Here is a great tutorial on how to create a decal / sticker with inkscape. It is a good explanation of how to use the star tool in inkscape, how to align objects, and some of the advanced techniques of the text tool, including kerning and putting text on a path (creating curved text)
Here is another tutorial from shmoggo.com on creating a logo using inkscape:
Here is an awesome tutorial from Aaron Nieze at the Shmoggo Blog. In this short tutorial, Aaron covers an array of inkscape Basics while creating a vector based company logo.
Here is a short and sweet tutorial on creating an awesome fall / autumn landscape, complete with tree and falling leaves. This tutorial uses a mix of GIMP and Inkscape techniques, but should be easy to follow for just about everyone.
Here is another great tutorial from Vector Tuts that shows you how to draw a cute cartoon dinosaur using the inkscape vector graphics editor.
Here is an old list of 10 of the Best Inkscape Tutorials from back in 2009. All the links should work now, again.
Here is a neat howto from Libre Graphics World on how to use Inkscape and the GIMP to create a simple, colourful acrylic painting effect from a boring, lifeless photo.
So, you have followed the tutorial posted a few days ago, and created a cartoon helicopter of your own in Inkscape.
However, you have decided to do some modifications to your vehicle, adding extra weaponry and gadgets. Luckily, Chris Hildenbrand did a follow-up tutorial on how to modify your vector helicopter, which is pretty easy thanks to the power of Inkscape and SVG!
Here is an awesome, detailed, step-by-step on drawing a side-view 2d helicopter by Chris Hildenbrand. Chris’ tutorials yield some impressive results, however they are aimed at intermediate inkscape users.
Update: After this tutorial, be sure to check out the next one in the series, that shows you how to modify your helicopter!
here is another awesome tutorial from Troy Sobotka (author of the chrome text tutorial). This tutorial details how to create the following outlined text effect:
Here is a tutorial to create a vector design in a street art / graffiti style. This tutorial does not go into much detail on each of the steps, is more of a demonstration of the workflow the artist used to create the design. Well worth a look for intermediate and advanced Inkscape users.
As a follow-on from yesterday’s tutorial, the chrome effect in today’s tutorial is another text effect that utilizes Inkscape SVG filters. We have previously featured a tutorial to created a chrome text effect, but that was achieved using just gradients and blur.
Here is a neat tutorial showing how to create an urban design by layering different types of vector elements. In this tutorial, you first create a range of concentric circle stamps (or “brushes”), and layer them on top of different coloured cloud silhouettes. Finally, you create a whole bunch of swirls using the spiro curve and path effects.
Here is a great tutorial for creating business cards using Inkscape. This tutorial has two main sections.
The first details how to create a printer ready template from a PDF guide using clones and guides. Using clones in this fashion to create a template in inkscape is awesome; once the template is created correctly, the changes that are made to the original populate thoughout the rest of the tempate!
The second section provides a detailed process for creating a basic business card (with a nifty pinstripe background). This portion of the tutorial is a great introduction into basic fill / stroke techniques, pattern fills and text editing and kerning.
Here is another tutorial from libregraphicsworld describing how it illustrate an eye in the anime style.
Here is a detailed tutorial on how to draw a japanese style Kokeshi Doll. Syllie provides a super detailed set of steps for the inkscape beginner.
Here is another tutorial from McKay Christensen showing you how to draw a pumpkin using inkscape.
Here is a tutorial to create shattered and smashed text using the vector graphics appliation, Inkscape. I first posted this tutorial on my personal blog a few years ago. This version is slightly refreshed, but is pretty much the same tutorial that i first published.
Here is an awesome, detailed tutorial on creating a photo-realistic vector candle. The procedure in this tutorial is a great introduction to illustrating basic light effects using inkscape. Note that this tutorial requires a knowledge of Inkscape’s basic tools and interface.
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 is a simple tutorial for illustrating a shiny clockface using inkscape.
Here is a comprehensive video tutorial, (created by syllie) that demonstrates how to use the awesome new spiro swirls feature in Inkscape 0.47, which was released in November 2009.
The spiro swirls technique was first covered in a mini tutorial by AndyFitz. Andy has also uploaded a few spiro experiments to flickr, including the following:
This is an amazingly detailed tutorial on creating a detailed snowman illustration using Inkscape. This tutorial combines inkscape basics — including path and gradient manipulation — demonstrating how simple skills can translate into an awesome drawing.
This tutorial was originally written in Russian by Yuri Apostol and translated into English by Alexandre Prokoudine. As an added bonus, Yuri has also added the source SVG (released under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license) to the bottom of this tutorial. Enjoy!
Introducing a new segment here at the inkscape tutorials blog: the Inkscape Video Tutorial Double Feature. Screening this week, we have:
3D Text Using Interpolation: An example on how to use the interpolation effect to create a faux 3d (yet impressive none-the-less) text effect:
And, Secondly, we have:
Wrap Text Around a Globe:
Another awesome screencast by heathenx:
In this episode I will demonstrate how to wrap text around a three-dimensional globe in Inkscape v.046.
I used a fairly new extension from Gerrit Karius (aka G33K) called Bezier Envelope. If you want to follow along or use the Bezier Envelope for whatever future purpose then be sure to download it here. Thanks Gerrit.