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Old 10-29-2005, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Fade the edge of an image into white in Photoshop/Illustrator

Does anyone have any idea how to do this? I have an image I am trying to insert into a flyer. I need to fade the edge to white so it blends better with the overall look.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:13 PM   #2
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Does anyone have any idea how to do this? I have an image I am trying to insert into a flyer. I need to fade the edge to white so it blends better with the overall look.
There are several actions that do this. Look on the adobe exchange board under 'actions'. . . it is free and there is lots of cool stuff there too.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:28 PM   #3
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Mixture of wind and stroke?
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Mixture of wind and stroke?
How about just a gradient that goes from transparent to white? You can also manually do it using the paintbrush with the hardness and opacity set to a lower value.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:39 PM   #5
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Well i've figured out that Illustrator just isn't going to do it. Photoshop seems like it will, though it is being a bit touchy.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:49 PM   #6
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Mixture of wind and stroke?
How about just a gradient that goes from transparent to white? You can also manually do it using the paintbrush with the hardness and opacity set to a lower value.
Sure, and a gradient is pretty easy to do. But if you want it more dynamic you'll have to use something else. Or you could do the gradient first, then blur it.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:52 PM   #7
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Mixture of wind and stroke?
How about just a gradient that goes from transparent to white? You can also manually do it using the paintbrush with the hardness and opacity set to a lower value.
Sure, and a gradient is pretty easy to do. But if you want it more dynamic you'll have to use something else. Or you could do the gradient first, then blur it.
That's what I am working on now. What I can't seem to fix is that with gradient it seems to turn the colors a bit darker than they are in the rest of the image right before it becomes the white.
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Old 10-29-2005, 10:04 PM   #8
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What blending option do you have it set to?
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What blending option do you have it set to?
lighten. The blend start is set about 40% over to the right.
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That's odd it gets darker. Never really tried what you are doing though.
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