this is an awesome quick guide into some of the basics of inkscape.
it is a great introductory guide and a great quick reference guide for inkscape
- working with paths
- working with objects
- working with groups
- working with clips and paths
- working with layers
- working with gradients
here is a great little tutorial that shows you how to use inkscape’s masking to achieve the trendy text reflection effect that is everywhere nowdays…
view this tutorial
Here is another video tutorial from the guys at screencasters.heathenx.org
This time they walk you through doing reflected text in inkscape.