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Meet Chris Hildenbrand, the artist behind the winning Inkscape 1.2 About Screen

Congratulations to Chris Hildenbrand, the winner of the Inkscape 1.2 About Screen Contest, held this year, 2022. We recently caught up with Chris to ask a few questions about himself and his use of Inkscape. Inkscape: Please introduce yourself to the Inkscape Community. Who is Chris and where in the world do you live? Chris Hildenbrand (Chris): I grew up… Read More »Meet Chris Hildenbrand, the artist behind the winning Inkscape 1.2 About Screen

Download and Test Inkscape 1.2 Beta

It has been almost a year since the last major Inkscape release, and the time is approaching to launch version 1.2! This “Beta” release comes with many performance tweaks, new features (such as the clipart importer) and user interface improvements (see the Release Notes for more details). Before we share Inkscape 1.2 with the world, we need help testing the “Beta”… Read More »Download and Test Inkscape 1.2 Beta

“New discoveries await…” in the upcoming Inkscape 1.2 About Screen

Congratulations to Inkscape artist Chris Hildenbrand, aka 2DGameartGuru, for “New discoveries await…”, which will be featured in Inkscape 1.2 as the About Screen! Chris Hildenbrand also submitted a second entry, featuring a blue Inkscape monster, to this contest. He creates vector graphics game art tutorials, which he publishes to his tutorials blog and to Youtube. “New discoveries await …” –… Read More »“New discoveries await…” in the upcoming Inkscape 1.2 About Screen

Now Hiring! Project Coordinator

As Inkscape continues to grow, the responsibilities of the Inkscape team increase in tandem. To keep up with the current pace, the Project Leadership Committee are looking for a Project Coordinator. While the Inkscape team consists mostly of volunteers, this will be a paid role — which, for our project, is the first of its kind! Responsibilities will include (but are… Read More »Now Hiring! Project Coordinator

Vote for your favourite Inkscape About Screen for Inkscape 1.2 until March 13 2022!

It’s time to vote for the About Screen for Inkscape’s version 1.2! We’re very proud to present you with an amazing gallery featuring 25 entries, by 20 different Inkscape artists. Thank you so much to everyone who entered! Community voting opens on March 7 (0:00 UTC) and closes on March 13, 2022 (23:59:59 UTC). This is how voting works: If… Read More »Vote for your favourite Inkscape About Screen for Inkscape 1.2 until March 13 2022!

Inkscape 1.1.2, 1.2 alpha released, About Screen Contest and Other Exciting News!

  Bugfix Release of Inkscape 1.1.2 Available Now You’ll be pleased to hear that we are releasing a bugfix version which solves nearly 60 issues and improves translations for 15 languages! This release includes many crash fixes and resolves issues with a number of broken extensions. Download Inkscape 1.1.2 now for a smoother experience. Download Inkscape 1.1.2 for Linux, Windows… Read More »Inkscape 1.1.2, 1.2 alpha released, About Screen Contest and Other Exciting News!

About Screen Contest for Inkscape 1.1 started!

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!

Your choice counts! Vote for your favorite Inkscape 1.1 About Screen Contest entry

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

Congratulations to Top 5 Finalists for 1.1 About Screen Contest!

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!