Although there are several methods for applying style, using CSS offers newcomers an easy-to-understand avenue to shaping the appearance of SVG content. To maximize the efficiency of style sheets, though, you need to name and order its contents according to a standardized system. By doing so, you can edit your large documents more quickly, and so can other developers on your project.
With the ability to create style sheets, you are now ready to start applying visual information on the shapes you learned to create in the previous hour. Hour 7, "Painting," will take you on a step-by-step lesson through color, strokes, fills, gradients and transparencies. With these effects, you will be able to replicate the painting capabilities of most drawing programs.