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Nick Saporito

Glitch effect Inkscape tutorial
Create A Glitch Effect with Inkscape
Create A Glitch Effect with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In a previous tutorial I demonstrated how you could create a glitching text effect using GIMP. In today’s tutorial, I’ll be demonstrating how you can do so with Inkscape, so you can reap all of the benefits of working with vector graphics. The following is a brief overview of the steps taken to achieve this…

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Face stretched with GIMP
Pixel Stretch Effect with GIMP
Pixel Stretch Effect with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a pixel stretch effect using GIMP. This is a rather simple technique that would make for a great first tutorial if you’re new to GIMP. The effect will work on virtually every image, but I do recommend using images where your subject is either completely…

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Inkscape text reflection tutorial
Inkscape Beginner Tutorial: Reflective Text Effect
Inkscape Beginner Tutorial: Reflective Text Effect 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create a reflective text effect where it appears that the top half of the text is reflecting — or casting a shadow of — the bottom half. The two main processes of note in this lesson are the division function and the perspective…

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Light burst effect GIMP tutorial
GIMP Light Burst Video Tutorial
GIMP Light Burst Video Tutorial 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can give you text a colorful light burst effect using GIMP version 2.8. The focus of this lesson will be using motion blurs. The following is a brief outline of the steps taken to achieve the result. Skip to the end of the post if you’d like to…

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Vintage logo design tutorial with Inkscape
Design A Vintage Style Logo with Inkscape
Design A Vintage Style Logo with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can design a vintage style logo with a makeshift starburst effect using Inkscape version 0.92. In this lesson we’ll be focusing on working with text and applying to both the outside and inside of a circle. The following is just a brief outline of the steps taken…

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Logo stickers made with GIMP
Turn Logos Into Stickers Using GIMP
Turn Logos Into Stickers Using GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can take a logo and turn it into a sticker using GIMP version 2.8. We’ll be creating the illusion that the stickers are stacked on top of each other in a messy pile, and we’ll also be creating another variation with a peel effect where it appears that…

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Line art text made with Inkscape
Create Line Art Logo Text with Inkscape
Create Line Art Logo Text with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s video tutorial I’ll demonstrating how you can create line art style typography — that can also be made into a logo — using Inkscape. In this lesson we’ll be making good use of strokes, the combine function, and the cut path function. I’ll also be implementing a new feature I haven’t going over…

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Paper cutout effect made with GIMP
GIMP Tutorial: Paper Cutout Letters
GIMP Tutorial: Paper Cutout Letters 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create paper cutout letters using GIMP version 2.8. This lesson isn’t just limited to letters though — this can also be applied to logos, icons, entire words, or anything else that has a transparent background. An outline of the steps will be depicted below. Skip to…

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Vector Lego Text Tutorial
Create Vector Lego Text with Inkscape
Create Vector Lego Text with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create this isometric vector Lego text using Inkscape. In the first part of this article I’ll be briefly outlining the steps. Feel free to skip to the end of the post if you’d just like to watch the video tutorial. Vector Lego Text The first thing…

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Fitness logo colors
Best Colors For Fitness Logo Design
Best Colors For Fitness Logo Design 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you’re designing a logo for a fitness brand — or are starting one yourself — one of the first steps (as is with just about any other business) is to get your branding assets in order, which includes your logo and the color(s) you choose to use it with. In this post I’m going…

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