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36 Free metallic gradients in vector format
36 Vector Metallic Gradients To Add Some Shine To Your Artwork
36 Vector Metallic Gradients To Add Some Shine To Your Artwork 1024 576 Nick Saporito

Gradients can be used to simulate the shiny appearance of reflective metals, but creating them can be time-consuming. An easier solution would be to have a collection of pre-made vector gradients that you can drag and drop to your workspace whenever you need them. Today I’ll be sharing a free collection of 36 metallic gradients…

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32 Colorful Social Media Logos in Vector Format | Free Download
32 Colorful Social Media Logos in Vector Format | Free Download 1024 640 Nick Saporito

If you’re designing anything that includes contact information then chances are you’ll find yourself searching the internet for common social media logos to download and use. An easier solution though would be to have all of them already on hand! Below you’ll find a free download to a 32-pack of vector icons for the most…

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15 vector mountains
15 Mountain Vectors for Designing Logos and Simple Illustrations 🏔️
15 Mountain Vectors for Designing Logos and Simple Illustrations 🏔️ 1024 640 Nick Saporito

In this post you’ll find a download link for 15 vector mountain silhouettes and outlines that can be used for crafting logos and simple illustrations. These vectors are part of a nature bundle that I’ll be releasing for sale later this year, but for a limited time you can download a free copy. Be sure…

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Elegant logo design made with Inkscape
Create An Elegant Logo Design in Inkscape + Free Template
Create An Elegant Logo Design in Inkscape + Free Template 1024 640 Nick Saporito

Learn how to use Spiro Paths in Inkscape to create these decorative ornaments that can be made into elegant logo and monogram designs. The secret to making these paths look fluid and natural is knowing which mode to use for the Pen Tool (I have an in-depth lesson on the Pen Tool here.) The Spiro…

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Realistic Wildlife Silhouettes 🦝 More Free Vectors 🦌
Realistic Wildlife Silhouettes 🦝 More Free Vectors 🦌 800 470 Nick Saporito

This post contains a free download for a collection of 40 realistic wildlife silhouettes. The designs include various types of animals commonly found in nature. They pair nicely with the nature-themed designs I’ve sent out over the past couple of weeks. Use them to create logos, badges, emblems, and various types of vector illustrations: They…

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Free Templates 🌳 Nature Silhouettes Vector Pack 🌳
Free Templates 🌳 Nature Silhouettes Vector Pack 🌳 800 470 Nick Saporito

This post includes a download link for 24 free vector tree silhouettes that you can add to your toolbox and use to craft logos, badges, and various types of illustrations. The silhouettes can be edited in any vector-based application, including Inkscape, Illustrator and Affinity Designer. You can edit the nodes, change the fill and stroke…

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Apply vector textures with Affinity Designer
A Simple Trick For Applying Vector Textures In Affinity Designer + Free Texture Pack
A Simple Trick For Applying Vector Textures In Affinity Designer + Free Texture Pack 1000 587 Nick Saporito

In past tutorials we’ve gone over how to apply pixel-based texture overlays in Affinity Designer using black & white images and layer masks. However, in this tutorial we’ll be going over how to use vector textures instead, which requires an entirely different workflow. When working with a vector-based texture, your first instinct may be to…

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Instagram carousel template for Inkscape users
Instagram Carousel Template for Inkscape Users | Free Download + Tutorial
Instagram Carousel Template for Inkscape Users | Free Download + Tutorial 1000 587 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to slice and export your artwork as carousel tiles using Inkscape. The example we’ll be working with today is used to create a carousel for Instagram — or a collection of individual slides that make up a continuous image when placed side-by-side. To do this we will…

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Free vector avatars for Inkscape
12 Free Flat Vector Avatars for Inkscape + Tutorial
12 Free Flat Vector Avatars for Inkscape + Tutorial 800 470 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be sharing a pack of 12 free flat style vector avatar faces that you can download and edit however you’d like. Check the video tutorial to learn how to create your own using Inkscape:  Flat Vector Avatars Learning how to create these faces in Inkscape is just a matter of working with…

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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 template that you can launch directly from within Inkscape any time you want. This is useful because it means you won’t have to waste time formatting your document every time you go to create certain…

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