One of the most frequently asked questions from Inkscape users is “how do i crop an image or object?” The Clipping feature is by far the easiest and most versatile way to crop vector or bitmap/raster objects in Inkscape. This FAQ provides you with a step by step tutorial covering the basics of clipping.
Here is another awesome tutorial from the vectortuts+ website, describing how to draw a grungy, beat up cardboard box icon. This tutorial was written for inkscape 0.47, and uses many of the newer inkscape features, including the envelope deformation path effect. Additionally, this tutorial also covers how to achieve the dirty, grungy look in inkscape by using a combination of vector shapes and a bitmap texture. All in all, this is a comprehensive tutorial that almost any one familiar with inkscape basics could follow to produce an awesome graphic.
here nice tutorial for making your photos on the screen look a bit more like they were printed out.
It demonstrates how to add a simple frame, shading and a curvy shadow.
This is an SVG tutorial with a linked bitmap, so you need to download the zip file, and extract it for it to work correctly…
PLEASE NOTE: This tutorial was done before the release of inkscape version 0.45 and the blur filter is now implemented in the software. this means that for the shadow step, you just need to draw the rectangle and blur it, no need to bother with the interpolation any more