Complex Objects or Bypass the Progress Bar?

No. You cannot suspend the rendering, or queue it, if the object is visible. The only way to prevent the auto-update of rendering is to hide the object, either by hiding the layer the object resides ...
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What processes may have been used to create this image?

In 1973, it was hand drawn/painted. There's no reason to believe he didn't merely draw it all. And there's especially no reason to believe he didn't specifically hand color the image how he wanted. ...
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How to achieve textured color gradients?

IMHO a combination of a banded gradient with soft edges/transitions: This gives this: With a little bit of Spread noise added: The image you show is probably such a gradient applied to a grayscale ...
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How to achieve textured color gradients?

I don't think this is a gradient, at least not one that was created using the gradient tool. It's too irregular. I would begin with something like this. These were just painted with a soft edged brush....
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Is there a way to rename images based on their dominant color?

OK so after some considerable searching I've now found a solution to this 'dilemma' of mine... Yay! Saved me so much work The main key to making all of this possible at all is the ridiculously ...
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Extract similarities between bunch of image to remove stains on gimp or imagemagick

To always remove stains or dust from the exact same areas of several images the following workflow using Gimp may lead to satisfactory (but not perfect) results. Obtain despeckle mask Take an image ...
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Ways to remove/select scanning artifacts from document

There's a filter in the G'MIC plugin that could be used to get rid of the majority of the dots, although some larger ones may be left behind. It's located under Filters > G'MIC > Repair > Descpeckle ...
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How can I resize pixel art to keep black pixels

So you want to resample a black and white image with a round-off bias. You can easily do that by scaling the image as grayscale (This will introduce grey pixels at edges). To round it off to black or ...
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How to create lookup color table image from .atn

I wrote a simple Photoshop action which will allow you to: Clear all of the swatches in your swatches panel. Duplicate your original image into a new active Photoshop document. Add noise to the ...
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How to blacken line of a drawing without loosing quality?

In a raster image editor (Photoshop/Gimp)... First thing I would do is a Level, Curves, or Brightness/Contrast adjustment to improve the contrast and remove the subtle jpg artifacts. Then duplicate ...
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How to simulate ink-on-paper texture/feeling in line diagrams I make

If I were tasked with creating hand-drawn-looking diagrams, I'd use a library like Rough.js or roughVis.js to do so. In your case this would require recreating the diagram using either tool but ...
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How much more processing power does Adobe Photoshop use vs Gimp?

Well, you could measure a lot of things. Chronometer loading time, disk space, and you could look into the Task manager on your computer and see memory consumption and CPU usage. Loading time is not a ...
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Extracting multiple photos out of single JPEG

Before you try either of the following solutions, check to see if your scanner software allows for scanning multiple photos. Some have this feature built-in. If you have Adobe Photoshop, it's possible ...
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Gimp: Derive necessary editing process from difference between original and processed image

If the only thing that happened is a global color manipulation (Brightness/Contrast, Levels, or Curves) then you could create a map of (R,G,B) triplets to other (R,G,B) triplets. If you are extremely ...
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Can image processing produce image sequences to fake this specific 3D style?

I do not understand the question, but regardless of my lack of understanding on what you need, the answer is mostly yes. I wonder if it's technically possible to generate fake 3D sprites Most 2D ...
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How to maintain lighting/shadows while making object transparent in GIMP?

Here's one possible method Layer 1: gradient Layer 2: mask on white fill Layer 3: desaturated original, set to multiply mode, layer opacity reduced to 69% Layer 4: same as layer 3, but with inverted ...
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How to blacken line of a drawing without loosing quality?

Using almost any half decent any raster image editing software, you can apply a curves adjustment like this example below made in GIMP.
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Software for quickly and simply re-coloring and resizing a PNG image

In your comments you mention that you have yet to find "a simple way to change the entire image's color while keeping its alpha" in GIMP. However that is fairly simple task. In GIMP, open the image, ...
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What processes may have been used to create this image?

Ah the 70's. The beautiful age of colored pencils and aerographs. In the 70's (I think at the end of them) there came two books you should check out. One is by Boris Valejo Dreamland and second by ...
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Equalize resolution between two images

TLDR: Yes You can scale an image to a smaller size and allow your raster image editing software to "resmaple" it. You can do it using almost any raster image editor. Note that the resolution in ...
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Organic glitching

To get that effect I choose a slight different approach than Danielillo. I first create a copy of the background layer and use the "Color Halftone" filter on that. After that I use "Gaussian Blur" ...
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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

Cropping refers to the removal of the outer part of an image to improve framing . Where as resizing means increase or decrease the size of an image.
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Mathematical approach to color schemes

You can refer to the paper "Modeling How People Extract Color Themes from Images". It studies how to extract color themes from images automatically by mediating human's way to do it. The ...
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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

Cropping is when you remove part of the image and focus on a smaller section, see below. Resizing and scaling are the same thing and this means keeping the entire image and making it smaller. For ...
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Photoshop: How to use Image Processor function to save all files in main folder and all subfolders with lower quality?

The image processor doesn't support saving PNGs or overwriting files. The save options are JPEG, PSD, or TIFF. The image processor puts the generated image files in a new folder specifically to avoid ...
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