"If you’ve ever wanted to design art for video games or any other application, The Book of Inkscape, 2nd Edition by Dmitry Kirsanov is for you . . . It doesn’t matter if you’ve never seen a graphics program or even a photo editor. It guides you through the creation of business cards, animations, technical and artistic drawings, and graphics for games."
—Bob and Joy Schwabach, oncomp.com
Reviews from the First Edition:
"I give this book a big thumbs up."
—LinuxPlanet (Read More)
"Highly recommended, well written and full of practical examples and insights, this excellent text can make you a pro at using Inkscape."
—IT World (Read More)
"Inkscape is a really exciting, interesting and powerful design program to learn, and The Book of Inkscape makes this learning process fun and rewarding."
—Dr. Dobb's CodeTalk (Read More)
"Kirsanov . . . is able to hand out the knowledge with ease, without confusing the reader. He also has an uncanny ability to prioritize concepts and tools, and so each chapter and each section appears at the right moment in the book, while the reader is ready for it."
—OSNews (Read More)
"Dmitry Kirsanov's book enables you to sit down with a freshly downloaded version of Inkscape and work in an ordered and logical way through the software features."
—Free Software Magazine (Read More)
"Anyone who wants to use, or learn about, Inkscape should take the time to examine The Book of Inkscape."
—Linux Users of Victoria (Read More)
"This book is a great guide to using Inkscape."
—On Computers (Read More)
"Clear writing and numerous step-by-step tutorials make this manual the go-to reference for artists new to Inkscape and for experienced users looking for detailed information on the application's features."
—SciTech Book News (Read More)
"The Book of Inkscape is an absolute must for anyone trying to master the program for professional use."
—The Midwest Book Review (Read More)
"The ability of Dmitry Kirsanov to vary his tone and detail depending on the subject matter is perhaps key to The Book of Inkscape largely being effective in its ambition of being the definitive guide to the graphics editor."
—About.com (Read More)