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[3 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 5,899 views]
Super-Useful Free Texture Packs

Utilizing textures in both web and print design is nothing new, but these days it is incredibly popular. Designers are always on the lookout for new, quality texture packs to use, and PSD Nation is here to help. Here is a collection of our four favorite texture packs:
Natural Paper Texture Pack
This pack of hi-res paper textures is incredibly useful and varied. It includes a multiplicity of paper types.

Vintage Texture Collection
These beautiful textures make a great addition to any collection and can really give that “vintage” feel to your work.

Large Paper …

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[21 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 14,166 views]
Amazing Free Texture Packs

Textures are a vital part of a designer’s toolbox, they are a great way to spice up an image, add depth or a certain style. PSD Nation specializes in bringing you the latest and greatest and this is no exception. Check out these three great (and free) texture packs.
Texture Pack

Grunge Texture Pack

Crack Textures

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[8 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments | 22,156 views]

Textures have a variety of uses from web backgrounds and adding depth to artwork to games. Texture creation is a relatively simple process; in this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a realistic-looking concrete texture. The techniques used in this tutorial can be applied to the creation of many other textures.

Step 1 –
Open up Photoshop and create a new image with a resolution of 512×512 pixels and a white background. Select the Paint Bucket Tool and fill the background with a dark grey color (#333333).

Step 2 –
Next, we …