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The object of these articles are to help you familiarize yourself with the vast selection of resources that are available within the Resources gallery. The resource gallery is a hive of activity and has much to offer to help in your creative processes and genre. We are so lucky to have such a large and diverse selection ranging from  3D,Clipart,Film Resources, Fonts, Fractal, textures, literature templates, tutorials and  Vector together with many Application Resources for image editing programmes.
All resources are quite easily found by clicking the main drop down menu for categories on front page. From there you will see many categories with their sub categories and as a further option you can further define your search via the small search bar on the right, just as you would for the rest of the devaintART galleries.



Textures.




Textures are those touchy feely surfaces that give sensation, tell a story, and surround us in everyday life. Without texture our lives would be bland and uninteresting, but they also have a great significance in the world of visual arts. They can be used to enhance, compliment and add depth to many an image design or project.


Textures We are luckily enough to have in abundance here on deviantART.So we invite you to take your time while browsing this unique gallery.

To find Textures on deviantArt   Browse > Resources > Textures.


Below are just a random few examples and a just a taste of what our gallery has to tempt you.


Abstract



Textures that contain little or no recognizable or realistic forms from the physical world and focus on elements such as colours, lines, or shapes.


abstract experimental - vol 2 by resurgerejul82 by masterjinn:thumb70095833::thumb89632002:
The whisper by Silverleaf91 Texture 003 by Lexanatexture aa2 by andreuccettiart



Flat



Textures that are of flat surfaces, including tiled floors and walls.


texture Wall 08 by stockmacedonia1733x2427 Untld. 17 by pandoraiconsMalachite by kiso-myruso-stock
tex004 by stockchinaConcrete Wall 1 by mdprattFloor Textures II by DruKa



Metallic



Metallic luster displaying a reflective, shiny, lustrous appearance,



Acrylic Gold Paint Swirl Stock by Enchantedgal-StockTemabinaStock 002851 by temabinastockGolden Texture by japanstocks
Abalone Shell Metallic Texture by Enchantedgal-StockTexture - Foil 1 by Dori-StockFoil texture II by AnnFrost-stock




Plain.



Textures that do not stand out when one sees them daily.


vintage wax by TSPStockOld paper by darkrose42-stockCanvas Texture White Paper by Enchantedgal-Stock:thumb86677374::thumb47008406:



Rust.



Textures that are metallic and are at some point in the oxidation process.


Macro Graffiti by tExTuReMaTtIcFired wall by thespook6 Rusted Stone Textures by deadcalm-stock484 by janograf2
Bubkiss by dazzle-texturesTexture1 by 5-0-5


Water.



Textures that have ripples, waves, whitecaps, etc.


Roxstock_waterPlay by RoxStockWater1 by Armathor-StockTurquoise Waves texture by MapleRose-stock
Water Texture 12 by GreenEyezz-stock:thumb79005038:Bubble attack 09 by LucieG-Stock



Wood



Textures that mimic wood in that they have wood grains

Wood texture 004 by AnnFrost-stocktextura 20 by jesuisautre
Six Wood Textures by lostandtakenReal texture_wood_pattern-02 by Aimelle-Stock



MISC</h3>

Pottery texture pack 04 by kittytexturesTextures 01 - Stock Pack by kuschelirmel-stockLight dots by magnolia-street
Angelina Resource - Texture 08 by AngelinaResourceVintage II Texture Pack by cloaksdiamonds dark by clandestine-stock



The 100's within Misc.




Waking Dream by lookslikerain100x100 Textures 7 by rainbowcoloredMisc Icon Light Textures by Scully7491
15 100x100 Textures - Set 003 by hakanaidreamstextures 91 by Sanami276morex2 100x100 cuts by masterjinn



Texture Tutorials




If you are still unsure of how to utilize textures here are a few extra tutorials that are aimed mainly in the application of texture.For full photmanipualtion tutorials where textures are used  you can browse Browse > Resources > Tutorials > Digital Art > Photomanipulation  

Photoshop Texture Tutorial by UponThouFairCatTutorial - Color and Textures by LikeGravitySimple Cloth Pattern Tutorial by sambeesTexture Tutorial by archetype-stocktexture and border tutorial by WCS-WildcatMnU Animation Adding Texture by Mars-and-Uranus
ABC to Manipulation - part 6 by EilorendilTexture Tutorial by kayceeus:thumb78301394:Texture Tutorial by pendlestock:thumb83307063:
HOW TO ADD TEXTURE by DeviantNepDMC Leather Texture - Tutorial by Evil-SirenVintage Tutorial Eng by LDGSherarRetro-Vintage-Tutorial by vachi-bumbernickle
:thumb56378466:How to Texturize by reikavich






Seamless Textures



How to create seamless textures that are useful for backgrounds or areas that you would like a specific part of a texture repeated.

