Create Amazing Flyers As You Learn Graphic Design


Step 12: Edit Font

This will open the Text and Font Window. Here you can change the Font Family, Style, Size, Layout and Line Spacing. You will also be able to see a Preview of your modifications.
Inkscape Text & Font Window
Inkscape Text & Font Window


















Inkscape Title & Colored Background
Inkscape Title
& Colored Background
In this case the Font Family is "Harlow Solid", Font Size is "56", Italic and Centered.

Click Apply. Click Close.

Using the Select Tool, drag Text to desired spot on flyer.

This is what the Flyer would look like:


Step 13: Add New Text

Inkscape Text on Green Background
Inkscape Text
on Green Background
Next add the Company Address -
"89 Adrienne Lane,
Alyssatown, Fl 34332,
Tel. 555.111.2323
Fax 555.111.4434".

Use the Font Family "Segoe Print" which is a free Font that was downloaded at FontFreak.

Style is Normal, Size is "24" and Layout is Centered. Some of the Text is made larger and Bold for emphasis.





Step 15: Import Images

Inkscape File Menu - Import
Inkscape File Menu - Import
Go to File > Import.

You can then select the File Location and Click Open.



Step 16: Resize / Duplicate Image

Using the Select Tool, Resize the Images as needed. Then make a Copy or Clone of the Pink Flower.
Inkscape Command Bar
Inkscape Command Bar





Inkscape Duplicate Icon
Inkscape
Duplicate
Icon
Select it and click on the Duplicate Icon on the Command Bar.


Step 17: Align Images

Line the "2 Pink Flowers" up next to each other, then place the "Red Flower" on top of them.

Inkscape Bouquet
Inkscape Bouquet
It should look like this:


Step 18: Filter Effects

Inkscape Objects Menu - Filter Effects
Inkscape Objects Menu - Filter Effects
Next to compensate for the "Yellow Flower" already having a Drop Shadow that is quite visible, we will add a Drop Shadow of our own to these 3 Flowers.

To do this, go to the Objects Menu > Filter Effects.

This will open the Filter Effects Window.



Step 19: Rename Filter

Inkscape Filter Effects Window
Inkscape Filter Effects Window
To create the Fill Effect, click on New. In the Filter Column, you will see Filter1. To change this Text to Drop Shadow, right click on Filter1 and select Rename.

Inkscape Drop Shadow Filter
Inkscape Drop Shadow Filter
Type in "Drop Shadow".


Step 20: Add Effects

Inkscape Add Effects
Inkscape Add Effects
Then move over to the Add Effect Button, select the down arrow and select 3 Effects, Gaussian Blur, Offset and Merge, clicking Add Effect after each one.



Step 21: Gaussian Blur Connection

Inkscape Gaussian Blur Connection
Inkscape Gaussian Blur Connection
Click on the Little Gray Triangle on the right side of Gaussian Blur, while holding the left mouse button down, drag a line to Source Alpha.


Step 22 : Offset Connection

Inkscape Offset Connection
Inkscape Offset Connection
Click on the Offset Triangle and drag to Gaussian Blur if this one is not already done for you.


Step 23: Merge Connection

Inkscape Merge Connection
Inkscape Merge Connection
Connect the First Merge Triangle to Offset and the Second Triangle to Source Graphic.


Step 24: Gaussian Blur - Standard Deviation

Inkscape Gaussian Blur - Standard Deviation
Inkscape Gaussian Blur - Standard Deviation
Then select the Gaussian Blur Effect and set the Standard Deviation to "10.5" in the Effect Parameters Tab.





Step 26: Apply Drop Shadow

Inkscape Check Drop Shadow Box
Inkscape Check Drop
Shadow Box
Click on the Select Tool, click on the Image you want to add the Shadow to, then go back to the Filter Effects Window and select the Check Box for Drop Shadow in the Filter Column.

The Images when put together should look like this:
Inkscape Bouquet with Drop Shadow
Inkscape Bouquet
with Drop Shadow


Step 27: Save File

Using the Select Tool, place all flowers in desired spots. Resize if necessary.

Inkscape Florist Flyer
Inkscape Florist Flyer
The result:

Go to File > Save. It will be saved as a Scalable Vector Graphic (svg) file by default.

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