Texturemate Blog

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 19:26
Views: 63,079
Comments: 4
I had some fun using some software to generate stripes along with a couple noise filters to give the appearance of a denim texture or material. The challenge with the noise is to make it appear seamless for a pattern, which I think worked well. Here are 10 denim patterns with various stripes in them and in various shades of blue jean color. Let...
Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 19:10
Views: 28,046
Comments: 1
I've been getting asked more often lately on how to take a high quality texture photograph so I will give it a shot and reveal the issues I've had making sure texture photographs are high quality and determining if they should be shared or not. A good texture image can be taken with any camera from a simple point-and-shoot camera up to a...
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 18:34
Views: 44,838
Comments: 3
The most downloaded free texture pack is my rock texture pack, so here is another free rock texture pack! I selected 10 random higher quality rock textures and bundled them into one zip file for download. These textures are fairly high resolution, taken from a 10 megapixel camera. I hope you enjoy this free texture pack!
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:22
Views: 13,718
Vector art in the form of SVG files has become more and more popular. Web browsers typically can render SVG files on their own now, which allows a lot of advantages to vector art. I've been learning more and more about vectors and have begun to collect free vector at a new repository site, Vectorstash. Due to bandwidth requirements, I decided...
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:00
Views: 35,769
Due to high demand of my other drips brush set and requests for more, here's another set of 10 drip brushes! These brushes were made by letting acrylic paint run down paper and then were scanned in. These drip brushes are all around 1500 pixels in size. The brush set is an .abr file that is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 7 or newer, as well as...
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:19
Views: 88,422
Comments: 19
I made a collection of 10 of the most popular metal textures on texturemate, collected together into one zip file! Having scratched up sheet metal textures around can be useful for many graphic design projects. They are all high resolution, 3888 x 2592 pixels. These textures are aalso vailable individually on the site if you do not want the...
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 - 08:39
Views: 29,325
Comments: 3
New set of sponge brushes! These brushes are useful for quit a bit, so I packaged up some more. This brush set contains 10 brushes that are around 1500 pixels in size. The .abr is compatible with Photoshop 7 and newer as well as Gimp. Remember, you can use abrmate if you use another graphic editor and wish to get each brush as a .png. Enjoy...
Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 13:08
Views: 31,820
Comments: 1
Due to popular demand, I've generated another set of 10 fractal brushes. I had fun using various Mandelbrot generators and such to make this brush set. You could make some very interesting looking design projects with these. These All brushes are all the highest possible resolution, 2500 pixels by 2500 pixels. This set of brushes will work...
Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 12:09
Views: 86,221
Comments: 5
Apologies for not uploading anything lately, it's been a busy summer! Some of my latest projects have been artwork for various platform games and now its time to start sharing some of those various sprites and resources! My first set is some simple brick and background tiles that were used in a few games that are small 16px by 16px patterns....
Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 12:26
Views: 59,847
Comments: 3
This free brush set contains ten more funky, swirly abstract designs that I rendered and converted to brushes. Each brush is 2500 pixels in size and has various gradients and sharp lines in it that might be useful for some interesting backgrounds in your art project. This brush set was created in Adobe Photoshop 7 so it will work in anything...
Posted: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 12:41
Views: 27,925
Comments: 2
Well, I finally got around to creating a Google+ page for texturemate! If you are on Google+ and want to be informed of new texturemate brushes or other resources, feel free to add texturemate to one of your circles! texturemate on Google+
Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 13:48
Views: 80,015
Comments: 10
Time for another set of grid brushes! These brushes are a little different with random block ordering for some neat sci-fi effects that can be added to your design project. The grid blocks vary in size between the brushes in the set. This brush set will work with Adobe Photoshop 7 or any newer Photoshop CS version and all brushes are the maximum...
Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 13:31
Views: 63,890
Comments: 6
It's been awhile since I've had time to upload a brush set, so here you go! These are some generated spirals and swirls that are less cartoony then my last spiral brush set. These would be useful for making some black hole type space clouds or something. These brushes softly fade to their edges and are all 2500 pixels in size. The brush set is...
Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 14:26
Views: 54,055
Comments: 5
Time to celebrate my 75th set of free brushes! My previous set of fractal brushes has been fairly popular, so here is another set of fractal brushes! I rendered a decent variation of fractals, which could be used for a background or something. All brushes are 2500 pixels by 2500 pixels. This set of brushes will work with Adobe Photoshop 7 or...
Posted: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 16:21
Views: 40,368
Comments: 1
Since I've got some new cement textures on the site, I figured I should make a new set of cement texture brushes out of some of them! Here is a set that is kind of a hefty download, 10 brushes that are each 2500 pixels in size. These would be useful for cement backgrounds in your art projects where you want a rough looking surface. The brush...
Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 09:47
Views: 35,450
Comments: 2
It's been awhile and a new free brush set is past due! Since fall is starting, I will be on the computer much more and this brush set celebrates much more to come! Here is a new grunge brush set based on some grungy textures I have recently photographed. There is some rough, scratched, and stained surfaces in there that are sure to make any art...
Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 15:43
Views: 38,528
Comments: 1
It's been a busy summer so I haven't had as much time to add as many brushes as I'd like but here's a new set! This set contains 10 brushes that are 2500 pixels in size and contain various curvy rings. These remind me of Saturn's rings and could be used for some neat space backgrounds or something like that. This brush set was created in Adobe...
Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 13:26
Views: 36,498
Comments: 11
I had some fun rendering some various fractals and turning them into a set of high resolution 2500 pixel brushes. Some of the fractals came out looking like lightning bolts or various swirls that might be good for a background in your design project. These brushes were created in Adobe Photoshop 7 so they will work with PS7 as well as any newer...
Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 16:22
Views: 38,653
Comments: 3
Due to some requests, here is another set of high resolution swirly brushes! This set of swirl brushes contains ten brushes that are 2500 pixels by 2500 pixels. These brushes were created in Adobe Photoshop 7 so they will work with PS7 and anything newer as well as Gimp. My software utility, abrMate will be useful if you are using something...
Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 06:14
Views: 52,889
Comments: 8
This set of brushes contains vertical stripes that have been softened with gradients to give a fabric look that reminds me of curtains hanging. So, I named them curtain brushes! This free brush set contains five curtain brushes that might make a nice fabric background for your design project. These brushes are high resolution, 2500 pixels in...

Share texturemate.com With Others!

Legal Stuff

Every resource provided on texturemate is considered completely royalty free! The stock textures, texture packs, brush packs, and any other resources available for download on this site are completely free and may be used in commercial or non-commercial applications. Credit to texturemate for use of available textures or brushes is appreciated, but not required. These textures may be used in 3D modeling software packages where their appearance is altered, such as Blender, 3DS Max, Solidworks, CAD, or Second Life. They may also be used in scrapbooking applications. The only exception is that they cannot be redistributed commercially in their unedited form. These textures cannot be re-packaged and resold without significant modifications to their appearance. Brush packs may be used to create unique images in Gimp or Adobe Photoshop, but they cannot be redistributed without being significantly edited. Any resource on texturemate may be linked to when sharing information or resources to others.