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Create vector textures with Inkscape
How To Create Vector Textures Using Inkscape
How To Create Vector Textures Using Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create vector textures to apply to your designs. This will be a little different than other tutorials I’ve done where I demonstrate how to mask a rasterized image on top of an object. Instead, we’ll be producing true vector textures with nodes that…

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Inkscape wavy lines tutorial
Create Wavy Lines Using Lattice Deformation In Inkscape
Create Wavy Lines Using Lattice Deformation In Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create these wavy lines using the Lattice Deformation path effect in Inkscape. This would be a great tutorial for a beginner or first-time user of Inkscape. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken to achieve the effect. For more in-depth step-by-step instructions, please…

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How to create a mesh gradient background with Inkscape
Create Mesh Gradient Backgrounds with Inkscape
Create Mesh Gradient Backgrounds with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create mesh gradient background patterns with Inkscape. The idea behind the effect here is that the design is made up of a bunch of individual triangles that all have a single solid fill color, but when viewed in totality they create the illusion of a mesh gradient.…

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How to create a line text logo with Inkscape
How To Create Line Style Letters with Inkscape
How To Create Line Style Letters with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to create simple line art-style letters and words that can be used individually as logos or as some kind of typography design. The following is just a brief outline of the steps taken to achieve the end result. For complete step-by-step instructions with voice…

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How to export CMYK with Inkscape
5 Ways To Export CMYK with Inkscape | PNG, JPG, PDF, Vector & More
5 Ways To Export CMYK with Inkscape | PNG, JPG, PDF, Vector & More 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you use open-source design software like Inkscape and GIMP, you’ve probably designed something to be printed professionally, only to have it be rejected by the print shop because it’s in RGB color format and not CMYK. There are several ways to export CMYK with Inkscape though, and in this post I’ll be going over…

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Inkscape logo tutorial
Inkscape Logo Template: Video Tutorial and Free Download
Inkscape Logo Template: Video Tutorial and Free Download 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be demonstrating how to create a circular banner logo with Inkscape, and I’ll also be including a free download to the template that you can edit and use however you’d like (in case you’d rather not follow the tutorial.) The logo has two circular banners — one going around the top and the…

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Vector isometric carved text
Create Isometric Carved Letters with Inkscape
Create Isometric Carved Letters with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create isometric carved letters with Inkscape, where it appears as if the letters have been carved into the surface. I made a similar tutorial back in 2016, but my approach will be different this time. In the previous tutorial we set up an isometric grid and drew…

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Inkscape fonts are missing
Why Inkscape Fonts Are Missing Even Though You Installed Them
Why Inkscape Fonts Are Missing Even Though You Installed Them 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you are a Windows 10 user you may run into a problem where Inkscape fonts are missing despite having installed them system-wide. In short, the reason why the Inkscape fonts are missing is because they haven’t been installed for all users. The fix is quite simple. Before we get started, first make sure that…

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Why I Like Inkscape Better Than Illustrator
6 Reasons Why I Like Inkscape Better Than Illustrator
6 Reasons Why I Like Inkscape Better Than Illustrator 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I’ve been using Inkscape on a nearly full-time basis since 2013, and I’ve also been using Illustrator quite regularly since 2015. Having extensive experience with both, I can say for sure that they both have their pros and cons. However, in this post I’m going to make a case for why Inkscape might be a…

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Best drawing tablet for Inkscape
Wacom Intuos – The Best Drawing Tablet for Inkscape
Wacom Intuos – The Best Drawing Tablet for Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I’m not much of a freehand artist myself, but if freehand drawing and sketching is your thing, and you’re an Inkscape user, you might want to check out the Wacom Intuos CTH490AK drawing tablet. In my opinion, the Wacom Intuos is the best drawing tablet for Inkscape because of its plug and play compatibility and…

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