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How to edit an animated GIF with GIMP
How To Edit an Animated GIF with GIMP | Step-By-Step Tutorial
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In this post I’ll be going over all of the ways you can edit an animated GIF with GIMP. I think video editing software would be more ideal for editing GIFs, but there are some simple modifications that can be made with GIMP. For this lesson I’ll be using the following animated GIF as an…

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Best graphic design laptops under $1,000
Best Graphic Design Laptops Under $1,000 | Recommendations for 2020
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Today I’ll be going over my 5 best graphic design laptops under $1,000 for those of you who may be in the market for one in the near future. $1,000 is a good budget for a graphic design laptop, so you can expect to get some real bang for your buck as long as you…

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The complete guide to rotating objects in Inkscape
Rotating Objects in Inkscape | The Complete Beginner’s Guide
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In this post I’ll be going over how to rotate objects in Inkscape; including rotating multiple objects and rotating objects around a point. Rotating Objects in Inkscape Rotating objects in Inkscape is so incredibly simple that there isn’t even a dedicated tool for it like there is in Illustrator — it’s all done with the…

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Best logo size for shirts
Best Logo Size For Shirts | Design Guidelines From 9 Print Shops
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In this post I’ll be going over some guidelines for designing shirts and how to appropriately size your artwork. The best logo size for shirts depends on which print service you’ll be using. Below you will find 9 of the largest print-on-demand services along with their guidelines for uploading artwork. Print Shop Recommendations Each print…

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How To Create A Multi Page PDF with Inkscape
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As a graphic designer I have created plenty of PDF documents, and Inkscape has always been my tool of choice for doing so. Unfortunately there’s no way to create a multi page PDF with Inkscape though, but there are some very simple workarounds for accomplishing this. Why Inkscape Doesn’t Support Multi Page Documents The reason…

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Simple t shirt design with GIMP
Simple Heartbeat T Shirt Design with GIMP
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In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to use GIMP to create a simple t shirt design where a subject from a photo is depicted within a heartbeat, or an EKG reading. This would be a great tutorial for beginners to follow as it’s a relatively simple task. The following is just a brief overview…

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Unique business card shapes
21 Unique Business Card Shapes and Designs To Inspire You
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Business cards don’t always have to be boring. Today I’ll be sharing 21 of the most unique business card shapes, designs, and concepts I’ve found while browsing the internet. Unique Business Card Shapes and Deigns Just to be clear, these designs aren’t my own. I did not create them personally, but I’ll be crediting and…

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Win chargeback disputes as a freelancer
How To Win Chargeback Disputes As A Freelancer
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If you’ve ever had a relationship with a client turn south, chances are you’ve found yourself in a chargeback dispute . In this post I’ll be going over how you can win chargeback disputes as a freelancer and be paid for the work that you did (as long as you didn’t commit fraud.) What Are…

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Create vector textures with Inkscape
How To Create Vector Textures Using Inkscape
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In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create vector textures to apply to your designs. This will be a little different than other tutorials I’ve done where I demonstrate how to mask a rasterized image on top of an object. Instead, we’ll be producing true vector textures with nodes that…

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Logo design price sheet template
Logo Design Price Sheet Template | Free PDF for Designers
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In this post I’ll be sharing a free template for the logo design price sheet that I send to potential clients. This is an incredibly useful and valuable tool that I’ve been using for the past few years, and I’m certain it has added tens of thousands of dollars to my income over the years…

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