Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: November 2012

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Find some inspiration with this free desktop and creative wallpapers for November 2012. Created by artists from all around the world!

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has been going on for over four years now, and we are very thankful to all designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month.

This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for November 2012. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Days Go By

“Days go by so slowly in Autumn.” Designed by Mirjana Bajic from Serbia.

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Remember November

“This wallpaper is our tribute to great movie and graphic novel.” Designed by Agence Studio and German Ljutaev from Ukraine.

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A Sea Of Leaves

Designed by Arkadiusz Radek from Poland.

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November 2012

Designed by Vlad Gerasimov from Russia.

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Content Nuggets vs. Data Catchers

“Novius OS is a new CMS built-on “Create Once Publish Everywhere” principle and is powered by these stranges creatures called content nuggets and data catchers.” Designed by Jack Mü - Novius Os from France.

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Smoke Kills

Designed by from Russia.

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“Here is a wallpaper that celebrates the arrival of the spring in the southern hemisphere.” Designed by Finxduvey from Argentina.

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Moustache Movember

“Movember is a moustache growing charity event held during the month of November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health.” Designed by Michael Jones from Australia.

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Bursting Chestnut

Designed by Vlad Dusa from Romania.

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Abstract Peacock Wallpaper

Designed by Faria Malik from United Arab Emirates.

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Autumn Leaves

“Fall season brings out the best colors in nature. Even after rainfall, the bright fiery leaves still maintain their warmth and beauty.” Designed by Shay Pessah from USA.

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Give Thanks

Designed by Jeny Dowlin from USA.

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Autumn Choir

Designed by Hatchers from Ukraine / China.

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First Icicles Of The Coming Winter

Designed by Aleksandra Sivoronova from Latvia.

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Through The Looking Glass

Designed by Andrei Terbea from Romania.

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Designed by Forsaken from France.

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Night Dragon

“A hand-drawn dragon flying through the galaxy.” Designed by Bronte Allen from Australia.

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Fall Harvest

“For this month, the Fall Harvest theme is done using a scan of my original oil painting.” Designed by Beth Jenna from USA.

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Under The Mask

“Dreamy look under the half mask.” Designed by Goran Kojadinovic from Serbia.

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Calaca. The Day Of The Dead.

“This illustration was created to celebrate the dawn of one Calaca, in the Day of the Dead (El dia de muertos) this year this year that the world ends, as some say.” Designed by Celsius Pictor from Spain.

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Perfect Desktop

“Because a perfect desktop is an orderly desktop!” Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

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Mustache Movember

“It’s time to grow out your mustache and celebrate mustache Movember!” Designed by Marina Zhukov from USA.

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Designed by Cortando Pixeles from Argentina.

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My Sweet Home

Designed by Paarva Creations from India.

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Rainy Days

“I love penguins!” Designed by Vihra Petrova from Bulgaria.

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Join In Next Month!

Please note that we respect and carefully consider the ideas and motivation behind each and every artist’s work. This is why we give all artists the full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience throughout their works. This is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but rather designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

A big thank you to all designers for their participation. Join in next month!

What’s Your Favorite?

What’s your favorite theme or wallpaper for this month? Please let us know in the comment section below.

Stay creative and keep on smashing!

Further Reading

Smashing Editorial (vf, il, mrn)