jqning
  • Member for 6 years, 8 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
3 answers
33 votes
80k views
I want to draw straight lines but can't figure how to give them a stroke
31 votes

Select the pen tool (Shift+F6) Anywhere on the canvas do this: Left Click (start of line) Move mouse (to location of end of line) Left Click (to add a node) Right Click (to end path) If you cannot ...

View answer
5 answers
39 votes
19k views
What exactly are Google's '500' color swatches?
13 votes

I'm going to leave this here because it is new information on the topic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=73&v=xYkz0Ueg0L4 Published on May 28, 2015 A little rusty on your color theory? Material ...

View answer
1 answers
2 votes
25k views
How can I outline a path in Inkscape to make an object?
Accepted answer
6 votes

Ctrl+Alt+C Stroke to Path. Will do what you are asking.

View answer
2 answers
3 votes
240 views
How to make rectangular photo of a book?
3 votes

I would use an app on my phone called jotnot. It's one of many types of apps meant to be a photocopier. You load this page image, select the corners, and you're done. Of course, this solution is ...

View answer
4 answers
7 votes
2k views
Icon to represent "usable offline"
2 votes

Taking the line very literally. I don't think these are particularly convincing but perhaps it's food for thought.

View answer
4 answers
0 votes
496 views
What style of art is Taco and Octocat?
2 votes

what sorts of tools would be suited for making logs and mascots in that style? Adobe Illustrator? Anything that can make SVG? Inkscape is free software that can get you started making vector ...

View answer
2 answers
0 votes
2k views
Inkscape: how to add background stripes not overlaying some objects
1 votes

I don't use patterns for stripes. I draw them. It's fast. Draw one, ctrl+d duplicate it and ctrl+click drag it over. Do that a few times. Spacing does not matter. When I have four I grab all four and ...

View answer
6 answers
0 votes
483 views
What should I choose for an icon for "praise"?
1 votes

Blue Ribbon filling up characters so I can post

View answer
2 answers
4 votes
945 views
Inkscape: Project a rectangle on bent path keeping gradients intact
1 votes

I do not have enough points to comment. So I post this as an answer to the comments about the video hoping that it helps OP. The pencil does not have a gradient. It has a blurred shaped on top of the ...

View answer
1 answers
0 votes
675 views
Select all objects within a path (Inkscape)
1 votes

Select nothing, press alt and then follow the path with your left mouse button being pressed.

View answer
2 answers
-1 votes
197 views
What programs can I use to separate clusters of vector objects
0 votes

Inkscape can handle EPS https://inkscape.org/en/learn/faq/#How_to_open_EPS_files_in_Windows Initially you need to find out where ps2pdf is on your machine or install it. It's in the Ghostscript ...

View answer
1 answers
0 votes
294 views
How to Export Circular Animations as Bitmap Images in Inkscape?
Accepted answer
0 votes

Can you put each shape on its own layer, align them with the smallest on top, and then hide all but one layer, export, move down a layer with the hide, export etc. All while having the transparent box ...

View answer
4 answers
1 votes
19k views
Create animated gif of an arrow being hand-drawn
0 votes

I would do this by drawing the arrow how I like and then erasing the final arrow one little chunk at a time in the opposite sequence that they are drawn. Maybe 30 or 40 chunks total. I would use ...

View answer
2 answers
0 votes
135 views
Path around bitmap image's visible part?
0 votes

I don't know a a specific tool but you could accomplish this by: Trace Bitmap at a setting that makes everything one color. Now you have a shape that matches the non-transparent portion of the bmp. ...

View answer
2 answers
2 votes
2k views
Ideal letter spacing on signage – tight or loose?
0 votes

As Scott says, it depends. I'll add that it's more art than science but that as you increase the size of a font you need to increase the attention you pay to letter spacing precisely because viewers ...

View answer
3 answers
2 votes
8k views
Does altering an existing font breach the copyright of that font?
-1 votes

I would suggest that ANY font an be altered without violating copyright as long as you alter it ENOUGH. By enough I mean that it must become your original work. So you could take a font and edit every ...

View answer