Painterly Spell Icons by John W. Bjerk

This is the Painterly Spell Icons pack (original link) created by John W. Bjerk, from and contributor of According to the author, each spell comes in three power levels.  Additionally most spells have several (up to nine) color variations.

The colors were chosen for their distinctness, and to support a wide range of possible classes of magic and or damage types.  For instance the red version of the “enchant weapon” spell could be used to add fire damage to weapons.

All icons are 256×256, but have been designed to be easily recognizable down to 32×32. The pack contains the following icons:

  • Enchant Weapon: 9 colors
  • Protect: 9 colors
  • Evil Eye: 2 colors
  • Fireball: 4 colors
  • Heal: 3 colors
  • Beam of Light: 9 colors
  • Haste: 3 colors
  • Ice Shards: 3 colors
  • Lightning: 9 colors
  • Hurl Rock: 5 colors
  • Entangling Vines: 4 colors
  • Explosion: 5 colors
  • Horror: 3 colors
  • Leaf: 4 colors
  • Runes: 4 colors
  • Wild: 4 colors
  • Wind: 4 colors
  • Frames: 10 colors, 10 styles (not all styles have all colors)
  • Air Burst: 4 colors
  • Fire Arrows: 5 colors
  • Fog: 7 colors
  • Light: 7 colors
  • Link: 4 colors
  • Ice Needles: 5 colors
  • Rip: 5 colors
  • Shielding: 4 colors
  • Slice: 4 colors
  • Wind grasp: 5 colors


This  pack is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Share Alike, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License,  GNU Lesser General Public License 3.0 and GNU Lesser General Public License 2.0.

Art attributions

If you use this pack, please include the following attribution in a visible location along with any other credits:

"Painterly Spell Icons" by J. W. Bjerk (eleazzaar) -- -- find this and other open art

When possible link to page that presents the original art collection. For this asset pack, it would be “Painterly Spell Icons” art by John W. Bjerk (

About the artist

John W. BjerkJohn W. Bjerk
I’m interested in a lot of things, primarily the intersection of technology & art. (I love & even dream in Photoshop!) I work as a Graphic Designer, sometimes wearing the geek or illustrator hat.

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