Glenda on July 2nd, 2009

I think word books are so cool. These are books that you can make by cutting each page using a different letter every time. For example, a word book that spells LOVE: one page is the L, another O, another V and the last E. When you finish with your word book, you are able [...]

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Glenda on May 20th, 2009

If you want to combine text and any shape so they look like one,  follow these steps: Type your text. Any kind of font would work, but I prefer a thicker one. As I always say, experiment! Click on Path and select Object to Path. Now your text is a path and you can see [...]

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Glenda on May 19th, 2009

If you want to move one or more characters upwards or downwards from their position,  follow these steps: Create your text. Select or highlight the character you want to move. Press Alt+up arrow or Alt+down arrow to move your character up or dowm from the baseline.

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Glenda on February 24th, 2009

Let me tell you first what is Inkscape: It is a vector-based software just like Illustrator. You are not dealing with pixels like Photoshop, so everything that you draw is going to keep those sharp edges even if you increase the size of your shape. You can use it to auto-trace .jpg and .bmp  images and use these [...]

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