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  1. Also I really want to be able to feather masks (as I am able to in Photoshop's mask properties). Right now I can apply a Gaussian live filter to the mask but it just doesn't create the same effect I'm after. Please take a look at this video - I want to be able to do this exactly. What ends up happening is that I end up vignetting the whole image.
  2. Is there a way to feather the edges of an object or pixel layer in Designer or Photo yet? I just want to, for example. fade the edges of a triangle in a way that follows the shape of the traingle. The only option I'm currently aware of is the limited options using the gradient tool/masking in photo or the transparency tool in Designer, which both only let you do a straight, radial, or conical gradient rather than feathering according to the edges of your object. This seems like a really simple thing? Is it not in the program or am I just missing it?

    feathering when exporting

    exported tiff file doesn't retain feathering. #1 I rasterize the image then select feather amount. #2 Then select tool image/invert/delete/export file as tiff to preserve transparency. #3 import paste to keynote and No feather. #4 If I copy the image to clipboard and then paste into keynote it preserves the feather but image resolution is poor. #5 Same for 3D title effect. If I export the file I lose the feathering. Any ideas what I am doing wrong. Thank you.
  4. I have had quite a difficulty trying to feather edges on an image after I have erased the background. The selection tool works in selecting the layer and the items I want selected do get selected with the dotted lines but when I try to feather them that tool does not do much to improve the edges. Even smoothing does little to help. It is very difficult to control as well.. Maybe something can be done to improve feathering. Maybe take the feathering tool and make it as a slider on top of the interface and get it out of a buried menu. But most importantly it must work. I end up having to go back to photoshop to do the job and I don't want to have to do that. It would be great to stay in Affinity... Thanks!
  5. It would be great if I could add feathering to the quick mask brush. Thank you!
  6. Both Photoshop and Affinity Photo use [ and ] to change brush size. This is very helpful alignment. It would be great if I could also change brush feathering in Affinity with Shift-[ (ie. '{') and Shift-]. Thanks!
  7. A tool that feathers the edge of any vector shape would be great. It would make masking of hard surface objects a lot simpler too. Also it would cut time when re-creating or balancing gradient filters on strongly curved lenses. For Designer it would just be a really cool tool to blend between shapes. Here's what The Foundry's implementation looks like.
  8. Well, duh! I was watching Affinity Designer tutorials this morning, something I must make more time for, and discovered the Transparency Tool with balloons tutorial. And there is the solution to my problem of not being able to feather the edges of photos to blend in with color-matched backgrounds. Once I get skilled with this tool, it will give me far more control than Illustrator's simple edge-feathering tool has. But the Elliptical type doesn't quite work the way I'd like it to, being that I often need to feather the edges of square or rectangular shapes. Linear works well, but then I have to make a copy of the photo for each edge I need to feather (usually two) and manipulate further in what should be a one-stop process. It seems to me that a logical place to add a feathering-type effect would be here to allow for both vertical and horizontal adjustment on a square or rectangular shape. Something like the Elliptical type but more squarish. Or maybe there is a way to adjust the Elliptical type to make it more squarish? I'll keep playing, but I wanted to let you know that this was a real relief to me to discover. Thanks, folks!

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