By the end of this project, you will be able to draw and style customized letters in Inkscape—a free, open-source vector program. You’ll build complex shapes that can be expanded and resized without losing image quality, making them a reliable foundation for website images, logos, and other digital uses.
Draw and Style Custom Letters with Inkscape
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What you'll learn
Navigate the Inkscape workspace and shape tools, and create vector graphics.
Draw basic letters from scratch using Inkscape’s shape tools and path functions.
Draw complex letters, make them look 3 dimensional, and add other styling with clipping.
Skills you'll practice
- Category: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
- Category: Inkscape
- Category: Graphic Design
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- Gain hands-on experience solving real-world job tasks
- Build confidence using the latest tools and technologies
About this Guided Project
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Getting Used to Inkscape
Additional Assessment #1
Drawing Basic Letters in Inkscape
Additional Assessment #2
Draw Complex Letters
Challenge: Draw New Letters (E, F, G)
Solution: Draw New Letters (E, F, G)
Create 3D Letters in Inkscape
Additional Assessment #3
Apply Clipping to Create Complex Objects in Inkscape
Interest in graphics programs
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How you'll learn
Skill-based, hands-on learning
Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.
Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.
No downloads or installation required
Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.
Available only on desktop
This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.
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