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Guide: Making Textures

By Sanami276
This is a guide on one way to make textures.
Written for Photoshop CS, but shoud be translatable to most programs.

Feel free to ask any questions.

The brushes and patterns I used are available here: [link] (includes .abr, .pat and imagepacks).
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nitezombie's avatar
saving for reference later, thanks for taking the time to make this guide!
This is incredibly awesome! I've had issues with texture-making myself, but I love the ideas here for getting started (& experimentation is the key to all great art!) Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration.
bd670816's avatar
fantastic tutorial
hellotherelily's avatar
Wonderful guide! Here's my result: [link] :D
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it is note loading in full size.
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it is loading the full size, but you need to click the full size button on the left to see it.
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please reload the picture..
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crystalsc's avatar
Hello. I was wondering if you could help me understand something. In your step 2 you say to create a new layer and render clouds. But when I create a new layer then go to Filter>Render it will not let me select it. It's not "highlighted" if you know what I mean.
This happens to me all the time. The only time all of the filter options are available to click on is when I open a new image. Once I create a layer on it, I cannot access all filters.

Thanks for any tips! :)
themarkster's avatar
Very helpful. Thanks. :]
deniseramos's avatar
wow, fantastic tutorial :D i did this using your tutorial [link]
thank you! :hug:
Elfa-dei-boschi's avatar
Amazing °-°!! Add to my :+fav:
eternalyunjae's avatar
Ive been think to made my own texture lately and thank you for making this clear to me now!! :hug:
princesskathy's avatar
Great tutorial :D Thank you.
systaticism's avatar
Very good job. I'm sure this tutorial will be helpful to many people!
Just keep in mind that some brush creators do not want their brushes used in textures or anything of the like.
Sanami276's avatar
Thank you!
I know that some brush creators don't like that, that's why I use mostly my own or those of a friend who allows it.
mish18's avatar
THANK YOU SO MUCH <333 ^-^ <3333
Sedragore's avatar
AAHHHH! *tacklehugs* I love you! This is great.
ILoveGreenDayYeah's avatar
Thank you so much for making this! I've been looking for something like this for a while now. :D
crazykira-resources's avatar
great tutorial^^
really like your gallery *ç*
churro1029's avatar
This is a great guide! Now I know how to make textures! :clap:
spiritcoda's avatar
oh... that was just wonderful, and got some great ideas to make textures... thanks so much for sharing
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