Course Details and Schedule

Inkscape is a free cross-platform program used for creating illustrations such as diagrams, technical drawings, maps and logos. It has similar features to Illustrator. It produces vector-based graphics which can be scaled without losing quality making them ideal for printed documents. Inkscape can also be used for simple page layout.

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Key topics
  • Overview and setting up the interface
  • Creating shapes
  • Modifying shapes
  • Gradients
  • Working with layers
  • Working with text
  • Saving documents
Course information
Intended audience Anyone wishing to create graphics and visual material e.g. web graphics, technical diagrams, icons, creative art, logos, maps
Prior knowledge Basic IT skills. Knowledge of text formatting in a word-processing package such as Word.
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Inkscape
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information Inkscape website
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.