Calling all Inkscape artists! It’s time to enter our traditional About Screen Contest to celebrate the upcoming release of Inkscape version 1.1! We’re looking forward to your submissions! With our 1.0.2 release just out the door, we’re excited about preparing for our next big release in the spring. The project contributors have been collaborating on refining things and on adding a wealth… Read More »About Screen Contest for Inkscape 1.1 started!
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As the tradition goes, Inkscape invites artists who use our program to help make each new main release shine. Previous About Screen contests for versions 0.92 and 1.0 showed us just how creative our community is and our artists have delivered for version 1.1 entries too! With the 1.1 alpha release being tested currently, we’re excited about this important step in… Read More »Your choice counts! Vote for your favorite Inkscape 1.1 About Screen Contest entry
Some 411 Inkscape community voters have chosen the Top 5 Finalists of the version 1.1 About Screen Contest. These five submissions were chosen from 82 entries by 62 Inkscape artists. Many used Inkscape 1.1 alpha to create their art, which warms our hearts to see the early release being tested. These finalists will now head to the next round of… Read More »Congratulations to Top 5 Finalists for 1.1 About Screen Contest!
Congratulations to Inkscape artist Ozant Liuky (Fauzan) of Pariaman, Indonesia, for “Art Bot”, which will be featured in Inkscape 1.1 as the About Screen. Ozant Liuky is not new to our About Screen Contest. He submitted a second entry to this contest, and two entries for the 0.92 edition, which you can see here. You can see more of Ozant’s… Read More »Ozant Liuky’s “Art Bot” wins hearts & votes for 1.1 About Screen
Curious about Linux and Inkscape? You’re invited to visit the annual Chemnitzer Linux-Tage (Chemnitz Linux Days) conference taking place online on March 13-14, 2021! Chemnitz Linux Days “stand for peaceful and open minded communication. We promote and welcome an open society from which many new and good ideas emerge,” according to the official web site. Admission is free and the organizing… Read More »Demos, Q&A’s & more with Inkscape during Chemnitz Linux Days 2021
What’s new and what you can now do Among the highlights in Inkscape 1.1 are a Welcome dialog, a Command Palette, a revamped Dialog Docking System, and searchable preference options, along with new formats for exporting your work. Here at the Inkscape project, we’re proud to have contributors from around the world who invest their time, energy and skills towards… Read More »Welcome to Inkscape 1.1!
We recently caught up with Ozant, to ask him some questions about himself, and his use of Inkscape. Inkscape: Please introduce yourself to the Inkscape Community! What is your name? Where in the World do you live? ozant liuky (Ozant): Hi, My name is Fauzan Syukri, but in the digital world my nickname is ozant liuky. I live in the… Read More »Meet Ozant Liuky, Winner of the Inkscape 1.1 About Screen Contest
We are happy to be part of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2021 program to enable students to work with mentors to help advance our free, libre and open source (FLOSS) project and make a difference for our users. When the Inkscape community seeks GSoC applicants, we’re hoping to find people who are curious about the project and the… Read More »Join Inkscape’s GSoC 2021 Team! Learn what GSoC 2020 Alumni Contributed
While our software runs on Linux, Windows and macOS, we know it doesn’t run evenly across all three platforms. The macOS version is in need of some serious love. That is why we are seeking to recruit a volunteer contributor to help support the project internally. Here is our pitch: Are you a macOS developer? Can you see yourself contributing… Read More »Seeking macOS dev contributor for Inkscape project
The Inkscape development team has been hard at work fixing bugs and making Inkscape more stable. We’re happy to announce the release of Inkscape 1.1.1 and are grateful for each contribution that makes Inkscape better and available to more people. Thank you to those who donate to the project and those who made this release possible. See what changes have been made… Read More »Inkscape 1.1.1 Released