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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — creating a freehand object

Here's an example of how to create a lightning bolt.

  1. From a new document, choose the Bezier tool from the Tool Box.
    Time for action — creating a freehand object
  2. Click somewhere on the canvas to start drawing a straight line, click to establish a node, click again to change direction of the straight line to create an angle in our lightning bolt, as shown in the following screenshots:
    Time for action — creating a freehand object
    Time for action — creating a freehand object
  3. Continue to create the lightning bolt object by creating the shape segment ...

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