If you do a search for free graphics, you'll get tons of
returns. However, just because you can find graphics on
the internet doesn't mean they are free to take and use as
you want. Most everything that has been uploaded to the
internet is under copyright.
However, some folks create graphics that they share
freely. Some of the images are in the public domain. Some
are released under various Creative Commons licenses. Others require a link back to
(TOUs) on any site to determine how those graphics can be
The lists below are sites which have been recommended in the original
The Studio group on Eons and subsequent The Studio group on other sites.
- All Free Backgrounds
- You can also check to see how different colored fonts
will look on the background you choose.
- Backgrounds Archive
- requests a link back. Very nice tileable backgrounds
- Bittbox Freebies
- Be sure and read the TOU's. Most of these images
require a link back, but the graphics are great!
- Cool Backgrounds - https://coolbackgrounds.io/ A collection of tools to create compelling, colorful images for blogs, social media, and websites.
- Free Backgrounds and
Textures - http://backgroundlabs.com/
- Click on the image you like to be taken to a preview
page. Click on the Image Link below the preview to go to
the image. Right-click and choose "save image as" to
save it to your computer.
- Animation Library
- "Here's a pretty neat free site that has tons of
animations you can download to your computer, or upload
- Free Clipart Now
Quote from site: "FreeClipartNow.com is a large
collection of high quality, public domain clipart
graphics for presentations, web pages, documents,
- Friendly Stock - https://friendlystock.com/free-clipart/ Free Clipart With Commercial Use Right
- Hassle Free clipart
- no link back required
- Open Clipart Library
- "has an extensive collection of public domain clip
art. The formats available are generally .svg and .png,
but you can take these into editor like irfanview and
resize and convert to any other format. You can import
them into inkscape or other vector graphics editor and
stick them into other things. You gotta love
- Freerange - http://freerangestock.com/index.php
- copyright free for personal or commercial projects.
You need to register to download.
- Image*After -
- "Image*After is a large online free photo collection.
You can download and use any image or texture from our
site and use it in your own work, either personal or
- Morguefile - https://morguefile.com/ "Free images for creatives, by creatives A post production file, over 350,000 free stock photos for commercial use."
- NASA - Images:
- "The best free stock photos shared by talented photographers."
- Unsplash - https://unsplash.com/ "Beautiful, free photos. Gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers."