Learning Inkscape

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Aug 6 15:14:24 UTC 2008

Ashok Gautham wrote:
> I am looking for a tutorial on using Inkscape. I read that pencil icon 
> tutorial by http://www.starfishwebconsulting.co.uk/pencil_icon

Ryan is keeping a very good blog where he collect a lot of useful 
tutorials form around the web: http://inkscapetutorials.wordpress.com/

Also there is a very good collection of screencasts: 

> But I want a more comprehensive reference book kinda tutorial. I created 

The most comprehensive book about Inkscape (available online) is written 
by Tavmjong Bah: http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/index.php

> a dictionary for the echo icon theme, but I did not dare post it.. It 
> sucked...
> 2 thinned cuboids for the 2 covers. I was unable to resize it to a size 
> I wanted. And a bezier curve kinda curved faces rectangle for the pages. 
> I would have done better If I had known how to round the edges etc.

I think you can get some answers here on list for punctual questions, 
for example to round the corners the rectangle tool has a selector in 
the upper toolbar.

Also, Inkscape had an useful mailing list for users: 
and there is an external forum: http://www.inkscapeforum.com/

> Thanks in advance.. And yeah... I love blue too. Check my wardrobe for 
> proof ;) (Not in the Premier League though. I support Arsenal :P).

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