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.
How do i rotate is one of the most frequently asked questions for beginner Inkscape users. There are multiple ways to rotate in inkscape, and this FAQ will show you the basics for three of them. The three different ways for rotating objects are: the toolbar buttons, the on-canvas rotation handles, and the transform dialog.
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!
Ever wondered how to quickly create a block arrow with inkscape? This quick tutorial shows you how!
Here is another great tutorial from Josh over at Tucson Labs. In this tutorial, Josh walks you through designing and exporting a webpage layout with inkscape.
Here is a neat, quick and easy tutorial from the screencasters.heathenx.org guys. In this tutorial, they show you a quick way to create a neon sign 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.
Here is a quick how-to outlining the process to create custom inkscape SVG filters to style text. The tutorial covers the procedure to create a filter for text with a shadow, slightly inset text and raised, super glossy text. The tutorial also has a downloadable SVG so you can open up the image in Inkscape and play with the filters yourself.
Here is a video tutorial for creating a letterpress / text inset effect.
This tutorial covers a multitude of hidden inkscape text tricks, including changing the baseline, rotation and kerning (spacing between) individual letters in a text block. All these effects are achieved by manituplating the text object, you can edit the text itself at any time!
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.
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.
Let’s start with our little monster friend that i downloaded from the Open Clip Art Library: