Blogger/Designer Resource Links

I've created this page to collect resources that are useful to Bloggers, Cover artists and eBook designers. I will be adding to it whenever I find a new resource.

Image Sites - A site full of Photoshop actions to turn 2D designs into 3D designs in minuntes, i.e. a flat book cover into what looks like a 3D book etc. Includes some tutorials on how to use the actions.
A tutorial by on how to use one of the above actions to best advantage. - a totally awesome pose reference source that can also be used in photomanips as well as for drawing reference under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.

Free stock images from - images free to use - This morgue file contains free high resolution digital stock photographs and reference images for either corporate or public use. The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for illustrators, comic book artist, designers, teachers and all creative pursuits.

Freerange Stock Community - free to use images for non-commercial purposes. - a great site for figure reference poses for illustrations etc. - site to help find free images

The Russell Brown Show - lots of useful imaging info including Adobe scripts and actions.

Lost and Taken - free textures - more free textures, but please read the FAQ to make sure you know what you are allowed to use them for and what you aren't

OSF Costume Rentals - This is actually a costume rental site, but I think it is a great resource for referencing costumes in illustrations.

Figure and Gesture Drawing, - Tools for Self-Educating Artists

Getty Images - now has an embed option for Bloggers on some of their stock footage.

Free Art books listed out from

Colour Pallete Generator - generate a colour pallete based on an uploaded image.

Brush sites - many of the brushes are free with accreditation, but check the licences.

Royalty Free Pay for Image Sites 


Font Sites (always check the license on the font before using it)

Font Squirrel - all licensed for commercial use
Font Space

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