Inkscape for Cutting Design

Help and Support => Help Using Inkscape => Topic started by: christine154 on January 14, 2011, 04:47:29 AM

Title: photo stencil
Post by: christine154 on January 14, 2011, 04:47:29 AM
hi first of all i would like to introduce myself :) having just joined the forum and to using inkscape program i think i will need a lot of help
my name is christine and i am totally overwhelmed with it all ,i can sort of grasp the basics of the program, but i would like to no if i can import a photo of my grandson and turn into a stencil that i can then use to do some etching with a cricut is this possible with this program and if so how :?
i was sent from the other inkscape forum as i had no idea about forum

christine
Title: Re: photo stencil
Post by: scud on January 14, 2011, 04:06:28 PM
Welcome Christine. You will find lots of help here. I'm sure someone will be here soon to help you with your query.
Barbara
Title: Re: photo stencil
Post by: Angel13 on January 14, 2011, 11:11:34 PM
Hi Christine

Welcome to the forum, this was on 1 of the post from PapaSue; not quite sure if this was the information that you were looking for: http://papasuecreative.blogspot.com/200 ... photo.html (http://papasuecreative.blogspot.com/2009/02/making-silhouette-from-photo.html)

If not do let us know and I'm sure we can get some help for you.............
Title: Re: photo stencil
Post by: HeatherM on January 16, 2011, 03:13:52 PM
Hi Christine,
I think this post by Laura (LKC) might be what you are looking for.  HTH
http://thealliancetrader.blogspot.com/2 ... scape.html (http://thealliancetrader.blogspot.com/2009/09/working-with-photo-in-inkscape.html)
Title: Re: photo stencil
Post by: Angel13 on January 16, 2011, 03:48:50 PM
Oooo Thanks Heather, I knew there was something somewhere....