Inkscape

Cut out a shape from an image with Inkscape
Cut Out A Shape From An Image with Inkscape
Cut Out A Shape From An Image with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the most common ways users look to utilize Inkscape is using it as a means of fitting an image to a shape. This is a rather simple process that can be accomplished with clipping paths, and thanks to the non-destructive nature of working with clipping paths, this effect is completely reversible. Today’s tutorial…

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Edit photos in Inkscape
8 Ways In Which You Can Edit Photos In Inkscape
8 Ways In Which You Can Edit Photos In Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

Although Inkscape is meant for working with vector graphics, it does have some features and tools that allow you to make common edits to photographs and other rasterized images. And even though you’d be better off using proper photo editing software for this sort of thing, you may find yourself working in a vector environment…

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Remove a white background with Inkscape
How To Easily Remove A White Background with Inkscape
How To Easily Remove A White Background with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

As we’ve gone over in previous tutorials, there’s various different ways to remove the background of an image with Inkscape. However, these methods often require tedious manual tracing. If you want to remove a white background with Inkscape though, there’s a handy little trick you can deploy to extract your subject from its white background…

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How to Trace Bitmap in Inkscape
How To Use Trace Bitmap In Inkscape | The Complete Guide
How To Use Trace Bitmap In Inkscape | The Complete Guide 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of Inkscape’s many handy uses is having the ability to auto generate vector tracings of any raster image you’d like. In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to use Trace Bitmap in Inkscape so you can create quick and simple vector tracings of photos. This can be really use for making silhouettes, vector…

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Make a rainbow gradient in Inkscape
How To Make A Rainbow Gradient In Inkscape | Beginner Tutorial
How To Make A Rainbow Gradient In Inkscape | Beginner Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

Today’s tutorial will be an exercise in working with gradients in Inkscape. In this lesson we’ll be going over how to make a rainbow gradient in Inkscape. This process involves working with the Gradient tool and using it to add multiple stops (or colors) to your gradient. After completing this lesson you will be equipped…

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Opacity mask with Inkscape
Create An Opacity Mask with Inkscape | Partial Transparency for Groups
Create An Opacity Mask with Inkscape | Partial Transparency for Groups 800 470 Logos By Nick

If you’re familiar with how gradients work in Inkscape then you probably already know that they can be used to give individual objects partial transparency where it transitions from opaque to transparent. However, this doesn’t work for groups of objects. In this instance we’ll need to use opacity masks. Creating an opacity mask with Inkscape…

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How to slice objects in Inkscape
How To Slice Objects In Inkscape Using The Division Feature
How To Slice Objects In Inkscape Using The Division Feature 800 470 Logos By Nick

When shaping and crafting your vector designs, you’ll eventually run into a scenario where you’ll need to slice off part of your object, or maybe break it up into several pieces. There’s several ways to slice objects in Inkscape, but in this lesson I will demonstrate the easiest way, which is the Division feature. The…

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Create Simple Line Art Designs with Inkscape or Illustrator
Create Simple Line Art Designs with Inkscape or Illustrator 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use either Inkscape or Illustrator to create simple vector line art designs that could work great for t shirt designs, logos, monograms, and more. This tutorial specifically will be utilizing a sunny mountain landscape with pine trees as an example, but you can use this lesson…

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How to outline text with Inkscape
How To Outline Text with Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial
How To Outline Text with Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

Inkscape makes for a fantastic tool to work with when stylizing text, and today I’ll be demonstrating one of the many ways in which you can do so. In this lesson you will learn how to outline text with Inkscape so that your text can have a distinguished look that jumps off the page. Outlining…

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Create a gold effect with Inkscape
How To Create A Gold Effect with Inkscape
How To Create A Gold Effect with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create a gold effect. More specifically, I’ll be showing you how to create gold text. To create this gold effect with Inkscape, we’ll be using linear gradients and applying five specific colors that, when combined, create the illusion of shining gold. Create A…

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