Time for action — creating an icon
We'll create an icon that has a border and star cut out. Let's get started:
- Open a new document in Inkscape.
- Select the create circles, ellipses, and arcs tool and draw a simple circle on the canvas. Hold the Ctrl key as you draw the circle to make it a perfect circle as follows:
- Use the Fill and Stroke dialog to remove the stroke and add an orange fill, as shown in the following image:
- Select the star tool from the toolbox:
Make sure that you have the star option selected in the control bar as well:
- Draw a star in ...