Inkscape

Custom text treatment for logo design
Custom Text Treatment for Logo Designs using Inkscape
Custom Text Treatment for Logo Designs using Inkscape 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to give your logo designs a custom text treatment where the letters overlap each other. This can make your logo designs look more personalized than they would if you just used a stock font as-is. This lesson will also introduce a new feature from…

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Inkscape Dark Theme for Windows Mac and Linux | 3-Click Installation
Inkscape Dark Theme for Windows Mac and Linux | 3-Click Installation 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be going over how you can install the Inkscape dark theme found in version 1.0 as well as older versions 0.92.4 and 0.92.5. Before you proceed with this tutorial, please make sure that you know which version of Inkscape you’re working with and follow the instructions for that particular version. If…

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11 Free templates for Inkscape
11 Free Templates for Inkscape and How To Install Them
11 Free Templates for Inkscape and How To Install Them 800 470 Nick Saporito

One of my favorite features in Inkscape is having the ability to create a document and save it as a template that you can launch directly from within Inkscape any time you want. This is useful because it means you won’t have to waste time formatting your document every time you go to create certain…

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How to use a drawing tablet in Inkscape
How To Use A Drawing Tablet in Inkscape
How To Use A Drawing Tablet in Inkscape 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to use a drawing tablet in Inkscape. The setup should be quick and seamless if you’re a Windows 10 user and you’re using a modern device. Drawing Tablets Drawing tablets allow you to create freehand digital art the same way you would with a pencil and paper. Last…

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Create custom brushes in Inkscape
How To Create Custom Brushes in Inkscape
How To Create Custom Brushes in Inkscape 800 470 Nick Saporito

For those of you who are freehand artists and illustrators, you may find yourselves working with brush strokes and pen tools more frequently than someone like me who does logos and branding. Sometimes the default options just won’t do though, so in this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create custom brushes in Inkscape and…

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How to cut a segment of a line in Inkscape
How To Cut A Segment Of A Line in Inkscape | 2 Methods
How To Cut A Segment Of A Line in Inkscape | 2 Methods 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating 2 ways you can cut a segment of a line in Inkscape. This can be done with the Cut Path feature and the Nodes tool. The following is a brief overview of the steps taken to cut lines in Inkscape. I would recommend checking out the video tutorial at…

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Inkscape 1.0 New Features
What’s New in Inkscape Version 1.0
What’s New in Inkscape Version 1.0 800 470 Nick Saporito

Inkscape recently introduced version 1.0 as a new release, and this was not your typical update. This new release comes packed with lots of new features and functionality that might make your life a little easier as an Inkscape user. You can check out the Wiki page for a complete list of of updates, but…

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Illustrator vs Inkscape
Illustrator VS Inkscape | The Complete Guide for Vector Designers
Illustrator VS Inkscape | The Complete Guide for Vector Designers 800 470 Nick Saporito

One of the most common questions I receive is how Inkscape compares to Illustrator, and if one is better than the other. The two applications are very similar and have a lot in common, but despite that there’s still enough differences between them for a worthwhile comparison to be made. In this post I’m going…

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Hidden secrets in Inkscape
10 Hidden Inkscape Secrets That Will Improve Your Workflow
10 Hidden Inkscape Secrets That Will Improve Your Workflow 800 470 Nick Saporito

Inkscape is a capable open source alternative to commercial vector graphics applications like Illustrator and CorelDraw. It has a lot of features that make it shine, but many of Inkscape’s most useful features are nestled in obscure areas. In this post I’ll be sharing 10 of those hidden features and how they can improve your…

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Inkscape double exposure effect
How To Create Double Exposure Logos with Inkscape
How To Create Double Exposure Logos with Inkscape 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create double exposure logos using Inkscape. Double exposure is a technique that allows you to create an optical illusion in which two objects are exposed at once. In order for this to work in a logo design, the objects will be merged together to make a single…

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