Open Source Tutorials

Video tutorials and guides for learning about Open Source design applications, such as Inkscape and GIMP

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…

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…

How to create animated GIFs with GIMP
How To Create Animated GIFs With GIMP
How To Create Animated GIFs With GIMP 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the lesser known features of GIMP is its ability to create animations. In this tutorial I’ll…

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…

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…

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…

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