Use of Texture in Design

Texture and design usually go hand in hand, but rather than focus on colour, we will focus our concentration on texture as a design principle – both aesthetically and psychologically. There are various forms of texture from the physical or actual texture such as that from a watercolor or an object made from leather to that of implied – for example...

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360 Free Valentine’s Day Photoshop Brushes, Patterns, and Textures!

Love is in the air!…Or is it? As the day devoted to love fast approaches, it brings giggles and butterflies, and for some sniffles and tears. Whether you are single or attached, the universal symbol of a heart signifies warmth and affection and is easily recognizable through any language barrier. This year, why not show how you feel to that special...

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310 Free Winter Inspired Hi-Res Photoshop Brushes, Pattens, and Textures!

310 Free Winter Inspired H-Res Photoshop Brushes, Pattens, and Textures!

Brrrr! It’s cold out there! If it isn’t snowing outside where you are, it doesn’t mean you can’t bring it to you in your next project. We have collected these perfect eye catching  winter inspired brushes, patterns, and textures that will make you (and your viewers) do a double take! Some of us are strapped for time during the Holidays,...

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175 Free Fall Inspired Hi-Res Photoshop Brushes, Patterns, and Textures!

Let’s not forget about the colorful season of Autumn! Here are a few Fall inspired Photoshop Brushes, Patterns, and Textures to warm up your blog/website, or project in the trappings of Fall! Use these as inspiration to create your own, or save time by using our hand picked favorites that are already created for you, all completely free. Most people love...

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Vandelay Premiere Textures Giveaway: Winners Announced!

Thanks to everyone who commented on the great premium textures giveaway sponsored by Vandelay Premiere! The winners are: Ruan Cowley Su Hall Payton H. Congratulations! Check your email soon for the...

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Premium Textures Giveaway from Vandelay Premiere

Premium Texture Bundle Giveaway

I am very pleased to announce that we have received some gorgeous Premium Texture Bundle‘s from the good folks over at Vandelay Premier to give away FREE to our readers! What do you get? Three lucky winners will get a free Premium Texture Bundle from Vandelay Premiere. High resolution textures are among the most popular resources at Vandelay Premier,...

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Food Texture Pack | Free Pasta Textures!


Five great textures of assorted pasta textures! These could be useful for game textures, as 3D textures in kitchens or markets, graphic design jobs where a food or pasta theme is needed, or for Italian themed designs. This Food Texture Pack includes: Farfalle (Bowtie Pasta) Texture Fettuccine Pasta Texture Fusilloni or Rotini (Curly Fusilli Pasta)...

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Stone Wall & Brick Wall Free Textures

Stone Wall Free Textures

These high resolution texture photos were taken when I was visiting Floyd, VA. I only had a short time to take photos, but there were really amazing textures everywhere. Here are a few stone wall and brick wall with cement free textures. These would be great for 3D use or for graphic...

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Free Wood Fence 3D Textures Pack with Transparent Backgrounds

This high resolution free wood fence texture pack is perfect for game textures, 3D modeling, 3D graphic design in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, or architectural textures. They are pre-matted with transparent backgrounds so that anything behind the wood fences will show through. They are designed to be seamless textures so that you can tile them horizontally...

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4 Free Hi-Res Grunge Concrete Wall Textures

Grunge Concrete Wall Textures

Awesome grungy concrete wall texture pack. These cracked cement photos will make great urban 3D game textures or video background textures. They are perfect to add a dirty, grungy look to your graphic design projects. Download: HRT Concrete Wall Texture Pack (.zip file, 9 MB, 4...

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5 hi-res textures of stones and rocks

Another texture pack containing images from my recent visit to France. This time it is a diverse collection with 5 high quality images of stones and rocks. On a side note, I will remove the upload functionality from the website, because it was barely used and most of the images only had a limited resolution. It was worth a try, but it is apparent that this...

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4 hi-res grunge textures of cracked paint

Coming back from a nice vacation in the beautiful Ardeche region in France, I present you some nice grungy textures of cracked paint. There were lots of old villages in that area, so it was a perfect spot for shooting pictures of old stones, rocks and in this case wheathered wood. I hope you find those useful! cracked paint texture pack (.zip file, 27...

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