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    The Book of Inkscape: The Definitive Guide to The Free Graphics Editor

    By Dmitry Kirsanov

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    Released: 2009-09-15
    Paperback (472 pages)

    The Book of Inkscape: The Definitive Guide to The Free Graphics Editor
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    This is it. The complete and definitive guide to Inkscape, the free, vector-based graphics editor that competes with expensive drawing programs like Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW.

    In The Book of Inkscape, core Inkscape developer Dmitry Kirsanov shares his design experience and knowledge of Inkscape's inner workings as he walks you through the basics of using the program: drawing, working with objects, transformations and styling, adding text and shapes, and more. Kirsanov couples his detailed explanations with step-by-step tutorials that show you how to create business cards, animations, and technical and artistic drawings.

    In addition to the basics, Kirsanov teaches you how to:
    –Navigate the canvas and customize your workspace and views
    –Create new objects and then transform, style, clone, and combine them
    –Use drawing tools, strokes, and Bézier curves
    –Use gradients, patterns, filters, and path effects to liven up your work
    –Use the XML Editor to view and manipulate the structure of your artwork
    –Work with layers, groups, object order, and locks to control your images
    –Export your artwork to various formats

    This practical guide will show you how to harness Inkscape's powerful features to produce anything from a child's doodle to high-end, professional design projects. Now go ahead and draw something fun.

    Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program (4th Edition) (SourceForge Community Press)

    By Tavmjong Bah

    Prentice Hall
    Paperback (504 pages)

    Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program (4th Edition) (SourceForge Community Press)
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    Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, Fourth Edition, is the guide to the Inkscape program. With coverage of versions 0.47 and 0.48, this authoritative introduction and reference features hundreds of useful illustrations.Using Inkscape, you can produce a wide variety of art, from photorealistic drawings to organizational charts. Inkscape uses SVG, a powerful vector-based drawing language and W3C web standard, as its native format. SVG drawings can be viewed directly in browsers such as Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer 9. A subset of SVG has been adopted by the mobile phone market. Inkscape is available free for Windows,Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.

     

    Systematic coverage of the entire Inkscape program begins with twelve tutorials ranging in difficulty from very basic to highly complex. A new tutorial introduces the use of interactive SVG in HTML5.The remainder of the book covers each facet of Inkscape in detail, with an emphasis on practical solutions for common problems. The book is filled with valuable tips and warnings about the use of Inkscape and SVG. Find dozens of Inkscape illustrations from the book in the online color supplement available at http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/.

     

    Updated for Inkscape version 0.48, this edition includes complete coverage of new features, including the new Spray Tool, updated Node and Text tools, improved bitmap image import, LaTeX export for PDF/EPS/PS, added extensions including the JessyInk extension for web-based presentations, the adaptive UI, and the new Glyphs dialog.

     

    Complete Coverage of New and Improved Inkscape 0.48 Features

    • Live Path Effects for tasks such as adding patterns along a path while maintaining complete editability
    • More than two hundred pre-built SVG filters for adding textures, manipulating color, and so forth
    • A tiling tool to create complex tilings with thirteen different symmetries
    • Clipping and Masking objects
    • An integrated spell checker
    • Built-in bitmap-to-vector tracing
    • The ability to export to more than a dozen graphics formats, including PDF and PostScript
    • The ability to import from more than two dozen graphics formats, including PDF, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, AutoCad, and XFig Graphics
    • Complete vector drawing program supporting the W3C SVG standard
    • Three path-drawing tools (Pencil, Pen, Calligraphy)
    • Five shape-drawing tools (Rectangles, Ellipses, Stars, Spirals, 3D Boxes)
    • Linear and Radial Gradients
    • Pattern fills
    • Tweak Tool for fine adjustment of paths and colors
    • Spray Tool
    • Eraser Tool with both Vector and Bitmap modes
    • Sophisticated snapping for precision drawing and aligning objects
    • Extendable through scripting; more than one hundred scripts included

    Inkscape Beginner's Guide

    By Bethany Hiitola

    Packt Publishing
    Paperback (298 pages)

    Inkscape Beginner s Guide
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    Product Description:

    Create attractive layout design, logos, brochures, icons, and more using the Inkspace vector graphics editor

    Overview

    • Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Inkscape required for graphic design
    • Real world examples show you how to create everything from paths, complex shapes, to stylized text
    • Become an expert at using filters and working with images in Inkscape

    In Detail

    Learning to use Inkscape, an exciting open-source vector graphics program, broadens your software toolkit as a graphic designer. Using practical, real-world examples, you'll learn everything about the software and its capabilities so you'll be able to design anything from logos to websites.

