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Inkscape

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…

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…

Professional logos designed with Inkscape
12 Professional Logos Designed with Inkscape | 2020 Edition
12 Professional Logos Designed with Inkscape | 2020 Edition 800 470 Nick Saporito

A couple of years ago I made a post showcasing some of the logos I had designed for my clients…

Why union is not working in Inkscape
6 Reasons Why Union Is Not Working In Inkscape | Path Functions
6 Reasons Why Union Is Not Working In Inkscape | Path Functions 800 470 Nick Saporito

Merging objects together via the Union path function is one of the most basic and frequently-used functions in Inkscape. However,…

GIMP

GIMP grime art tutorial
How To Create Grime Art with GIMP
How To Create Grime Art with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to create grime art portraits. Grime art is a…

Create block letters with GIMP
Create Block Letters with GIMP
Create Block Letters with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create simple block letters with GIMP. The letters will give the appearance…

How to edit an animated GIF with GIMP
How To Edit an Animated GIF with GIMP | Step-By-Step Tutorial
How To Edit an Animated GIF with GIMP | Step-By-Step Tutorial 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be going over all of the ways you can edit an animated GIF with GIMP. I…

Simple t shirt design with GIMP
Simple Heartbeat T Shirt Design with GIMP
Simple Heartbeat T Shirt Design with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to use GIMP to create a simple t shirt design where a subject…

Illustrator

Make a clipping mask with text in Illustrator
How To Make A Clipping Mask with Text in Illustrator
How To Make A Clipping Mask with Text in Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use a photo to make a clipping mask with text in…

How to make a triangle in Illustrator
How To Make A Triangle in Illustrator | The Complete Guide
How To Make A Triangle in Illustrator | The Complete Guide 800 470 Nick Saporito

Figuring out how to make a triangle in Illustrator can be tricky because, unlike other shapes, there’s no dedicated tool…

Reset bounding box grayed out in Illustrator
Quick Fix: Why Reset Bounding Box is Grayed Out in Illustrator
Quick Fix: Why Reset Bounding Box is Grayed Out in Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be going over a simple solution for a common problem — why Reset Bounding Box is…

Free tri fold brochure template for Illustrator
Free Tri Fold Brochure Template for Illustrator | AI Format
Free Tri Fold Brochure Template for Illustrator | AI Format 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be sharing a copy of a free tri fold brochure template for Illustrator. This is a…

Photoshop

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