Inkscape Tutorial: Vector Grunge Rings

Inkscape Tutorial: Vector Grunge Rings

Create grunge-style ink rings with Inkscape.

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50 replies
  1. Rick Broomell
    Rick Broomell says:

    Wow! Amazing stuff here. Did you develop this technique? I’m seeing using this to create ocean waves. Very nice. And thanks.

  2. Simon Parker
    Simon Parker says:

    Thank you so much for making these videos. I have learn’t so much from watching them about how to use Inkscape. Really appreciate the time you spend making these.

  3. Muhammad Asadullah Khan
    Muhammad Asadullah Khan says:

    Hi.I have a question that how to add background like stacks to logos and business cards to make an appealing add?

  4. Антон Старинский
    Антон Старинский says:

    Спасибо Ник! Прекрасные уроки, очень нравятся.

  5. LcnsdbyROYALTY
    LcnsdbyROYALTY says:

    This is dope as always. I’m kinda sad though cuz I thought you was going to show us how you wrote "ink" inside the circle.

  6. Bela Balla
    Bela Balla says:

    Hi Nick! This video is a game changer. A step up in future inkscape use. Thanks a lot, great as always! Cheers!

  7. TheNicklesPickles
    TheNicklesPickles says:

    Nick, you absolutely rule! I consider myself pretty well versed in Inkscape, but there must have been three new things I learnt in this video alone.

  8. Surin Farmwest
    Surin Farmwest says:


    as always thank you for sharing. This has given me ideas for using this as part of a mock-up for teaching 2 – 4 year old children colours. Glad to see you back and congratulations on your YouTube award, very well deserved.


  9. Leonel Rodriguez
    Leonel Rodriguez says:

    Why is not it possible to translate the videos of your channel? It would be good if more people could know your content, because for example in Spanish there are not many quality channels related to inkscape and gimp

  10. Stuart Langridge
    Stuart Langridge says:

    Marvellous. I’ve been looking for how to create such things with Inkscape or Gimp for ages. Cheers!

  11. von-für-wegen-gegen Olli
    von-für-wegen-gegen Olli says:

    Can somebody please tell me how i can apply the dark theme on Inkscape? I am using version 0.92.3 on Windows 10.

  12. Ray'Ishido
    Ray'Ishido says:

    Hi Nick! I have a problem, when i set the smoothing to 100% and draw the circle nothing appears, do you know what is the problem with this?

  13. BadNews
    BadNews says:

    You should be the brand ambassador for inkscape.. No one else has thought me as much about inkscape as you have.. appreciate your work brother..


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