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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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1.2 What Can You Do with Inkscape?

A lot.

Schemes, charts, diagrams. Plans and drafts. Scientific illustrations and data graphs. Icons, symbols, logos, and emblems. Heraldry, flags, road signs. Comics, cartoons, anime characters and scenes. Maps of lands both real and imaginary. Typography of all kinds. Banners, leaflets, posters. Web graphics. (Ads, too.) Book covers, holiday cards, headings, and vignettes. Kids’ scribbles and stunning photorealistic art. Fantasy art, fan art, games art, and simply art of all flavors and varieties.

One of the goals of this book is to demonstrate that vector editing tools are applicable to a much wider range of tasks than is usually acknowledged. In fact, instead of trying to list all of the purposes for which Inkscape ...

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