New to working with textures? Here’s a Beginning Tutorial to get you started quickly. Plus there are Two Free Downloads to follow along. A Flower photograph and a Fine Art Grunge Texture.
Using Photoshop or Elements, learn how to place a hand-drawn digital frame in your design, constrain the design within the frame, and change the color of the frame.
Textures were used for the background of this design and to fill the text. Get the details on the quote, notes on the design and download the printable poster.
An under-exposed, under-saturated photograph shot with a Lensbaby goes from blah to bright with post-processing and a texture. Check out the details!
Using a photograph of an iris, a texture, a vintage paper, a vintage French overlay, a Photoshop brush, and a butterfly element to create a decorative botanical image.
Need help figuring out how to get textures to show more on your backgrounds? The trick is photographing with less depth of field.
Change the colors of a French Kiss Collections pink valentine colored digital paper collection to red, green and vintage gold for Christmas papers. Get the recipes.
See how to use textures to “paint” in areas of a still life photograph. Details show the transformation of a plain photograph to artistic results. Masking techniques, too.
Use textures like paint with a floral photograph to create an artistic still life. See the Original and Photoshop layer panel for details on post-processing.
A few examples using textures as fills for display text.
Textures used as a fill can add a lot of character to display text and it’s quite easy to do.