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Shadows on black background

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting!' started by Bosse, Dec 18, 2016.


  1. Bosse

    Bosse Needle-chuck Ninja Very Likeable!

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    Hi.

    If I have a black background, paints the monster logo, I can't shade it to make it "float" with black, how should I do to make the logo "lift" from the base?
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    Protect the area from overspray in the first instance. Nothing to stop you spraying black where the shadow would be, perhaps add a little blue to give the shadow a "different" black (so make a weak paynes grey) than the actual background.
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    Thanks, will try this.


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    Yes, add blue or purple to the black. Or make the background about 95% black and then normal black will show up.
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