Inkscape

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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Use Inkscape to crop an image
Use Inkscape To Crop An Image In 5 Simple Steps
Use Inkscape To Crop An Image In 5 Simple Steps 800 470 Logos By Nick

Although Inkscape is a vector graphics editor, it does have some features built in that allow you to transform photos and raster images. One such feature would be clipping masks, which can be used to crop images. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to crop an image, even if you’re…

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How to make shadow text in Inkscape
How To Make Shadow Text In Inkscape | 4-Step Tutorial
How To Make Shadow Text In Inkscape | 4-Step Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to make shadow text in Inkscape. To do this, we’ll be making use of the Blur and Opacity sliders located in the Fill & Stroke menu. This is a rather simple process that even a first-time user could follow along with. In mere seconds you’ll be able to…

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Make multi page PDFs with Inkscape
How To Create A Multi Page PDF with Inkscape
How To Create A Multi Page PDF with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

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. Using these workarounds I’ve been able to create ebooks,…

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Create A Distressed Effect with Inkscape
How To Create A Distressed Effect with Inkscape
How To Create A Distressed Effect with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a distressed effect with Inkscape. Once applied, the effect will make your subject look worn, gritty, and rough around the edges. To accomplish this, we’ll be using the Jitter Nodes extension and then applying a vector grunge texture. For this demonstration we’ll be applying the…

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Common mistakes new Inkscape users make
5 Common Mistakes New Inkscape Users Make
5 Common Mistakes New Inkscape Users Make 800 470 Logos By Nick

Inkscape is a large application with lots of advanced tools and features. As a new user, you have a lot to learn, and you’re probably going to make some mistakes along the way. In this video I’ll be going over some of the more common mistakes new users make so you can avoid making them…

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Duplicating objects around a circle in Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In previous tutorials I’ve gone over a method for duplicating objects around a circle where an object is rotated and stamped in multiple places. This is a really useful technique for any Inkscape user to know, and I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to do something like this in the past, so…

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