Thursday
Nov172011

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

I both loath and love the fall months. The weather is beautiful, as are the colors of the trees and leaves, but the fact that the cold winter months are coming is always in the back of my mind. These five delicately grungy textures are a sort of ode to this time of the year. The color inspiration came from the purple and reddish hues the appear when the sun hits the dead leaves on the ground later in the day. Sometimes it's the little things that inspire.

They were created by mixing muddy and grungy images with some leftover paper scans I had from the last set. I layered them in Photoshop with various blending modes and a healthy dose of coloring. In total, each texture consists of five various ones blended together to get the final effect. Hopefully you guys can find some unique uses for them in your work.

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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!

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

Five Free Delicate Grungy Textures

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Reader Comments (10)

Thank you. I love these - the color os fantastic.
November 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSharon
Caleb,

As always, your textures are superb! Thank you so much for all that you do, I'm always in awe of the richness of the images you compile :)
November 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVincent
Awesome textures with sweet blend of colors!
November 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJerom
These are great thanks.
Reminds me of 2 of my free photos at the morgue file:
http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/781750
http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/781745


Am lovin' the "delicate grunges".
November 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSuezoo
AWESOME! Thank you so very much for these.
November 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKp
These look like the inside of an old book cover. Sweet! Thank you!

SU
November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSu Hall
nice photoshop related site! I've found lots of nice work on your blog. thanks a lot for sharing with us.
November 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClipping Path
Thank you :)
December 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAngela
HOW DO YOU MAKE THESE TEXTURES , I GOTTA LEARN THIS ! GREAT LOOK !
September 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterOAKLINK
Beautiful Textures. I can't wait to try them out. I will definitely make a point to donate as soon as I can. Thanks!!
November 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn B

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