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16 Places to Find Illustrations for Your Projects πŸ“šπŸŽ¨

Illustrations are one of the cornerstones of web design. They look awesome, grab user attention and create a professional impression.

Trying to learn a design tool and do it on your own can be time-consuming. Hiring a professional designer can be expensive.

Luckily, there are free online resources that can help you. I have collected 16 awesome free resources, that you might want to bookmark for your next projects.

unDraw

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A design project with beautiful SVG images that you can use for free. You can select the dominant color of the illustrations, so you can easily adapt them to your designs.

IRA Design

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You have the option to choose, play and mix 5 gradient colors to suit each character you want to use in your project. Lots of topics to choose from characters, objects, backgrounds, etc.

Ouch

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Ouch helps creators unable to draw overcome the lack of quality graphics. Download free PNG and SVG illustrations to enhance your product.

DrawKit

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Awesome hand-drawn vector illustration and icon resources. The illustrations are sorted via thematic packs, including up to 100 illustrations per pack.

Humaaans

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Mix-&-match illustrations of people. Change the hairdos, tops, pants, etc. Rotate and position the elements in your humans however you like.

illu-station

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An easy-to-use site, with lots of quality illustrations. Similar to unDraw, users can also set the main color to adjust illustrations to the theme of your project.

blush.design

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Choose a collection from multiple styles, play around with the variations until you create the art that tells your story, and download a PNG or SVG of your creation.

Glaze

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Illustrations are sorted across categories such as people, places, teamwork, animals, mindfulness, business, health, technology, etc. Free illustrations are available as PNG.

ManyPixels

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Various illustration types such as outline, monochromatic, isometric, flatline, and two-color. Users are allowed to set the main color for the illustrations to adjust to your specific design.

Open Doodles

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A unique collection of vector illustrations based on hand-drawn sketches. Download the source files or play with the Generator to create your own.

Storyset

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Awesome free customizable illustrations for your next project. Thanks to their online editor, you can even animate the illustrations to give them some life.

Skribbl

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A growing collection of freely usable, hand-drawn illustrations brought to you by a global community of aspiring creatives.

OpenPeeps

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Hand-drawn people illustrations. The library works like building blocks made of vector arms, legs, and emotions. You can mix these elements to create different Peeps.

Illustratious

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A nice collection of colorful illustrations and animated Lottie files.

LukaszAdam Illustrations

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Download the illustration pack created by an illustrator, designer & developer Lukasz Adam. Free for commercial and personal use under the MIT license.

Absurd.Design

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If you are looking for something out of the box and want to stand out of the crowd, then these illustrations are highly recommended to you.


I hope you will find the practical use case for these resources. I tried to include various resources consisting of all the illustration types you might ever need.

Feel free to share them around, so other developers can benefit as well.

Writing has always been my passion and it gives me pleasure to help and inspire people. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out!

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KollerCode

Love this, thanks!

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Madza Author

Thanks a lot! πŸ™β€

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Goodnews Daniel

Wow! Thanks for this, mate!

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Madza Author

My pleasure πŸ™β€

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Siddharth

do you know any website, where i can find banners or posters for free and I can edit for hobby projects ?

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Madza Author

I would recommend canva.com, fits most of the needs and has tons of templates πŸ˜‰

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Siddharth

Thank you. Yeah it's really good for banners. πŸ‘

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Hossain Ahmad

Great resources. Thank you so much.

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Madza Author

My pleasure! Happy to help! πŸ™β€

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Sarah Lean 🏴󠁧󠁒

This is fantastic, thank you!

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Madza Author

My pleasure to help! πŸ™β€

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codingjlu

Thanks! I'll be sure to use them now and then.

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Madza Author

Awesome to hear I could help πŸ™β€

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govindbisen

Very nice!!

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Madza Author

Thanks a lot πŸ™β€

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hamadataza

Thank you it's very helpful

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Madza Author

Thanks a lot πŸ™β€

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Tawhid

woah, thanks dude.Appreciate the work!

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Madza Author

Means a lot πŸ™β€

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Posandu πŸš€

Thanks for sharing!

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Madza Author

My pleasure! πŸ™β€
Make a good use of these resources πŸ‘πŸ’―

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Odap

This is exactly what I was looking for the past couple of weeks ! Thank you so musch for sharing !

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Madza Author

Awesome you found them helpful! πŸ™β€

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Florian

I'll keep this for later projects, thanks Madza ! πŸ™

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Madza Author

Always happy to help! πŸ™β€

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Techislife

Mind blowing. Thank you for your knowledge.

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Madza Author

Make a good use of them, you are welcome πŸ™β€

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Colin Woods

Great list thanks! Really nice music as well! You not on Spotify or elsewhere?

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Madza Author

Great to hear, for more music SoundCloud and YouTube πŸ˜‰

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Elex

Please don't erase this one. lol
Thanks so much for this list

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Madza Author

My pleasure πŸ™β€

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Oumayma JavaScript Developer

Very nice! Thanks !

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You are welcome πŸ™β€

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Tachibana Aqirito

Wow this so helpful thanks a lot ☺️

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Madza Author

You are welcome πŸ™β€

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Madza Author

Means a lot! Thanks πŸ™β€

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Juan D. Vega

Thanks for this amazing list, it's very handy!

Do you know any page to get inspired about design?? Something similar to dribbble