Posts Tagged ‘gradients’

Episode 080

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Episode 080 – Drawing a Light Switch

by Richard Querin

In this episode I create a pseudo-realistic looking lightswitch using Inkscape v0.46.

There are a few valuable tips in this episode including the use of path and node snapping, gradients, creating slotted screwheads, and a couple of other things which could be useful on lots of other projects.

This probably is my longest episode to date. This is partly because I had a separate small idea that didn’t merit it’s own episode and yet wasn’t useful enough for a microsode, so I stuck it in at the end. If you want to see what it was you can either watch through to the end or skip ahead to about the 26min mark if you find yourself falling asleep 😉 .

Also, I’d like to thank Heathenx (and his previous episode) for allowing me to finally break out of the closet and show my true musical tastes. Thanks buddy! 🙂

Episode 061

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Episode 061 – Simple 3D Object

by Richard Querin

In this tutorial I create a semi-realistic 3D recycle bin using Inkscape 0.46. This screencast demonstrates how the use of very simple objects along with subtle gradients and blurs can achieve realistic looking objects.

I’ve been mulling over this one for quite a while thinking it was too simple and boring. But I thought, what the heck. It might be of interest to someone out there. 🙂

I’ve also been playing around with my new Flip Video camera and decided to try something for the 45 second intro at the beginning.

I hope you find this one useful.

Episode 053

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Episode 053 – Abstract Wallpaper

by heathenx

In this screencast I will demonstrate how to make a simple abstract wallpaper emphasizing gradients in Inkscape v0.45.

Episode 052

Sunday, February 10th, 2008


Episode 052 – A Simple Keypad

by Richard Querin

In this screencast I demonstrate a pretty quick and simple way of creating a keypad for use in illustrating a piece of equipment. I used Inkscape 0.45 for this tutorial.

Episode 049

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Episode 049 – Sunbursts

by heathenx

In this screencast I will demonstrate how to make a sunburst and apply it to a logo in Inkscape 0.45.

Episode 037

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Episode 037 – DVD Software Box

by heathenx

In this tutorial I will illustrate how to make a DVD software box in Inkscape v0.45

Episode 026

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Episode 026 – Device Graphic

by Richard Querin

This screencast uses gradients and shadows to create a pseudo-3D device graphic (hard drive box etc.) using Inkscape.

Episode 022

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Episode 022 – Create a Lightsaber

by heathenx

This tutorial illustrates how to create a lightsaber in Inkscape v0.45.

Episode 020

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Episode 020 – Create A Convex Icon

by heathenx

This tutorial illustrates the steps to create a convex icon that can be used in a logo project. Inkscape v0.45 was used.

Episode 019

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Episode 019 – Create A CD-ROM

by heathenx

This tutorial illustrates the steps to create a CD-ROM in Inkscape v0.45. Sorry for the poor audio quality…clumsy microphone noise.