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Inkscape convert PNG to SVG
Using Inkscape to Convert PNG to SVG Format
Using Inkscape to Convert PNG to SVG Format 1024 602 Nick Saporito

A question commonly asked by newcomers is how they can use Inkscape to convert PNG to SVG format. This is sort of like trying to turn an omelette back into an egg though — the order of operations is backwards. SVG files are what’s used to generate PNG images. Trying to accomplish the inverse of that would…

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Inkscape Mountain Logo Design Tutorial
Inkscape Tutorial: Mountain Logo Design
Inkscape Tutorial: Mountain Logo Design 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to design a vector mountain range logo using Inkscape. This tutorial makes effective use of the Bezier Pen in regards to freehand drawing. It’s still a pretty simple task though, so don’t let the freehand aspect intimidate you. The font I used for this tutorial is called League…

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heartbeat logo design inkscape
Create a Heartbeat Design with Inkscape
Create a Heartbeat Design with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be demonstrating how to create a vector heartbeat logo that can be compatible with any other sort of theme. I often see people selling t shirts on Facebook using this sort of concept – depicting dogs, cats, instruments, skylines, etc. – and advertising them against those audiences. The goal of this tutorial is…

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Vector chocolate with Inkscape
Create a Vector Chocolate Candy Bar with Inkscape
Create a Vector Chocolate Candy Bar with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

Design a vector chocolate candy bar with a bite taken out of it using Inkscape. Color codes: 8c462dff 67422fff 542b1aff 9c4f32ff   Learn Everything About Logo Design Curious about the creative process that inspires me to come up with design ideas and how I go about executing them? Be sure to check out my logo…

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retro vintage vector text inkscape
Create Retro Style Text with Inkscape
Create Retro Style Text with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to design some retro style letters and text in vector format using Inkscape. This tutorial emphasises the usefulness of the masking feature, which when used properly, adds a nice aged appearance to the design. Montserrat Ultra Bold font: https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/montserrat Masking image: https://pixabay.com/en/background-texture-grunge-distress-1874557/   Logo Design Course Curious about…

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Vector liquid text design with Inkscape
Create Liquid Text with Inkscape
Create Liquid Text with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create text that is a vector liquid within glass casing. This is one of the rare tutorials where I actually make use of the filters Inkscape has to offer, which came in very handy for this tutorial. As always, if you have any questions or comments, feel…

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vector pretzel design
Design a Vector Pretzel with Inkscape
Design a Vector Pretzel with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be using Inkscape to demonstrate how you can design a pretzel in vector format. This tutorial makes good use of the stroke function and is generally an exercise in geometry. It took me a little while to figure out how the shape of a pretzel could break down into simplified individual…

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design a logo with inkscape
Design a Logo with Inkscape
Design a Logo with Inkscape 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to design a logo in Inkscape. The logo depicts two crossing pencils inside of a shield with ribbons on the side and text wrapped around the design in a circle. Want to make Inkscape appear dark? Here’s how: http://logosbynick.com/how-to-make-inkscape-go-dark/   Logo Design Course Curious about the creative process…

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Inkscape Explained: Text, Word Formatting and Installing Fonts
Inkscape Explained: Text, Word Formatting and Installing Fonts 850 500 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be going over all of the various ways you can use text in Inkscape. Whether it be setting defaults, kerning, morphing text, warping the wording to take the form of various vector shapes for your design and so on. I’ll also be addressing how to go about installing a font you’ve…

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facebook cover design inkscape
Facebook Cover Photo Design
Facebook Cover Photo Design 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a customized cover graphic for Facebook using Inkscape. In addition to vector graphics, Inkscape also does a wonderful handling raster graphic. Maybe not to the degree of GIMP, but it’s good enough to get basic tasks done. Remember: dimensions for the Facebook cover graphic are 851…

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