inkscape

Inkscape create conical gradients
Now You Can Easily Create Conical Gradients with Inkscape
Now You Can Easily Create Conical Gradients with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to easily create gradients that wrap in a circle going around a central point, otherwise known as conical gradients. Skip down to the bottom of the page if you’d just like to watch the video tutorial. Inkscape has always made it easy for us…

read more
Inkscape How To Remove Background
How To Easily Remove Backgrounds With Inkscape
How To Easily Remove Backgrounds With Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can easily remove the background from an image using Inkscape. This technique, although quite simple, does require a modest amount of familiarity with the Bezier Pen. You’ll be shown everything you need to know about it in the video, but it may take a little bit of practice.…

read more
3D Pixel Text Created with Inkscape
Create 3D Pixel Text with Inkscape
Create 3D Pixel Text with Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be demonstrating a very simple technique that you can use to create 3D-style pixel text using Inkscape. This tutorial will require use of grids, the Bezier Pen, an eye for perspective and a touch of creativity. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the video tutorial. If you’d like to update Inkscape’s appearance with…

read more
Inkscape Tutorial: Shield Logo Design
Inkscape Tutorial: Shield Logo Design 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Inkscape to design a shield logo with a banner wrapping around it. The following is a brief overview of how we’ll go about creating this design, for those of you who may be more advanced users and would like to save some time. Otherwise you can…

read more
Open and Create Adobe Illustrator Files with Inkscape
How To Open And Create AI Files With Inkscape
How To Open And Create AI Files With Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

As a graphic designer who primarily uses open source software for the majority of his work, it’s not uncommon for me to run into cross-platform compatibility issues when it comes to transferring source files between myself and clients, particularly when it comes to opening and saving AI files with Inkscape. Seeing as how Adobe Illustrator…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more