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Create a Wax Seal in Freehand

By: Kim Dudley on Thursday, November 30, 2006
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Primary Category: FreehandThe use of wax seals has been around almost as long as writing itself. In this tutorial we will create the look of a wax seal but avoid the hot wax by creating one using Freehand. We will use some basic Drawing tools along with Freehand's Live Raster Effects to create the wax seal. We will then customize the seal by adding text. When completed the seal can be saved as a Freehand native file or exported for use in many different types of documents. The final artwork will look similar to the following:

the final artwork

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