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Learn How to Draw a Tree Branch

I posted this tutorial in 2012 to help folks learn how to draw a tree branch. I recently discovered the link was broken. It had gotten a lot of interest initially, and thought I would post it again in case some might again find it helpful. If you are not familiar with Inkscape, it is […]

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Create Sketches With Inkscape

I love to create sketches with Inkscape. Sketches are simple to draw and have a kind of vintage appeal. It’s fun to import them into my cutter program and draw them out using my KNK Zing or Silhouette Cameo. Sketches are easy to create using Inkscape, once you get the hang of a couple simple tools. Of course, the detail can be […]

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9 Easy Steps to Embellishing Fonts in Inkscape ~ with swirls, curls, and flourishes

I see a lot of people asking questions on various forums regarding how to embellish fonts.  Here is an infograph showing how I use Inkscape to get the effects I want. If you follow these 9 easy steps you’ll end up with a font you can use for a multitude of purposes, but what I […]

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How to Add a Drop Shadow in Inkscape

  I hope you find my little Infograph on “How to Create a Drop Shadow” helpful. The intent here is to get you started. There is a lot more you can do with this idea, including adding a little blur to it. Have some fun with it and see what you can come up with. […]

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Inkscape Techniques ~ Make Simple Changes to Your Drawing

Here is an infograph showing various ways to use the same basic illustration. The intent here is not to instruct in the various techniques, but rather to help you brainstorm some ideas. None of the illustrations here have been drawn or cut out at this time so it is possible they need a little editing. […]

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