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Author Topic: How do i Create circular monogram  (Read 2978 times)

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Offline Jennrsnyder

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How do i Create circular monogram
« on: July 23, 2013, 05:47:04 AM »
I'm trying to make a circular monogram in Inkscape but just not sure how to. See my image of what I'm referring to any suggestions.
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Offline cleversomeday

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Re: How do i Create circular monogram
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2013, 02:41:19 PM »
I've tried this in Inkscape, AI and several other programs and there's really no way to do it except by extensive point editing. My advice is to buy the font. Well worth the money versus the effort it would take to make something that looked this good.
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Offline Technomum

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Re: How do i Create circular monogram
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013, 05:14:43 AM »
I think by far the easiest way with this type of problem is to trace the photo.  Attached is a file with two options.  I used Inkscape Path>Bitmap Trace using the default options that appear on the drop down window.  If you are thinking of creating something other than your photo, ie with different letters, Cleversomeday's suggestion is the only way, as far as I am aware.   It is perfectly possible to draw each of your letters but this will take time and a degree of expertise, both of which you may have.
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