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Computer Science - Image Processing | Beginning Inkscape

Beginning Inkscape

Benjamin, D., Cruz, J., Bystry, M., Klein, S., Klein, S.

2009, 400p.

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  • Details the open source graphics application Inkscape
  • Targets a beginning-level audience
  • Author is well-known and respected in the open source community as both an Inkscape expert and an open source advocate
  • Shows how to create colorful and imaginative vector graphics Gives examples of completed Inkscape designs and artwork
Beginning Inkscape is your shortcut to creating vector graphics with this free open source software. This book explains the Inkscape software interface and what each tool allows you to do. Best of all, Beginning Inkscape shows you how to use techniques employed by graphic designers to create a range of images, graphs, diagrams, and illustrations. Color images and screenshots appear at every step to help you see and understand the tools and techniques you are learning. Projects and exercises are throughout the book to help you put it all into practice.

Inkscape trainer and author Donna Benjamin shows you how to get the most out of Inkscape by taking you through the interface one tool at a time. Use this book as both an introductory manual for the software and a crash course to get up to speed in using Inkscape for real-world projects. Beginning Inkscape also showcases projects by artists and designers who use the software to create comics, web sites, icons, charts, and diagrams.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Adobe - Adobe Illustrator - Adobe Inkscape - Illustration - Inkscape - Open Source - vector graphics

Related subjects » Image Processing

Table of contents 


Part 1 - Learning Inkscape

Chapter 1 - Interface

Chapter 2 - Techniques

Chapter 3 - Workflow

Part 2 - Using Inkscape

Chapter 4 - Working the canvas

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