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Windows 8.1 touch screen interface

Inkscape Experiments: Enable Saving to XCF Inside Windows 8.1

Enable Saving to XCF   My Thoughts on Windows 8.1! When Microsoft first released Windows 8, my reaction was more of a, “meh!” I’m a Mac guy, but I was perfectly copacetic using Windows 7 under [amazon text=Parallels&amazon template=preview script&chan=amazon default&asin=B00ENFVLAQ]. Windows 7 does everything that I could ask for. Plus it’s pretty stable. It really only serves …

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A visual result of using Shift Y options to step and repeat

Inkscape Experiments: How to Step and Repeat

  Step and Repeat It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these articles. Just to get back into the groove of things, I’ll cover a basic action done by most graphic designers. It’s called “Step-and-Repeat”. Step and Repeat is as advertised, create one duplicate, and repeat that duplicate across the same distance for however …

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Shade and add in your details

Yes, You Too Can Draw! – Ch 9 — One-Point Perspective

Welcome back to another chapter of Yes, You Too Can Draw! The series that gets its name botched by the author constantly. In this chapter, I plan to introduce you to the concept of perspective and more specifically, one-point perspective. If you want to make any serious effort learning to draw, you will need to …

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Two examples of drawings that use bad orientation.

Yes, You Too Can Draw – Ch 8 — Drawing Composition

Welcome to another chapter of Yes, You Too Can Draw! We’re going to go over are the basics of a topic that often gets over looked, composition. This can often make or break a drawing. Even I over looked composition today. I was originally intending this chapter to cover my series on perspective. But I see …

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