Apply Gradient to Path?

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MrRezister
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Apply Gradient to Path?

Postby MrRezister » Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:56 am

Hello, I am a new user to Inkscape and also fairly new to Vector Graphics.

I am intending to use Inkscape to create printable fantasy maps for use in a game campaign I intend to run for some friends, and I am trying to achieve a particular effect.

If I want to fade an object either in or out starting from the edges, is there a way to do that with the included tools? In some applications, I believe this effect is referred to as an "Angular Gradient".

Specifically I am working on a world map and am trying to use this effect to create a continental shelf under the mainland that seems to drop off into the depth of the ocean. If anyone has an idea how I might achieve this I would appreciate the input!

Thanks!
MrRezister

Lazur
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Re: Apply Gradient to Path?

Postby Lazur » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:48 am

Welcome aboard!

May this topic help you:
http://www.inkscapeforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=15573

hulf2012
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Re: Apply Gradient to Path?

Postby hulf2012 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:24 am

Hello,
Could you link to an image of example?

Just guessing: Use the mask tool:
http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL ... sking.html
If you have problems:
1.- Post a sample (or samples) of your file please.
2.- Please check here:
http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/index.html
3.- If you manage to solve your problem, please post here your solution.

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RobA
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Re: Apply Gradient to Path?

Postby RobA » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:39 pm

Hi-

If you are looking for additional tips, tricks or help with your mapping, have you checked out http://www.cartographersguild.com ? There are a number of folks there using Inkscape including myself.

-Rob A>


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