Affinity

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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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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Affinity Designer logo tutorial
Affinity Designer Logo Tutorial: Simple Logo Design
Affinity Designer Logo Tutorial: Simple Logo Design 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this Affinity Designer logo tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a simple badge style logo design. The logo depicts the name on a banner, placed over the silhouette of a deer’s head, but you can replace this with any other element you’d like in order to personalize it. The following is just…

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How To Create An Isometric Grid with Affinity Designer
How To Create An Isometric Grid with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create an isometric grid with Affinity Designer. This will help you in creating isometric illustrations where objects are drawn in a flat 2D environment, but appear as if they’re 3D. Affinity’s grid settings make it easy to create these sorts of illustrations by allowing you to generate…

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Batch export files with Affinity Designer
How To Batch Export Multiple Files with Affinity Designer
How To Batch Export Multiple Files with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to batch export multiple files at once, in a variety of different formats, using Affinity Designer’s Batch Persona. This is a feature Illustrator has that I’ve always enjoyed using, and it’s great for when you’re finalizing a logo design and need to generate a variety of different formats…

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Thoughts on Affinity as an Inkscape user
My Thoughts On Affinity Designer As An Inkscape User
My Thoughts On Affinity Designer As An Inkscape User 800 470 Logos By Nick

In a recent video I made comparing Inkscape and Illustrator, I went over some of the things I both like and dislike about each, and one of the most common responses I got was to make a comparison between Inkscape and Affinity Designer. And this has not been an isolated incident by any means. A…

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