    Inkscape Beginner's Guide is a practical step-by-step guide for learning this exciting vector graphics software. Not only will it take you through each menu item and toolbar, but you will also learn about creating complex shapes, text styling, filters, working with images, extensions, and the XML editor—all using real world examples.

    The book starts with an overview of vector graphics and how best to use them when designing for digital and print mediums. Then we install Inkscape and start learning all the ins and outs of the software.

    You'll build your first vector graphic while learning best practices for using layers, and build simple and complex objects with shapes and paths that will ultimately become exciting graphics to be used in your designs.

    Beyond designing sample logos and brochures while learning the software, you'll also learn how to use filters, install and use extensions, and the ins-and-outs of SVG and the XML Editor in Inkscape.

    What you will learn from this book

    • Explore Inkscape by taking a tour of the software: menu by menu, toolbar by toolbar
    • A primer for what vector graphics are and how best they are used in design
    • Manage project files and discover what file types work best in Inkscape
    • Build your first vector graphic in Inkscape—and then make that simple shape more complex by combining it with others, and changing fill or stroke colors
    • Transform objects to paths, use stroke to paths, and even track bitmaps using the Path Effect editor
    • Make 2D graphics come to life by using filters
    • Import, render, and trace images. Raster images to vector, and learn how to export these images for best use in print or digital design
    • Explore what templates and extensions to add to Inkscape and install other Open Source plugins, scripts, extensions, and templates.

    Approach

    As part of Packt's Beginner's Guide series, each chapter covers an aspect of working with Inkscape, with plenty of screenshots and practical examples.

    Who this book is written for

    This book is intended for beginning graphic and web designers who want to expand their graphic software expertise. General familiarity with a graphics program is recommended, but not required.

    Sams Teach Yourself Inkscape, Gimp and Blender in 24 Hours

    By Máirín Strode

    Sams Publishing
    Paperback (480 pages)

    Sams Teach Yourself Inkscape, Gimp and Blender in 24 Hours
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    InkScape Magick: Symbols, Logos, & Sigils

    By Richard Egdahl

    Released: 2019-05-03
    Kindle Edition

    InkScape Magick: Symbols, Logos, & Sigils
     
    Product Description:
    Easily and quickly learn how to create nice-looking, meaningful logos and sigils with Inkscape.

    Inkscape Secrets for Beginners: Inkscape book with youtube videos contain full information for beginners

    By Suzy Mako

    Released: 2018-11-27
    Kindle Edition

    Inkscape Secrets for Beginners: Inkscape book with youtube videos contain full information for beginners
     
    Product Description:
    Inkscape book for beginners contain full information which each beginner need to know. After reading this book with practical exercise according pictures will each reader able create logo in inkscape, work with vector images and create them.
    In the book I will show you important tools step by step. Next you will try create your own inkscape logo.
    In the book are also links for youtube video tutorial which were created just for this book. These videos will help you understand better some parts of this book.
    On the end of the inkscape book is explain most cool tool in the inkscape which will help you save lot´s of time with your creative work. I am sure that you will able use inkscape according your needs after reading this book.
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    Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program (3rd Edition)

    By Tavmjong Bah

    Prentice Hall
    Released: 2009-11-16
    Paperback (480 pages)

    Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program (3rd Edition)
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    The definitive book on Inkscape, the powerful and popular open source drawing program, updated for the latest release

    Easy Inkscape Drawing Tutorial: Learn how to draw with the amazing free open-source vector drawing program

    By Stephen Bucaro

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    Released: 2017-10-10
    Kindle Edition (197 pages)

    Easy Inkscape Drawing Tutorial: Learn how to draw with the amazing free open-source vector drawing program
     
    Product Description:
    I use Inkscape every day. In this book I teach you, in a logical step-by-step fashion, how to use this powerful application to create your own beautiful graphics. Inkscape is being used for creating web comic strips, childrens book covers and illustrations, drawings for Wikimedia Commons, video game graphics, advertising materials and infographics for the web. Not only do all of these materials have monetary value, but just the ability to design with a vector graphics applications, which works very similar to Adobe Illustrator, gives you a high market value as a talented and creative individual.

