DressUp! Avatars Icon Set

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Today we are glad to release DressUp! Avatars Icon Set, a set with 16 original avatar icons in .png. This set was designed by Dante Michael Afrondoza especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. The set was created from scratch using Adobe Fireworks — the .png-sources are available for free download as well. The icons are available in 128×128px.

Download the icon set for free!

You can use the set for all of your projects for free and without any restrictions. You can freely use it for both your private and commercial projects, including software, online services, templates and themes. The set may not be resold, sublicensed, rented, transferred or otherwise made available for use. Please link to this article if you would like to spread the word.

DressUp! Avatars Icon Set

Behind the design

As always, here are some insights from the designer herself:

“This is my first avatar set that I made from scratch using Adobe Fireworks CS3. My inspiration for the set were the avatars made by Iconka. After seeing how they made it look easy with a different program, I had to try it with Fireworks.

I’ve done vector graphics before, using Flash and Photoshop, but this set was a learning experience for me. The reason why I used Fireworks is because we only had one copy of Adobe CS3 Web Premium, and my officemate already uses Photoshop on his computer. I made this initially as a set of profile images for use by our client, but it eventually evolved into something more personal.

It emphasizes how much fun I had learning Fireworks, that I just made more for my friends.”

Thank you very much, Michael! We appreciate your efforts.

Last But Not Least

We are constantly looking for creative designers and artists. You may not know it yet, but we may feature you in one of our upcoming posts.

If you would like to release a free high-quality font, a WordPress theme, Photoshop brushes, a Drupal theme, some wallpapers or an icon set, please contact us. We would like to support you (both financially and with the broad readership of Smashing Magazine).

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  1. 1

    Finalmente 1º a comentar !

    Thranks a loot =)

    nice icons

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    Great!

    Thanks a lot

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    Thank you for the work. I do appreciate the time spent on these.
    On the other hand I feel that some of the new freebies are getting more into the “not very usefull” list.
    A bit less might be better.

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  4. 4

    These are cute. Thanks for sharing :D

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    Lovevly icons! Especially those of V for Vendetta and Assasins Creed!

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    Großartig … vielen Dank!

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    Thank you for icon set.

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    Klaas van Wachteren

    November 5, 2008 6:56 am

    Genius Avatars. Just don’t know what to do
    with’em, but anyway. Something will come up.

    Stay tuned for more happys days . . .

    and help vinergy.org to save the world.
    SAVE ENERGY.

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  9. 9

    Awesome! Great uses!

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  10. 10

    i can save the icon as my avatar in sns

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  11. 11

    what does one use these for?

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  12. 12

    Nice icons. Thanks!

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  13. 13

    wow…i love the assassin creed one ! great job m8

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    dev(Www.iHaCK.ASIA)

    November 5, 2008 9:23 am

    Really great icon set, love it and love smashingmagazine

    http://Www.ihack.asia

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  15. 15

    i love it. the assassin looks so cool

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  16. 16

    these are kewl

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  17. 17

    Remember, Remember, the fifth of November …

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  18. 18

    Looks cool! Thanks for sharing

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  19. 19

    Nice one! thanks for this, more pleeeaassee?

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  20. 20

    Thanks for sharing! Great talent!

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  21. 21

    cool! i like it! what a great talent!

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  22. 22

    wow! great talent! can i use one for my avatar?… i love the assasin ……

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  23. 23

    cool huh! hehehe nice bro.

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  24. 24

    impressive work Mike, you made it look so easy as well. The V for vendetta avatar made my day, hope to see more of your art in the coming days.

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  25. 25

    amazing :) n lovely

    nice share n post

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  26. 26

    Hi DMA! single ka pa ba? i like kasi mga guys na very galing magdraw…pwede ba akong magpadraw ng nude? kung ok lang at alang magagalit..;)

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  27. 27

    we want more!! we want more!!
    i love the sexy avatar. may i know who is your inspiration?

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    hmmm…oo nga…swerte naman nya! can I have you na lang…somebody told me your sexy, handsome, romantic and smart! ;)
    pwede ba akong magpagawa ng avatar sayo? yung white lady na may cute face! ;)

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    make one just like vaultboy and this set will be made of pure win! XD

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    I totally agree with Alain, The set is cute, but there are so many sets in the last months, so much times with quantity over quality.

    SM do a great job, still the best on the internet, but I miss the old days, when each post meaned a lot to our work.

    Hugs from Brazil.

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  31. 31

    And where is the girl version of the “I <3 design guy”? :(

    Thanks all the same.

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  32. 32

    Icons are really great but one problem seems that source file is just plain png file not fireworks png with layers, styles and such. I am I right?

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    Great i have been looking for these kind of ICONS.

    thanks

    RJ
    http://www.2gbhosting.com

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    don’t have really use for them now except for avatars/dock icons :D but i like them and i like archiving…it might come in handy later

    thanks for the inspiring creations dude! continue rocking!

    *off to d/L*

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  36. 36

    Cool icons you have there mate, especially the V for Vendetta. Keep ‘em coming. :D

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  37. 37

    Excellent !!!!

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  38. 38

    very nice work mike!

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  39. 39

    Bravo Mike.. :D yeah really cool, nice but not my type… hehehe (to be unique)

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  40. 40

    Great job..!
    More… : ]

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  41. 41

    thanks!!!!
    i need them

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  42. 42

    Rember rember the fifth of november.

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  43. 43

    You’re the man, Mike! Your hacker sis directed me to this wonderful site.

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    I am French, and this site is super.
    C’est vraiment du bon boulot les artistes, bravo

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  48. 48

    thks!!!!
    sebas.insanefruits.net

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  49. 49

    This are GREAT icons. Very useful. They would actually be a ton more useful with the source, but as Vladan has pointed out, that file is just a regular PNG, not a Fireworks PNG. Here’s hoping the link will be fixed/updated!

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  50. 50

    Many thanks! It’s been a long search looking for occupational icons. Cheers to the talented Dante Michael Afrondoza!

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  51. 51

    thanks a lot, this is the best icons i’ve ever found…lol :D

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    Celalettin Akın

    March 9, 2010 6:18 am

    Very funny. It’s a very beautiful artwork. Celalettin Akın’s Personal Blog

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  53. 53

    I love collecting png icons ….

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  54. 54

    This is absolutely wonderful. Thank you so, so much!

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  55. 55

    Genial, muchas gracias

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