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cone gradient with top sliced off.

Apr 26, 2012, 22:07 (This post was last modified: Apr 26, 2012 22:08 by Capt Sam.)
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cone gradient with top sliced off.
Alright, with out pictures, let me try to explain what I'm trying to do, and maybe someone here can help:

I'm trying to create a black and white (grayscale) top-down gradient of half a cone.

I select a circle, and using the cone gradient, start from the middle and go outward to the edges. Great so far, I have a top-down cone, but what I really need is only half of that, as if I was creating a top-down volcano with the top half sliced off and a flat rounded middle.

This is becoming a bump-map so the RGB value must match perfectly the highest point of the gradient with the sliced off part.

I hope I'm clear. Any suggestions?
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Apr 29, 2012, 22:54
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RE: cone gradient with top sliced off.
Actually I figured this out by increasing the "offset" for the gradient. Rather than post a picture, imagine selecting a circle, using the radial gradient with a 25 offset, white to black gradient, and then fill the circle from the middle in a straight line to any edge: That's what I was try to do.
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