Wikigraphists Bootcamp (2018 India)/Program/Online Sessions

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Wikigraphists Bootcamp
(2018 India)

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Program[edit]

Pre-event online sessions
Done KCVelaga (talk) 12:47, 23 September 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
S.No Topic(s) Approx. duration Notes
1

Elements of design and making a composition

  • Line
  • Shape
  • Space
  • Form
  • Colour
  • Texture
150 min
2

Principles of design

  • Harmony
  • Balance
  • Hierarchy
  • Scale
  • Emphasis
  • Contrast
  • Movement
3

Gestalt laws of grouping

  • Proximity
  • Similarity
  • Closure
4

Using elements and principles of design for communication

  • Typography
  • Hierarchy of information
5 Understanding rasters and vectors
6 An overview of SVG - how it looks as text

150 min


150 min


7 (Inkscape)
  • An overview of the interface
  • Objects
    • Rectangles
    • Ellipses
  • Alignment tools
  • Paths
  • Beziers
  • Operations
    • Combine, Group
    • Intersections, Unions, Difference and exclusion
  • Connectors
Colours
  • Gradients, shading, 3D effects
Text
  • Curved text
  • Manual kerning
  • Font related issues – texts as paths
Effects
  • Live path effects
  • Filters
Using the interpolation tool
  • Flattening transforms – plugins
Layers
Tracing
  • Manual and automatic
Calligraphy tools
  • Working with tablets
Importing and exporting

Attendance[edit]

Session 1[edit]

Session 2[edit]

Session 3[edit]