PaperModelers.com

Go Back   PaperModelers.com > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-17-2007, 01:29 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
Playin with Inkscape

OK.......... the RV build got me going and I started playing with Inkscape.

Here is something I "drew" up today. Wish it would save in more different formats, but making PDF with this is pretty neat. Also with Photoshop I can pull this in and change it to almost whatever I want.

Haven't figured out how to color with Inkscape yet, but I am playing with it, so who knows, I just might stumble on it

john
Attached Files
File Type: pdf TA4J.pdf (38.1 KB, 111 views)
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings

Last edited by John Bowden; 07-17-2007 at 02:18 PM. Reason: I'm a dummy
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #2  
Old 07-17-2007, 04:15 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
Thanks Rick!

john
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-17-2007, 05:03 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
This is what I'm doing right now...........................

Taking this picture:




and doing this with it




john
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-17-2007, 05:12 PM
CharlieC's Avatar
CharlieC CharlieC is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 1,583
Total Downloaded: 1.41 MB
Quote:
Originally Posted by John Bowden (bowdenja) View Post
Haven't figured out how to color with Inkscape yet, but I am playing with it, so who knows, I just might stumble on it

john
The simplest way is to right click an Inkscape object and look in the "stroke and fill" properties. You can play all sorts of games with gradients and blur as well. The colouring in Inkscape isn't as good as Photoshop because Inkscape is limited to the capabilities stated in the svg standard.

Regards,

Charlie
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-17-2007, 05:26 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
Thanks Charlie............. must still have a loong way to go, because I didn't make any objects:o

I just made two layers and started tracing around the opaqued image in the other layer.

It was fun and I'm going to keep at it. I like the vector quaility and unlimited scale-ablity

john
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #6  
Old 07-17-2007, 05:37 PM
CharlieC's Avatar
CharlieC CharlieC is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 1,583
Total Downloaded: 1.41 MB
Quote:
Originally Posted by John Bowden (bowdenja) View Post
Thanks Charlie............. must still have a loong way to go, because I didn't make any objects:o

I just made two layers and started tracing around the opaqued image in the other layer.

It was fun and I'm going to keep at it. I like the vector quaility and unlimited scale-ablity

john
I think you should be able select the traced line as an object - or you can group parts of the outline as an object. My current project pulls data out of a database and tries to render it as a tree structure in svg - so far it's been fun to learn Inkscape - I use it to check what the svg will look like in a browser.

Regards,

Charlie
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-18-2007, 09:05 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
Did this today for Jim G.

Man I'm kinda liking this software!

john
Attached Thumbnails
Playin with Inkscape-800-x-600-beaver-drawing.jpg  
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-21-2007, 10:08 PM
John Bowden's Avatar
John Bowden John Bowden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Madison, MS USA
Posts: 2,885
Total Downloaded: 86.28 MB
Still having fun with Inkscape!

Check this one out Ray! I colored it just for you!:p
Attached Thumbnails
Playin with Inkscape-cayuse-color-1.jpg  
__________________
www.dgapapermodels.com

My Drawings
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-23-2007, 09:10 PM
Texman's Avatar
Texman Texman is offline
Lilliput Transportation Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 4,374
Total Downloaded: 237.48 MB
John, John, John. That is pretty cool. I noticed you got some
kind of red smudge on there...

Ray
__________________
Ray

Respect the Paper, RESPECT IT!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 9.09%
Parts of this site powered by vBulletin Mods & Addons from DragonByte Technologies Ltd. (Details)
Copyright © 2007-15, Paper Modelers.com