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    Default Better Coastlines with Inkscape

    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...with-inkscape/

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    As a PS, here's a sample coastline created with this process.

    Better Coastlines with Inkscape-path4220.png

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    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!

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    Thanks - and, yeah, I've used Inkscape for mapping for years... and just had this idea myself, it seems so simple but...

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    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>

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