The Ultimate Guide To Free Graphic Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Free Graphic Resources

The Ultimate Guide To Free Graphic Resources.

I have put together a huge list of places where you can find freebies for all your graphic design projects. They are sorted into categories for ease of use so you can simply click on the category title to navigate to that section. I know I will be using it in the future to save time!

If you’re looking for beautiful, unique images, fonts and more for your social media and blog images, or just for personal projects, this guide is for you.

Feel free to bookmark this page so you can use it as a reference tool when designing your graphics.

When it comes to snagging high quality free graphics for my projects, my go-to website is Creative Market. They offer 6 free design assets every week and I make sure to check them out regularly to see what is on offer. I usually end up stock piling a ton of gorgeous fonts, mockups, patterns and graphic elements for future projects.

Check them out here:

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Categories

1. Unsplash

Beautiful and free stock photos. Currently my favorite place to get free stock photos!
The Ultimate Guide to Free Graphic Resources

2. Pixabay

Over 1 million free stock images to choose from!

3. Pexels

Free stock photos and videos. Free for personal and commercial use.

4. Kaboom Pics

Search by color! A great place to find images that will make you stand out from the rest.

5. Stock Snap

Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly. Free from copyright restrictions.

6. Free Images

All images free for personal and commercial use.

7. Negative Space

High resolution images for personal or commercial use.

The Ultimate Guide to Free Graphic Resources

8. Finda Photo

Lets you search images by color which is great for your Instagram feed!

9. Designers Pics

Free Hi-Res photos for personal and commercial use.  Great if you’re looking for something a little different that no one else is using.

10. Split Shire

This site doesn’t have as many images as the others on the list but they are stunning and unique.

11. Gratisography

A quirky collection of free high-resolution pictures that you can use on your personal and commercial projects. You will find photos that will make you smile!

The Ultimate Guide to Free Graphic Resources

12. Looking Glass

Totally free stock and art photos.

13. Fancy Crave

Free travel photos for commercial use. Search by city or country!

14. Foodies Feed

More than 1,300 free high quality food photos.

15. Picography

Gorgeous high resolution free photos.

16. Pik Wizard

Thousands of free stock photos. You’ll find images featuring people, landscapes, animals and many more!

The Ultimate Guide to Free Graphic Resources

17. Startup Stock Photos

Free photos featuring people using phones, laptops and other technology.

18. Cupcake

Free original images to use as you want.

19. Life of Pix

Original, free photos and videos by talented photographers.

20. Pic Jumbo

Free stock photos, backgrounds and images in high resolution for personal and commercial use.

21. Free Images

Browse thousands of public domain images.

Fonts

1. Creative Market

My favorite place to grab unique, high-quality fonts. You’ll find fonts to use in design projects of all kinds.

2. Google Fonts

An extensive catalog of open source designer web fonts.

3. 1001 Free Fonts

Organized into sections so you can find exactly what you’re looking for.

4. Font Squirrel

Hand-selected typefaces that are free for personal and commercial use.

5. Pixel Buddha

Pixel Buddha has some beautiful free fonts available. You will need to subscribe to unlock the freebies.

6. DaFont

Some beautiful fonts available for personal use. You will have to contact the authors for commercial use.

7. The Hungry JPEG

Pretty script fonts to bold display typefaces. They have weekly freebies available in addition to fonts for only $1. They also have a huge free font bundle that you will have to share on your social media to unlock.

8. Font Space

Over 47,000 fonts shared by designers around the world. Some are only available for personal use.

9. Abstract Fonts

A curated collection of high-quality fonts. The majority of fonts are free for personal and commercial use.

10. Behance

A quick search on this site will find free fonts that individual designers have shared.

1. Icon Monstr 

Simple icons arranged into collections. You can download SVG, EPS, PSD and PNG formats.

2. Vexels

Vexels have a large number of logo sets available to use for free with attribution.

3. Icons8

You can get free PNG icons but will have to pay for other formats.

4. Pixel Buddha

High-quality collections of icons free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

Free Icons

5. Vecteezy

Royalty free vector icon sets (attribution required).

6. Icon Finder

Features some cool icon sets that are free for commercial use. Available in SVG and PNG.

7. The Noun Project

Over 2 million black and white icons in SVG and PNG formats. If you don’t have a premium account you must credit the icon’s designer.

8. Graphic Burger

All resources available on Graphic Burger are royalty free to use in both personal and commercial projects. They have some amazing sets of icons!

9. Freepik

A large collection of vector icons that are free for personal and commercial use (with attribution).

10. Creative Market

It’s worth checking each week to see what they have to offer. They also have some great icon packs featuring flat, vector and hand-drawn images with themes ranging from education to technology. All for a great price.

Creative Market Icons

10. Pixeden

A group of designers offering pages of icon packs for free!

11. Dry Icons

Thousands of icons that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.

12. Brand EPS

BrandEPS is a database of brand logos and icons. All logos and icons can download in vector EPS, JPG and PNG file formats for free! 

Mockups

1. Graphic Burger

A huge collection of mockups including T-shirts, books, business cards, bags, phone cases, etc. All free!

2. Pixel Buddha

Offers a variety of mockup templates that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

3. Mockup World

Mockup World handpicks and presents the best photorealistic Photoshop mockups from around the web.

Free Mockups

4. Freebies Bug

Showcases free, high-quality mockups.

5. Media Loot

Features some great mockups that are free with attribution.

6. Smart Mockups

You can create product mockups on this site for free when you sign up to use their desktop app. It features one of the largest collections of mockups I’ve seen online. Collections include digital products, apparel and print.

7. PSD Repo

A large collection of free mockups shared by talented designers.

8. Unsplash

Unsplash has a large number of free mockup photos. They aren’t PSD files but with a bit of skill you should be able to make some beautiful images!

