New Free Textures for your Delight Having good resources is important to every single designer, and that is why we like to keep our readers filled with options when it comes to fonts, patterns and textures. Today we gather new free textures to back you up and keep your library fresh. From wood to paper, paint and much more, these textures will definitely be a good add to your resources. About the Author Gisele Muller loves communication, technology, web, design, movies, gastronomy and creativity.
Visual inspiration for creative professional 30 Christmas Holiday PSD & AI Flyer Templates The success of any event, being it a show, a sale, a party or a simple get-together, often depends on how well you can promote it. These flyers are diverse and eye-catching examples of promotional materials created for events that take place during the holiday season. Textures from West Texas Most designers find inspiration all over the place and I’m no different. Colors, textures, patterns, materials – and every combination in between can be used for inspiration. I went out to remote West Texas last week on vacation and spent my time hiking around Big Bend National Park and exploring the tiny town of Marfa, Texas (Pop. 2,121). My wife has been married to me for a long time so she probably wasn’t surprised when I started taking pictures of walls … but I’m not sure what the people watching me were thinking. I know I’m not the only designer who takes pictures of walls but I’ll admit that I would look around to make sure the coast was clear before I took most of these pictures, it’s just easier than trying to explain what you are doing and that you’re not actually a criminal casing the joint.
BEAUTY HAS NO COLOR Nanami Cowdroy needs no color to captivate the wondering eye. Warning: once exposed to her colorless world, you may be overwhelmed with the desire for more. And more, and more, and some more. Ben Cloward's Texture Archive Feel free to use these textures for any project, personal or professional. They are my gift to the 3D community. If you do use them, email me or post a comment in my blog so I'll feel like it was worth the effort to put them up. 30 Free and Useful Scratch Textures For Designers If you are a web designer or a graphic designer textures are one the most important element for you.Textures are very useful and time saving design elements for designers.You can easily change the overall look of your designs using high quality textures. As usual we are again happy to share free texture collection with you.This time we bring together free scratch textures.If you want to add a grunge effect or even an old retro style effect to your designs then the below textures deserve to be in your texture library. You may also take a look at our past free texture collections;
Photoshop CS4: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words - Layers Magazine I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques. In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos.
Free Texture Packs To Spice Up Your Designs Feb 25 2011 Every day we try our best to present to you some useful tips, dear reader, to inspire you with fresh ideas and to try out new things. Today, we’ve prepared a nice collection of free texture packs that you just may have been looking for to freshen up your designs you’re working on. Enjoy! High Resolution Texture Pack 5 High Resolution Brick & Tile Textures Some Bizzare and Odd things around us… Beauty of the nature lies in viewer’s eyes. A photograph is just a way to show or represent that beauty. Here is a bunch of some wonderful pictures which are not only the example of beautiful photography but are also a photograph of some miracles happening in the world. You can also call it the creativity and innovation of photographer’s mind. I think it was at the peak while taking these pictures.
24 Stylish and Natural Photoshop Brush Collections Photoshop enables endless options for image creation, an invaluable tool for designers and digital artists. A great way to create a stylish natural look in website and print design, and in digital painting, is to use natural brushes. There are loads of natural brushes available from fellow designers on Deviant Art and across the Internet; many are free to download and use as long as the designer is credited and linked to. This post brings together 24 of the best natural brushes divided thematically, perfect resources for introducing the flourish of natural elements to your digital design work. 1. Cloud Brushes (JavierZhX)