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Congratulations to Inkscape artist Bayu Rizaldhan Rayes! He's our version 1.0 About Screen Contest Winner with Island of Creativity. We're thrilled! Thanks to Rayes for his creation! inkscape.org/~bayubayu/%E2%98%

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And that's a wrap for our About Screen Contest for version 1.0 of Inkscape! Thanks to everyone for submitting! ❤ ❤ Next step will be community voting from Nov. 18 through Dec. 1, 2019. Head here for all the details: inkscape.org/news/2019/11/18/v

The Software Freedom @conservancy , which helps manage funds and provides a legal home for the Inkscape project, is seeking your help for its donation match!

There are 6 days left to raise about $30K. Consider donating for software freedom today & have your donation count double!

Congratulations to Inkscape artist Bayu Rizaldhan Rayes! He's our version 1.0 About Screen Contest Winner with Island of Creativity. We're thrilled! Thanks to Rayes for his creation! inkscape.org/~bayubayu/%E2%98%

developers in France 🇫🇷 , Germany 🇩🇪 , Spain 🇪🇸 and the US 🇺🇸 are currently working to fix bugs in preparation for version 1.0 during the final day of our week-long Distributed Bugfest!

🐜 🐛 🐞 🐜 🐛 🐞 🐜 🐛 🐞 🐜 🐛 🐞

If you're curious to see which bugs have been tackled, head here: gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape/c

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I was working with the beta version of @inkscape today with my students. So much nice stuff in 1.0, especially nice UI fine-tuning. But the most wonderful is that the Mac version is a real mac app! It's good times for FLOSS graphics.

We are quickly approaching the long-awaited 1.0 release of Inkscape! :inkscape:

To allow you to test the latest updates and improvements more easily, we just released the 1.0-beta2 version.

Grab the beta release at inkscape.org/release/inkscape- and report any issues you find at inkscape.org/report !

(currently available: AppImage for Linux OSs, dmg file for macOS, source code. A download for Windows will be added soon.)

The first round of votes are in!

Thanks to the 96 Inkscape artists for their 124 entries and the almost 600 community members who took the time to cast a vote!

Drum roll, please...

Congratulations to our Community's Top 5 Finalists in the version 1.0 About Screen Contest!

And they are...
#5 Rania Amina,
#4 Dismecha,
#3 Bayu Aji,
#2 Bożena Augustyn, &
#1 Bayu Rizaldhan Rayes!

Just a little more than 3 hours left to cast your VOTE for our About Screen Contest for version 1.0!

We're very excited about announcing the Top 5 Finalists soon after the community vote closes.

Head here to cast your vote: inkscape.org/gallery/=about-sc

We can't wait to announce the winner of our About Screen Contest for version 1.0!

Community Voting ends on Sunday, December 1 at 23:59 UTC.

Your VOTE counts!

The Top 5 Finalists will be revealed on Dec. 2 UTC.

Head here to cast yours now:

inkscape.org/gallery/=about-sc

Hey makers!

We know many people use the extension (gcodetools), which we have improved and updated to python3.

We need testers to check everything is still right!

Please go to chat.inkscape.org/channel/inks, so we can help you get started with testing.

Let's work together to make 1.0 a good release for makers ;)

(please boost to reach other makers, thanks!)

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See what the program can do through the art 🖌️ created for our version 1.0 About Screen Contest.

You'll find a wide variety of styles and experience levels among these 124 entries by 96 different Inkscape artists!

Enjoy an awesome 10 minutes video 📽️ of Inkscape-ness put together by Tim Jones, member of the Inkscape Vectors (marketing & outreach) team:

drive.google.com/file/d/1oRBEY

✅ Have you voted yet?

Every Inkscape user is invited to choose their favorite About Screen for Inkscape 1.0!

Make your choice!

⏱️ Voting closes on Sunday, Dec. 1.

➡️ inkscape.org/news/2019/11/18/v

And that's a wrap for our About Screen Contest for version 1.0 of Inkscape! Thanks to everyone for submitting! ❤ ❤ Next step will be community voting from Nov. 18 through Dec. 1, 2019. Head here for all the details: inkscape.org/news/2019/11/18/v

Share your love for with users by designing our next About Screen! Contest runs until Nov. 17. Curious to see how our About Screen has evolved over the versions? Check out our gallery & contest details here: inkscape.org/community/about-s

It's time for our "About Screen" Contest for Inkscape version 1.0! We're excited to see your artwork! The Contest runs from today, Oct. 7, until Nov. 17. Read more about the contest details here: inkscape.org/community/about-s :inkscape: 🖌️

The *official* :inkscape: forum has launched! Come start a conversation with fellow beginners, artists, designers, makers, educators, and more! inkscape.org/forums/

Hey :inkscape:'ers, in August an official Inkscape forum will replace a couple older forums. Come register, look around and join in some vector-filled conversations: inkscape.org/forums/

This year's Cover Art Contest generated 24 entries from 22 Inkscapers around the world. Sanda Krstulović's was voted the winner by fellow members of the project's Facebook group. Read the Q&A with Sanda here: inkscape.org/news/2019/06/23/q

The second :inkscape: podcast is live! Meet the team and learn about the hackfests⌨️, the bug hunt🐞, swag👕, contributing❤️, and more!
youtube.com/watch?v=0N0nQoCAfh

Bug Migration Season Starts Today! Hey ! Want to play a game, earn some swag & help at the same time? Come join us for the Great Inkscape Bug Migration! First-timers & experienced wranglers should apply: alpha.inkscape.org/bug-migrati

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