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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — using filters with text

We will create one example of how we can use filters with text to create a mood or feeling with text in design:

  1. Open a new document in Inkscape, create a text box, and enter some text. In our example, we'll use the word: BOO!.
  2. With the text selected, from the main menu, select Filters, Textures, and then choose Ink Paint:
    Time for action — using filters with text

    There are a lot more filters here that you can use that will give neat effects for your text. These include Cutout, Cutout & Glow, Dark & Glow, Drop Glow, Fuzzy Glow, Glow, In and Out, Inner Glow, Inner Shadow, and Inset. See the following graphic for what each of these filters looks like ...

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