Resources

A collection of useful links and resources for illustrators and designers alike, recommended and compiled by our community.

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Booklets

Browse hundreds of booklets on design, business, freelancing & more curated from the best designers in the world. Learn new skills & insights, fast.

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Dimensions

A reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our world.

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Domestika (#StayAtHome)

Discover Domestika's selection of free online courses to keep developing your creative self while at home. Whatever you do, don't stop creating. 

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Frank & Ollie

An oldie but a goodie. Animation tips and tricks from two of the original animators at Disney.

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True Grit Texture Supply

Pro-Quality Textures, Brushes , Shortcuts and Templates for Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate.

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Designer Slack Communities

A designer Slack communities directory, with a variety of groups for designers with different backgrounds.

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Illustration Tools

Directory of tools and resources for illustrators. Also features various paid for online courses.

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Color Review

A modern tool for exploring and finding accessible colors. Make sure that everyone can see your creations.

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Color Hunt

A free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of awesome hand-picked color palettes.

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Guggenheim Museum

As part of it's archive The Guggenheim Museum has made available over 200 of its modern books, which you can view and download for free online. 

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Work Notes

Work Notes is a collection of articles written that explore freelance and self-employment topics like money, contracts, clients and well-being. 

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Dense Discovery

A weekly newsletter helping you be productive, feel inspired, and think critically.

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Working Well

The AOI, in partnership with Society of Authors and Association of Photographers have released an updated resource offering guidance for good mental health

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Tyrus

A free digital toolkit from Airbnb Design that helps freelance illustrators optimize their business, so they have more time to focus on what they love.

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