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SVG Tutorial

A tutorial for creating simple SVGs. With interactive examples.


Pygame 3D Graphics Tutorial

An introduction into how to create 3D graphics using Python and Pygame.

Gradients in Inkscape

In this blog post I'll briefly explain how to create a gradient fill in Inkscape. Like, adding arrows in Inkscape, it's pretty straightforward, yet not exactly intuitive.

  • Select a path
  • Open the Fill and Stroke menu (Shift+Ctrl+F)
  • Open the Fill style tab
  • Choose the Linear gradient option

Linear gradient option in Inkscape


Running multiple processes in Python

I've recently got a multi-core laptop, so was keen to try some parallel processing using Python. It's pretty simple; you just need to use:




Python Tricks

Various 'tricks' I've learnt that have improved by ability to write Python code. 


Colour Inkscape arrows

This brief blog post explains how to draw and colour an arrow in Inkscape 0.47 and beyond (it should also work with earlier versions).


Pygame physics simulation (Tutorial)

A tutorial explaining how to use the Python module, Pygame, and some basic trigonometry to create a physics simulation.