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How to design app icons with Adobe Illustrator
The Complete Guide To Designing App Icons with Adobe Illustrator
The Complete Guide To Designing App Icons with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can design your own app icons with Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be going over what the design guidelines are for both iOS and Android, setting up the artboard for app icon design, and then exporting your icon in all of the required sizes and formats. For a more…

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Common mistakes new Inkscape users make
5 Common Mistakes New Inkscape Users Make
5 Common Mistakes New Inkscape Users Make 800 470 Logos By Nick

Inkscape is a large application with lots of advanced tools and features. As a new user, you have a lot to learn, and you’re probably going to make some mistakes along the way. In this video I’ll be going over some of the more common mistakes new users make so you can avoid making them…

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Convert RGB to CMYK with Affinity Designer
How To Convert RGB to CMYK with Affinity Designer
How To Convert RGB to CMYK with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

If you’ve created a design for print then chances are you’re going to need to use a color profile that is suitable for print, which would be the CMYK color space. Using the standard RGB format can cause the colors of your design to look dull and muddy once printed, and some print shops will…

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Duplicating objects around a circle in Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In previous tutorials I’ve gone over a method for duplicating objects around a circle where an object is rotated and stamped in multiple places. This is a really useful technique for any Inkscape user to know, and I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to do something like this in the past, so…

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Beginner logo tutorial for Adobe Illustrator
Beginner Logo Tutorial for Adobe Illustrator
Beginner Logo Tutorial for Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Logos By Nick

Today I’ll be demonstrating how to create a simple logo design with Adobe Illustrator. The design depicts moving liquid inside of a circle and is quite easy to replicate, making it a good exercise for first-time users and beginners. The following is just a brief overview of the steps we’ll be taking to create this…

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How to change the canvas size in Inkscape
How To Change The Canvas Size in Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial
How To Change The Canvas Size in Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

This tutorial will be a demonstration of how to change the canvas size in Inkscape. In Inkscape, the canvas size can be changed via the Document Properties menu, which allows you to set the size of the canvas according to a predetermined numerical input. You can also fit the canvas to specific objects you have…

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How to import and edit SVG files with Affinity Designer
How To Import and Edit SVG Files with Affinity Designer
How To Import and Edit SVG Files with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can import and edit SVG files (and other vector formats) with Affinity Designer. This works differently in Affinity than it does in Inkscape and Illustrator because Affinity imports files as embedded documents. Because of this, you won’t be able to edit the vector properties of the file…

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Convert A PNG To Vector with Adobe Illustrator
How To Convert A PNG To Vector with Adobe Illustrator
How To Convert A PNG To Vector with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Logos By Nick

If you have a PNG file and you want to take advantage of the benefits of working with vector graphics — like infinite scaling and editability — then you’ll need a vector file format to work with. Unfortunately, the PNG format is not a vector format. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating two different ways…

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5 Most common mistakes new GIMP users make
5 Common Mistakes New GIMP Users Make and How To Avoid Them
5 Common Mistakes New GIMP Users Make and How To Avoid Them 800 470 Logos By Nick

Whenever you’re using a piece of software for the first time, there’s always going to be somewhat of a learning curve involved, but you can speed the learning process up just by learning from the mistakes of others and making an effort to avoid making them yourself. In this post I’ll be going over 5…

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Vector dice Inkscape tutorial
Inkscape Tutorial: Create Vector Dice
Inkscape Tutorial: Create Vector Dice 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a vector dice illustration using Inkscape. This would be an excellent tutorial to follow if you’re a beginner because it will introduce you to the possibilities of vector design as it relates to illustration. We’ll be utilizing gradients and two path effects — the Perspective…

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