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Smoothing the Radial Gradient


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I'm trying to make a background with a smooth radial glow using the Gradient tool.

 

What I keep getting looks ...very digital - meaning there are concentric little rings in a finite number of steps that prevent the effect from having the smoothness of a true light source on a wall.

 

I even added a Gaussian Blur with a radius of 20 to reduce the effects, but it is still noticeable.

 

Is there a setting I need to use to make this work?

 

Here is the image:

 

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Make sure you enable anti-aliasing when you make your gradients. (it's really dithering, but the button reads "anti-aliasing enabled/disabled")

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