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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 of choice for doing so. Unfortunately there’s no way to create a multi page PDF with Inkscape though, but there are some very simple workarounds for accomplishing this. Using these workarounds I’ve been able to create ebooks,…

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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 effect will make your subject look worn, gritty, and rough around the edges. To accomplish this, we’ll be using the Jitter Nodes extension and then applying a vector grunge texture. For this demonstration we’ll be applying the…

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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 a lot to learn, and you’re probably going to make some mistakes along the way. In this video I’ll be going over some of the more common mistakes new users make so you can avoid making them…

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Duplicating objects around a circle in Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape
Duplicate Objects Around A Circle with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In previous tutorials I’ve gone over a method for duplicating objects around a circle where an object is rotated and stamped in multiple places. This is a really useful technique for any Inkscape user to know, and I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to do something like this in the past, so…

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How to change the canvas size in Inkscape
How To Change The Canvas Size in Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial
How To Change The Canvas Size in Inkscape | 3-Step Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

This tutorial will be a demonstration of how to change the canvas size in Inkscape. In Inkscape, the canvas size can be changed via the Document Properties menu, which allows you to set the size of the canvas according to a predetermined numerical input. You can also fit the canvas to specific objects you have…

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Vector dice Inkscape tutorial
Inkscape Tutorial: Create Vector Dice
Inkscape Tutorial: Create Vector Dice 800 470 Logos By Nick

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a vector dice illustration using Inkscape. This would be an excellent tutorial to follow if you’re a beginner because it will introduce you to the possibilities of vector design as it relates to illustration. We’ll be utilizing gradients and two path effects — the Perspective…

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How to remove the page border in Inkscape
How To Remove The Page Border in Inkscape
How To Remove The Page Border in Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

This post is for those of you who may be following along with an older Inkscape tutorial and want to remove the page border from the document. To remove the page border in Inkscape all you have to do is open the Document Properties menu and uncheck the “show page border” box. Let’s delve in…

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Create a rocket logo design with Inkscape
Create A Rocket Logo Design with Inkscape
Create A Rocket Logo Design with Inkscape 800 470 Logos By Nick

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a simple but illustrative rocket logo design. The design consists of a rocket with clouds of exhaust, all encapsulated within a circular emblem. The following is just a written overview of the steps taken to create this design. Please watch the video at the top of…

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Inkscape 1.0 Update: How Stroke To Path Has Changed
Inkscape 1.0 Update: How Stroke To Path Has Changed 800 470 Logos By Nick

Earlier this year when Inkscape released version 1.0 they made a rather significant change to how one of the core path operations works, namely stroke to path. This change was significant enough that it actually broke some of my old tutorials, so I just wanted to post a quick update, along with a workaround, in…

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Inkscape vs GIMP
Inkscape vs GIMP: A Complete Comparison for New Users
Inkscape vs GIMP: A Complete Comparison for New Users 800 470 Logos By Nick

Deciding when to use Inkscape vs GIMP is a common dilemma a lot of new designers find themselves in, but they’re both very different tools. In this post I’ll be comparing both applications and going over what their intended uses are. There’s also a video presentation at the top of the page if you prefer…

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