Author Archives: Joe Clarke

Convert images for VideoScribe with Adobe Illustrator

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  VideoScribe community members have a variety of skills and tools that they use to enhance their scribes. Recently we made a tutorial explaining how to convert images with a free tool called InkScape. We were asked to make a similar video explaining how this is done using Adobe Illustrator. So we have made a new […]

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Sparkol Launches VideoScribe 3

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The fastest, easiest way to create engaging explainer videos on any subject. Introducing VideoScribe Version 3 by Sparkol. Already used by over two million people across the world to create engaging explainer videos, Version 3 of the highly intuitive software comes packed full of new features, including: • An improved user experience and slick UI […]

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VideoScribe competition winner Think Ink Productions Q&A

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Think Ink Productions is a video marketing company that creates custom whiteboard animations to help people grow their businesses. We talked with Tyler, the winner of VideoScribe’s last Facebook competition to find out how he uses VideoScribe and his tips for creating a winning scribe.  How long have you been using VideoScribe? I’ve been using VideoScribe […]

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Convert your holiday snaps to SVGs for VideoScribe

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VideoScribe allows you to import your own Jpeg and PNG images. Sometimes you may want to dictate how these images are drawn. This tutorial will show you how to convert them into SVG’s using a tool called InkScape. InkScape is a very powerful vector tool and is available for free. You can use it to convert […]

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Skedio, affordable vectors on your Android

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Vector graphics look great in VideoScribe. There are plenty of fantastic desktop tools out there to help you create your own but sometimes you need to create on the move. There are many applications available for Android via Google Play. In fact, as I write this, there are over 2.8 million of them. It is by far […]

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Get The Picture – Royalty Free Images From Pixabay

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Pixabay is a site that offers royalty free images and since finding it, I have been thoroughly impressed. Royalty Free images are hard to come by which is why VideoScribe has almost 4000 images available in our library. Although this may seem like a lot, sometimes you may need something a bit more specific to your needs.  Almost everything […]

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Sound Advice – Royalty free music for YouTube scribes

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There is a lot of music choice within VideoScribe. Boasting 192 soundtracks, you can always find the right beat to match the tone and mood of your scribe. Sometimes the musicophile within wants more choice, so where can you find music that will not cost you the earth? One site to check out is bensound.com. This site allows you to use a […]

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Scribing Tip – How to get Arabic words to draw well

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We have had many questions about how to get Arabic and other languages to draw well in VideoScribe. As these languages are not currently supported in VideoScribe, we have created a video to show you how to get the words you need. We use InkScape in this tutorial which is a great vector tool with the added […]

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Tips From Rosanne, A #likemyscribe Competition Winner

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We chatted with Rosanne Lambert, our very first #likemyscribe competition winner about her scribe and how to make a winning video. Take a look at our Q&A below: Since you won the #likemyscribe competition we have had a number of people asking how you achieved certain effects in your scribe. At 0.07 seconds, an animation bounces in (character swamped with paperwork and […]

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