Free wood texture pack

Free wood texture packWood textures can add an element of natural beauty to any design and are especially well-suited to environmental or ‘green’ projects. The distinctive rings, patterns and flecks found within the various types of wood lend themselves to creating interesting backgrounds or overlays. This week I have created a free wood texture pack for you to download and use within your designs.

Free kawaii country wildlife icons

Free kawaii country wildlife iconsRural England is home to a vast array of wildlife, some of which you will only catch a glimpse of if you are very lucky. So in honour of all these creatures, both great and small, I have created a set of free kawaii country wildlife icons for you to download.

Free leather texture set

Free leather texture setThis week I have turned the house upside down looking for anything made of leather (both genuine and faux) so that I could create and share this free leather texture set with you. Don’t worry, no sofas, jackets, handbags or placemats (no matter how uncooperative) were harmed in the making of these textures.

Create a seamless autumnal pattern in Illustrator

Create a seamless autumnal pattern in IllustratorI know that technically it’s still summer, though you wouldn’t believe it with all the endless rain we’ve been having in England, but this week I’ve decided to write a tutorial on how to create a seamless autumnal pattern in Illustrator. You could easily change some of the colours and content matter to make the pattern more summery, but I think burnt oranges and russet browns that go hand in hand with autumn are just as beautiful as the vibrant colours you get in summer.

40 Free Business Card PSD Mockups

40 Free Business Card PSD MockupsAs designers we’re proud of our work, we want it to look its best whether its part of a showcase for clients or a personal project. Presentation is key, and mockup templates are a valuable resource when it comes to making our designs really stand out against a realistic setting. This week I have compiled a list of 40 free business card PSD mockups so that you can present your work with pride.