I am planning for Wikigraphists Bootcamp in India, please fill out the
survey form to help the organizers. Your responses will help organizers
understand what level of demand there is for the event (how many people in
your community think it is important that the event happens).

Survey form:

To start with, English Wikipedia has a dedicated team of editors to work on
computer generated images, illustrations, and maps. The platform is
referred as the Graphics Lab <
wiki/Wikipedia:Graphics_Lab>, and the contributors are called
Wikigraphists. Wikigraphists work to improve the quality of the images that
have been proposed by the community. This involves work such as extracting
key elements from photos, improving the color of images or emphasizing the
main subject, stitching multiple images together and often vectorizing
images — converting to Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). They also create new
drawings, diagrams and maps when requests are made to do so. The Graphics
lab functions as Illustration workshop, Photography workshop, and Maps
workshop, depending upon the type of request by a user.

However, the use of SVG format, and other above mentioned graphic
techniques are not seen much seen in practice among the Indian community.
The plan is to organize a bootcamp for 3–4 days to train the participants
on the above said. The workshop will emphasize on the "Graphics lab" of
Wikipedia, and the technicalities and image parameters of Quality images
(QI) and Featured pictures (FP), on Wikimedia Commons. At the end of the
day, the participants will turn out to have knowledge to create drawings,
illustrations, diagrams, maps, graphs, bar charts etc. and get to know to
how to tune the images to meet the QI and FP criteria.

Survey form:

Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
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