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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 08:25
I had some fun using different smoothing algorithms to generated these seamless pattern tile sets. Various cubes were rendered and then had smoothing filters applied to create some neat looking tile sets. I left them all in monochrome so that you can color them as you wish. Each pattern is saved as a .png file that can easily be imported into...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:16
Time for a new cloud brush set! These brush set contains 5 high resolution cloud textures that are 2500 pixels in size. The best part about these brushes is that they are seamless clouds! They could also be used as patterns if needed. This brush set contains a .abr file that will work with Adobe Photoshop 7 or any CS version, as well as Gimp....
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 18:11
Lately, I've been involved in a 2D Zombie Platform Shooter that is now available on online and in the Android Play Store. Along with the release of the initial version of the game, I've decided to also give away the tile sheets used in the game. In this free download, you will get 3 tile-sheet images. Two png's contain many seamless 50 pixel...
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 21:27
Sorensen Leather, a high quality leather company in Denmark, has been kind enough to share 300 of their high quality seamless leather textures with texturemate. These high resolution leather textures represent a large variety of different colored and tanned leathers that Sorensen would like to share with the world for free! Feel free to take a...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:24
Here is a collection of 10 assorted free cobblestone textures in one download. These cobblestone textures were taken on various brick surfaces over the last few years. Some of the textures technically aren't cobblestone, but random patchwork brick. You can find these textures individually on texturemate under the cobblestone category as well if...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 17:31
I cruised through quite a few of my wood textures and picked out some of the better textures that have good lighting and are in focus that could be considered bark textures. Perhaps in the future, I should start a 'Bark' category of textures, but for now, here is a texture pack of bark textures! There are ten textures, each is ten megapixel in...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:51
Here are ten seamless patterns that have an abstract pixel art feel to them. Each pattern is in grey-scale and creates a pretty wild background. Some of these patterns almost create a temple-looking carved background and were generated using various noise generators and then made seamless. Each pattern is saved as a .png file that can easily be...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 19:26
I had some fun using some software to generate stripes along with a couple noise filters to give the appearance of a denim texture or material. The challenge with the noise is to make it appear seamless for a pattern, which I think worked well. Here are 10 denim patterns with various stripes in them and in various shades of blue jean color. Let...
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 19:10
I've been getting asked more often lately on how to take a high quality texture photograph so I will give it a shot and reveal the issues I've had making sure texture photographs are high quality and determining if they should be shared or not. A good texture image can be taken with any camera from a simple point-and-shoot camera up to a...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 18:34
The most downloaded free texture pack is my rock texture pack, so here is another free rock texture pack! I selected 10 random higher quality rock textures and bundled them into one zip file for download. These textures are fairly high resolution, taken from a 10 megapixel camera. I hope you enjoy this free texture pack!
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:22
Vector art in the form of SVG files has become more and more popular. Web browsers typically can render SVG files on their own now, which allows a lot of advantages to vector art. I've been learning more and more about vectors and have begun to collect free vector at a new repository site, Vectorstash. Due to bandwidth requirements, I decided...
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:00
Due to high demand of my other drips brush set and requests for more, here's another set of 10 drip brushes! These brushes were made by letting acrylic paint run down paper and then were scanned in. These drip brushes are all around 1500 pixels in size. The brush set is an .abr file that is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 7 or newer, as well as...
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:19
I made a collection of 10 of the most popular metal textures on texturemate, collected together into one zip file! Having scratched up sheet metal textures around can be useful for many graphic design projects. They are all high resolution, 3888 x 2592 pixels. These textures are aalso vailable individually on the site if you do not want the...
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 08:39
New set of sponge brushes! These brushes are useful for quit a bit, so I packaged up some more. This brush set contains 10 brushes that are around 1500 pixels in size. The .abr is compatible with Photoshop 7 and newer as well as Gimp. Remember, you can use abrmate if you use another graphic editor and wish to get each brush as a .png. Enjoy!
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 13:08
Due to popular demand, I've generated another set of 10 fractal brushes. I had fun using various Mandelbrot generators and such to make this brush set. You could make some very interesting looking design projects with these. These All brushes are all the highest possible resolution, 2500 pixels by 2500 pixels. This set of brushes will work...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 12:09
Apologies for not uploading anything lately, it's been a busy summer! Some of my latest projects have been artwork for various platform games and now its time to start sharing some of those various sprites and resources! My first set is some simple brick and background tiles that were used in a few games that are small 16px by 16px patterns....
Friday, April 6, 2012 - 12:26
This free brush set contains ten more funky, swirly abstract designs that I rendered and converted to brushes. Each brush is 2500 pixels in size and has various gradients and sharp lines in it that might be useful for some interesting backgrounds in your art project. This brush set was created in Adobe Photoshop 7 so it will work in anything...
Monday, March 26, 2012 - 12:41
Well, I finally got around to creating a Google+ page for texturemate! If you are on Google+ and want to be informed of new texturemate brushes or other resources, feel free to add texturemate to one of your circles! texturemate on Google+
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 13:48
Time for another set of grid brushes! These brushes are a little different with random block ordering for some neat sci-fi effects that can be added to your design project. The grid blocks vary in size between the brushes in the set. This brush set will work with Adobe Photoshop 7 or any newer Photoshop CS version and all brushes are the maximum...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 13:31
It's been awhile since I've had time to upload a brush set, so here you go! These are some generated spirals and swirls that are less cartoony then my last spiral brush set. These would be useful for making some black hole type space clouds or something. These brushes softly fade to their edges and are all 2500 pixels in size. The brush set is...

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