graphic design, open source, science

Inkscape I

What is Inkscape?

Inkscape is a vector drawing program. You can create all sorts of graphic illustration, into a very efficient way - you can go back and correct or modifies every line you draw. It is a kind of procedural drawing.

Download it from http://inkscape.org/ and take a look here http://inkscapetutorials.wordpress.com/ to see what can be done.

Reference key http://inkscape.org/doc/keys045.html

 

1. To draw a  bezier lines:

B - Bezier tool

Click -create a sharp node 

Click&drag - create a nod with  2 handles

Shift+L -to create a corner node

RightClick or double click to end a line

Click to the end of the line (red node) to continue the line.

There are 4 types of nodes(control+click toggle them)- corner, smooth, symmetric and auto smooth

 

Visit this link to see what can be done with inkscape:

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Created_with_Inkscape

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