Digital Art with InkScape – The Spooky Scene

As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. This pumpkin drawing is a simple and quick little sketch that quite cool. Layers Use the layer tool to create different layers for all the different drawing elements, this will help greatly in putting everything in the right order. Find it under Layer … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – The Spooky Scene

Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Bat

As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. I'm building up a spooky Halloween scene to go with my Ghost Called Bob stories. I've written one every year for a few years now and I've had to use an image that wasn't my own... until now.Anyway, for this image I need … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Bat

Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Pumpkin

As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. This pumpkin drawing is a simple and quick little sketch that quite cool. Pumpkin Body Create a shape like this from a rectangle. Pumpkin Body 2 Create another rectangle shape like this. Merge the Body Lay one over the other. The Stalk The … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Pumpkin

Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing Grass the Easy Way

Ever thought about drawing some grass? Me neither until recently but I've found a cool way to do it in Inkscape. Have a look: Create the Blade With the pen tool draw a line with the line shape set to Triangle Out. Bend the Brass Using the Nodes tool click on the grass in the … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing Grass the Easy Way

Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing Shapes

When I first looked at InkScape as a graphical design tool I was bit disappointed with the shapes I thought were on offer. But as it turns out I was a bit hasty. After having a little play I've found they have a few shape tools with a lot of power. Rectangles and Squares A … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing Shapes

Digital Art with Inkscape – Giving the Drawing Colour

Over the last few months I've been experimenting with approaches to create illustrations in digital and I've been sharing these. I've also been keen to work out how to take and improve on hand drawn sketches and ideas and bring them into digital too. Key to this has been learning how to use Inkscape or … Continue reading Digital Art with Inkscape – Giving the Drawing Colour

Digital Art with Inkscape – Creating the First Drawing

Over the last few months I've been experimenting with approaches to create illustrations in digital and I've been sharing these. I've also been keen to work out how to take and improve on hand drawn sketches and ideas and bring them into digital too. Key to this has been learning how to use Inkscape or … Continue reading Digital Art with Inkscape – Creating the First Drawing

Digital Art with Inkscape – How Inkscape Works

Over the last few months I've been experimenting with approaches to create illustrations in digital and I've been sharing these. I've also been keen to work out how to take and improve on hand drawn sketches and ideas and bring them into digital too. Key to this has been learning how to use Inkscape or … Continue reading Digital Art with Inkscape – How Inkscape Works