Have you ever worked on a project and ended up spending significant amount of your time searching google for cutouts, images and textures? Time consuming right? We’ve all been there…
In this post I want to share some of the best online resources for images, textures and cutouts. I personally use many of these in my design firm, which saved me time, headache and money. Enjoy and feel free to leave a comment with resources you use.
1. UNSPLASHFree (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos. I love this site! Every 10 days Unsplash team adds 10 amazing photos to their huge library. You can also showcase what you did with their images here. I highly recommend checking out this website!
2. FLICKR: CREATIVE COMMONSCollection of stock photography for your use.
3. PHOTOPINA free tool that helps bloggers and designers find photos with Creative Commons licensing.
4. PIXABAYSearch over 380,000 free photos, illustrations, and vectors.
5. COMPFIGHTSearch engine for visual inspiration and free stock photos.
6. GOBOTREEPhotography, cutout and texture resource aimed at the visualization, architecture and design industry.
7. SKALGUBBARGreat quality library of cutouts of people by Teodor J. E.
8. RENDERTEXTURESDatabase of great quality textures for private or commercial use.
9. IMMEDIATE ENTOURAGELibrary of free cutout people, trees and more for use as architectural entourage.
10. MR. CUTOUTHuge library of high quality Photoshop cutouts ready for your use.
11. CG TEXTURESLibrary of hundreds of free textures, organized by categories.
12. TEXTURERFree textures for 3D modeling, texturing, Photoshop and game development.
13. SWTEXTUREBlog containing a collection of building material textures.
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