I have an image that I would like to sample its background color. However the problem is that the color is not consistent throughout the image and gives a slightly patterned appearance. I would like to know if I could create a swatch and use this (randomized?) texture to effectively ” blend” the image and background.
I vaguely remember doing something in Photoshop to remedy this but don’t know how to go about it in Illustrator.
I have attached an image .
As you can see the I have used the eye dropper tool to match the color(on the top), but that only gives me a single color from one pixel.
I assume you are referring to Content-Aware filling, which basically works like the spot healer brush – on a much larger scale.
Content aware usage:
(The eyedropper is for selecting a single pixel color, it did exactly what it should.)
No, Illustrator does not have that capability,
It needs to be able to accurately guess what the nearby pixels should look like and blend it all together properly.
Also, as Scott mentioned, it’s raster – Illustrator is a vector editing software.
(Yes you can place raster images in Illustrator – but there isn’t much functionality for rasters)