Inkscape Essential Training

Inkscape Essential Training

Create great vector graphics with Inkscape, the open-source illustration software. In this course, Mike Rankin, a design professional for over 25 years, covers everything from creating new documents to outputting files for print and the web. Follow along to learn how to work with vector paths; draw shapes; add colors, patterns, and gradients to drawings; transform objects by scaling, rotating, and skewing; and creating special effects with the software's nondestructive filters. You don't need any prior experience with Illustrator or other drawing apps to get the most out of this course. Just download Inkscape and start following along.


  • 英文名称:Inkscape Essential Training
  • 时长:5小时16分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Create great vector graphics for free with Inkscape
  2. What is Inkscape?
  3. Understanding the SVG file format
  4. Touring the Inkscape interface
  5. Exploring the Inkscape toolbox
  6. Creating new documents
  7. Importing documents from Adobe Illustrator
  8. Editing document properties
  9. Editing global Inkscape preferences
  10. Using Undo History
  11. Panning and zooming
  12. Working with Inkscape dialogs
  13. Using guides
  14. Using grids
  15. Working with snap controls
  16. Understanding display modes
  17. Selecting input devices
  18. Working with layers
  19. Drawing with the Pen tool
  20. Using the Node tool
  21. Understanding node types
  22. Joining and splitting paths
  23. Drawing with the Pencil tool
  24. Understanding shapes and paths
  25. Creating spirals
  26. Creating rectangles
  27. Creating ellipses
  28. Creating stars and polygons
  29. Drawing with the Calligraphy tool
  30. Creating diagram connectors
  31. Erasing paths
  32. Selecting objects
  33. Grouping objects
  34. Moving objects
  35. Controlling the stacking order
  36. Scaling objects
  37. Rotating objects
  38. Skewing objects
  39. Using the Tweak tool
  40. Hiding and showing objects
  41. Aligning and distributing objects
  42. Arranging objects in a grid
  43. Working with object clones
  44. Using clipping paths and masks
  45. Using the XML Editor
  46. Adding fills to your objects
  47. Understanding fill rules
  48. Adding strokes to your objects
  49. Working with linear gradients
  50. Working with radial gradients
  51. Working with mesh gradients
  52. Working with patterns
  53. Working with swatches
  54. Working with stroke styles
  55. Working with dashed and dotted strokes
  56. Using the Dropper tool to sample and apply colors
  57. Creating blurs
  58. Using the Filter Editor
  59. Creating bevels
  60. Adjusting color with filters
  61. Distorting objects
  62. Simulating materials
  63. Creating drop shadows
  64. Creating textures
  65. Adjusting color with extensions
  66. Embedding and extracting images
  67. Modifying paths
  68. Blending paths
  69. Creating effects with raster extensions
  70. Rendering objects
  71. Using path commands
  72. Using the 3D-Box tool
  73. Using the Spray tool
  74. Tracing bitmap images
  75. Applying path effects
  76. Adding text
  77. Editing text
  78. Inserting special characters
  79. Placing text on a path
  80. Converting text into paths
  81. Using clean up document feature
  82. Printing Inkscape documents
  83. Saving files for print
  84. Saving files for the web
  85. Next steps