Inkscape Project: Colorize


  1. In this project you will color or re-color an image.
  2. Click on the link and watch the video:
      1. Pause and rewind the video as needed.
    4. Download or upload a picture to colorize
      1. Upload a drawing you have made
        1. You can take a picture of the drawing or scan it
      2. Download a picture from the internet
        1. For your first attempt find a picture that is not that complex.
          1. Easy pictures that you could start with are
            1. Coloring pages
            2. Anime or manga
            3. Cartoons
            4. Vector art
          2. Open Inkscape.
            1. Insert the picture you want to color into Inkscape
              1. If you are copying from the internet you can just copy and paste
                1. Ctrl + C, then Ctrl + V, into Inkscape
                2. If it does not work you may have to download the picture and insert it.
              2. To insert a picture:
                1. File > Insert
                2. Name the layer your picture is on and lock it.
                3. Create a new layer above the drawing and name it.
                4. Use the Pen Tool, Fill and Stroke Pallet, and Inkdropper to complete your re-color
              3. The project must include
                1. Nicely done re-color
                2. 2 or more layers
                3. Good use of color
              4. Name you file the following:
                1. Class_firstname_lastname_Colorize
              5. Project Grade
                1. 25 points for naming the project correctly
                2. 75 for including all the required elements.
              6. Raise your hand when complete.