Backgrounds | Textures

1. PNG Tree

PNG Tree has thousands of backgrounds, wallpaper, photos, posters and banners that are free for personal use.

2. Vecteezy

A wide range of vector backgrounds that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.

3. Subtle Patterns

Lots of free background patterns for personal and commercial use with credit.

4. Pattern Cooler

You can apply your own colors, sizes and texture effects to thousands of pattern designs and download as seamless background images for free.

Free Patterns

5. Pexels

You can find lots of beautiful background images on this free stock photo site.

6. Lost and Taken

A huge variety of free texture stock photos. Browse dozens of interesting textures including watercolor, paper, grunge, wood and metal. 

7. Texture King

Free high resolution, high quality textures for personal and commercial use.

8. Blog Spoon Graphics

An amazing design blog that offers tons of free design resources including gorgeous patterns, backgrounds and textures!

9. Pixabay

A free stock photo site that also offers tons of great backgrounds and textures.

Free Textures

10. Graphics Wall

This site has tons of patterns and textures that are free for personal use and a commercial license for a small fee of $3.

11. Pixel Buddha

Offers a variety of backgrounds and textures that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

12. Fudge Graphics

This site has some great textures that are free for personal and commercial use.

Vectors | Graphics

1. Blog Spoon Graphics

An amazing design blog that offers tons of free design resources including vectors and PNG graphics like these vintage floral designs:

Free Graphics

2. Vecteezy

Thousands of vectors that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.

3. Cherbear Creative

I have lots of free graphics available for Instagram.

Instagram Story Highlight Template
Cactus Instagram Story Template
Instagram Story Highlight Template

4. Graphics Wall

This site has pages of vectors that are free for personal use and you can get a commercial license for a small fee of $3.

5. Pixabay

A free stock photo site that also offers vectors that are free for personal and commercial use.

6. Pixel Buddha

You can find some great graphics here that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

Free Graphics

7. Freepik

Freepik has thousands of graphic vectors that are free to use with attribution.

8. Vexels

Vexels has lots of vectors and graphics that you can use for free with attribution. They also have an awesome T-shirt mockup maker and online editor so you can customize your designs!

Free Graphics

9. Fudge Graphics

This site has some great graphics that are free for personal and commercial use.

10. 1001 Free Downloads

Tons of graphics that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.

11. Free Vectors

All the images on this site are free  for personal use and most of them can be used commercially.

12. UnDraw

A constantly updated collection of beautiful SVG images that you can use completely free and without attribution.

13. Public Domain Vectors

Browse thousands of royalty-free vector images in the public domain.

Logos

1. Pixel Buddha

You can find pages of logos here that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

2. Pixabay

A free stock photo site that also offers vectors and PNGs that you can use in your logo designs.

Free Logos

3. Canva

Canva has quite a nice selection of free logos that you can edit. They have images, icons and hundreds of free fonts available to complete your design.

4. Freepik

Freepik has pages of logos and vectors that are free to use with attribution.

5. Free Logo Design

You can create a logo and get a free PNG which is perfect for websites with this logo maker. I created this little logo using the site. You will have to enter your email address to get the file and pay if you want a higher resolution though.

Free Logos

6. Vecteezy

Offers thousands of vectors and logos that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.

7. Public Domain Vectors

Browse thousands of royalty-free vector images in the public domain that you can use in your logo designs.

8. Vexels

Lots of free logo designs for personal use with attribution!

9. Wix

Wix has a great online logo maker. After you have created your logo, scroll to the bottom and you will be able to download a free version (JPG 300 x 300 px). Here’s my cool Wix logo:

Free Logos

Templates

1. Canva

Canva has a wide range of templates including social media images, blog headers and business cards.

2. Creative Market

They offer free design assets every week where you can snag some great templates for your projects.

3. Pixel Buddha

You can find templates here that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.

4. Crello

Their basic plan offers over 6,000 templates that you can edit when you sign up.

5. PSD Graphics

Free Photoshop templates for personal use and a small fee for commercial use.

6. Deviant Art

If you’re willing to do a little searching, this is a great resource for all kinds of graphics including templates!

Color Schemes

1. Adobe Color

A great free tool to create and find color schemes for your design. You can extract a color scheme from an image or browse thousands of color schemes from the web.

Color Schemes

2. Color Lovers

Create your own or browse millions of user-created color palettes to inspire your ideas.

3. Color Combos

Includes a combo library with color schemes that include the hex code for each color.

4. Color Picker

Use their HTML color picker to browse millions of colors and color harmonies.

5. Color Hunt

Color Hunt is a free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes.

6. Canva

Canva has pages of color palette inspiration and color combination ideas!

Tip:

If you’re looking for images for your mood board or design inspiration, don’t forget you can search by color using Google’s image search and clicking on the Tools button.

Search Images by Color

Tutorials

1. Evanto Tuts+

Find thousands of original, free design and illustration tutorials and courses to help you improve your current skills or pick up a new one.
Free Design Tutorials

2. Every-Tuesday

Some great, easy to follow tutorials on this site.

3. Canva

Canva has lots of tutorials available including how to animate your designs!

4. Alison

Alison offers a few free art and design courses.

5. Udemy

Udemy offers a free Introduction to Graphic Design course.

6. Creative Pro

An online magazine that has great articles and tutorials to help improve your design skills.

7. Tutpad

Loads of free graphic design tutorials!

8. GCF Global

Great for beginners! Learn how color, layout, images, composition, typography, branding and more relate to graphic design.

9. Cherbear Creative

I have a great tutorial on how to make a greeting card in Adobe Illustrator and how to optimize images for your blog. I also upload freebies every month for you to use in your personal projects!

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