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#1 Dutch

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 07:44 PM

Before you start designing decals we must cover the basics of Inkscape.

-The Draw Bezier and Straight Lines
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After selecting this tool you want to left click to create a node and it'll take a couple nodes to create a rough outline of your shape. You may notice a red line this is to help you create your desired shape.

*Video Help*


-Edit Paths by Nodes
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Will help you refine your rough outline into the desired shape. Simply click Edit paths by nodes then select your outline and push or pull a line segment till it's correct.

-Tip/Nodes
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To move nodes around simply click edit paths by nodes. Select your outline,left click and hold on a node then drag your line.

*Video Help*


-Stroke Style
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Select the paint brush located on the top tool. A window should open and select stroke style. Make sure to click on your line. Topically 2.000 and 3.000 PX are the stranded line widths I use for all my decals.

-Tools before we start.

Mini Figure Template
http://www.mediafire...7ytquo59x8dazg6

Lego Color Guild
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If you require any more help feel free to P.M me or leave a reply.

#2 CommanderFox

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 07:59 PM

Thanks so much Clone Killer for this Tutorial, can't wait to give it ago later on today! :sweet:
It seems pretty easy so hopefully i'll be fine with it.
Thanks again!

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#3 Baylego

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Posted 10 September 2010 - 02:26 AM

Thanks for the tutorial, Dutch! I think the most helpful part of this was the color guide. It is very hard to try to find the exact Lego shade of color.



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