Eye Draw It

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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Red Cabin Studio, Eye Draw It, and Facebook

I can’t seem to find time to get posts done lately. But, if you’d like to see what I’ve been doing with Inkscape lately, take a look at my online store here, or my Facebook pages here and here. If you like what I have to share, please “Like” my Facebook pages. Happy drawing! Laurianne

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Tips for Sketching with KNK Zing, Silhouette Cameo, or Any Cutter/Plotter

I’ve been having fun trying out some sketches on fabric using a pen in my KNK Zing.  I have learned that drawing to make things look good is one thing, but drawing to make them sketch out correctly (or cut )….. is quite another. I have taken some of my previous designs and re-worked them […]

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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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St. Patrick’s Day ~ Whimsical Pot of Gold

Now that we are into the month of March, I thought you might like a whimsical St. Patrick’s Day illustration. So….. here you go! Click here for the free SVG. For a tutorial on how to  create a drop shadow like the one in this illustration, click here. Happy Drawing! Laurianne

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