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Hi there,

 

I have looked at other posts, but none seem to be able this kind of effect, although one was close, linked below.

 

I am wanting to create the impression type effect, like shown by the key impressioning below, with the blackened shape of a controller in the second image. I have tried using emboss and 3D fx's but didn't achieve the effect. I have tried to look up on Youtube for how to create an impression, but as expected the results show reviews and first impressions of the Designer software.

 

Edit: I am currently looking through blend modes as well

 

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

 

- Aussie

 

https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/106968-deboss-effect/&tab=comments#comment-578954

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To get the effect you need to break the key down into components.

  1. Outline key shape
  2. Internal flutes

The outline shape would have an emboss like this, notice the colouring of the highlight
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The flutes would be the reverse, so like this.
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You would end up with something like this
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