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3. Working with Images and Text

Alex Libby1 
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Rugby, Warwickshire, UK
 

One of the key benefits of working with SVG is the ability to resize an image with no loss of quality – to achieve this, we can use any one of several different core shapes (such as squares or circles), or even go freehand with paths, to create our design.

This is ideal for those instances where we can draw a relatively straightforward image – what if we needed to work with something more complex? This does not mean to say that SVG is limited to simple designs at all: other designers have produced some really complex SVG work, which includes animation, filters, transitions, and the like!

It does ...

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