Seamless Textures in Photoshop by redheadstockSeamlessly Tiling Backgrounds by kuschelirmel-stockMaking Textures in to Patterns by limon-butterfly


How to create Digitally.




:thumb83307489:How to Dye Paper by hibbaryLight Texture Tutorial for PS by draconis393:thumb25279428:




Miscats




The most common miscats that would be found in Textures are images made with textures,tutorials,but mostly general sub catagory miscats,and sometimes things that have no reletion to textures what so ever.It always important to read your cat descriptions properly and place them in the right category and sub section,as your resource's will actually get the exposure they really deserve and it will aid our members to  find them easier.

Please take the time to read the Artist Relations Newsletter - June 26, 2008 where Moonbeam13'explains a little about deviantART building tools to allow deviants to help us move miscats,and how you the community can help us.



As always,please respect the guidelines and terms of use laid out by each Resource provider for any Resources that you use.

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:iconarmathor-stock:
Armathor-Stock Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2008
thank you so much for the water feature :hug:
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Silverleaf91 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for featuring. ^_^
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:iconmdpratt:
mdpratt Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2008
Good read. Thank you for using my texture! ^_^
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:icongreeneyezz-stock:
GreenEyezz-stock Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
oh my thankyou so much for the feature!
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AngelinaResource Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008
WOW thank you so much angel :hug:
A great selection too, so many new faves :w00t:
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:icontrudyg:
trudyg Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2008
Thank you so much.....there are great textures......:-)
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rainbows-stock Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008
thank you for the feature! :aww:
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WCS-Wildcat Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008
wonderful news article! thank you so much!
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:iconrainbowcolored:
rainbowcolored Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2008
Thank you for including my textures :D Im really glad you liked them.
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:iconprincess-of-shadows:
Princess-of-Shadows Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
thank you this is such a nice article, I love textures! :heart: :glomp:
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:iconel-tuco:
el-tuco Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
thank you very much !!and nice collection of textures!:clap:
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:iconredheadstock:
redheadstock Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the feature! Some great stuff :)
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:icondisturbeddevil:
DisturbedDevil Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank-you so much for featuring my tutorial :blowkiss: I'm realy honored to be featured alongside such beautiful textures.
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LucieG-Stock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the feature and for the great article, I especially like the tutorials, very helpful and a nice source of inspiration.
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draconis393 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thank you for the feature :D
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:iconstock-by-brink:
stock-by-brink Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thanks for including my texture!
Great article! :clap:
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:iconpandoraicons:
pandoraicons Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thank you very much for featuring one of my textures. :)
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Sanami276 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thanks bunches for the feature, it is very much appreciated! :)
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MapleRose-stock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome ^^ Thanks for the feature :)

A question about categories, what about textures that are a little of both? For example, paper textures, they're can be both flat and plain? So where do those go?
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znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
Since the category system was made the texture classes have out grown the categories we have ,for the most part a plain and unadulterated paper would go in plain,some can also go in abstract as well depending whether it has been stained and or even painted on to a larger degree.
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japanstocks Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
:w00t: Thanks so much for the feature! :D
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:icontspstock:
TSPStock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
thanks a lot for the feature
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:iconcloaks:
cloaks Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for featuring my Vintage textures!!
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:iconannfrost-stock:
AnnFrost-stock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thank you very much for featuring my stock here :hug:
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:iconkayceeus:
kayceeus Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so glad you found my tut useful enough to feature in your article, thank you very much!! :heart:
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
There are always people asking after "how to use" tips so it is a great resource :hug:
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:iconevil-siren:
Evil-Siren Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you thousand times ^__^
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
You don't have too :hug:
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:iconlight-stock:
light-stock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
thank you very much. :hug:
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:iconirinama:
irinama Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Professional
Really amazing, I love your work.
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:iconhelly-stock:
Helly-stock Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
woo i see my texture up there :w00t: cheers :aww:
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
:hug:
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:iconkyntio:
Kyntio Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:love: more textures!! :excited:
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Yes we can never have enough :dance:
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sk8terpunk101 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008
wow, good job. thanks for collecting those textures :)
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
:)
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:iconjenbroomall:
JenBroomall Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008
*stares* I loves this *drools* so many pretty & fantastic textures....
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
There are many more if you take the time to browse :dance:
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:iconjenbroomall:
JenBroomall Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
I will def take time to browse around :nod:
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
:highfive:
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool works, nice features.
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:iconsnowmask:
snowmask Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
I can see this being helpful for anyone who's new to using textures :) Awesome article.
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Thank you :)
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capitolblueart Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008
been yearning for an article like this.. thanks mate..
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IreneLangholm Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Awesomeness! :excited:
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Yes :#1:
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:iconperkelate:
perkelate Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008
After all that discussion of textures last week in the chat, I was wondering how people actually put them to use. This article definitely gives some insight into the process. Thanks!
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:iconznow-white:
znow-white Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
my pleasure :)
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LawrenceDeDark Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008
:dance:
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