For this little experiment I created a custom Photoshop brush and tweaked the settings of the brush until I had it like I wanted. After that it was merely a matter of painting away with a Wacom tablet until I had things as I liked them. Finally, I set a single type layer above the […]
This cracked mud texture is an easy way to add age or a broken affect to your image. With a little creativity, some levels adjustments, and inverting the image you can come up with some cool lightening effects as well. But that’s pretty far out and creative…you probably shouldn’t try that at home.
This texture is courtesy of my 7 year old son who graciously supplied me with a hand draw crayon texture. This texture is quite useful for adding an artistic textured feel to your image
A fiber texture sampled from an industrial carpet. You can use it to texture images or create the illusion of woven fabric in your art. A very useful little file that can also mimic some of the qualities of watercolor and paint texture with a bit of gaussian blur and adjustment.
Ok so this might not qualify as strictly a texture, but I found it useful, so I decided to give it away. Below is an example of how you can use this image to create a rift or crack in a surface with an earthy rock-like texture.
A decent tutorial on lighting techniques for Photoshop users
We exploited Hepburn for a few tips, now let’s turn our sights to the most searched for female artist on the internet (according to Guinnes World Records). Now, I’m sure someone will point out that while Audrey Hepburn has a legacy spanning decades, Lady Gaga is a newcomer to the fame monster, but I’m fairly […]