Grab Outline Illustration

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Grab Outline Illustration

Postby derekmhart » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:25 pm

What would be a good way in Inkscape to take an image like the one attached "full_image.jpg", and then turn it into a black and white illustration, like "outline.png". I wouldn't want the background. I know I can remove backgrounds in different ways, but is there some way to "lift" just the main outline out to get an illustration. I will use in a whiteboard Videoscribe animation. Not looking for perfect, but not clear at all how to approach this. Thoughts appreciated!
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Re: Grab Outline Illustration

Postby brynn » Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:06 pm

In Inkscape, I would use the Pen tool and "manually" draw the outlines.

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Re: Grab Outline Illustration

Postby Moini » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:44 am

And for the variable line width, I would apply a PowerStroke path effect or Pattern along Path path effect.
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Re: Grab Outline Illustration

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