Free For All: The Halloween 2010 Edition
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Everyone dresses up, candy is flying this way and that, and like the Great Pumpkin, I get to deliver presents of fun freebies to you.
120 Stock Photos
I've selected 120 themed images from the free (and royalty free) stock photography site, Stock.xchng. After signing up for a free Stock.xchng account, log in and visit my Halloween lightboxes for an eclectic mix of creepy and corny, objects and backdrops, humans and inhumans, candy and corn, and a pumpkin full of more. Just click on each desired image to access its download options as well as related photos from the same artist.
Because Stock.xchng lightboxes are limited to 60 images each, there are two lightboxes to help you trick out your design treats.
My collection of Halloween dingbat and creepy text fonts are sure to enliven, er, endeaden, your Halloween designs. All fonts are TrueType format, which will work on both Windows and Mac OS X. Download all 50 fonts from Box.net in one collection.
Halloween Inspiration in Your Pocket
Although not a design freebie per se, these animations, wallpapers, sound effects, games, and other freebies for your cell phone will definitely help inspire your Halloween designs. Check out the offerings from Cellbits.com and FreeHalloweenScreensavers.com.
Music and Sound Effects
Where would your Halloween-themed websites and other onscreen projects be without spooky music and chilling sounds? Visit this site, this site, this site, this site, and this site to find the perfect music, creaks, howls, screams, and roars to chill your audience's spines.
What can I find free for you? Want more free fonts? More Photoshop brushes? How about more online applications that do this or that for free? Tell me in the comments what you'd like to see in future installments of Free for All, and I'll do my best bloodhound impression to track it down for you.
Please note: Free for All will often link to resources hosted on external Web sites outside of the control of CreativePro.com. At any time those Web sites may close down, change their site or permalink structures, remove content, or take other actions that may render one or more of the above links invalid. As such neither Pariah S. Burke nor CreativePro.com can guarantee the availability of the third-party resources linked to in Free for All.