Free Textures, Stock Photos and Design Elements

Free Texture Friday – Concrete 2

Today I've got a highly useful set of concrete textures. These were shot in an empty fountain at the local zoo, I'm so glad the weather is nice and I can get out to shoot textures again. I hope you find some good uses for them,...

Free Texture Friday – Grunge Wood

Today I've got a set of dirty, grungy wood textures for you. They were created by overlaying grunge textures on top of wood images in photoshop. These will work perfect for web backgrounds or for adding some unique grunge to your designs....

Free Texture Friday – Metal

Today I have an assortment of metal textures that I've captured over the years. I hope you can find a good way to put them to use! If you guys have any requests for future packs just leave me a comment with some ideas,...

Free Texture Friday – Colorful Grunge

This week I have a beautiful set of colorful grunge textures for you. These were created in Photoshop by combining many different texture images together in various blending layers. I then found a colorful photograph that I liked and overlayed it over the textures,...

Free Texture Friday – B&W Grunge 2

This set of five free grunge textures was made by combining several different images in various Photoshop blending layers to achieve the final effect. They're perfect for adding a lot of grunge to any of your projects, whether they be illustrations, web designs, or...

Free Texture Friday – Cracks

Today I've got a unique set of cracked concrete/stone textures for you. These were shot just outside of the local gas station, sometimes it's nice living in an old midwest town... good textures are in abundance. These also mark the 100th texture I've released here on...

Free Texture Friday – Paper

Here I've got a set of old paper textures that will surely prove useful in your designs. Paper textures are some of the most widely used textures out there and for good reason, they are among the most versatile. I made these ones from dissecting a few vintage books...

Free Texture Friday – Blue Metal

Today I've got a set of rusty and chipped blue metal textures for you. One of the advantages of living in a rural area are all of the old and rundown farm buildings and equipments around...they sure make for some good textures. I'm gearing up to go outside and start...

Free Texture Friday – Sand & Rocks

Today I've got a set of free rock and sand textures for you that I shot down by the local lake. Sure, they may not be as exciting as some of the grunge ones that I make, but I still feel the need to post these niche textures every once in a while because I know...

Free Texture Friday – Contrast Concrete

Today I've got a set of high-contrast, grungy concrete textures for you. I love walking through back alleys and industrial parts of town in order to shoot these kinds of textures, a couple of these even came from a run down skate park in the area. If you guys have any...

Free Texture Friday – Vintage Book Covers

There's this really out of the way bookstore where I live that has an entire roomful of old and vintage books, most of which cost less than a dollar. I've spent a lot of time just sitting in that room, flipping through the pages of vintage books to try and find cool...

Free Texture Friday – Stone

Today I've got a set of stone textures for you which should serve useful in your designs. They range from very grungy to just plain ole' stone surfaces. These were shot at the local lake towards the end of last summer. Now that the weather is warming up I'm really...

Free Texture Friday – Vintage Houndstooth

Today I've got a vintage set of houndstooth textures for you. The houndstooth pattern originated in woven wool cloth of the Scottish Lowlands (fun fact!). These textures can be used to give your designs a distinct vintage feel....

Free Texture Friday – Rust

Rust textures are some of the most ubiquitous and venerable resources out there. They're perfect for adding a grungy feel to anything from web designs to illustrations to photography. I also use them fairly often when I make my subtle grunge textures. I hope you guys...

Free Texture Friday – Grunge Metal

Today I've got a set of grungy metal textures for you. These would work perfect for adding some nice grunge texture to your next background or design. If you guys have any requests for textures you'd like to see here just leave me a comment with some ideas,...

Free Texture Friday – White Grunge

This is a set of subtle, white grunge textures that I put together in Photoshop. They're inspired by all of the snow we've received around here lately (which I'll probably make textures out of soon). These were created by layering together a few different textures in...

Free Texture Friday – Brown Paper

Today I've got a nice set of scanned brown paper textures for you. These will really come in handy when trying to add just a little bit of texture to your designs of photographs. I've always considered paper textures to be the most useful ones of all. Enjoy and let me...

Free Texture Friday – Wood

Wood textures are some of the most ubiquitous and useful design resources to have. Today I've got a set of five various wood textures for you to use. They work perfect as design and web backgrounds, among many other things....

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