Wednesday
Feb112009

14 High-Res Japanese Paper Textures

Today I have a wonderful and unique set of Japanese paper textures to share with you guys. These textures are generously given away with no rights reserved by Charles Shahar. Feel free to use them in any of your work, personal or commercial and if you make anything cool with them share it with us in the comments!

Click on the images to download the individual textures or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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Reader Comments (25)

7th pic is upside-down, though...

February 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersean

Thanks alot!

February 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLuke314pi

thank you so much!

February 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersuthnheart

Thanks! a lot!

February 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Many Thanks. Love the sharing.

February 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Awesome Thank you

February 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKoukla

Really great set, I can see these being useful for lots of different projects. Thanks!

February 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAngie Bowen

WOW, these are beautiful!
Thanks

February 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSara

Thank you! These textures are really evocative.

February 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermichael_e

A million thanks!

February 17, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Thanks so much for these, I love Japanese paper and have often used them in collage work but have never tried them in my design work.

April 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAngie Bowen

C'est le hasard qui a mené mes pas jusqu'à toi et je ne le regrette pas. Les textures papier sont magnifiques et j'en ai pris quelques unes pour mes créas. Mille mercis et à bientôt. Amitiés. Lisa

May 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAu bonheur de Lisa

thankyou, these are lovely

May 24, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjoe

Thank you, these are great! I love the water color textures!

August 7, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDebra

Great collection - thank you!

December 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSweenie

wonderful work broseph!

December 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterchim_chim

These are amazing, however - I keep getting nothing more than errors when trying to load them?! anyone else having problems? anyone have a link to another place where I could download these from?

These are sooo killller. However, I know I can rotate it - but nuber 7 is wrong side up! :)


Thank you so much for sharing these with us.

You rock.

January 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterk..c.

Used one here--thanks:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/4286473413/

January 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLiz

Marvellous collection.If all your fans keep just appreciating your work, (including me) I think one day you have to sell off your coffee mug too.Comm'n ! Don't let your creative mind put to rest. Keep going.

March 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNaresh sharma

These are absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing them and giving them away for free.

April 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChristina

Hey! Wonderful! Look what i've done with your textures : http://mayazabeille.deviantart.com/art/Geisha-162255480
Very nice...

April 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermayazabeille
November 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSü Smith
Thank you! :))
March 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous
Thank You ! (From Japan)
July 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterALVIS
they are beautiful, thank you!
May 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBerna

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