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An Insight to Logos
A logo is the image which represents a company or its product. Its function is to create a memorable, recognizable impression on the mind of a potential client or customer. There are three basic types of logos, which can be used alone or combined within one design. More ...

Inkscape Circles, Ellipses, and Arcs Drawing Tutorial
Inkscape is a free vector drawing application. This article gives you the basic methods of creating and controlling the size and shape of circles, ellipses, and arcs. More ...

Graphics Design for Beginners - Cropping Images
In this article I'll show you how to crop an image to retain only the area you want and how to scale an image so that it fits neatly into your webpage's layout without the user having to download an oversized image that needs to be resized by their browser. More ...

Inkscape - How to Use Bitmap Image Fill Pattern
Inkscape is a free Open Source vector graphics illustration application that works similar to Adobe Illustrator. Inkscape lets you fill these objects with flat color, gradients, or bitmap patterns. In this article you learn how to fill an object with a bitmap image. More ...

Free Replacement for Overpriced Photoshop
GIMP is a comprehensive image editing program on the level of Photoshop, in fact it looks and works pretty much the same as Photoshop, with one major exception; Photoshop costs about $800.00 while GIMP is totally free! More ...

Inkscape Shadows and Highlights
Adding shadows and highlights to your drawings can create a touch of realism. In this article you learn how to add shadows and highlights to your Inkscape drawings. More ...

SVG Code for Outlined Letters Text
SVG can be used to create banners, charts, diagrams, graphs, illustrations, logos, maps, and many other things that require text. This tutorial explains how to code for outlined letters text in your SVG drawings using the SVG text element. More ...

How to Use Basic Linear Gradients in Inkscape
Gradients are a very powerful effect you can use to make your drawings look more professional. In this article you learn that gradients are very easy to use in the amazing, powerful, and free Inkscape vector graphics drawing application. More ...

Building an Image with a Logo
Businesses can greatly benefit from a professional and unforgettable logo that sets them apart from their competition. Logos are not just fancy graphics that adorn websites or letterhead, logos are a representation of a businesses philosophy. Logos are a critical component of brand development. More ...

Inkscape - How to Add a New Node
To add a new node on a segment use the Insert new nodes button on the Edit path nodes tool control bar. These steps assume that you have already drawn a segment e.g. using the Bezier Curves and straight lines tool. More ...

SVG Code to Translate a Rectangle and Text
This SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) example provides code to create a rectangle and the text Hello!, and use the translate transform to move them each individually. More ...

Create GIF Animations With Free GIMP Image Editing Program
Everyone has seen those cute gif animations on the Web. In this article, you'll learn how to create your own gif animations using the free GIMP image editing program. Once you understand the basic steps you'll find it's incredibly easy to create animated gifs with GIMP. More ...