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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — using the Bezier tool

To begin, we will use the Bezier tool to create a woman's face shape:

  1. Open a new document in Inkscape.
  2. Now select the Bezier tool from the toolbox bar:
    Time for action — using the Bezier tool
  3. Using a series of straight paths, using single-clicks to create nodes, create a head shape, similar to the one shown in the following image:
    Time for action — using the Bezier tool
  4. Make sure to close the path by double-clicking on the first node when complete.
  5. Select the head object and choose the Edit Paths by Nodes tool:

    All nodes on the object appear in a gray color.

    From the main menu, choose Edit | ...

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