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I am just starting my new Project.. and try to realize it with Affinity Designer... 

I've tried to rebuild to Elements I have seen on other Watchfaces… because I would like to use them in my own watchface...

But unfortunately.. my skills with AD and my creativity ) isn't that good… so Maybe some of you could support me somehow and show me a better way to realize my too Images.. and to help me improve my skills with AD.

One is the outer ring (like in the IMG_4816 and the other thing is the "Tag" (or however you would name it)..

Thanks in Advance...

With Kind regards from Germany...







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Hi AD_Rookie49,

I would recommend tracing over the images to get an idea of the objects that make up the watch face then try making your own. All of the elements shown in your sample image should be achievable in designer. The below video will show you how to trace if you need any help with that :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leCGENyaMco




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10 hours ago, AD_Rookie49 said:

... the other thing is the "Tag" (or however you would name it)..

FWIW, it may help when looking for sample images to trace to know that anything that does not display time on a watch face goes by the trade name "complication."

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To follow on from Callum, when making watch faces the Power Duplicate feature becomes a useful tool: https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/tutorials/designer/desktop/video/301626751

This is a link you definitely need to bookmark, then go through all the video's at your leisure, before you know it you'll be an Affinity aficionado :D 



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