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No matter how advanced or novice of an Inkscape user you may be, the basics are absolutely essential. Let’s go over some of the best Inkscape tutorials and courses to get caught up on everything you need to know. Basic Tools and Methods There’s plenty of tools and methods to become overwhelming, so these are the tutorials you’ll want to take a look at for learning the foundation of Inkscape. Fun Tricks With Inkscape’s Polygon Tool The Polygon tool in Inkscape has a slight learning curve, but can be an excellent way to speed up the creation of complex shapes. In this quick tip, we’ll go over some neat tricks to make the Polygon tool more useful with your designs. How to Create Gradient Fills and on Stroke in Inkscape The first time you open Inkscape, it may take a while to finally discover gradients. When you do, they can be rather overwhelming and confusing at first. Check out this quick tip to learn some tricks with Inkscape’s gradients, Gradient Editor, and Gradient Tool. While I’m using linear gradients in this tutorial, the same principals apply to radial gradients. Group/Ungroup vs. Combine/Break Apart in Inkscape The fact that Group/Ungroup and Combine/Break Apart are two sets of complete synonyms, you might not think that Inkscape would have these as separate functions. While these are pretty …
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Back to School: 28 Easy Inkscape Tutorials
To create the 3D mosaic vector effect we will use the Halftone effect of the Phantasm plug-in and then we will learn how to automate work in Adobe Illustrator using the Action feature. Long sequences of commands, effects and filters with multiple parameters can easily be replaced with the work of the action, which lasts no more than 5 seconds! At the end, you’ll be able to create instant works of mosaic art with this mosaic vector tutorial.
What You’ll Be Creating InDesign is the best Adobe tool for creating traditional and expertly crafted typography. Designers often are quick to jump over to Illustrator or Photoshop if they want to create more unique and contemporary text effects. However, with a little know-how you can create cutting-edge, creative text effects without ever having to leave InDesign. This tutorial shows you how to create five striking typographic effects using tools and tricks available to you in InDesign. You can follow these tutorials individually, then tweak the steps to make your own unique styles. Page Setup For all of the effects below, we’ll be using an A4 layout. But feel free to skip …
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Create 5 High-Impact Typography Effects in Adobe InDesign
Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. It is packed with useful tools, some of which you might be familiar with and some you might have never used.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Download Meter Vector for user interfaces. You will find out how to create a Clipping Mask in order to clip some effects into a shape, and also how to create an Inner Shadow Effect in Photoshop. Let’s begin!
What You’ll Be Creating Readers may recognize today’s interviewee, Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti, as the creator of those fantastic, hand-drawn illustration depicting women, empowering messages of inclusion and little celebrations of identity. I had the pleasure of getting to know more about Carol’s artwork, current series of illustrations, and a bit about her day-to-day life below. Enjoy! Thanks so much for the interview. Let’s start at the beginning: What got you into illustration? I’ve loved drawing since I learned how to grab a pencil. I think most kids love drawing; the only difference is that I never stopped practicing! So I decided to take graphic design in college, and now I work with illustration and graphic design and I really love it. Photo of Carol Rossetti. Who or what are your main sources of inspiration? Inspirations comes from everywhere, and I must say I’ve always had many sources. I must say that people really inspire me, much more than nature, animals or whatever. It might sound
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful propeller pinwheel illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the first propeller using basic tools and effects. Moving on you will learn how to add color and shading for these shapes using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with the Appearance panel. Using a simple Transform effects and a bunch of new colors you will learn how to multiply and recolor the new propellers.
If you’re new to this project, check out Part One of our Creative Selfie Showcase. Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies Part Two When we asked you to show us your creative selfies, we were blown away by the incredible talent of our readers. From vectors to digital paintings, portraits to abstract art, you’ve all shown us that your talent is truly limitless! Today we’re bringing you part two of this project, showcasing the incredible entries we received from you. Creative Selfies by You! Here are the next 15 selfies by our readers. Show some love to these talented artists in the comments, and enjoy! Bahia Khalid Greetings! I’m Bahia Khalid, someone who’s seriously obsessed with the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator. I do lots of girly vector artwork as my passion. I was a Graphic Design student for 5 years with an additional 6 years of working experience in the creative world. I enjoy doing vector art and my current passion would be GUI designs. Here’s a selfie of me, running + posing within 15 seconds of a self timer in my office’s meeting room. If you’d like to check out more of my artwork, here’s the link: https://www.behance.net/3ahia . Badreddine BIADA Here’s my selfie. I hope you guys like it. I made it on illustrator. I’m a sophomore Graphic Design student, in GAU, North of Cyprus. Unfortunately, I don’t have a website, so here’s my e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mario …
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Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies—Part Two
What You’ll Be Creating Photoshop is great tool for graphics design, especially digital
What You’ll Be Creating Snakes are one of the most-drawn animals, if not the most drawn animal. They’re considered to be very simple, with no legs or special muscles that need to be defined. There’s only a head (without ears!) and a long tail—what can go wrong? So, welcome to the perfect start into the world of animal drawing: a guide to drawing snakes! I’ll show you how to draw both venomous and harmless snakes, and how to draw their scales and patterns realistically. We won’t focus only on one species, but rather will look at the techniques you need to draw any part of any type of snake. Aafter going through this tutorial, you should be able to draw most varieties of snakes almost effortlessly. 1. Snake Bodies Basic Anatomy Let’s start with some basics about snakes’ anatomy. We tend to see think of snakes as