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Harriet Feagin
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/25/2011
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Textures


Hi,
I want to find some colorful textures such as pastel oils or watercolors. Does anyone know a good source? Thanks!


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4/5/2014 9:03:58 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/1/2007
  Have you tried Gimp (freeware from www.gimp.org)? It also has texture-like effects and a lot more. Also, you can create and blend your own textures with photos.


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4/5/2014 10:52:56 AM

 
Harriet Feagin
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  Thanks. I will look this up.


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4/5/2014 1:56:38 PM

 
Anita Bower
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/8/2007
  Try Textures for Layers on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/groups/textures4layers/
They have lots of free textures. This will also lead you to individual Flickr accounts with more free textures.


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5/31/2014 3:55:31 AM

 
Irene Colling
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  As Tiia mentioned you can create a texture by blending your own photos.

Sidewalk cement makes a good texture, as does tree bark, rusted metal, carpet, crinkled paper, frost/snow/rain on a window screen, etc.

For this photo I blended a picture of my counter top with a photo of corn stalks and adjusted the hue/saturation.

Garnished Grackle


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5/31/2014 8:00:15 AM

 
Irene Colling
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This photo is an example of blending cement and a different counter top.


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5/31/2014 8:02:55 AM

 
Anne Hickey
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  Also try Joel Olive, Flypaper, Paint the Monn and my favorite is French Kiss for textures


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6/13/2014 1:14:00 PM

 
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