The Book of Inkscape

The Book of Inkscape

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Inkscape is a powerful, free, cross-platform, vector-based drawing tool similar to Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW. The Book of Inkscape, written by Inkscape developer and graphic designer Dmitry Kirsanov, is an in-depth guide to Inkscape, offering comprehensive coverage and creative advice on Inkscape's many capabilities. Kirsanov draws on his experience using Inkscape for design and illustration as well as his extensive knowledge of Inkscape's features, several of which he developed. Following an overview of vector-based graphics in general and SVG in particular, Kirsanov takes the reader from basic techniques-selecting, transforming, styling-to more advanced topics such as gradients and patterns, path editing, artistic drawing, clones and patterns, working with text, exporting bitmaps, and using extensions. The Book of Inkscape is a complete guide to Inkscape for every artist, whether amateur or professional.So in 1993, Adobe took a more drastic step: It introduced Portable Document Format (PDF). ... once and you can rotate and skew) first appeared in CorelDRAW; Illustrator and Freehand have separate a€œselect, a€ a€œscale, a€ and a€œrotatea€ tools instead.

Title:The Book of Inkscape
Author:Dmitry Kirsanov
Publisher:No Starch Press - 2009


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