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    Photoshop brush problem. with pictures.

    So iv had this problem before and i have no idea how or why it happens.

    any help would be really appreciated.

    so picture one is a close up of an image im making, and has kind of blocky fade ins, and if i paint over these transitions with a soft round, it will have a hard edge and just look terrible.

    any uncounted this or know how to solve it?

    also, sorry if this the wrong section, didnt realy know where to put it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NyeAlexandaFrayne View Post
    so picture one is a close up of an image im making, and has kind of blocky fade ins, and if i paint over these transitions with a soft round, it will have a hard edge and just look terrible.
    Both pictures are extremely dark and small, hard to say anything about this.
    Try uploading something bigger...
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    Here is a bigger picture with me painting some random lines on it with a soft round.
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    Please post something lighter, just try to reproduce the problem with black paint on a white background?
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    #1 -http://conceptart.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=78

    #2 - I can`t quite say I understand what your problem is, but maybe this will help - have you checked if you`ve locked the layers transparency? Maybe that`s why it`s retaining hard edges, b/c with this option on you can paint inside the shape of that layer, not outside of it. Also, have you masked the layer?

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    haha sorry, il post up my whole image.

    I had locked some layers before yes, but im not painting on them layers now, if i paint over the top of everything on a new layer, its like these little gradients interfere with it. its hard to explain.

    and i cant replicate it, it just happens every now and again on certain images, i have no idea how it does it.
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    You may be experiencing banding issues on your monitor. The images look ok on my monitor which is why I can't understand what you are referring to.
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    yup - I don`t see any jagged lines either. :/
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    hmmmm, well, i guess thats a good thing then, i still see them but ohh well haha, i appreciate the help!
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    I see some of the banding as well in that image. Unfortunately I'm not sure how to fix it. I get it sometimes too on my screen, but usually just ignore it. It's not a huge issue as it is barely visible (especially with such dark values); if anything it just adds a bit of texture. I sometimes notice that it is more or less apparent at different zoom levels (like some weird percentage vs say 100 or 50%).

    Your screen might also not be properly calibrated--those values are pretty dark which is why a lot of people can't see the banding. The screen I'm on now I know makes dark values a touch lighter, which is probably why I can see the banding.
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    I worked it out. i though i would click through all my layers and see if the turned off.

    it turned out to be a gradient, more specificaly a black and see through gradient.

    is this a common thing, is there a way around it?
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    Best thing to do to avoid banding on gradients is to make sure "dither" is selected for one. The other thing is to add a little bit of noise to the gradient. Like 2-5% should be enough to break up the uniform pixels yet keep a smooth gradient. The gradient will be more optically mixed than value mixed.
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    I usually try to fix these things with either blur or smudge tools, works sometimes. If it doesn't help there's a good chance it's a monitor issue, although I do see the lines on this one.
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