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Hi guys,

I know Affinity doesn't have a Feather option, but is there anything similar? I need to apply something similar to Feather on a vector object, and I need it NOT to be rasterized in Photoshop. I tried the Gaussian Blur in Affinity, but that rasterizes the object on export. Anyone know a way or some workaround?

Thank you,


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5a72d661c7463_ScreenShot2018-02-01at08_56_52.png.07e8f8a8e657481e185a54c40d6fa449.pngWhat about a Fill - Gradient with Opacity set to 100% one end and 0% set the other, where you need the feather, obviously this wouldn't work very well on contours like S shaped objects, but on ellipse, etc might be workable.

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Hi chris.bannu,

No sure if this helps but you can use/create a mask (raster) to feather the vector object. You shouldn't have issues opening the file in Photoshop if you save as PSD. The vector object will be kept as vector as the mask should remain as a raster mask.

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Thanks for the tip, unfortunately the ideal scenario is to keep everything editable :) Mask and masked object.




edit: how can I try what you suggested? I'm trying, but I can't seem to figure it out :) Thank you kindly


edit 2: I think I managed to do it (create 2 shapes, add gaussian blur to one of them and raster it, select Mask To Below). Is that what you meant?

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