How to trace using transparency in Inkscape

September 24, 2012 at 7:41 pm 6 comments

Ever wonder how to autotrace those hard to handle .pngs with light colors against a transparent background. It’s quick and easy in Inkscape? Hint: It involves my favorite tool…the paint bucket. I’ll show you in less than 2 minutes.

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  • 1. Joan Burton  |  September 25, 2012 at 4:19 am

    Thanks much have just downloaded Inkscape ned al the help I can get an

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  • 3. Kate Smith  |  October 2, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Good stuff. Thank you!

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  • 4. Sheila  |  October 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

    have you used the Silhouette Studio Designer rhinestone feature? I’m considering purchasing.

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    • 5. Kay  |  October 9, 2012 at 9:14 am

      Sheila, I have played with it a little and am not very impressed as the rhinestone features are somewhat restrictive. General consensus seems to be that other programs, such as MTC, are better if rhinestones are your main concern.

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  • 6. madline  |  September 4, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    Make sure not to trace copyrighted deigns.

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