A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources

Posted: October 22, 2010 in Uncategorized
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What could be better than striking gold? How about a huge list of
Adobe Illustrator resources? For many designers, a list of resources to help finish those design projects in a quick and easy fashion is like finding gold on the Web.

In this article, there are
over 200 ()
free resources for Adobe Illustrator. Since many designers have made these resources free for others, please take the time to check out the
license agreements before using any resources for projects.

Finally, have fun stockpiling all the
brushes,
patterns,,
symbols,
vectors,
swatches, and fun additions to the Adobe Illustrator presets. After all, among these resources, there’s sure to be a few gold nuggets just waiting to be found.

1. Brushes

There are a multitude of
brush sets that can add volumes of creativity to design projects. So many effects can be achieved by stylizing the appearance of paths with brushes. Check out the following brush sets which offer a
variety of styles ranging from sketchy to abstract and everything in between.

17 brushes for Illustrator



28 Free Illustrator Brushes for making Swooshes and Swirls



33 More Paint Brush Style Illustrator Brushes



20 Free Illustrator Art Brushes: Ink Sketch Lines



57 Exclusive Illustrator Multi-Colored Paint Brushes



Free-Dot Dash Illustrator Pattern Brushes



10 Arrowhead Brushes for Illustrator



Free Illustrator Brushes: Ink/Watercolor



60 brushes for Illustrator



Free Illustrator Brushes and Vectors: Foliage



Illustrator Art Brushes



35 Free Abstract Illustrator Brushes



Illustrator Brushes, Series 3



Illustrator Brushes, Series 4



Sketchy Illustrator brushes pack (16 brushes)



Vector Art: “Imperial Leaf” Seamless Pattern Brush for Adobe Illustrator CS4



Feather Brushes by ~HumanNature84



30 Illustrator Pattern Brushes for Making Flowers and Circular Designs



ABSTRACTION by ~HumanNature84



Thorny vine brushes by *Shurakai-Zero



vector 3D paint brushes by ~HumanNature84



illustrator brush set 1 by ~nrmb



HN vector brushes by ~HumanNature84



57 Multi-Colored Illustrator Paint Brushes



Natural brushes by ~HumanNature84



AI Custom Drawing Brushes 1 by ~maniacresources



illustrator brush set 3 by ~nrmb



Crosshatch brushes by *Shurakai-Zero



85 Illustrator Paint Brushes



Celtic Border brush v2 by *Shurakai-Zero



Exclusive Illustrator Watercolor Brushes



illustrator brush set 2 by ~nrmb



Autorama Brush Illustrator by ~lucasribeiro



Vector Chains by ~pica-stock



Rope Brush by ~lucasribeiro



Victorian vector brush pack by ~sergeypoluse



Illustrator Light Banner Brush by ~lucasribeiro



Candy Cane Brush by *pica-stock



Hydronix — vector splash pack by =r2010



100 Wonderful Water Color Illustrator Brushes



construx by =r2010



Links Brushes by ~Xentric



smoke – illustrator brush pack by =r2010



technix brush pack by =r2010



Retro Circle AI Brushes by ~debh945



Chalk Illustrator brushes by ~melemel



Technix v.2 by =r2010



Beads and Gems by ~Korat-Nibelan



illustrator brush pack01 by ~joyologo



Starwalt Fun Art AI Brushes by *gigistar



Further Resources For Brushes:

30+ High Quality Adobe Illustrator Brush Sets

45 Excellent Sets of Adobe Illustrator Brushes

30 Sets of High-Quality Adobe Illustrator Brushes

45 Excellent Sets of Adobe Illustrator Brushes

Mega list of Vector Brushes- Over 1000 Free brushes and still counting!!-Artistic Inspirations AiVault graphic design blog

Adobe Illustrator Brushes, Free Illustrator Brushes, Symbols, Symbol Libraries, Illustrator CS4, CS3 Brushes, CS2, CS Vector Shapes, Illustrations, Images, More – Illustrator Tutorials Tips Books Resources – Web Site Resources, Website Tips, Websitetips.com

Adobe Illustrator Brushes downloads section

A Huge Compilation of 60 Free Illustrator Brushes – Vectortuts+

2. Gradients, Swatches, and Patterns

Gradients

Gradients allow a designer to apply a
graduated blend of colors. In doing so, the artwork can change dramatically with even a
subtle color change. Here are just a few samples of gradient resources.

