Whether you’re a seasoned graphic designer or just starting out, making use of pre-designed elements is an excellent way to save time and work more efficiently. Today, I want to share with you seven of my favourite vector sites for quality resources. If you’re designing a website, a t-shirt, a poster, or anything else, you’re sure to find vectors that will prove to be extremely useful.
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Gritty, grainy, grungy textures are my favourite type of design asset for roughing up your clean digital artwork to give it an old, worn, and distressed appearance. Because grungy textures are sourced from real dirty surfaces, there’s an infinite supply of resources, each one with its own unique style. In today’s roundup post I collate 60 of the best grit, grain, and grunge texture packs out there, including both free downloads and high quality texture pack products.
No matter whether they’re made digitally, or using scissors, glue and a scanner, collage art is loads of fun! The pieces I love browsing the most are those with hilarious results, where the artist uses totally random imagery to create an abstract scene with a comedic touch. In today’s design showcase I present 30 fantastic collage art projects, each with a surreal (and sometimes disturbing) outcome.
The key to creating authentic looking vintage artwork–whether it’s logos, packaging, or T-shirt designs–is selecting the perfect font combinations that represent the lettering style from previous centuries. The typeface featured in this roundup aren’t just individual fonts, they are collections of several font styles that perfectly complement each other. Each set contains a vintage brush script, plus other supporting typefaces in various serif and sans-serif styles, providing you with an all-in-one kit that eliminates the problem of having to find font pairs that work together.
It turns out wolves are a popular subject for artists and illustrators, but that’s no surprise when you consider these magnificent creatures have been depicted in mythology and folklore throughout history. In today’s inspiration showcase I present a variety of ferocious art and design pieces that feature wolves, ranging from detailed paintings to stylistic illustrations. Admire the variety of artistic styles from these talented artists.
I recently did a search for witch themed graphics for a little project I’m working on and discovered there’s an entire sub-genre of art styles dedicated to witches and witchcraft. Become bewitched by this inspirational showcase of wicked designs and illustrations with a witchy aesthetic. You’ll find a variety of creative pieces in a myriad of art styles, ranging from cartoon character illustrations to digitally painted pinups, along with an assortment of mystic and magic related graphics.