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The Ultimate Collection Of Free Photoshop Patterns - Smashing Magazine

The Ultimate Collection Of Free Photoshop Patterns - Smashing Magazine
Advertisement Photoshop users can save themselves a great deal of time and end up with better results by taking advantage of readily available freebies, such as brushes, patterns and shapes. With the wide variety and (often) high quality of resources available, whatever you need or are looking for is in most cases already available somewhere. The only problem is that the vast quantity of freebies can make it difficult to track down what you need. Hopefully this collection of excellent Photoshop patterns will help. The resources featured here are all available as downloads in PAT format, which can be placed in Photoshop. Skull Patterns Two skull patterns from Go Media using an image from one of its vector packs. Carbon Fiber A carbon fiber pattern. Patterns from PunkSafetyPin This set of 15 patterns from a deviantART user offers more than 30 other packs of patterns. Grunge Pattern Set Nine large and high-quality grunge patterns. Skulls and Hearts Three different gray, white and pink patterns.

50+ Beautiful Patterns & Useful Tools for Web Designers On 03.26.10, In Freebies, Patterns, Web High quality free seamless vector and pixel patterns that you may need for your web projects, prints or any other design related works. Feel free to use any of these patterns and also consider giving back the credit to the authors. 50+ beautiful patterns and useful tools, enjoy this great stuff. Advertisment Feel free to use any of these patterns on your own site. 100+ Grunge Textures Collection This is the ultimate grunge textures collection (just because I said so) with more than 100 grungy textures in one post. We have individual texture and also some texture packs including black and white grunge, vintage grunge textures, scratch textures, dirty textures, old paper textures, flaky wall textures, grunge paint textures and many more. Credit to the talented artists who made these for us and do read their terms of use before downloading. Download link will take you to the creator's page and you can download the textures from there. Brown-ish Grunge TexturesAvailable for download @ princess-of-shadows

Introduction to Vray Part 1 – Lighting « macdesignstudio As it’s getting close to finals in architecture schools across the USA, I felt it was a good idea to create a small tutorial to help all those students pulling their hair out because of rendering issues. In this tutorial, I hope to shed some light (literally) on some of the nuances to my favorite render engine. This tutorial is based on the course that I taught while I was a student at Washington University from 2008-2010. I have modeled this scene in Rhino and will be using VRay for Rhino, but rest assured that these are basics that translate across programs, so if you’re using VRay for Sketchup or 3ds Max, the fundamentals are the same, I simply used an existing model I created in Rhino.

Carved Wood Effect & Wooden Table Top - Photoshop Tutorial First you will need to find a wood image try to buy and downloads great photos Open the file in Photoshop and save the wooded texture image as layered photoshop file We need to make a pattern from this image to use later to create the effect: Image > Duplicate >Now adjust the levels of the new duplicated imageImage > Adjustment > Levels >In the 2nd box set the Input Levels to 1.1Ok (your pattern overlay will be slightly brighter than the background image)

High quality patterns for your next web project Nothing like a field of beautiful flowers. Download Download These lovely water-colorful dots will make your designs pop. Download More leaves from another angle. Ultimate Grunge Toolbox for Web Designers Grunge websites are a common web design style that can add emotion and depth of character to a website. Some of the most common elements include dirty textures, torn edges, aged paper, and handwritten text. Often, the color palette of grunge includes muted colors that are mostly neutrals. And contrary to popular belief, a design does not have to be messy to be grungy, with strategically placed elements you can give any design a grungy feel. We have covered all bases with this post – you will find Photoshop brushes, textures, seamless backgrounds, Vector packs, fonts, PSD web layouts… and much more.

Compositing V-ray Render Layers in Photoshop In this tutorial Ahmed Fathi takes a look at how to composite together V-ray render layers using blending-modes and masks in Photoshop. Once completed, this process allows you to change or tweak any aspect of your image in seconds without having to re-render a thing! Ahmed also covers a few extra post production techniques such as Chromatic Aberration and Depth Of Field, as well as how to emulate a Cross-processed look. 28 High Resolution Wood Textures For Designers Once in a while, you may want to try a different approach in design. If the concept/idea is green or nature related, wood elements can fit in pretty nice and they are fundamentally suitable. In this article, we attempt to showcase you 28 High Resolution Wood Textures designers can take full advantage of. Unable to create realistic wood texture from scratch in Photoshop is no longer an obstacle. Note: Some of these textures have limited rights.

100+ Seamless Patterns Great for Creating Website Backgrounds 1026 shares 200+ Seamless Patterns Perfect for Website Backgrounds We’re always on the lookout for great freebies to share with our readers, and today we’ve got some seamless patterns. Seamless patterns are a great way to add a lot of detail to a design and fill up a big area, such as a background. 7 Subtle Grunge Pattern Textures Seeing as this blog is all about giving, I thought it would be terribly inappropriate of me to not post some textures on Thanksgiving. I've got a set of grunge pattern textures that I whipped up in Photoshop just for you guys. If you like them let me know and I'll make a bigger set with a little more variety (houndstooth, polka dots, etc.). Have a good holiday everyone!

International Listings Blog Posted in Features on October 17, 2007 If Modernism was the twentieth-century architectural trend that developed a new way of thinking, then Urbanism appears to be the twenty-first century architectural mindset. This trend is breeding urban explorers (urbex), the greening of major metropolitan areas, and a focus on merging habitats and commercial structures with politics, culture, history and the arts. Public discourse and scholarly research have found meeting grounds in this global landscape, and the results are evolving. But, this evolution has affected how individuals and partnerships present their materials on Weblogs and Photoblogs.To that end, we’re treating you to the top 100 bloggers who focus on everything from architectural news to urbanism and from the junction of design and technology to the landscape. Top Ten

50 Useful and Free Seamless Pattern Sets Dec 14 2011 Employing seamless patterns are an extraordinary way to give your design some additional depth and personality. Either by delicately highlighting important areas or for producing a background that will elevate your layout design to top notch status. 13 Sources for Background Patterns and Textures Get the FlatPix UI Kit for only $7 - Learn More or Buy Now Patterns and textures are becoming a bigger part of web design, and an increase number of resources are available for freebies in this area. Some are tools that will help you to quickly create your own background pattern, while others are sources of stock textures that can be used in your own work. Of the available options for finding textures, these are the best that I have found. BgPatterns BgPatterns is a really nice resource for quick experimentation.

70+ Subtle Patterns Perfect for Minimal Designs When taking a minimalistic approach to designing a website, the key is to keep things clean and clutter free. It’s important not to over-design and use tons of graphical elements, but this doesn’t mean you can’t use any. So for this post, we’ve rounded up a collection of subtle patterns for when your minimal design needs a little something.