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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — clipping objects

Let's build out our triangle object and create a tree that has a pattern of leaves in it:

  1. Open your triangle Inkscape file.
  2. Use the Bezier tool and create a rectangular shape below your triangle, as shown in the following diagram:
    Time for action — clipping objects
  3. Remember if you don't get the lines exactly right the first time, select the Edit Paths by Nodes tool and adjust by dragging the nodes to the appropriate locations.
  4. Draw another rectangular object below the previous one, as shown in the following diagram:
    Time for action — clipping objects
  5. And draw the final rectangle below ...

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