Create Retro Text with InkscapeCreate Retro Text with Inkscape https://logosbynick.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/retro-text-poster-inkscape-1024x602.png 1024 602 Nick Saporito Nick Saporito https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/d9a1bc4f29b2352da1ce14ad033328ab?s=96&d=mm&r=g
In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create a retro-style text poster. The functions we’ll be focusing on in this lesson are the Extrude extension and texture masking in particular.
For this design I used the heavy variation of the Lato font, which can be downloaded for free here: https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/lato
I suggest downloading and installing the font before opening Inkscape. If you install it while Inkscape is running, it won’t register in the font library until you restart the application.
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Here’s the retro color palette used:
And the texture we’ll be using to help enhance the retro appeal of this design…
For complete step-by-step instructions with voice narration, check out the video tutorial…
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