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bartmoss
09-07-2012, 08:05 AM
I just figured out how to improve my coastlines in inkscape, using the calligraphy tool rather than freehand drawing... I apologize if this is "duh" obviously known to everybody but me, and I also apologize that I can't be bothered to type it up twice and instead shamelessly redirect you at my blog for the details.

http://enderra.com/2012/09/07/better-coastlines-with-inkscape/

:-)

bartmoss
09-07-2012, 07:26 PM
As a PS, here's a sample coastline created with this process.

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Wirelizard
09-08-2012, 02:13 PM
Nice!

I've used Inkscape for graphics projects for several years now, but not done much with the calligraphy pen tool. I'd never have thought of using it for coastlines - nicely done!

bartmoss
09-13-2012, 09:06 AM
Thanks - and, yeah, I've used Inkscape for mapping for years... and just had this idea myself, it seems so simple but...

RobA
09-16-2012, 12:16 PM
Nice! I saw your blog post on this and it caught my eye. There are allot of options with the calligraphy brush that could really change up the look, as well!

-Rob A>