Graphic Design Resources
Pictures and graphics
- Big Photo This is a good site for free photographs for personal and educational use.
- Easy Stock Photos
- freedigitalphotos.net 640 X 480 res photos available for free
- Freefoto.com Freefoto is limited in scope, but has good quality photographs that are free for noncommercial use.
- Freefoto.ca A limited collection of pictures that can be used for both commercial and noncommericial projects (Canadian focus)
- Free Photos Bank
- Font Play: Free Photos over 10,000 photos
- Free Pixels over 3,000 images
- Free Stock Photography free and royalty free images
- Image Base good variety of pictures
- Kave Wall Stock Larger res images can be bought.
- Mayang's Free Textures
- Morgue File These freely available high resolution stock photographs may be used for both personal and commercial projects. This site has an excellent selection.
- NSSDC Photo Gallery a gallery of NASA photographs that are in the public domain (credit should be given to NASA and the NSSDC)
- OpenPhoto.net a large archive
- PD Photo: Free Public Domain Photo Database a nice collection particularly focused on locations
- Perfect Digital Free Stock Photos These freely available high resolution stock photographs may be used for both personal and commercial projects.
- Photoclick: A Photography Directory
- Public-Domain-Photos.com 5000 Free Stock Photos
- Public Domain Pictures.net
- Photo Everywhere free travel potos
- Stock Vault
- Stock.xchng a huge collection of free stock photographs
- Turbo Photo These photographs in the public domain. Please note that this is part of a site with paid stock photography.
- Wikimedia Commons
- Wikipedia: Public Domain Image Resources
- Get Brushes A large collection of user submitted brushes
- Jigsaw Puzzle a collection of brushes (PS, PSP, and stamps) and textures
- Lunaestas brushes and textures
- Studio Brushes
- Turpentine 2.0
Textures and Patterns
- Absolute Background Texture Archive This is a huge archive with over 5,000 textures.
- Alice Grafixx Patterns (site is in German)
- Amazing Textures
- Background Maker
- High Resolution Texture Library (Lughertextures)
- Stripe Generator
- Adobe Tutorialz
- Good Tutorials This is one of the largest websites for Photoshop Tutorials (*)
- Photoshop Tutorials.us a large collection of quality tutorials
- Planet Photoshop This site includes a huge collection of Photoshop Tutorials
- PSD Vibe
- PSlover a large collection of user submitted Photoshop Tutorials (*)
- PSP Tutorials Links List some of the linked tutorials require a paid or free account
- Robin Wood's Bryce Tutorials
- Tutorial Garden
- Web Design Dev
Photoshop Plug-ins and Actions
- Cybia Digital Resource Studio
- Flaming Pear
- Mehdi Free Plug-ins for Photoshop
- Neat Image
- Photo Plug-ins
- Red Paw Media
- Xero Photoshop Compatible Plug-ins
General Resource Sites
- At0mica.net brushes, graphics, and word searches
- Colour Lovers This is a good website for sharing color palettes.
- Hybrid-Genesis brushes, patterns, tutorials, and textures
- The Inspiration Gallery This website has a wonderful collection of unique borders and wallpapers.
- In obscuro This is a particularly well-done website with brushes, tutorials, textures, and original artwork.
- Jigsaw Puzzle a collection of very nice textures, patterns, brushes, and stock photographs
Resource Lists Links
- Design Galour While this list focuses on graphics some of the websites also have resources