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Add fonts to Affinity Designer
Add Fonts To Affinity Designer – Windows, Mac and iPad
Add Fonts To Affinity Designer – Windows, Mac and iPad 800 470 Logos By Nick

If you really want to harness the power of Affinity Designer’s features and maximize your creativity, then you’re going to need to use third-party fonts once in a while. The right fonts can enhance your designer and help communicate your message more effectively. In this lesson I’ll be going over how you can easily add…

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Create drop shadows with Affinity Designer
How To Create Drop Shadows with Affinity Designer
How To Create Drop Shadows with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the most basic functions of a graphic design application is having the ability to add shadows behind objects, and lucky for us, Affinity Designer has an excellent feature for such built right in. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create drop shadows with Affinity Designer so you can make things…

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How to crop an image in Affinity Designer
How To Crop An Image In Affinity Designer
How To Crop An Image In Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

Don’t let the vector nature of Affinity Designer fool you — it can also handle raster image editing as well, and the available features are quite impressive for a vector-based application. One of the features is the Vector Crop Tool, which can be used crop an image in Affinity Designer with relative easy. In this…

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How to make brushes in Affinity Designer
How To Make Brushes In Affinity Designer
How To Make Brushes In Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the many features in Affinity Designer that makes it such a powerful tool for vector design is having this ability to work with brushes. This is a feature that is mostly utilized in raster environments like Photoshop or GIMP, but that doesn’t mean that brushes don’t have a place in a vector application.…

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How to pattern fill with Affinity Designer
How To Pattern Fill with Affinity Designer
How To Pattern Fill with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

Filling your objects with a pattern is a pretty common preset for most graphic design applications, and Affinity Designer is no exception to this. However, pattern fills work slightly different in Affinity Designer than they do in alternative applications, like Inkscape and Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to pattern fill with…

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Apply a texture overlay with Affinity Designer
How To Apply A Texture Overlay with Affinity Designer
How To Apply A Texture Overlay with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to apply a texture overlay with Affinity Designer. If you’re creating a design that needs to have an aged and worn look, Affinity Designer makes it easy to apply texture overlays to help create the look you’re going for, and the process is relatively simple when compared to…

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How to save as AI with Affinity Designer
How To Save As AI with Affinity Designer | Illustrator Format
How To Save As AI with Affinity Designer | Illustrator Format 800 470 Logos By Nick

Seeing as how Adobe Illustrator is currently the industry standard when it comes to vector design, it’s understandable that native Illustrator formats (like AI) are the most commonly sought after file type by clients and stock photo sites. This can pose a problem for those of us who use alternative applications, like Affinity Designer, and…

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How to curve text with Affinity Designer
Curve Text with Affinity Designer | The Complete Guide
Curve Text with Affinity Designer | The Complete Guide 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to curve text with Affinity Designer so that you can wrap your text around a circle or place it on any other path. Knowing how to do this can enhance your ability to design logos, emblems, and badges. And thanks to Affinity Designer’s Artistic Text tool, this sort…

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Remove a white background with Affinity Designer
How To Remove A White Background with Affinity Designer
How To Remove A White Background with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can easily remove a white background with Affinity Designer. Considering that Affinity Designer is a vector-based application, you would naturally assume that it wouldn’t be the best tool for removing backgrounds from photos. However, Designer comes equipped with a powerful pixel editor that allows you to make…

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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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