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Posted: Monday, February 17 2014

A hundred new free textures for download have been added of various categories and colors. A couple new categories were also made, Fire and Ice! This addition of winter textures should help out with your art projects.

Posted: Thursday, February 06 2014

Due to more recent requests, I've added over 50 more textures. I had a lot of requests for snow textures, so that's what many of them are. I also noticed that texturemate also has over 2500 registered users!

Posted: Monday, August 19 2013

Texturemate now has over 2000 users! A lot of you guys have been becoming Pro Users as well! I appreciate the donations, hope you enjoy the ad-free browsing! I hope to add more brushes and textures in the near-future.

Posted: Saturday, February 23 2013

Texturemate now has over 1500 users signed up with the site! Thanks everyone for supporting texturemate and keeping it running! As always, your feedback is appreciated to help improve the site as it has over the last few years. I look forward to 2013 and what it will bring for

Posted: Sunday, November 27 2011

40 new textures that were recently photographed have been added today. I hope you enjoy these new textures!

Posted: Monday, November 14 2011

Texturemate has now hit 75 original free brush sets! Not a bad achievement, thanks to all that have been enjoying them! Head over to the brushes section to start browsing and downloading!

Posted: Saturday, September 24 2011

Well, it's been awhile. I finally had some time to upload some new free textures! Now that summer is coming to an end, I should have more time to be able to add new design resources to texturemate. The new textures are mainly grungy and were taken in some very cool industrial ruins. Hope you like the new textures!

Posted: Wednesday, August 03 2011

I had a little time to upload 70 new textures that I've had sitting around on my camera's memory card for a while now. There are quit a few different types of textures and surfaces that have been updated!

Posted: Wednesday, August 03 2011

Texturemate has now hit over 500 members! Thanks to all who find this site useful enough to become members! Remember to become a PRO member if you wish to browser faster and without ads!

Posted: Sunday, July 24 2011

As a Thank You to all who have been donating, if you donate $10 or more, your account will be upgrade to PRO status. This will NEVER expire and is lifetime! For more details, go to the Donate page!

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