I love the look of hand drawn effects in web design, and I don’t think I’m alone in this. I have no idea what gene that’s in us web geeks, but I’d say most of us have it.
With that in mind, I’ve compiled this list of the best inspirational sites, resources, freebies and tutorials that utilize hand-drawn effects. There is so much more available, but these are many of my faves. I hope you enjoy!
These sites utilize hand drawn effects to just the right amount. They are fresh and original. That is what’s so great about this style, by it’s very nature, it’s unique.
Freebies & Resources
You don’t always need a pencil and pad to make this style work. Sometimes a quick fix is utilizing free resources.
Free Hand Drawn Doodle Icon Set for Bloggers
45+ Most Wanted Beautiful Free Hand Drawn Fonts
Vector Freebie: Hand Drawn Wings
120+ Free Hand-drawn Vector Arrows
Handycons: A Free Hand Drawn Social Media Icon Set
Hand Drawn Social Vector Set
Alright, so now your inspired to create some of these effects, well here’s how.
Photoshop: Hand Drawn Design
Technique For Creating A Hand Drawn Website Style
How to: Make a Hand-Drawn Font
Create a Sketchy Hand-Drawn Camera Illustration in Illustrator
I’d love to getting feedback; let me hear your thoughts. What do you think of this style? Are you tired of seeing it, or are you loving the uniqueness of it?