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Them damn gradients.. Illustrator > PS
show user profile  9krausec
So, I get gradients are an issue, but this import from AI to PS is fantastically f*cked.

Exporting as PNG and PNG8 to retain alpha. 4k resolution out of AI and I get these piss poor excuses for gradients. Anyone know how to fix this without just adding a bunch of noise in PS to the image (which doesn't do jack.. This is almost a conversion/import issue.. not a gradient raster issue). Black to white is what I did in PS and the below is the import from AI. Any ideas? In a jam and need me some smooth as a hookers ass gradients.


 photo stupidG_zps8xuxxwve.jpg

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7/1/2017 1:53:28 AM (last edit: 7/1/2017 1:53:28 AM)
show user profile  donvella
Try 48bit PNG. I found even after effects is balls for outputting with banding on gradients. When I switch from 8bit to 16bit and output same file type it works correctly.

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7/1/2017 2:47:43 AM (last edit: 7/1/2017 2:47:43 AM)
show user profile  9krausec
This 48 png option eludes me... "export selected" comes up with this-

 photo stupidG_zps8xuxxwve.jpg

Thanks for the try though.. unless there is a secret 48bit png option Adobe just doesn't want me to know about... they are all probably laughing evil-like in the corporate offices as they sacrifice two virgins and goat... But really, adobe isn't bad, but this is pretty bad..

Vector to Raster... I don't see why there would be banding. Math to pixels. Not saying it's easy to dev or I know what the hell is going on in the code behind the scenes, but I'd expect more than what I'm seeing.

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7/1/2017 3:49:13 AM (last edit: 7/1/2017 3:49:57 AM)
show user profile  3joez
9krausec the jpg you've posted is compressed so the gradients don't look as they should. But, as far as I can see and as long as the gradient have the same dimensions, the problem doesn't occur.
Here's my result(I've exported as png, not png 8).

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7/2/2017 3:37:29 PM (last edit: 7/2/2017 3:38:30 PM)
show user profile  donvella
What joey said. maybe the 48bit png is just labelled png.

Doesnt give you many options on export, can u try save as? Id be looking for something with low/no compression such as exr, png 48bit, or any other 16bit file tiff, tga.

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7/3/2017 12:57:00 AM (last edit: 7/3/2017 12:57:00 AM)
show user profile  9krausec
I just ended up pushing more red into the gradient as well as shortened the feathering of it. Got it to where it needs to be. Thanks you two.

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7/4/2017 12:07:11 AM (last edit: 7/4/2017 12:07:11 AM)
show user profile  donvella
glad to hear it!

give us a preview of what ur doing :P (unless its confidential of course)

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7/4/2017 5:59:26 AM (last edit: 7/4/2017 5:59:26 AM)
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
In Photoshop, if you want a linear interpolation, you need to turn down the "Smoothness" to 0% on the Gradient

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7/4/2017 2:16:38 PM (last edit: 7/4/2017 2:16:38 PM)
show user profile  Shellica
Read through your posts and I'm also interested in seeing a preview in what you're doing if you don't mind :)
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7/5/2017 12:50:37 PM (last edit: 7/5/2017 12:50:37 PM)
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