23 Helpful Websites for Designers

Free Stock Sites

http://unsplash.com/ – Great High Quality photos. There aren’t many pictures but they are all spectacular.

http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ – tons of good photos to search for.

http://www.sxc.hu/ – lots of specific things you can find.

http://picjumbo.com/ – Great photos. A new one every day.

Inspiration Sites

http://www.fromupnorth.com/ – One of my favorites. They have many different varieties of inspiration from t-shirt designs to illustration and graphic design.

http://creattica.com/ – lots of inspiration; even submit your own.

http://designspiration.net/ – Pinterest style inspiration.

http://dribbble.com/ – Graphic Design Social Media site with lots of inspiration.

http://ideabird.tumblr.com/ – great inspiration

Tutorials

http://www.danstevers.com/ – church based motion graphics designer with great tutorials.

http://design.tutsplus.com/ – lots of tutorials including Graphic Design, Code, Illustration, Photography, and more

http://abduzeedo.com/ – Inspiration and tutorials.

http://www.lynda.com/ – Great software classes (you do have to pay)

http://www.videocopilot.net/ – Movie style tutorials and resources.

Resources

https://creativemarket.com/ – Fonts and goods for sale. Free resources every week.

http://www.premiumpixels.com/ – Free .psd’s

http://graphicburger.com/ – free mockups, icons, and more

http://www.fudgegraphics.com/ – tutorials and freebies

http://www.gfxnerds.com/psd-files – Templates and mockups

http://lostandtaken.com/ – free textures

http://wefunction.com/shop/ – brushes and textures

Fonts

http://fontfabric.com/ – free and priced fonts

http://losttype.com/ – you will recognize a lot of these fonts. Pay what you want.

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