    Inkscape Starter

    By Bethany Hiitola

    Packt Publishing
    Released: 2012-04-02
    Paperback (40 pages)

    Inkscape Starter
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    Get started with this quick introduction to Inkscape, its features, and the community

    Overview

    • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
    • Learn the basics of Inkscape and set up your first vector graphic
    • Use the top features of Inkscape with the aid of simple step-by-step instructions
    • Discover the Inkscape community and get resources to help you continue your journey

    In Detail

    Inkscape is a free Open Source program that allows you to create vibrant vector graphics in all manner of shapes and sizes. From creating designs for the web or for print, to creating your own personal logo or interfaces, Inkscape gives you the power to shape what people will see when it comes to your personal projects.

    If you are new to Inkscape this book is the perfect companion for getting you off to a flying start. No previous experience with Inkscape is required as you will be guided through downloading Inkscape and installing it on your system.

    The amount of things that you can do with Inkscape is overwhelming so this quick start guide will show you how to create your very first vector graphic. The resources in this book will help you to become familiar with the Inkscape community, which is a valuable part of any Open Source project. Finally, you will see how to use seven key features of Inkscape –using paths and layers, combining shapes, creating and editing text tools, importing and embedding images, and a list of keyboard shortcuts for text styling - which will give you the knowledge to perform simple tasks and set off on your own.

    What you will learn from this book

    • How to download, install and set-up Inkscape.
    • Learn about the main features and how to use them.
    • Get to know the community and where to get help.
    • Create and edit your own text tools.
    • Import and embed images seamlessly.
    • Make your own custom shapes by combining existing ones.

    Approach

    Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. With clear explanations to the most important tools, Inkscape offers and an easy-to-follow beginner’s project to get you started. You’ll be able to start your own projects in no time.

    Who this book is written for

    This book is written for those who want to get into creating their first vector graphics with minimal trouble. Anyone, even total beginners to graphics programmers will find all they need to understand what vector graphics are and how to create them.

    INKSCAPE - Tutoriales para crear imágenes vectoriales (Herramientas multimedia nº 3) (Spanish Edition)

    By Fernando Moreno

    Released: 2018-03-06
    Kindle Edition (165 pages)

    INKSCAPE - Tutoriales para crear imágenes vectoriales (Herramientas multimedia nº 3) (Spanish Edition)
     
    Product Description:
    Inkscape es una herramienta gratuita de código abierto que sirve para crear gráficos vectoriales para diseños web y de imprenta, logotipos e interfaces, etc. Ofrece unas posibilidades similares a las de programas comerciales como Adobe Illustrator o CorelDraw.

    Este libro consiste en una serie de tutoriales básicos que ayudan a aprender mediante prácticas la mayor parte de las herramientas de Inkscape. Se dirige a personas con poca o ninguna experiencia en el área de trabajo. No es una "biblia" que explica todas las opciones de Inkscape, porque resultaría sobrecogedor y desanimante para quienes dan los primeros pasos: para llegar, hay que empezar a andar poco a poco. La gran mayoría de las explicaciones vienen acompañadas por archivos de trabajo que facilitan la puesta en práctica y comprensión de las diversas técnicas.

    Abundan los tutoriales sobre Inkscape, pero la gran mayoría están en inglés y proporcionan, para mi gusto, demasiada información a demasiada velocidad, o información muy deslabazada sobre cuestiones concretas. La ventaja de disponer de un tutorial impreso (digitalmente) es que se acomoda estupendamente al ritmo de quien aprende.

    Consejos de uso:
    1. Si tus conocimientos sobre imágenes vectoriales son nulos o escasos, sigue el tutorial por el orden establecido. Pero si tienes cierta familiaridad, puedes saltar directamente a los apartados que más te interesen.
    2. He incluido en un zip los archivos que directamente se tratan en los distintos tutoriales.
    3. En las tareas que se repiten:
    a) intenta hacerlas sin mirar a las explicaciones previas, salvo cuando veas que vas por mal camino,
    b) explora algunas posibilidades, no todas: compensa asentar lo esencial antes de saberlo todo.
    4. Al terminar el tutorial, aplícalo a un proyecto tuyo.
    5. No pretendas terminar todo en un día: trabaja con calma y proporciónate treguas. Así podrás asimilar los conceptos y técnicas.

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