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Affinity Designer VS Procreate
Affinity Designer VS Procreate: All Of The Differences Explained
Affinity Designer VS Procreate: All Of The Differences Explained 800 470 Logos By Nick

Graphic design technology has come a long way over the years, and the rise of mobile devices — like smart phones and tablets — has made it easier than ever to create digital art, whether you’re a professional or a hobbyist. Two of the most well-known apps for digital art would be Affinity Designer and…

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Outline text with Affinity Designer
Outline Text with Affinity Designer Using The New Contour Tool
Outline Text with Affinity Designer Using The New Contour Tool 800 470 Logos By Nick

Placing an outline around your text is a rather simple task, and there’s various ways of going about doing so. Thanks to a recent update to Affinity Designer though, it’s now easier than ever. The new Contour Tool allows you to outline text with Affinity Designer with a single click of the mouse, and in…

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Create isometric text with Affinity Designer
Create Isometric Text with Affinity Designer Using The Isometric Tool
Create Isometric Text with Affinity Designer Using The Isometric Tool 800 470 Logos By Nick

A really neat feature Affinity Designer has that I haven’t yet seen anywhere else is the isometric tool, which allows you to take flat, 2D objects and place them on one of three isometric planes. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create isometric text with Affinity Designer using that handy isometric tool. Typically,…

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Merge layers with Affinity Designer
Why Merging Layers In Affinity Designer Is So Complicated
Why Merging Layers In Affinity Designer Is So Complicated 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be addressing a rather confusing and frustrating aspect of working with Affinity Designer — merging layers. I’ll be going over how to merge vector layers and how to merge pixel layers as well. Unfortunately, this isn’t as simple as it sounds, and will require some workarounds based on exactly what it…

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Vector image tracing with Affinity Designer
Vector Image Tracing with Affinity Designer | 3 Solutions
Vector Image Tracing with Affinity Designer | 3 Solutions 800 470 Logos By Nick

Having the ability to trace vector copies of your images is a standard feature of any vectors graphics software. For Affinity Designer users though, we’re out of luck. Designer, for whatever reason, does not possess the ability to do this. Although there’s no auto image trace feature built in, you can still do vector image…

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Add fonts to Affinity Designer
Add Fonts To Affinity Designer – Windows, Mac and iPad
Add Fonts To Affinity Designer – Windows, Mac and iPad 800 470 Logos By Nick

If you really want to harness the power of Affinity Designer’s features and maximize your creativity, then you’re going to need to use third-party fonts once in a while. The right fonts can enhance your designer and help communicate your message more effectively. In this lesson I’ll be going over how you can easily add…

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Create drop shadows with Affinity Designer
How To Create Drop Shadows with Affinity Designer
How To Create Drop Shadows with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the most basic functions of a graphic design application is having the ability to add shadows behind objects, and lucky for us, Affinity Designer has an excellent feature for such built right in. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create drop shadows with Affinity Designer so you can make things…

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How to crop an image in Affinity Designer
How To Crop An Image In Affinity Designer
How To Crop An Image In Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

Don’t let the vector nature of Affinity Designer fool you — it can also handle raster image editing as well, and the available features are quite impressive for a vector-based application. One of the features is the Vector Crop Tool, which can be used crop an image in Affinity Designer with relative easy. In this…

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How to make brushes in Affinity Designer
How To Make Brushes In Affinity Designer
How To Make Brushes In Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

One of the many features in Affinity Designer that makes it such a powerful tool for vector design is having this ability to work with brushes. This is a feature that is mostly utilized in raster environments like Photoshop or GIMP, but that doesn’t mean that brushes don’t have a place in a vector application.…

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How to pattern fill with Affinity Designer
How To Pattern Fill with Affinity Designer
How To Pattern Fill with Affinity Designer 800 470 Logos By Nick

Filling your objects with a pattern is a pretty common preset for most graphic design applications, and Affinity Designer is no exception to this. However, pattern fills work slightly different in Affinity Designer than they do in alternative applications, like Inkscape and Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to pattern fill with…

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