A wide variety of snowflake images are available online at no cost. The selections include photographs of actual snowflakes, graphic computerized images, hand sketches and stencils.
Snowflakes are composed of ice crystals that generally reflect a six-fold construction. Photographs of actual snowflakes are obtained through microscopic imaging. Graphic computerized images include a variety of structural possibilities that are simple or complex in design. Hand sketches capture the stacking of the growth of ice crystals and elaborate points of connectivity. Stencils offer the option of repeating the image in a further variety of patterns or by joining them in groups. Each one is delicate, complex, unique and unrepeatable.