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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…

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…

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…

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…

GIMP

3D Text Effect with GIMP
How To Create 3D Text with GIMP
How To Create 3D Text with GIMP 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a 3D text effect with GIMP. This is a tutorial that…

5 Easy Ways To Delete Background To Transparent with GIMP
5 Easy Ways To Delete Background To Transparent with GIMP 800 470 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to delete an image’s background to transparent while leaving…

Interlocking letters logo made with GIMP
How To Create An Interlocking Letter Logo with GIMP
How To Create An Interlocking Letter Logo with GIMP 800 470 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a logo with GIMP where two letters intersect with each other.…

GIMP word art logo
How To Create Word Art Logos with GIMP
How To Create Word Art Logos with GIMP 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create simple word art-style logos using a piece of free design software…

Illustrator

Create line style letter logos with Illustrator
Create Line Style Letter Logos with Illustrator
Create Line Style Letter Logos with Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create simple line-style letter logos using Adobe Illustrator. The following is…

3D letters created with the Blend Tool
Make 3D Calligraphy Letters with Adobe Illustrator
Make 3D Calligraphy Letters with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create 3D-style calligraphy letters using the Blend Tool in Adobe Illustrator.…

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…

Vector drip effect with Adobe Illustrator
How To Create A Vector Drip Effect with Adobe Illustrator
How To Create A Vector Drip Effect with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can add a drip effect to any of your vector designs using…

Photoshop

Wrap text around a circle with Photoshop
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with Photoshop
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with Photoshop 800 470 Nick Saporito

Today’s tutorial is for those of you who may be looking to get your feet wet with Adobe Photoshop. In…

Export a layered PSD file from Illustrator
How To Export a PSD with Layers from Illustrator
How To Export a PSD with Layers from Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to export a PSD (or Photoshop file) from Adobe Illustrator while preserving layers.…

How to vectorize a PNG logo with Photoshop
How To Vectorize a PNG Logo with Photoshop | Video Tutorial
How To Vectorize a PNG Logo with Photoshop | Video Tutorial 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to vectorize a PNG logo with Photoshop, which is actually quite simple and…

How to use PSD mockups without Photoshop
How To Use PSD Mockups WITHOUT Photoshop! Video Tutorial
How To Use PSD Mockups WITHOUT Photoshop! Video Tutorial 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Mockup templates can give your designs a real-world appeal. Although these templates are intended for Photoshop, a simple web-based application…

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