Sunday
Sep262010

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Tribute

So it's official: Summer 2010 is over. The leaves on the trees will soon start to brown and fall to the ground as we usher in the cold months. But before that happens I wanted to make a sort of texture tribute to Summer and all the fond memories it's provided. In the following ten textures I tried to encompass what I feel summer is all about: easy living, vacations, and just general chill times. To me, these are more than textures... they tell the stories I've formed this summer.

The colors for these textures were inspired by the music video for J.Viewz - Salty Air (which I think is a pretty good declaration to summer itself):

Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

 

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

Goodbye Summer: A Textural Farewell

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Reader Comments (28)

These are gorgeous
thanks for sharing
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKyle Reed
Awesome textures as always dude. keep up the great work and thanks
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterraythedestroyer
I'm not a legit graphics dude, but I tend to have to come up with stuff at the last minute and make something work. Your textures have been of infinite value bro. Thanks so much
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid
These are awesome! Thanks a bunch!
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJohn
Fabulous! Always look forward to your posts. Thanks!!
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPeg
ohboyohboyohboyohboy! *gobbles them all up*
September 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commenternarnianbadger
first of all,for another time thank you and i think you are doing a great work
yesterday i download about 10 packages but winrar and winace says that the file is damaged in 8 of ten.i searched the page to see if anybody else had this problem but i didnt found something.any ideas?
September 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergiorgos
giorgos - If all else fails I always suggest downloading 7zip and using it to unarchive the files.
September 29, 2010 | Registered CommenterBrant Wilson
Fabulous! Thanks very much.
September 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbelle
AWESOME!!! thank you so much!
September 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLivE
I too have been having problems on my older Mac (OS X 10.4) with unarchiving files. Upon enquiry the person says the files work just fine on their end. But I get a damage archive message. At least here I can download them individually. I'm not sure what the problem is. I have Stuffit Expander, and the built in Mac unarchiver. I wish I knew what the problem is, because not every site is set up like this one and I spend a bit of time downloading textures only to not be able to use them doe to the "damaged" archive.
September 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDee
Wonderful. Thanks!
October 1, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjuno
Great compilation. Thanks for inspiring. Keep it going
October 5, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterManual Clipping Path
Beautiful - thanks :)
October 5, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDan
you've captured teh feeling of summer well :-) cool textures - thanks for sharing and great work!
October 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStuart
these are beautiful!! total summer vibe. now, would love to see a "hello to autumn" tribute :)
October 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjosh
Wow, these perfectly hit the nail on the head. Thank you!
October 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKristin
Thank you so much
October 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJonathan
Oh how I love free :)
November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteritsrainingcake
You are the god of textures. Thanks so much for all the work you do. You really make this Graphic Designer's life so much easier to bare, haha :)
November 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKelly
Caleb!! These are my FAVORITE of yours - ever!!! Beautiful, beautiful, BEAUTIFUL. :D Thank you, thank you!
November 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKim
Awesome.
February 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCJ
You have outdone yourself, sir!
April 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMad Trucker
Absolutely beautiful. Thank you. :)
May 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterViviana
Fabulous!!,, thx for sharing =]
June 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAvis

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