Illustrator Metal Gradients by ~TrabzonSport



Adobe Gradient Pack by ~magnet14



130 gradients for Adobe Illustrator



Swatches

25 Woven Plaid Swatches



Illustrator Swatches



12 Most Cute & adorable color & pattern swatches – What little boys are made of!



55 Seamless Line & Crosshatch Swatches



Free Illustrator Colors



Patterns

Patterns are a great resource for a designer. Whether applied to a
background or as an added detail on a character, the addition of just the right
style pattern can make all the difference.

Vector Art: 10 Amazing Baroque Style Patterns for Adobe Illustrator



new pattern by ~grunii



Paisley Seamless Pattern by ~jilbert



textures_poluse by ~sergeypoluse



Vector Patterns



Free Seamless Vector Pattern Set 2



pop art vector texture by ~sergeypoluse



Eyes of Miice by ~jilbert



Batik is Beautiful – Free Vector Swatches UPDATED « ClickPopMedia



10 Seamless Vector Patterns



Kaleidoscope Dreams by ~jilbert



Baroque Seamless Pattern



15 Seamless Animal Print Patterns



5 Free Seamless Vector Patterns



High-Resolution Photoshop Brushes, Vectors, Illustrator Swatch Patterns and Vinyl Decals



Free Seamless Patterns – Paisley



Free Textures and Vector Pattern Set



125 Vector Japanese Patterns



20 Seamless Plaid Patterns for Illustrator



MonochromeGeometric



Further Resources For Patterns:

450+ Abobe Illustrator Patterns

Huge Collection of High Quality Patterns

Squidfingers / Patterns

Kaliber10000 { The Pixel Patterns Collection }

Vector Art – A Digital Illustration Blog

3. Symbols

The use of symbols in a project can
save time and
file size. Check out some samples of quality symbol sets which are sure to be useful resources for a variety of design projects.

Drips and splatters Vector Symbols Library



33 Free Illustrator Symbols by =namespace



Simbolos3 by ~Cherryflip



Vector Garden Symbol Set by =namespace



14 Glossy boxes by ~Anya82



Bugs Vector Pack by ~formatdelete



Illustrator Christmas Symbols by ~bcre80v



Further Resources For Symbols:

Top 10 Free Adobe Illustrator Symbols Resource Sites

Symbols for Illustrator ® CS4 CS3 CS2 CS1 10, royalty-free: 1000s of stunning designs

4. Vectors

The
range of styles in the following vector resources are just a sample of the huge amount of free vectors a designer can find on the internet. Not only is the artwork superb, but imagine the time saved by
not having to create each design element.

21 Amazing Splats for Illustrator



Tattered Banners « ClickPopMedia



Vector grunge style package



Vector package of hearts



Exclusive Freebie: VectorLab Sample Pack



30 vectors of cities



Silhouettes of business people



Geometric Abstract Vectors Pack 2



Birds in Flight



Free Vector Doodles – Women’s Clothing & Fashion



10 Free Grungy Spray Vectors



Free Keep Fit Vectors – Give Your Designs a Workout!



Vectors and dogs



Vector Splats



Winter Cabin



Vector Heraldy 2 Design



Safari Logo



Vector Illustration for Musical Theme



40+ Free Vector Stickers



Flying Birds



Vector Vitruvian Man



90’s Technology



Vector Design 3



Polaroid



Snowflake Vectors



Super-Fun Monsters



5 Floral Ornaments



Floral Colorful Illustration



Hummer



Green Cityscape Art



Free Vector Pack 15 Sampler



Alfred Doodle Set 6



Korean Vector Flowers



Colorful Pattern Background Vector



Colorful Backgrounds



41 Animals



Pink Cherry Blossom Tree



Christmas Tree



Vietnam Airplanes



Floral Ornaments



Abstract Vector Series



Paint Brush Vector



Modern Mouse



Free Twitter Drops



School Mega Pack



Orange Landscape



Further Resources For Vectors:

46 Excellent Free Vectors by vectorvaco

49 Amazing Resources for Free Vector Graphics

The Ultimate Collection Of Free Vector Packs

Vector Art: 10 Stunning Vector Pattern Sets for Adobe Illustrator

Conclusion

There are always more
Adobe Illustrator resources popping up every week. Keep an eye out at the sites for their weekly freebies, giveaways, and “free” sections. In doing so, one might just find pure vector-based gold!

Further Resources

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