Getting Started With Inkscape

Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps, and web graphics.

Inkscape is easy to use, and is great for beginners to the vector graphics world. But, it also has a number of advanced features that make it quite useful for professionals as well. Check out our handy resources we’ve compiled to get you started with Inkscape.

Free Inkscape Software Learning Resources

  • Official Inkscape Tutorials

    Get official guidance from Inkscape developers, and find their recommended external resources. Visit You can also find these tutorials in the installed software via Help > Tutorials.

  • The Most Important Tools In Inkscape

    Learn all about the tools that make Inkscape so powerful.

  • An Introduction To Inkscape

    Beginners are shown the ropes to using Inkscape.

  • Watch Inkscape Tutorials

    Whether you’re brushing up on basics, or need to learn more advanced techniques, these videos are great for all skill levels.

  • Download Inkscape User Manual

    Keep this resource on hand for when you need a quick reference. Download at