Title of script: Mango pattern for textile design
Keywords: Inkscape, Patterns in Inkscape, Repeat patterns using cloning, Draw using Pattern along Path
|Opening Slide||Welcome to the Spoken Tutorial on “Mango Pattern for textile design” using Inkscape.|
|Learning Objectives (Slide)|| In this tutorial we will learn to create a
|System requirement (Slide)|| To record this tutorial, I am using
|Open Inkscape||Let us open Inkscape.|
|Select Bezier tool >> mode to Create Spiro path >> Shape to Ellipse|| Select Bezier tool.
On the Tool Controls bar, change
|Draw a mango pattern in the canvas|| Now draw a mango type design in the canvas as demonstrated.
It should look like a mango pattern.
|Select Star tool||Next select the Star tool.|
|Draw a star >> Selector tool|| Now draw a star on the canvas.
Click on the Selector tool.
|Tool controls bar >> change width and height to 30 >> Change the color to red|| On the Tool controls bar, change the Width and Height to 30.
|Point to the star||Next we have to create a row pattern of the star.|
|Edit menu >> Clone >> Create Tiled Clones >> Reset|| To do so, go to Edit menu, click on Clone and Create Tiled Clones.
|Change rows to 1 and columns to 36 >> Create|| Change the number of Rows to 1 and Columns to 46.
Number of Columns may vary according to the size of the mango shape.
Click on Create.
|Press Ctrl + G|| Now the row pattern is created.
Select all the stars and press Ctrl + G to group them.
|Select both shape and star||Now select both the mango shape and the star patten.|
|Extensions >> Generate from Path >> Pattern along Path|| Go to Extensions, click on Generate from Path and then on Pattern along Path.
Click on Apply and close the dialog box.
|Point to the star pattern||Observe star pattern is formed on the shape.|
|Delete mango shape and star row||Now select the mango shape and the star row and delete them.|
|Press Ctrl + D||Select the star pattern and press Ctrl + D to duplicate it.|
|Resize the pattern||Now select the duplicated pattern and resize it by pressing Ctrl key.|
|Place the pattern in the middle of the original||Keep it in the middle of the original pattern.|
|Point to the design||Let us now fill the empty area inside the mango pattern with another design.|
|Select Bezier tool|| Select the Bezier tool.
Draw a design as demonstrated.
|Path menu >> Path Effects||Now go to Path menu. Select Path Effects.|
|Point to Pattern along Path||Under Pattern along Path, we can find many options.|
|Click on Edit on-canvas.||In Pattern source, click on the 1st option, that is Edit on-canvas.|
|Point to the nodes||Observe there are 4 nodes created on the top left of the canvas.|
|Move the nodes near flower pattern|| Let me zoom in to see the nodes clearly.
Move it near the pattern.
|Drag the nodes|| Now click on the nodes and drag.
Now observe the change in the shape.
|Selector tool >> Path menu >> Object to Path|| Click on the Selector tool.
This is done to avoid any change in the shape, while resizing.
|Resize and place inside the mango pattern|| Resize the pattern as shown.
Duplicate it and place inside the Mango pattern.
|Draw a star on the canvas|| Next let us fill the empty area inside the smaller mango pattern.
Click on the Star tool and draw a star.
|Click on inner handle and draw a shape|| Click on the inner handle and recreate a shape like this.
Change the color to blue.
|Selector tool >> Resize >> Duplicate|| Click on the Selector tool and resize the shape.
|Press Ctrl + A >> Press Ctrl + G|| Press Ctrl + A to select all the objects.
And press Ctrl + G to group them.
|Resize the pattern >> Place on top left of the canvas||Resize the pattern and place it on the top left of the canvas.|
|Edit menu >> Clone >> Create Tiled clones|| We can repeat this pattern using cloning.
Go to Edit menu. Click on Clone and then on Create Tiled clones.
|Symmetry tab >> Simple translation||Under the Symmetry tab, the mode should be Simple translation.|
|Change rows to 8 and columns to 5||Change the number of rows to 8 and number of columns to 5.|
|Shift tab >> Change Shift Y of Per column to 30|| Click on Shift tab.
Change the Shift X value of Per column to 30.
Click on the Create button.
|Point to the repetition||Now the repetition is created on the canvas.|
|Point to the pattern||This is how the pattern looks on a kurta.|
|Summary (Slide)|| Let us summarize.
In this tutorial we have learnt to create
|Completed assignment|| Here is an assignment for you.
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|Acknowledgement|| This is Arthi from IIT Bombay, signing off.
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