12 Free Flat Vector Avatars for Inkscape + Tutorial

12 Free Flat Vector Avatars for Inkscape + Tutorial 800 470 Logos By Nick

Today I’ll be sharing a pack of 12 free flat style vector avatar faces that you can download and edit however you’d like. There’s also a video tutorial at the top of the page demonstrating how to create some avatars of your own using Inkscape.

Flat Vector Avatars

Learning how to create these faces in Inkscape is just a matter of working with basic shapes like squares, circles, and polygons. You can then add colors and accent pieces of your choosing.

Here’s a breakdown of the steps taken to create a male face. As you can see, each shape is created individually and layered on top of each other.

Designing a face in Inkscape

In addition to the shape tools, you’ll also have to supplement with other tools like the Bezier Pen and the Nodes tool in order to have more granular control of the shapes of your objects. In the video tutorial at the top of the page I also used the new Corners path effect from Inkscape version 1.0.

Here’s another breakdown demonstrating how to design a female avatar…

Face made in Inkscape

Free Download

Below you can download a free pack of 12 vector avatars designed by yours truly. The designs are as follows…

Free vector faces

Once you’ve downloaded them you can mix and match different elements, colors, body parts, etc. however you’d like.

The vector avatars can be downloaded here: vector-avatars.zip

The format provided is a vector PDF document. To open it, open up Inkscape and then click and drag the PDF document onto your canvas to import it. Once imported, ungroup everything by pressing control + shift + g, and then the designs should be available for use.

Usage Rights

I’m releasing these designs into the public domain so feel free to use them however you’d like, including personal and commercial use. No attribution necessary. All I ask is that you please do not re-upload the vector files for these designs anywhere else, or list them for sale on a stock photo site or any other marketplace.

If you have any questions please leave a comment below. As always, thanks for watching!

Become A Master of Inkscape!

Want to learn more about how Inkscape works? Check out the Inkscape Master Class – a comprehensive series of over 50 videos where I go over every tool, feature and function in Inkscape and explain what it is, how it works, and why it’s useful.

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