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Creating quick clouds in inkscape

by Chris Hildenbrand on 07/12/16 10:58:00 am   Expert Blogs   Featured Blogs

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This tutorial is a quick answer to a request about how to make make clouds. I have a lot of other tutorial series to finish but this one seemed like a nice little task while enjoying my last day in London.

So... let's get started with circles... :) Keep in mind that this is just one way to do it and you might prefer handdrawing them or using the pen tool and creating the curves manually.
I quite often use these 'quick clouds' for layered backgrounds - usually with a few layers of mountains, trees or even city skylines on top. 


 
 
 
I hope this will help with the creation of clouds and improve your backgrounds. I had a lot of fun writing it - even with all the other tutorials on my mind and still not being as fit as I would like to be.

Note:

I am still without my main work machine and the better microphone making it hard to record a video tutorial. The laptop I am working on is just not ideal with it's insane resolution.  

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