How to open / place EPS in Affinity Designer tutorial

Learn how to open / place and use the EPS files in Affinity Designer tutorial (product from Serif).

Open EPS files in Affinity Designer

how to open eps files in affinity designer and use
  1. Start Affinity Designer

  2. Open the EPS files via the file menu and open command

  3. Select the node tool to edit the anchor points in Affinity Designer.

  4. Go to the color panel to change the color of the opened document in Affinity Designer


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node tool and change color in Affinity DesignerYou can also simply just add another file to your open document


File menu followed by Place command and you can then Browse / select EPS file. Click document artboard and Resize the EPS file as required


Rotate the artwork as required. Double click the artwork or click the 'edit document' button along top bar


Select path with the node tool or move tool and Go to the top bar or the color panel (found via the view menu and studio commands) and Go to the fill and change fill color and then Go to the stroke and change stroke color etc. You can Use node tool to move nodes. Close the embeddeded file


The uses of the opened / placed eps files are nearly infinite in Affinity Designer as with other applications such as Photoshop and Illustrator. The imported vector artwork can be manipulated by a range of different tools such as move tool / node tool / corner tool etc and that does mean a single shape can be turned into all kinds of different artworks simply by using the node tool to move and shift points. You can also change the color of the item by selecting the color in the swatches or perhaps by selecting the gradient tool where you can add super colorful gradients. You can also add layer effects as you edit the embedded document.


layer effects for placed documentsYou can use layer effects to get over an issue with the coloring of the artwork. Outside of the edit document option, you cannot change the color directly but you can


You can add transparency via the transparency tool.


You can duplicate the placed EPS artwork by using the alt / option key


You can also go to the effects panel and add outer shadows / blur / glows / outline effects


For example, goto the File menu and use Place command and Browse for file. Click document artboard to place the artwork and then Re-size etc. Go to the view menu and studio and effects and then Go to the effects panel. You can then select a color overlay / gaussian blur etc in the effects and modify the imported artwork


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