Dealotto Digest – Trending Design Tutorials, Freebies & Tools

We are lucky to exist in a community that provides us all with so many useful resources on a regular basis. With so much content being shared and distributed it can become a little tricky finding the gems – thankfully we are on hand to highlight some of the best creative tools and resources from around the design sphere that you may have missed.

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Fresh Design Freebies ✨

Everyone loves a freebie, and we are no different. We’re collecting all the useful design freebies we find into a neat collection for you, but from time to time we like to pick out some of the best and newest freebies you really need to see! Here’s some of our current favourite freebies …

Beauty Rains – Free Script Font

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✍️ Beauty Rains – a handwritten brush style font by Viaction Type Co is free to pick up and use as long as you give the author credit, which is always a good idea anyway! There is a full version of the font available too.


Free Seamless Geometric Patterns

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🌈 Seamless Geometric Patterns is a wonderful collection of patterns that tile perfectly and were created by the talented designer Jeremy Child. Simply subscribe to his newsletter and the pack of patterns are yours!


Free Travel Photos

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✈️ Free Travel Photos Collection – Completely free travel photos from filmmaker and photographer Pete. You can sort them by destination or use the search bar to find exactly what you want.


UI Faces – Free Avatars for Your Mockups

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πŸ˜› UI Faces is a great resource for finding clean avatars to use in your UI mockups etc. There’s even a useful tool for searching by age, gender, emotion and hair colour. Plus, you can use it right inside of Sketch.


115 Free Subtle Grunge Brushes

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πŸ–ŒοΈ 115 Free Subtle Grunge Brushes have been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times over the years and still remain useful to this day. This pack contains all my subtle grunge brushes released on Dribbble in one handy zip file. Pay what you want, or grab them completely free.


Design & Creator News πŸ—ž

A brief look at the design world, picking out some recent useful posts and resources that might be useful for designers and creators.

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Bundle Spotlight 🎁

For those of you who aren’t aware, we recently re-designed Dealotto and changed the primary focus of Dealotto to a marketplace for creative bundles. I was blown away by the warm reception that the new project received on Product Hunt and I can’t wait to see what our awesome community of creators releases over the coming months and years! Here’s a look at some of my favourite bundles uploaded to the marketplace this week:

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Dealotto’s Mixed Mega Design Bundle

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πŸ”₯ Dealotto Mixed Mega Design Bundle. We kick off this list with our very own curated bundle featuring a unique collection of textures, patterns, templates and effects made by some of the most talented creators around. Unlike all the other bundles in the marketplace, this special offer won’t be around forever so pick it up before it’s gone for good.

Quick Look at some of the resources included in the Mixed Mega Design Bundle:

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The Essential Photography Branding & Marketing Kit

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πŸ“Έ The Essential Photography Branding & Marketing Kit by Brandi Lea Designs contains around 200 or more different templates for both photography studios and photography side-hustlers alike. We love the variety of items available in this bundle, from pre-made logo designs to business cards and marketing images it has everything ready made for starting up your own photography business in style.

A Small Preview of the Photography Branding & Marketing Kit in Action:

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Also to make life easier, the fonts and images used in this pack are CC0 Licensed (100% free to use for personal and commercial use).


Headfonts Bundle. 14 Fonts + 80% OFF

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Headfonts Best-selling Fonts Bundle. The guys at Headfonts have uploaded a rather incredible deal which contains 14 of their best selling typefaces at just 20% of their normal cost. These are some solid typefaces that should last you a creative lifetime! Check out some of the fonts included below:

A Sample of the Typefaces include in the Headfonts Bundle:

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The Timelapse Bundle – HD Videos

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πŸ“Ή The Timelapse Bundle by Vadim includes 44 incredible 3K timelapse videos to inject some stunning motion into your next project. Captured in a variety of different locations and conditions, the bundle features mountains, lake, valley, trees, forest, sky, sunshine, clouds, fog and other natural wonders.

Video Preview of the Timelapse Bundle:


The Definitive Texture Bundle by GhostlyPixels

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πŸŽ– The Definitive Texture Bundle contains some of my favourite textures from a creator that always produces quality, helpful products in GhostlyPixels. If you are serious about adding fully scalable vector textures to your work you’d be hard pressed to find a better collection than this!


Circle Icons Big Bundle

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β­• The Circle Icons Bundle was created by Scott Dunlap and he has packed in over 400 icons from 29 sets. Individually they would cost over $200, but via our bundle marketplace you can pick them up with a 80% discount.


Creative Market Big Bundle August

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Creative Market Big Bundle August – The ever popular Creative Market monthly bundle is back and it’s no surprise to see it packed full of only the very best resources once again. The talent on display over at Creative Market means their bundles are always top notch, and this latest bundle is no exception! Grab over $1000+ worth of items for just $39.

Design Tutorials πŸ’₯

I’m always impressed at the quality of free design education available on YouTube. I’ve featuring great channels to follow in the past, so you can discover more useful content via my Best Channels to Learn Design on YouTube or the 15 Design Based YouTube Channels Worth Following posts. But for these digest posts, I’m going to handpick some of the most recent tutorials to help keep your design skills fresh.

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Make Difficult Selections Easy in Photoshop


Responsive Web Design in Sketch


How to Easily Create Text Effects in Adobe Illustrator


Top 10 Key Commands in Sketch for Mac


Learn InVision Studio

InVision have a great introduction course to their new screen design app that aims to offer a solid Photoshop and Sketch alternative for UI designers. Explore the ins and outs of InVision Studio, and discover techniques and tips for transforming your designs into powerful concepts. In just minutes, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Studio, the nuances of advanced animation, the simplicity of collaboration, and much more.


Designers to Follow πŸ‘₯

Finding the right people to follow on Twitter isn’t always easy, but here’s some peeps that created and released some great projects recently that I wanted to draw some attention to. If you have a moment and want more updates from them, follow them and you won’t regret it.

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Thanks! More Roundups Soon

So there we have it. Dealotto’s Design Digest for this week. I’m hoping to make a regular feature out of this, so stay tuned for more and check out the new bundle marketplace once you’ve soaked up all the inspiration from this roundup! Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for more like this.

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