Getting Started in Inkscape

Paul Gieske, Digital Art Enthusiast

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26 Videos (2h 11m)
    • Overview

      2:02
    • Introduction

      3:45
    • The Interface

      4:28
    • Basic Shapes and the Selection Tool

      8:56
    • Follow Along Exercise 1 - Basic Shapes

      3:45
    • Fill and Stroke

      5:13
    • Gradients

      6:40
    • Follow Along Exercise 2 - Gradients

      3:29
    • Exercise - An Egg

      2:17
    • Boolean Functions

      4:15
    • Paths and Nodes

      8:08
    • Follow Along Exercise 3 - Refining

      3:51
    • Exercise - Yin Yang

      5:33
    • Layers

      4:56
    • Bezier Curves

      3:36
    • Follow Along Exercise 4 - Clouds

      4:02
    • Exercise - An Owl

      8:40
    • Groups

      2:19
    • Importing

      3:45
    • Tracing I

      8:56
    • Tracing II

      6:23
    • Exercise Tracing

      6:02
    • Follow Along Exercise 5 - Tracing the Eagle

      12:58
    • Follow Along Exercise 6 -Tracing the Tree

      4:04
    • Follow Along Exercise 7 - Putting it Together

      2:06
    • Outro

      0:39

About This Class

This course covers everything you need to know to start creating cool illustrations in Inkscape.

This course starts with the very basics and moves on to more advanced topics. Some topics covered in this course are:

  • Basic shapes
  • Selection tool
  • Boolean functions
  • Paths and Nodes
  • Layers
  • Bezier Curves
  • Groups
  • Tracing

Included in the course are a number of practice exercises and a class project.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Great course! Very easy to follow and to the point.
An excellent introduction to some basic skills in Inkscape to assist in creating custom graphics.