Designers Workshop: Knockouts, Shadows, and Outlines

How to Make Knockout, Shadow, and Outline SVG Designs in Illustrator and Inkscape

This special, in-depth workshop shows you exactly how to make knockout, shadow, and outline SVG designs in your illustration software. Knockouts, shadows, and outline designs look great on signs, bags, T-shirts, and so much more! This workshop includes an in-depth video showing the techniques in both Inkscape and Illustrator, a Q&A session, and a printable workbook with illustrations.

Workshop Details:

  • Software Covered: Inkscape and Illustrator
  • Techniques Taught: Knockout, Shadow, and Outline (Bubble) Design
  • Tools Taught: Pathfinder Tools (Unite and Exclusion), Compound Paths, Outline Stroke
  • Length: 1 hour + 10 minutes of Q&A

Please note: Workshop students are assumed to have completed most or all of the core CUT ABOVE course (or already know their illustration software really well) and are ready to learn MORE.

Your Teacher

Jennifer Maker
Jennifer Maker

Jennifer Marx is a graphic designer, author, and instructor with 25 years of experience who LOVES to teach and inspire others to transform their lives into something they love. She is the founder of the popular DIY & Craft blog, where she shares her many designs and tutorials with the world. She is also the author of more than 60 print books on computers and travel, including a little book on making paper flowers.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me within 30 days of your enrollment and I will give you a full refund if you have not progressed (clicked) past unit 1. Please view my refund policy for more details:

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