Choose Layer > Add Layer > Add Sketch Layer... to create a new sketch layer.
Choose Layer > Attach Layer > Attach Sketch to active Layer... to attach a new sketch layer to the active layer.
The new sketch layer can be selected from the Layers listbox to make it the active layer.
The sketch layer can render EPS files recorded by Bixelangelo.
You can load another sketch by choosing Media > Change EPS....
You can set the radius of the sketch with the Radius property.
You can animate the sketch with the Writer property.
You can attach a picture by choosing Layer > Attach Layer > Attach Picture to active Layer....
You can attach a text by choosing Layer > Attach Layer > Attach Text to active Layer.
Next to EPS files, the sketch layer also accepts bitmaps, like PNG, BMP, TGA and GIF files. The picture is automatically traced and turned into a vector.
You can trace another picture by choosing Media > Change EPS....
Best results are achieved when using a logo on a transparent background with a resolution of about 2000 pixels without small details at the edges. For logos without round edges the resolution can be smaller.
You can improve the quality by tracing a higher resolution picture.
The sketch layer also listens to the Settings > Low/Normal/High Quality menu items.
The sketch is drawn as a flat, 2D line.
The sketch is drawn as a straight, 3D line.
The sketch is drawn with bevels.
The sketch is drawn as a round, 3D tube.
Attached layer always point upwards.
Attached layers follow the curves of the sketch.
The position of the sketch.
The rotation of the sketch.
The size of the sketch.
The radius of the tube of the sketch. The first slider controls the radius at the centre and the second slider at the start and end points.
The colour of the sketch.
The transparency of the sketch.
The specularity of the sketch.
The extra displacement of the last point.
Animates the sketch. First slider controls the end position, second slider the start position. (in analogy with the same property of the text layer)