Kelvin Song
Kelvin Song is an Inkscape vector artist. You can find many of his graphics on Wikipedia.
  • Code
    Render an SVG GlobeGlobe 400
    Write a Python script that can read a world map and project it into a vector globe. Learn the basics of perspective projection and how to build a virtual camera to render our three-dimensional planet.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Numeral StylesHeader 400
    Learn about different numeral styles and how to use them to compose better typography for published documentsRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Design and Construct a Functional Cursive FontPreview
    Learn how to convert a written calligraphy sample into a clean vector font and program font behavior to account for any possible letter combination.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Saturn Infographic With Blender and InkscapePreview 400px
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create this “photo-realistic” cutaway Saturn illustration in pure SVG. We will use the open source 3D graphics software Blender to produce a physically shaded render of the planet, which we will use as a base to reproduce the image entirely in SVG vector. You will learn how to replicate 3D shading and bounce lighting with SVG gradients in Inkscape, draw the planet’s transparent rings with colors sampled from NASA images, create an aurora effect over the planet’s north pole, and much much more.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Use Blender and Inkscape to Create a Titan's Atmosphere Infographic Titan400 v2
    In this tutorial, we'll be creating an atmosphere diagram of Saturn's moon Titan, like the diagrams you see in textbooks. We will be going through how to precisely draw things to scale, color transparencies, create cool haze effects, draw clouds, and much more!Read More…