Announcement Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.
Textures Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module
Collapse

Advertisement Advertisement Module
Collapse

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module
Collapse

  • designandcoffee
    design+coffee: personal branding
    designandcoffee
    I was recently laid off and have been searching for a new challenge, which of course comes with this whole process of creating a website and branding and such!

    I'd love to hear thoughts on...
    Today, 04:53 AM
  • garricks
    Reply to Hello!
    garricks
    Welcome to the forum designandcoffee. We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
    Today, 04:52 AM
  • designandcoffee
    Hello!
    designandcoffee
    Hey everybody!

    I'm Sheena, a Montreal-based graphic designer. I've been working in the field for just about 4 years now, focused mostly on print/layout. I have a BFA in design, and have worked...
    Today, 04:31 AM
  • misery
    Reply to Would you use a service like this?
    misery
    To this I quote Unsplash's terms directly. My point being that it seems they have included a clause within their terms that allows them the opportunity to avoid legal conflict should proprietary rights...
    Today, 04:25 AM
  • KitchWitch
    Reply to First design logo
    KitchWitch
    Hi Slobo and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
    Today, 01:22 AM

Powered by mediabistro.com
Mediabistro Creative Sites Mediabistro Creative Sites Module
Collapse
X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Textures

    Hey guys...got a question.

    It seems like recently I've been doing a lot of projects where I need certain textures. For example..leather, marble, metal... For the life of me I can't find any place to find them or how to make them...realisticly anyway. I've tried Photoshop and Illustrator but it's very time consuming to look or try to make them. In the meantime I've been misc stuff on my scanner to get the look I'm looking for...but marble...am I supposed to lay a gravestone on my scanner or what?


    Where do I find/buy some textures???

  • #2
    There are some decent tutorials on tutorialoutpost.com under textures.

    There are also some links in the Resources section of the forum under "The Ultimate Resource Thread"
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

    Comment


    • #3
      Originally posted by christydezignz
      ...am I supposed to lay a gravestone on my scanner or what?
      Use a thin piece of marble, like a single floor tile from a home improvement store, place felt discs at the corners so you don't scratch the glass. Scanners make excellent close up lenses. Great for getting pictures of circuit boards, or anything with a shallow depth of field. Only problem is loss of control over lighting. In the past I've made blocks with double sided tape applied to one of the vertical faces - useful for getting unbalanced objects to stay still for the scanner. Don't underestimate the power of the scanner.
      . . . in bed

      (.)(.)™

      You can fry an egg on the devil's hiney, but it ain't never gonna come out sunny-side up, A-men!

      Comment

      Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.
      Working...
      X