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30 Free Handwriting Fonts Every Designer Should Own

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Out of the array of decorative fonts available on the web handwritten fonts are absolutely the most useful. For me finding that exact style of handwriting I was looking for has always been time consuming, so I put together this roundup of the best hand drawn fonts I could find. In this collection you’re sure to find a style to match your project, download them all for free or bookmark this page for future reference.

15 Photoshop Resources to Create Intense Light Effects

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Intense light effects are one of the key elements of many styles of digital art. In this post I’ll be rounding up my best picks of Photoshop brushes and resources to add cool light streaks, bright lens flares, detailed fractal swirls and smooth light streams to your artwork. As always these resources have been downloaded and tested to make sure they’re good enough quality and resolution for use in your design projects.

Handy Roundup of Free Seamless & Repeating Textures

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There’s plenty of standard texture files available for use in your designs, but good quality seamless or repeating textures are much more difficult to find. This post rounds up a huge collection of useful seamless texture files, including paper, metal, concrete, fabric and good old grungy resources. Being tileable means these textures will repeat to fill an infinite space, which makes them perfect for backgrounds in your website designs.

6 Free High Resolution Plastic Wrap Textures

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Today I’ve got a free texture pack that’s a little different, but I hope it will help you create some cool effects in your artworks. This pack contains 6 high resolution plastic wrap textures that are not only handy for creating packaged product effects, but can also be used to add some cool grungy distress marks to your designs.

Free Vector Bumper Pack of Grungy Textures & Brushes

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I’ve posted loads of Photoshop brushes and textures over the years, but this is actually my first set of completely vector grungy design resources. This bumper pack contains a bunch of textures, brush strokes and spraypaint drips to distress and erode your designs whilst maintaining the scalability of vector artwork.

Handy Roundup of Free Vector Ornaments & Flourishes

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Ornate and floral elements are extremely useful for creating traditional or vintage design styles. These kinds of ornamental vectors can be very time consuming to create manually, but thankfully there’s a range of ready-made vectors available for free download and use in your design projects to help speed up your workflow. This post rounds up 25 of the best free vector ornaments and flourishes from the popular vector galleries.