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 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.
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 another awesome tutorial from Troy Sobotka (author of the chrome text tutorial). This tutorial details how to create the following outlined text effect:
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!
If you are looking for a simple technique for creating shadows of simple objects, this is your tutorial.
here is a nice little tutorial on illustrating chain links using inkscape.
UPDATE: Nicu has been posting incremental updates on this tutorial on his blog… to date there are 3 parts in total:
After the last few posts not being actual tutorials, today the inkscape tutorials weblog is getting back into the swing of things with an awesome little howto from nicu.
Nicu demonstrates how to create gears in inkscape, vary them and build them up to create complex “mechanisms”
Here is another tutorial / in depth guide on creating cartoon characters by one of my favourite inkscape tutorialists, David Shaw. A while back, he published an awesome guide to creating a simple cartoon character in the tutorial Slime to Start.
This time he has created another in-depth guide to character creation with Inkscape, and this time the goal is to create a cute cartoon stick man with a style similar to the Order of the Stick by Rich Burlew. Once again, David goes into immense detail of his entire creative process, and the result is a great introduction to inkscape with an awesome result.
For those of you interested in cartooning in inkscape, make sure you check out the following screenshot by Inkscape artist / developer, John Bintz (of Moment of Clarity fame.) It outlines the workflow that John goes through tracing, tweaking and inking his cartoons. Note that the screenshot is done before the 0.46 paint bucket tool came out (which i am pretty sure john had a hand in developing) so cartooning in inkscape is even easier.
Here is a neat workflow showing how to create a fairly detailed compass graphic by adding and editing simple shapes. This is a great tutorial for inkscape beginners, as it is well communicated, and intoduces simple inkscape operations like node editing. As always the link to the tut is after the break.
Here is yet another awesome tutorial from Nicu a great tutorial for creating RPG map symbols using inkscape. In this “How it was made”, Nicu outlines a workflow for creating a simple jailhouse RPG element. Nicu is a major contributor to the Open Clip Art Library, and he has placed a large collection (50+ drawings) of these RPG map symbols into the public domain. You can also download the whole package from his own clipart gallery. Comments and praise should be left at Nicu’s Blog post for this tutorial.
here is a simple yet effective procedure for drawing an axe using inkscape.
Yet another awesome step-by-step from kalaalog demonstrating how to illustrate a palm tree. The result is quite impressive.
Another awesome video tutorial by the screencasters.heathenx.org guys.
in this one, they demonstrate how to make playing cards.
here is another awesome tutorial by nicu. In it he demonstrates how to create simple postage stamps using Inkscape. What is really nice about this tutorial is that nicu demonstrates the 3 different ways of aligning circles around the edge of the rectangle to get the perforated edge effect that postage stamps have…
this tutorial is well worth a look.
Here is a nice bunch of tips for creating nice diagrams using inkscape.
here is a tutorial for creating a cute pencil icon using inkscape.
a simple, yet highly effective tutorial for drawing feathers…
Basically, the title of this tutorial says it all…