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Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 15:32
Views: 110,049
Comments: 6
I always dig using hexagons for things. Here are 20 seamless hexagon patterns that are 112 pixels wide by 128 pixels high. I applied different colors and textures to them to change them up a little bit. Included in the download is a .pat file which will work for Adobe Photoshop and a .png of each brick pattern that will work in Gimp.
Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 14:57
Views: 114,318
Comments: 13
Here are 8 seamless brick patterns that are 1000 pixels wide with various heights. Included in the download is a .pat file which will work for Adobe Photoshop and a .png of each brick pattern that will work in Gimp. All of these pattens can be obtained individually in the seamless brick section as textures if you need them in higher resolutions...
Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 21:33
Views: 55,787
Comments: 8
Here are ten more high resolution 2500 pixel brick brushes that I made from some recently uploaded brick textures. They are packaged into a single .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. Hopefully they are useful for you!
Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 16:15
Views: 32,837
Comments: 4
I generated 20 random swirls and spirals and turned them into brushes. I think so of them came out pretty cool. They are all around 500 pixels in size and are packaged into a single .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop and Gimp. Let me know what you think!
Posted: Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 17:41
Views: 26,648
Comments: 5
Here are 20 brushes of various jagged bursts that might be useful for you. They could be used for light rays or something else with sharp edges. All 20 are in a .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. They range in sizes roughly around 500 pixels wide.
Posted: Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 08:44
Views: 52,685
Comments: 16
This isn't what I'm usually into, but I had some fun using some plug-ins and procedural stuff to create 60 bright, trippy, obnoxious patterns. They are all seamless and tillable at 128 pixels by 128 pixels. They kind of remind me of some of the clothing styles that have been out lately! Anyways, maybe you'll find them useful for something...
Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010 - 07:31
Views: 22,775
Comments: 4
It is time for another grunge texture brush pack! Here are ten high resolution 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel greyscale brushes with transparency of various nasty, grungy surfaces. I made them from some texture photographs of old, cracked, and peeling cement and metal. Download contains single .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop or Gimp....
Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 15:51
Views: 58,593
Comments: 4
Here are 30 seamless patterns of various checkerboard patterns with grungy texturing applied to them. There are mixtures of dark and light patterns. There are 30 total, and all are 512 pixels by 512 pixels. Included in the .zip file is a .pat for use in Adobe Photoshop and a .png of each pattern for use in Gimp.
Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 12:28
Views: 69,677
Comments: 4
In the spirit of my last pattern site, I took a bunch of vertical stripes and added some grunge textures and effects to them. In this set, all stripes are vertical. I stayed with blues, black, and white, figuring it's easy enough for you to change the color to what you want. There are 30 total, and all are 512 pixels by 512 pixels. Included in...
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 17:09
Views: 74,964
Comments: 6
I had some fun with some procedural striping stuff and ended up creating 30 various stripe patterns with bluish gradients for either Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. Some stripes are horizontal, some are vertical, and some are at angles. All brushes are 512 pixels by 512 pixels. Sorry about the horizontal and vertical brushes in the preview pane below...
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 10:55
Views: 26,910
Comments: 4
I took some photographs of cracked asphalt and turned them into 10 high resolution, 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel brushes. These brushes are packaged into a single .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. Let me know how you like these brushes!
Posted: Sunday, September 19, 2010 - 16:39
Views: 71,449
Comments: 14
I've been getting requests to turn some textures into patterns for use in Adobe Photoshop and Gimp. I've created my first set out of 8 seamless brick textures I had. Each brush is 1000 pixels by 1000 pixels and all are seamless. I have included the .pat file that will work in Adobe Photoshop and a .png for each pattern image for use in Gimp.
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 15:55
Views: 20,413
Comments: 1
Here are 10 brushes created from detailed rock surface photographs. All are 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel and packaged into a single .abr file. These might be useful for making rocky looking backgrounds or textures.
Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 19:14
Views: 41,960
Comments: 6
Here are 15 textures that I recently photographed of rusty metal. I picked some of the nicer ones for this texture pack. They are all high resolution, 3888 x 2592 pixels. As always, these textures are available individually on the site if you do not want the entire pack. Otherwise, download them and let me know how they work for you!
Posted: Monday, September 13, 2010 - 20:46
Views: 41,284
Comments: 2
Diamond plating is always cool to use in art. I took 10 various texture photographs of diamond plate and other metal plating I had and turned it into a brush set. All brushes are 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel and will work in Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. Can't wait to see what you create with them!
Posted: Friday, September 10, 2010 - 23:36
Views: 18,353
Comments: 11
Creating a brush to use as a background texture is very easy in Photoshop. There are just a few things you have to do to prepare any image so that it can be turned into a brush for use later. In this example, I'll turn a stock texture image into a brush. Note that I am using Photoshop CS5. Here is my original image: Example Texture Image to...
Posted: Friday, September 10, 2010 - 18:10
Views: 50,080
Comments: 13
I figured it would be nice to have some rivets available as brushes for when working on metal surface projects. I created 20 different rivets from various metal surface texture images. There are a couple different types; some with holes and some without.
Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 02:45
Views: 35,978
Comments: 8
Here are ten asphalt texture brushes, all packaged up into a single .abr file! They are all 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel and have good transparency to give some cool effects to your project. These brushes should work fine with Adobe Photoshop or Gimp. Let me know how you like these brushes, I think they came out good!
Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 22:13
Views: 18,408
Comments: 2
I took some nice flaked paint photos on metal and decided to turn some of them into brushes. This pack contains some nice texture brushes with surface cracks, peeling, and rust stains. This pack contains 10 high resolution 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel brushes in a single .abr file. Will work with Adobe Photoshop, Elements, or Gimp.
Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 00:53
Views: 25,635
Comments: 6
I uploaded some new wood texture stock images and liked how they came out, so I turned ten of them into another wood brush set! These brushes are 2500 pixel by 2500 pixel and are contained in a single .abr file. There is a good mix of flaking wood, wood grain, and boards that will make good texture brushes. Let me know how you like them!

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