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Boomer3297
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Newbee...

Postby Boomer3297 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:59 am

Hi talented inkscape users. I'm brand new to this stuff and wow I'm impressed with your knowledge and creative abilities. I hope to learn from you all. So THANK YOU.
So here's my question... whats the best way to either import or draw my own guitar pick shape? I want to put text in it and have it conform to the shape. I may not be ready for this but figures I'd ask anyway!
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Re: Newbee...

Postby tylerdurden » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:34 pm

I'd use the star/polygon tool to make a triangle, convert it to a path, smooth the nodes, then use the flow text into path operation.

All that is covered in the help tutorials and online manual.
Have a nice day.

I'm using Inkscape 0.92.2 (5c3e80d, 2017-08-06), 64 bit win8.1

The Inkscape manual has lots of helpful info! http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/

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Re: Newbee...

Postby brynn » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:02 am

Do you want the text to be deformed into the pick shape? Or do you want the text to fill up the pick shape (with multiple repeats of the text)?


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