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The Mac Creative

For those about to doodle, we salute you.

Designed in conjunction with the magazine Mac Creative, this set incorporates some of the tools that any Apple based designer, editor or illustrator might use in their working day.

Icons Included:

8 Ball, Broadcast Monitor, Camcorder, Camera, Cinema Display, Classic G5, Deadline, Expo Pass, iMac, Inspiration, iPod, Jobs Mini, Laptop Bag, Loupe, Magazine, Marker, Mug, Black G5, Powerbook, Presentations, RGB, Sketchpad, Swatch Book

Download:Mac OS X (788kb SIT File)

NetNewsWire 2 Toolbar Icons

NetNewsWire 2 Toolbar Icons

This is a set of replacment toolbar icons for NetNewsWire 2, the leading RSS newreader for the Macintosh.

These replace your existing program icons so please back up if you do not wish to lose the originals.These were the result of an article on toolbar icons which is available from the Articles section of the site.

These do not currently work with the latest version of NetNewsWire.

Download:Mac OS X (83kb ZIP File)

New Zealand

New Zealand

They say you should write about what you know, and I'm sure the same applies to drawing. Having spent a year in the land of the All Blacks, I thought I would explore some of the impressions of New Zealand/Aotearoa.

Some of the Icons in the set might be unfamiliar to someone not versed in Kiwi culture, but it's a rough idea of the sights and objects that stayed in my memory as a sunburnt Irishman. This is also intended more as a backpacker set than a tourist board one.

Icons Included:

All Blacks, Alt. NZ Flag, Bach, Beehive, Buzzy Bee, Cricket, Greenstone, Jandals, Kiwi, Kiwi Fruit, L&P, Maori Flag, Marae, Moko 1, Moko 2, Mount Taranaki, Nuclear Free, NZ Flag, Peter Jackson, Rugby Ball, Sheep, Silver Fern, Skater Cap, Tomato Sauce, Tramping Boots, Truck with Dog, Whale Watching

Download: Mac OS X/0S9 (988kb SIT File)
Download: Windows XP (408kb ZIP File)
Download for Pixadex: Mac OS X (1.6mb iContainer Format)

The Community

The Community

This is an interpretation of the associations, community projects and popular services that you find clumped around the web. While by no means comprehensive, it's a first stab at what may become a larger set in the future.

This set was rendered in Photoshop 7 & CS with 99.34% of the Icons being produced with custom shapes and layer styles.

Icons Included:

Administrator, Breaking News, Chatrooms, Contests, Exclusives, Family Tree, Flash Mobs, Folding@Home, Forums, Gaming, RSS Reader, SETI@Home, Support Groups, Webcasts, Yellow Submarine (Bonus)

Download: Mac OS X/0S9 (624kb SIT File)
Download: Windows XP (300kb ZIP File)

Forum Faces 2

Forum Faces 2

The time has come to unleash the second wave of misfits onto the Internet. These are partly produced from suggestions and 3am brainwaves with some more females thrown into the mix for good measure.

If anyone wishes to use these as Avatars,GIF & PNG versions are also available.

Icons Included:

ALL CAPS!!!, Beatnik, Forum Flirt, Gamer, Jekyll and Hyde, Linux Zealot, No Dissent, Post Padder, Push My Button, Ray of Sunshine, Ringmaster, Robot, Rumor Junkie, Sozzled Surfer, Spks in Tungz, Tech Support, The Referee, Uptight, Windows Zealot

Download: Mac OS X/0S9 (860kb)
Download: Windows XP (304kb)
Download: Avatar Versions in PNG & GIF Format(894 kb)

Forum Faces

Forum Faces

As anyone who spends time in online forums can testify, a collection of personalities can be easily identified from their posting behaviour. Through extensive research ;), I've put together a small selection of the freaks and geeks that inhabit the far reaches of the Interweb. Sadly, as with everything in life, the level headed types aren't half as interesting so are not included in the set.

Icons Included:

Lurker, Pinko Commie, Bush Baby, Troll, Moderator, Hopelessly Addicted, Clueless, The Joker, The Statistician, Guru, Mac Zealot, PC Weenie

Download: Mac OS X/0S9 (664kb)
Download: Windows XP (220kb)

iLust Icons

iLust Icons

These are Icons loosely based on the iLife suite of application from Apple Computers, but with a slightly more adult twist. It's simply an experiment in how much you can run with a theme before it grinds to a complete halt.

Icons Included:

Home Movie, iSchmooze, iPaparazzi, Serenade, Pressing Engagement, Sneak Peek, Little Black Book, Discreet DVD, Stalker, Love Letter

Download: Mac OS X/0S9 (664kb)

iLust Icons

Icons Usage

As I get regular emails regarding icon usage, here are a couple of answers to common questions.

1. You may use these in your commerical/free software without charge.

2. You may use them on your site or printed material without charge.

3. All that is required is a credit on the product. "Artwork by www.afterglow.ie"

4. You may not resell these for profit or alter the artwork for profit.