New on the scene is the Cricut Explore Variety Pen Set which includes pens with calligraphy tips. We’ve been waiting for calligraphy pens that work in the Explore so we can have it do some lovely writing for us. Join as as we show you how to make your own sentiments in Inkscape to bring a flourish to with these new pens.

Cricut Explore Variety Pen Set

The Cricut Explore Variety Pen set includes two 0.3 tip pens, one 0.8 medium tip pen, and two medium 0.8 calligraphy tip pens. These are all great pens, but we’re most excited bout the calligraphy tip pens.

You can buy them directly from Cricut at: http://bit.ly/1QGvBOQ

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Calligraphy in Inkscape

We don’t go in to Inkscape in detail, but we demonstrate the basics of the few tools we us in this project to get you started if you have never used Inkscape before.

Get Inkscape

Inkscape is a free and open source project made by community volunteers.

Only download applications from their official sites! Other sites may not have your best interests at heart. These applications are freely distributed products, you should never have to buy them to use them.

  • Get Inkscape at: http://inkscape.org – The ‘Downloads’ menu will let you choose Windows or Mac OS X. The Inkscape pages have detailed instructions on installation.

 

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Congratulations Calligraphy SVG

Here is the Congratulations Calligraphy SVG we made during the video. You can download it to use in projects or look at it in Inkscape to see how it was laid out.

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