Inkscape

Note!

If submitting in Google Classroom, do not forget to use the filename convention!

Tutorials
  • Tutorial: Create a Basic Flower 
    • Goals and Skills Mastered:
      • use Inkscape to design a flower.
      • use the shape tool, set as a star, to construct a basic flower (Note: use 9 petals).
      • convert an object to a path (with nodes).
      • use "shift" to select multiple nodes.
      • edit nodes symmetrically to smooth nodes.
      • use Path > Linked Offset to create a duplicated, offsetted object.
      • use <ctrl-d> to duplicate an object (not mentioned in the video).
      • change the colour of an object.
      • use the Ctrl key to rotate objects exactly 60 degrees (not mentioned in the video).
      • align objects vertically and horizontally (not mentioned in the video).
      • create a circle.
    • Save as "flower.svg" in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Rusty Gear
    • Save as rustygear.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Speech and Thought Bubbles
    • Notes/Goals:
      • do NOT use any of the font recommendations in the video! (it will not display properly on the instructor's computer)
      • use ellipses and/or rectangles to create speech, thought, and action bubbles.
      • change the fill and stroke properties of an object.
      • create new corner nodes on an object.
      • use <ctrl-d> to duplicate an object.
      • use <ctrl-j> to dynamically offset an object.
      • blur and change the opacity of an object.
      • send a layer behind another layer. 
      • scale objects without affecting the stroke size.
      • type text in a text window.
      • change the justification of text.
      • change the font.
      • use the bezier tool to create an action bubble.
      • change the fill and stroke of text.
      • group and resize letters so they overlap in an action bubble.
    • Save as speechBubbles.svg in the appropriate handin folder. Note: There should be a total of four speech bubbles in your submission, with text in each of them.
  • Shield Icon
    • Save as shield.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • 8-Ball
    • Save as 8-ball.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Ink Splash
    • Save as inksplash.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Bowling Pin
    • Save as bowlingpin.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Shiny Glossy Button with Bezel 
    • Save as button.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Heart - Blur and Clip Technique
    • Save as heart.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Flourish
    • Save as flourish.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
Advanced Series
  • Vinyl Graphic
    • Save as vinyl.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • 3D Round Button
    • Save as 3dButton.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Smartphone Flat Icon
    • Save as icon.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Penguin
    • Save as penguin.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
  • 3D orb
    • Save as 3dOrb.svg in the appropriate handin folder.
Optional
  • Insect
    • Save as "insect.svg" in the appropriate handin folder.
  • Anime Eye
    • Save as "anime_eye.svg" in the appropriate handin folder.

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