The award-winning Affinity Designer is one of the most powerful yet user-friendly vector design applications to emerge in recent years, and these two strengths are the reason its popularity grows by the day. Whether you're just getting into using the software or you're already a dab hand, you're sure to find some resources you love in our collection below.
25 Affinity Designer Brushes, Templates, and Illustrations
Let's begin with a collection of 25 awesome brushes, illustrations, icons, and templates that have full, native Affinity Designer compatibility, and don't rely on attempting to convert file formats meant for other software.
Break into the world of vector-based freehand painting with this awesome free brush set from DAUB. With these brushes, you get all the fine texture and control of raster-based brushes, while retaining the vector-based benefits of scaling and easy adjustment of your strokes.
This game kit provides everything you need to kick off the creation of your platformer game. Included are animated character sprites, a set of ground tiles, crystal and coin pickups, foliage props, and background images.
In this concept kit you'll get eight complete robots, each one unique and fully editable. Along with that, you'll receive a fully vector-based hangar and blueprint posters for all your robots.
Splash some style into your next presentation or business website with this set of 20 business icons. Included are SVG and raster files ready to use, as well as a fully editable Affinity Designer source file.
Your side scroller game will start strong with these five themed backgrounds: beach, volcano era, farm/forest, mysterious swamp, and snowy mountain. Use the images just as they are, or separate them into individual props such as trees, signs, and rocks.
Created by Serif, the team behind Affinity Designer, this iOS 11 UI kit is massive and includes everything you could possibly need for app interface design. Everything it contains is up to date, including graphics representing the latest versions of control panel, ApplePay, FaceTime, as well as for iPhone X.
Get all the icons you need for your online store at once with this set of 45 monochrome icons. SVGs are ready to load straight into your site, or use one of five pre-exported sizes of transparent PNG. A fully editable Affinity Designer file is included so you can make any alterations you may need.
Perfect for a t-shirt but versatile enough to be used for any purpose, this CMYK print-ready skull illustration is fully customizable, from the colors to the text.
This game creation kit will get your racing or SHMUP game off to a racing start with three complete ships, a GUI for your HUD and controls, and four different ground background images. All the ships are layered so you can easily mix and match elements to create new and unique extra ships.
Need tree branches? Get 20 beautifully hand-crafted vector branches with full Affinity Designer compatibility in this pack. Put them to work in logos, games, or anything else that springs to mind.
Cartoonists and line artists will be delighted with these free comic brushes. You'll get four brushes that simulate pencils and four inking brushes. No more undoing and redoing to get the perfect stroke—just put your line down once then adjust it as required. On top of that, the brushes are pressure and rotation sensitive, not to mention completely free of charge.
Your next presentation is in good hands with these ten icons that illustrate various aspects of financial analysis. You'll receive an Affinity Designer source file, as well as pre-exported SVGs and PNGs.
Put together beautiful birthday invitations, unique cards, and anything else you might need for a festive occasion with this colorful elements set. Included are illustrations of gifts, party hats, cakes, balloons, and more.
This beautiful pack of 49 hand-illustrated feathers presents all kinds of creative possibilities. Every kind of feather you could imagine is included in this collection.
These 20 wood grain vectors were hand-illustrated with fine pen and brush pen on paper, then vectorized to give you all the scaling and editing you might need.
Vector illustration and traditional "Monet"-like painting might not have seemed like two things that could go hand in hand, but thanks to these free brushes you can now fuse these previously separate worlds of art.
Working on a medieval-themed game, site, or set of illustrations? This flat, colorful castle, which comes in both day-lit and night-lit styles, will fit right in.
This set of icons is huge, containing 160 items in total, with each icon available in both light and dark colors. These line-style icons are great for any website or mobile app.
Put together any kind of floral foliage you might need with this collection of leafy branch illustrations. An .afdesign file is included so you know you have full Affinity Designer compatibility for editing and coloring.
These bright and colorful game icons will liven up your game or gaming website. It includes 21 icons, illustrating everything from cupcakes and donuts to coins and trophies.
This is a very clever, and totally free, tool for creating color palettes in Affinity Designer. You simply set some base colors by applying "Color Overlay" styles to some specified groups, and then the template will automatically display a range of blended colors for you to sample and add to your color palette. This is a free template and sure to come in handy for every artist.
Populate your kitchen-themed project with these retro appliances, perfect for cooking websites and apps. Included is a toaster, blender, and mixer, and each illustration comes in two different pastel color schemes.
This room scene creator kit is chock full of assets you can assemble into as many different rooms as you please. You'll get 16 padded chairs and couches, 13 chests and drawers, 7 shelves and desks, 11 desk chairs, 7 clocks and wall attachments, 19 plants, lamps and other decorations, 7 monitors and other desktop items, and 10 coffee cups and other desktop foods. All items can be easily recolored, making for endless possibilities.
If you're looking for a logo that combines symbolism for creativity and technology, get yourself a copy of this CMYK print-ready vector logo.
These two ships are organized in a highly modular way, with separate decals, flames, nuts & bolts, and lasers, making it easy to work with these illustrations for animation and customization.
Affinity Designer Courses
Looking to learn more about working with Affinity Designer? We've got you covered with these three courses.
If you're brand new to Affinity Designer, this course will get you up and running fast. You'll learn how to work with the vector persona, navigate the interface, control color, fill and stroke, use the pixel persona, create interactions between shapes, use effects, styles, pressure, and velocity, and use the export functions and persona. Plus you'll get bonus lessons on typography, artboards, constraints, symbols, and the assets panel.
This course brings together two powerful but cost-effective resources, Affinity Designer and Envato Elements, and shows you how to leverage them to create an entire branding package on a budget. You'll create a logo, branding colors, website, social media covers, business card, and promotional flyer, all using Affinity Designer.
This course will step you through how to create flat vector icons in Affinity Designer. By the time you're done, you'll have created icons illustrating a shopping bag, discount badge, coathanger, shopping basket, dress, and cargo truck, all in colorful flat style.
8 Awesome Affinity Designer Tutorials
What better way to finish off our roundup than with some more learning resources? Here are eight of our free tutorials to help you master Affinity Designer.
- Affinity DesignerTransitioning From Adobe Illustrator to Affinity DesignerAndrei Stefan
- Affinity DesignerThe A to Z of Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
- Affinity DesignerCreate a Fitness App Design in Affinity DesignerTom Koszyk
- Character DesignCreate a Friendly, Futuristic Robot in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
- Character DesignHow to Design a Virtual Reality Kid Character in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
- Game DesignHow to Design a "Match Three" Game Screen in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
- Affinity DesignerCreate an Autumn Girl Illustration in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
- Affinity DesignerHow to Create a Set of Flat Hiking Icons in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
Show Us Your Affinity Designer Creations!
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