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Simulating hand-drawn lines

I am working on a project that will have some vector graphics, perhaps using TikZ (or a similar package). All of the graphics consists of lines, in shades of gray. However, the lines from TikZ appear ...
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Create xkcd style diagram in TeX

The unique style of the diagrams at xkcd has an informative but nice hand-drawn touch. I guess they are actually drawn by hand but just recently on our partner site for Mathematica someone asked how ...
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TiKZ: “hand-drawn” explosion

Is there an elegant way to simulate a handdrawn explosion as shown in the following image using tikz?
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Fill style that looks like hand-drawn / hand-filled with crayon

How to generate in LaTeX (TikZ or something similar) the following image: This was not drawn by hand, as far as I known, but with some Mac tool.
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Handwritten comments and annotations in margin

Is it possible to typeset handwritten comments and annotations in the margins around a paragraph like in the example below? What would be the closest approximation of this done in LaTeX?
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TikZ: Handdrawn boxes/arrows/circles for flowcharts

I saw the following style of boxes in Aditya's presentation as he mentioned it during his TeXTalk. I am almost positive that Aditya is using Metafun for this. But I was wondering how would one go ...
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Custom arrow tip with `arrows.meta` TikZ library

In the spirit of this question, how do I make a custom arrow tip using the new arrows.meta TikZ library? I would like to make a semicircular tip that accepts the open option, ideally, and perhaps ...
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How to obtain a custom arrow tip in TikZ

I wonder if it is possible to obtain exactly the following arrow tip with TikZ-PGF? I have searched all possible solutions in the PGF manual and in this site but only near ones are available. Here are ...
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Tabular with lines in hand drawn style

According to this possibility with tikz pictures (Simulating hand-drawn lines) is there any way to get "hand-drawn lines" in tabulars?
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highlight object using brushed stroke

I would like to reproduce these object conforming brushed strokes to highlight. I saw these at: http://brickisland.net/DDGSpring2020/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/DDG_458_SP19_Lecture04_kForms.pdf These ...