Last year, I collected Over 100 Free Halloween Design Resources, and that post remains a favorite on this blog. This year, I didn’t have quite as much time to dedicate, but I have still managed to put together a list of over 50 MORE vectors, Photoshop brushes, icons, fonts, WordPress themes, etc. Hope you enjoy them.
11 icons. Available in .ai format. Released under the General Public License.
DaPino (Smashing Magazine)
14 icons. Available in .png, .jpg, .ai and .eps formats. “You can use the set for all of your projects for free and without any restrictions. You can freely use it for both your private and commercial projects, including software, online services, templates and themes. The set may not be resold, sublicensed, rented, transferred or otherwise made available for use.”
3 icons available in .ai CS3, .eps, .png, and .ico formats. License: Attribution-Non-Commercial 3.0 Netherlands.
Halloween night background available in EPS format.
Here are some vector skulls.
Various skulls available in AI and EPS formats. Released under the General Public License.
Llen Design (DeviantART)
7 Vector Skulls and a bone in an EPS file. Can be used in Commercial and Personal projects.
Can be used in Commercial and Personal projects.
1 skull EPS as part of their Vintage Mega Pack Sampler.
Free T-Shirt Design 2. EPS file.
Free T-Shirt Design 4. EPS file.
Free Vector Pack 1. A skull is available as well as some vector textures and other elements. EPS file.
Some awesome Jack O’Lantern and witch hat designs. AI file. “Use and abuse it to your heart’s content, just don’t resell or redistribute it in any way.”
Halloween party flyers created in Inkscape. Openable in Illustrator but the sunburst effect produced an error in CS3 for me. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.
Pumpkin box template in EPS file. Just the shape; you have to decorate it yourself.
Here is a little vector freebie of my own for you all. Feel free to use it in commercial or personal works. Just don’t forget to show Design Bliss some love.
Here are some free Halloween Photoshop brushes for you.
Mel’s Photoshop Brushes
9 Jack O’Lantern/pumpkin brushes. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License.
Digital Art Corner
10 Photoshop Brushes. “Redistribution is not permitted.”
8 Halloween Photoshop Brushes. “Please do not redistribute them as your own!”
Want to ghoul up your designs for Halloween? Here are some Photoshop tutorials I’ve come across that might be useful.
Let’s keep the Halloween resources going with some free Halloween Icons.
Trick or Treat – 4 icons for Vista or Leopard.
Perhaps the best find of this Halloween season are these skull reference photos by Jimiyo fro GoMedia.
15 high resolution shots of skulls cut out from the background already.
Although I gathered up a lot of good font sources last year, here are some resources for Halloween fonts and dingbats that I have scrounged up for you.
Various Halloween fonts.
Various “Creepy Fonts.”
We Inside. Skull and Skeleton dingbats.
A collection of Halloween fonts.
Jon Dyers has put together a list of 66 Halloween fonts from various sites.
Interested in doing some blogging about Halloween? Well, here are 6 free themes for WordPress that you use to get you started.
Well, that’s it for 2008. Come again for more!
- Over 100 Free Halloween Design Resources – A Design Bliss Mega-List
- Over 50 Free Valentine’s Day Design Resources – A Design Bliss Mega-List
- Over 50 Free Christmas Design Resources – A Design Bliss Mega-List (2008)
- Over 100 Free Christmas Design Resources – A Design Bliss Mega-List
- Free Halloween Graphic Design Resources – Day Nineteen: Halloween Grab Bag
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