Design a Logo for Free in Inkscape
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Design a Logo for Free in Inkscape

Learn from a Published, Multi-Award Winning Logo Designer! 20+ Years Experience!
4.2 (96 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,413 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Evans
Last updated 11/2019
English [Auto]
Current price: $119.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Acquire knowledge of why Vector is king.
  • Understand and apply design from a client questionnaire.
  • How to assemble and use a mood board to acquire concepts.
  • Learn how to sketch logo design concepts like a professional.
  • Learn all the tools of Inkscape.
  • Learn how to use the Inkscape Control Bar.
  • Discover how to use the almighty pen tool like a professional.
  • Design almost any vector graphics in Inkscape.
  • Learn how to effectively pair text with a logo design symbol.
  • Learn how to develop a stunning logo design symbol with meaning.
  • Learn how to kern type like a logo design professional.
  • Discover how to effectively apply great taglines.
  • Learn how to apply colour to a logo design in a professional manner.
  • Speak to me at any time in the Q&A! Post your work for critique to supercharge your skills!
  • A free copy of Inkscape for PC or Mac.
  • Scanner, digital camera or iPad / Phone camera to capture sketches.
  • Pencil, Paper and Eraser.

* 'This is an excellent course! Great overview of Logo Design and use of Inkscape. 

* 'Great step by step videos for anyone wanting to learn Inkscape.'

* 'The techniques and teaching skills in this course are outstanding! Don't miss this chance!'


*** UPDATED NOVEMBER 2019! ***

Do you want to discover how you can design your own professional logo for FREE using Inkscape?

I'm Daniel Evans and I'm going to reveal , every single step of logo design creation as a published, award winning logo design professional!

From start to finish, I'm going to reveal every step of the professional logo design process from concept to sketch, to final product using Inkscape!

We're going to leave no details untouched!  You're going to learn every major tool of Inkscape and every primary feature to develop a professional logo design with ease!

If you want to discover the tricks of logo design and how to astound people with your newly acquired logo design abilities, I can show you EXACTLY how and I can do it right now!

What's more, I can show you how to do it lightning quick!

Join us TODAY and I'll reveal how YOU can grab Inkscape for FREE and begin designing awe inspiring logo designs!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wishes to learn Inkscape.
  • Students who wish to gain an insight into Professional Logo Design.
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 02:05:00
+ Introduction
2 lectures 02:07

An Introduction to this logo design course and me as a designer.

Preview 00:53

What is the difference between vector and raster graphics? Find out here!

Preview 01:14
+ Test your Knowledge!
0 lectures 00:00

Discover what you've learned so far!

Test your Knowledge!
3 questions
+ Exploring the Toolbox
21 lectures 57:21

A quick look at the toolbox in Inkscape.

Preview 05:05

Discover how to use the selection tool in Inkscape.

Preview 01:11

Learn how to use the node tool in Inkscape.

Preview 02:03

Discover how to use the Tweak Tool in Inkscape.

Tweak Tool

A look at the zoom tool and how we can use it in Inkscape.

Zoom Tool

A quick look at the measure tool and it's possibilities.

Measure Tool

Discover how to use the rectangle tool in Inkscape.

Rectangle Tool

The 3D tool revealed. Learn how to use it with ease.

3D Tool

Here we explore the eclipse tool in Inkscape.

Elipse Tool

The star tool hold many possibilities in Inkscape.  Here we explore it!

Star Tool

The spiral tool explored!

Spiral Tool

Here we take a look at how to effectively use the Pencil Tool in Inkscape.

Pencil Tool - Part 1

Following up with more advice on Inkscapes Pencil Tool.

Pencil Tool - Part 2

How to use the pen tool in Inkscape.

Pen Tool

The Calligraphy Tool explored in Inkscape.

Calligraphy Tool

Text is essential in logo design.  Here we take a look at the text tool in Inkscape.

Text Tool

Learn how to use the spray tool in Inkscape.

Spray Tool

Discover how to use the Eraser Tool in Inkscape.

Eraser Tool

Learn how to us the Paint Bucket tool in Inkscape.

Paint Bucket / Fill Tool

Here we explore use of the Gradient Tool  in Inkscape.

Gradient Tool

Discover how to use the Eyedropper in Inkscape.

Eyedropper Tool
+ Exploring the Command Bar
2 lectures 13:06

See how we can set different layout option in Inkscape.

View Layout Options

Learn how to use the Inkscape Command Bar with ease.

The Command Bar
+ Planning the Logo Design
5 lectures 09:43

Discover how to analyse and use a client brief to design a logo.

Analysing & Understanding the Client Brief

Download a PDF (form) version of the comprehensive logo design questionnaire to send to your clients to complete, save and return!  Can be filled in using Adobe Reader only - downloadable for free.

NEW! Fillable PDF (form) Questionnaire

See how to use a mood board to collect ideas for the logo design.

Composing a Mood Board

Discover how to use the mood board and our own thoughts to develop a logo design mind map.

Mind Mapping

Learn how to take the mind map concept and begin sketching to refine a solid logo design symbol.

+ Developing the Logo Design Symbol
4 lectures 17:02

Learn how to import the logo design sketch into Inkscape to trace.

Importing & Preparing the Sketch

Here we use the pen tool to begin digitising the logo design symbol.

Developing the Symbol - Part 1

Here we continue designing the logo design symbol using pen curves, nodes and control handles.

Developing the Symbol - Part 2

In this lesson we finish off the logo design symbol, making small adjustments to perfection.

Developing the Symbol - Part 3
+ Marrying the Symbol with Text
4 lectures 13:07

Se how we can obtain quality fonts for free for use in the logo design.

Sourcing Fonts

Here we join the logo design symbol with text.

Developing the Type

Discover how we neatly add a tagline to the logo design.

Joining Symbol & Tagline

The all important logo design kerning process is explained.

Kerning Type
+ Activities for You
2 lectures 00:49

The importance of uploading only one course at a time in the Q&A.

One project at a time

Take the challenge and try your skills at these logo design projects and post your work in the Q&A for feedback!

Sample Projects
+ Q&A - Frequently Asked Questions
1 lecture 01:45

Discover how to ensure that export the logo design with transparent background.

Exporting a Transparent PNG