Essentials

50+ High Resolution Textures, Tutorials and Resources

October 22nd, 2008

Hundreds of thousands of incredible Textures are all over the web. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of textures available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want.

So I’ve been surfing and made a list of sites that offer free textures to download. Here are tons of convenient stock textures that others have freely contributed to the design community!

Important: Licenses of every Texture varies, so be sure to check that information before using them.

Grunge Textures

1. Texture 4

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Download {Texture}

2. Girly Grunge 11

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3. Texture 3

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4. b l u e o i l s

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5. Urban Decay 2

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6. Texture 13

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7. Green White Rusty

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8. Unwanted Texture

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Artistic Textures

9. Texture

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10. Sirian Textures 1

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11. Textures 119

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12. Oct21lma1i

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13. Floral Texture

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Paper Texture

14. Cards

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Download {Texture}

15. Grungy Paper Textures

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16. Paper Texture 2

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17. Studio

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18. Photo Card

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19. Burned Texture

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20. 10 Plain and Grunge Paper Textures

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Paint and Color Textures

21. Abstract – Color 3

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22. Abstract – Color 4

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23. Paint Drops

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24. Oil Paint Series 4

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25. Srokes on Canvas

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26. Go Media Watercolor Pack

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Download {Texture}

Granite, Marble, Glass and Sand Textures

27. Dry Sand

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28. Granite & Marble

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29. Outsd 108

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30. 24 Free High-Res Textures

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31. Broken glass

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Wood Textures

32. Wood Texture

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33. Wooden Floor

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34. My little star

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35. Cork

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36. Pressed Wood

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37. Wood Texture

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38. Plywood Sign

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by Zen

Miscellaneous

39. Guthrie 126

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40. Old Autograph Book

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41. Vines Texture

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42. Glace sur verre

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43. Waterdrops Texture

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44. Texture 8

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45. 30 Free Bokeh Textures

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How to make Textures Tutorials

47. Add Visual Texture 3 Easy Steps

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The use of textures in design are incredibly important in defining a surface. While we can not create actual tactile textures in digital design, we can create the visual illustion of 3D texture. This Tutorial aims to show you an easy way to do just that.

48. Grungy Paper Texture

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Learn how To Make An Awesome Grungy Paper Texture From Scratch

49. The Ultimate Wood Texture Tutorial

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In this tutorial, learn how to create a wood texture and apply some artwork on top of it that has an aged paint feel.

50. Add Texture to Improve Artwork

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In this little Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to design a quick art piece, then add some texture to it, this is to demonstrate the use of texture in artwork

Free Texture Resources

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Simon
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7 years 11 months ago

Great work!

deepak
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deepak
6 years 7 months ago

I see your work. I have good knowlage photoshop so i see your work
thanks
deepak

Franz Jeitz |fudgegraphics
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7 years 11 months ago

awesome collection. thanks for including my textures. it’s been dugg and shouted!

vladocar
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7 years 11 months ago

Great collection!

Love CJ
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7 years 11 months ago

I find a mistake.the No.41 and No.43 are same.

NaldzGraphics
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7 years 11 months ago

nice list.im gonna use some if them.thanks!!

Ronald

Web Site Design Michigan
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7 years 11 months ago

That is one long list. Thanks for sharing the texture freebies list with us.

Noupe
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7 years 11 months ago

@Love CJ- Thanks for pointing that out. It’s fixed now.

@everyone- I am glad you found this post interesting.

deepak
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deepak
6 years 7 months ago

which software create this images

insicdesigns
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7 years 11 months ago

great post. this gives me another of grunge and textures.

Brandon Cox
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7 years 11 months ago

Awesome! Love your freebies – keep it up and thanks!

Gforce
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7 years 11 months ago

WOW – Freebies really make my day !!!

Rahul
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7 years 11 months ago

Oh wow… these are really great. Thanks.

Caleb
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7 years 11 months ago

Hey, all kinds of great resources here, glad I made the list! Thanks.

Caleb
http://lostandtaken.com

Torley
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7 years 11 months ago

Thanks for the compilation, Noupe!

Good to see a number of these are stored on Flickr — which is a great resource for organizing textures you’ve made.

If anyone wants 600+ FREE textures in a variety of styles, mostly surreal but they’re quite a jovial diversity I’ve created, you’re welcome to help yourself to:

» http://torley.com/textures

Cheerio!

FBrushes
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7 years 11 months ago

OMG! these are great! I will surely using them in the future.

ThomasP
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7 years 11 months ago

Wow, great list. I especially like those old and burned ones.
I already linked this article on my blog.
Thx again!

phipphin
Guest
7 years 11 months ago

Thanks. It’s really useful

zen
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7 years 11 months ago

Hey thanks for including my photos for use in textures! Almost all of my photos are free for use as long as it’s not a commercial (for profit) venture.

Thomas | Brush King
Guest
7 years 11 months ago

Great collection, Thanks

Dainis Graveris
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7 years 11 months ago

It’s really hard in our days to make complete list with all the best textures, but every new article comes nearer to this goal..:) thanks for the resources!

Khalid86
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7 years 10 months ago

you guys are the best =’)

Exdizajn
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7 years 10 months ago

Great list! Texture King is my favorite!

Dennis
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7 years 10 months ago

Thanks for posting these

joryx
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7 years 10 months ago

Excellent!! it’s a great collection!

Danh ba web 2.0
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7 years 10 months ago

Great resources. Thanks you very much !

emre
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emre
7 years 10 months ago

thanks

engin_dlk
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engin_dlk
7 years 10 months ago

thank you.. Te?ekkürler ;)

Modern Print
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7 years 9 months ago

Excellent. Keep up the good Work.
Trevor.

Tony
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7 years 9 months ago

you guys rock :)

mariano
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mariano
6 years 10 months ago

muy buenes texturas gracias

Ellyn Schacherer
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6 years 6 months ago

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Diana
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Diana
6 years 5 months ago

Hey thanks…so cool!!

Alonzo Stangroom
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5 years 10 months ago

Why is it that this content jogs my memory of another corresponding one which Someone said somewhere else?

renra_cikatos
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5 years 8 months ago

wonderful texture.. i love it…

Ozz
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5 years 7 months ago

Amazing collection ! Thank u very very much !!
btw i can’t download the Water drop texture at No.43 (sad) it’s one of my fav

Luis Valdespino
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5 years 1 month ago

grandioso! gracias!

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