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by Inkspots
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Let's draw holiday clipart!
Replies: 76
Views: 53209

Re: Let's draw holiday clipart!

Thank you all for your comments, I'm so glad you liked the greeting card ( I was a bit nervous about sharing it with so many awesomely talented artists in the forum) Brynn about the ribbon, yes I know exactly what you mean about drawing ribbon bows and curls. I couldn't find a good tutorial on it ei...
by Inkspots
Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:14 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Let's draw holiday clipart!
Replies: 76
Views: 53209

Re: Let's draw holiday clipart!

Marydonata , your Santa and reindeer are very cute and colorful. I like them, and hope we will be seeing more of your work as time goes on. :) About spirosplines: Yes, they are fun to play with, and bryn , your "wild" turkey is a very creative use of them, not cute really, but visually ap...
by Inkspots
Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:49 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Let's draw holiday clipart!
Replies: 76
Views: 53209

Re: Let's draw holiday clipart!

Hi all :) Brynn, yes! Do upload your candy canes to the Openclipart library. They are certainly up to the OCL's artistic standard. They're bright and cheerful, exactly the kind of thing people will be looking for in December. The ghosts and jack-o-lanterns are cute. About your greeting card, the fir...
by Inkspots
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Personal discussions
Topic: Greetings Inkscapers
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Re: Greetings Inkscapers

Oh thanks, that will be a big help.
I'll try and "vacuum" my files before sharing them.
(I never would have figured out what "Vacuum defs" was for.)
by Inkspots
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:58 am
Forum: Personal discussions
Topic: Greetings Inkscapers
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Re: Greetings Inkscapers

Thanks for the info on image hosts. By "optimise for sharing" what I mean is, removing unused gradients etc, and useless meta-data that will bloat the file, but serve no purpose. For example, one of the drawings I was working on for clipart contains 100+ gradients, but only about 20 are ac...
by Inkspots
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Personal discussions
Topic: Greetings Inkscapers
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Re: Greetings Inkscapers

Hi Brynn, and thanks for the warm welcome. I saw the post "let's draw Hoilday clipart" and it's actually one of the things that decided me that it was time to join the forum. It sounds like so much fun. I still need to find an image host that recognises svg as an image format, hopefully a ...
by Inkspots
Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:37 am
Forum: Personal discussions
Topic: Greetings Inkscapers
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Greetings Inkscapers

Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I've had inkscape on my computer for ages, but hadn't really tried to do much with it until recently. Then one day I decided "Hey! I have this great tool called Inkscape, and I'm only using a small part of it's capability" "Maybe it's time I learned ...

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