For the final sticker, I chose to make a sticker of my friends dog, to get the layers of the image I had to change the original picture to a greyscale version so Inkscape could find the color layers. Once Inkscape separated the layers, I had to edit the layers so I could bring back the leg and parts of the face that the Inkscape grouped together when it did the split. I added another layer to the sticker with my friend’s dogs name.
My griffin sticker was a seamoose. It was originally a seadeer but I had to turn the head to the side because I had the profile view of a seahorse, so I made the head of the dear into the profile view of a horse.
The logo sticker I chose to make was the SpaceX logo. I chose to keep a white background because the letters would be cut individually.
If I were to do it again, I would definitely change the font of “Pooper”, the spacing of the letters, and the background (its so awkward) and refine the edges.
Overall it was really fun to edit the images and play with the colors of the images.
After making the name tag during section and learning about the tools Inkscape offered, I started thinking about my design for the final piece.
I liked the idea of using a light source in the name tag so I started with the concept of a lightbulb and from there it grew into a space ship and my name flying into it. Once I started to create this in Inkscape, the idea began to change and form into something I thought was a bit more cohesive.
I struggled a bit with molding the filament to say what I wanted, and then I eventually ended up leaving the filament the way it was and changed the position of my name. This ended up better than I had imagined because I originally wanted to draw attention to the light/beam from the space ship.
I really liked the lines from the raster from the Epilog machine (the Universal’s raster looked much more different – you can see in the previous version). I learned a lot about the tools in Inkscape and I look forward to learning more. If I were to do the project over, I would try to invert the image, so it would look like the sky was dark and the letters were actually the light.