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Playing around with INKSCAPE

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Inkscape is freeware. I stumbled upon it last nite while looking for a good program for converting bitmap to vector images. I’m not sure if Inkscape can do this yet, but I found that it’s pretty impressive with text. So here’s a Merry Christmas message after playing around for a night. I’m sure competent masters could do much better with this great program. But here’s my first attempt.

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Author: Michael Clark

I'm the administrator of Earthpages.org | Earthpages.ca with a Joint Honours B.A. in Psychology/Sociology at York and Trent U, an M.A. in Philosophy and Religion at Visva-Bharati, India, and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies at UOttawa.

2 thoughts on “Playing around with INKSCAPE

  1. To get Inkscape to convert a bitmap to vector, use the trace bitmap function:
    http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Trace.html

    But sometimes one just needs to draw over a bitmap:

    it depends on the art and needs of the moment.

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