Using Inkscape to Create a Logo Part 1

Each panel will have instructions in text underneath. Remember to save your work for this lesson.

Save this lesson as Creating_Logo1.svg.

Create a Logo part 2

Create a Logo part 3

If you stuff up you don't want to start from the beginning


Final Logo
This is one of the possible images we will be making with this tutorial. Simplicity is what I try to aim for in this design. Once you are used to dragging the nodes around and creating shapes, highlights,gradients the fun starts.
Step 2 in logo design
Open Document Properties and set page size to 700px by 700px
Step 3 in logo design
We are now going to use the Curves tool to create the letter Y. This entails a bit of guess work but is really about learning to use the curves tool.
Step 4 in logo design
As in the photograph abovemove the pointer to the right and click, I have left the rulers in the image as a guide.
Step 5 in logo design
Follow the drawing above and pull the handle on the node slightly down and to the right.
Step 6 in logo design
We are now adding the arc on the bottom of the inside of the letter Y.
Step 7 in logo design
We are now finishing the arc on the bottom of the inside of the letter Y.
Step 8 in logo design
This is the inside straight line on the right hand side..
Step 9 in logo design
The next four lines are just straight lines,
Step 10 in logo design
Just check the image is similar as you draGing your nodes.,
Step 11 in logo design
Drag the next Line,
Step 12 in logo design
Nearly at the end, only one line to go
Step 13 in logo design
Drag the next Line, but don't release the mouse or pointer.
Step 14 in logo design
Pull the node up to meet the first node you placed, but do not release yet.
Step 15 in logo design
Pull the node up to the right to create an arc,
Step 16 in logo design
Pull the node up to the right to create an arc,

Remember to save your work for this lesson.Save this lesson as Creating_Logo1.svg.If you stuff up you don't want to start from the beginning


Create a Logo part 2

Create a Logo part 3

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