Textures and Backgrounds

Download 10 Microscopic Grit Textures

Download 10 Microscopic Grit Textures

Download a set of microscopic grit textures with a grungy look. Read more at Lost and Taken…

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Download 14 Textures from an Aged Dartboard

Download 14 Textures from an Aged Dartboard

Download some textures from a 20+ year old dartboard that was pulled out of basement storage. Download at Valleys in the Vinyl…

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Download Eight Awesome Fractal Textures

Download Eight Awesome Fractal Textures

Download some exciting fractal high resolution textures from Valleys in the Vinyl. Download at Valleys in the Vinyl…

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Black and White Bark Textures

Black and White Bark Textures

Download a set of black and white textures Download at BittBox…

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Download Free Seven Ethereal Stained Textures

Download Free Seven Ethereal Stained Textures

These seven stained textures are perfect for giving your work a uniquely textured feel that would help it stand out from the crowd. Download at Lost and Taken…

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Download High Resolution Grunge and Rusty Metal Textures

Download High Resolution Grunge and Rusty Metal Textures

You can use these images in your personal projects. They should be fine for commercial projects too, but before using read each image license for complete details. Click on each preview image to view the full texture and a link to the usage rights. Grunge and Rusty Metal Textures

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Using OnOne Perfect Effects To Add Snap To A Floral Photograph

Using OnOne Perfect Effects To Add Snap To A Floral Photograph

In this tutorial by Leslie Nicole from French Kiss the author will share her secrets to get crisp details and bright tones in florals. Using Photoshop filters is a great way to enhance details, open shadows, and sweeten tones. Read more at French Kiss Textures…

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Download 11 burned film textures

Download 11 burned film textures

Burned film on its own is quite gorgeous. Put it under a microscope, and the beauty increases infinitely. Manipulating the light source and playing with the incredibly shallow depth of field create many different aesthetics. Read more at Valleys in the Vinyl…

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Download 12 Microscopic Bubble Textures

Download 12 Microscopic Bubble Textures

These textures were made using a microscope slide that contained water, dish soap, and coffee grounds. Read more at Valleys In the Vinyl…

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Place an image in a digital frame and add an inner shadow in Photoshop

Place an image in a digital frame and add an inner shadow in Photoshop

In a perfect world, when placing an image under a digital frame, it would fit perfectly, but this usually isn’t the case. Normally, it will need to be re-sized and masked. I’ll show you the most pain-free way to place and size your image, plus how to add an inner shadow between the frame and the image.Read more at French… Read the full article.

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Free High Resolution Burned Cardboard Textures

Free High Resolution Burned Cardboard Textures

Download an unique set of 7 burned and bleached cardboard textures for free. These textures are perfect for giving your designs that extra bit of flare. Read more at Lost and Taken…

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Tips For Using The Frame Tie-Ups in Photoshop Compositions

Tips For Using The Frame Tie-Ups in Photoshop Compositions

Frame Tie-Ups are a fun way to add a bit of whimsy to your digital designs. While they are super-simple to use (just place over the frame layer and re-size!) click the link below for a few best-practice tips from French Kiss blog. Read more at French Kiss Textures…

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Download Seven Simple Grunge Textures

Download Seven Simple Grunge Textures

Subtle and simple grunge textures are always great to have in your creative arsenal. They”re versatile enough to use in many different styles of design and photography work. Read more at Lost and Taken…

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Download Free High Resolution Grayscale Frost Textures

Download Free High Resolution Grayscale Frost Textures

Today we”ve got a set of seven grayscale frost textures for you. They offer just the right amount of grunginess to go well with many different styles of work. Read more at Lost and Taken…

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Add Textures and Color FX to Lifeless 3D Renders in Photoshop

Add Textures and Color FX to Lifeless 3D Renders in Photoshop

Adding textures and colour adjustments to achieve believable results in 3D software can be a complicated process. On the other side, creating detailed 3D models in Photoshop is quite difficult, if not impossible. In this tutorial, Thomas Burden will show you how to create a beautiful textured poster based on pre rendered objects. Files are available for download  Final Image Process… Read the full article.

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Download Beautiful Vintage Photo Frames Images

Download Beautiful Vintage Photo Frames Images

This is a nice selection of beautiful vintage and grungy photo frames you can use in Photoshop to add a nice touch to your images. You can use these free textures in both personal and commercial projects. But before doing so, please read the usage terms on each background download page. Although unlikely, the authors of these backgrounds may change… Read the full article.

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Download 8 Stunning Painterly Backgrounds from FlyPaper Textures

Download 8 Stunning Painterly Backgrounds from FlyPaper Textures

The nice people from FlyPaper Textures sent me a sample pack of eight of their beautiful painterly and classic grunge paper backgrounds exclusively for Photoshop Roadmap’s visitors. FlyPaper Textures collections are among the highest quality commercial textures and backgrounds available anywhere. You can use these free textures in both personal and commercial projects. But before doing so, please read the… Read the full article.

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Download 24 Free Colorful Patterns for Photoshop

Download 24 Free Colorful Patterns for Photoshop

Download a gallery of beautiful and colorful patterns for Photoshop. You can use them in both personal and commercial works. At the end of the page you will find the download link for each 190×190 pixels pattern and a .PAT file to install as a pattern preset in Photoshop. Patterns Preview Download all patterns as single imagesand a Photoshop .PAT… Read the full article.

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Create a Beautiful Fractal Design in Photoshop

Create a Beautiful Fractal Design in Photoshop

In this tutorial by Irene Thompson from Desizn Tech you will learn how to create your own fractal style design. Although this is not strictly a fractal, the creation process and the final result are absolutely related to the recursive nature of fractals. Final Image Process Preview Read this tutorial at Desizn Tech

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Download 10 Dirty and Rusty Metal Textures

Download 10 Dirty and Rusty Metal Textures

This is a selection of some aswesome rusty metal textures all created using Filter Forge Photoshop Plugin. These are high resolution tileable textures. It means that you can tile these big textures as patterns to create a larger seamless texture. Usage rights: These files were created by Photoshop Roadmap, and you can use them in any way you want, even… Read the full article.

Photoshop Videos

Create a Beautiful Artistic Kaleidoscope Background

Create a Beautiful Artistic Kaleidoscope Background

Photoshop CS6 tutorial showing how to transform any photo into a stunning, unique kaleidoscopic design. In addition, I’ll show you how to record all the actions, so you only have to press one button the next time. Watch video tutorial here…

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Download 10 Beautiful Japanese Paper Textures

Download 10 Beautiful Japanese Paper Textures

A nice collection of 10 beautifully crafted Japanese decorative paper textures you can download and use for free, even in your commercial projects. Japanese papers are usually the first choice for origami and detailed paper craft. Now you can download and use these digital versions (scanned from real paper) in you web and print projects. Click Here to Download These… Read the full article.

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Grungy, Dirty and Stained Vintage Paper Textures

Grungy, Dirty and Stained Vintage Paper Textures

Download some interesting grungy and dirty vintage paper textures with plenty stains and creases.

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15 Vintage Marbled Paper Textures From Very Old Books

15 Vintage Marbled Paper Textures From Very Old Books

This is a selection of 15 beautiful vintage marbled paper textures with a grungy look, scanned from very old books. Usage rights: These files are public domain and you can use them in any way you want, even for commercial projects. A link back to this site is really appreciated, though not an obligation. Download Marbled Papers Here…

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