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Questions tagged [texture]

Questions about image textures, designed to quantify the perceived texture of an image. It gives us information about the spatial arrangement of color or intensities in an image or selected region of an image. Ask anything related to the design of image textures.

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How can I make a shape look like it is made of glass?

What are the general principles I can apply to make a shape look like it is made of glass? More specifically I want to make some simple graphics that give the impression of looking at a lens side (see ...
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Methods to achieve a similar light grain texture?

I was looking at these beautiful artworks by Karolis Strauniekas and I'm wondering how he creates the textures on the images. It looks like a mixed combination between a "noise" effect with a "grain" ...
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How to create a noise texture like this website's

How would I go about making a texture similar to the one used throughout this site: Is it some kind of noise pattern?
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How to apply, blend or overlay a texture or pattern image to a layer in Photoshop?

I've got a grunge texture JPEG that I downloaded from Premium Pixels that looks like this: and a text layer on a black background. I want to blend or overlay the image file to create a worn-out, ...
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How to add detail and grit to vector graphics?

The National Poster Example http://www.dkngstudios.com/images/national.gif Can anyone give me some tips or point me to a tutorial that can help me learn how to add details like grit and texture to ...
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How to get a construction paper look in photoshop or illustrator

I am looking to create some graphics or logos that look and feel very much like that thicker colored construction paper in photoshop or illustrator cs6 Example here: http://dribbble.com/shots/908746-...
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How to create a fabric pattern with wavy lines

I would like to create a fabric pattern, like this one: I'm not very experienced in graphic design. Could somebody please explain how to create a fabric texture and overlay a wavy line pattern in ...
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how would you recreate the distorted/noise effect that google uses in their new material design illustrations?

I've been trying with brushes but it just doesn't get close to this. Has anybody been able to accomplish this effect? how did you do it? I'm using photoshop cs6
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How can I create a polygon pattern in Photoshop?

I have been thinking for quite a while how would i make it myself. The difficulty lies in randomness. I Could go on manually but can't help and feel that there is some better way to do it. For ...
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Adding a canvas texture on a drawing in photoshop

Hi, It’s a part of Simon Stalenhag’s work. when you look into it closely, you can see the texture behind colors. I thought he’s using a canvas textured brush but I think it’s not. When we use textured ...
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Achieving a printed on paper look [closed]

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to look at my question. So, I'd love to know how to achieve this effect (pic below). As you'll see it looks as though the ink is sitting on the brown paper and ...
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How can I crop everything outside of an art board in Illustrator?

I've got a very complex texture that I have running WAY over the art board and I need to clean it up for a client. How do I get rid of every point outside of the art board?
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Good sites to find textures online?

I'm always on the lookout for good textures, as they are pretty subtle but can add a lot of life to your site. Recently I found Tileables (http://tileabl.es/) which looks pretty cool. Can you ...
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Giving a vector shape a rough edge without manipulating anchor points

I’m looking to give my very smooth vector drawing a hand-drawn style. When I say this, I don’t mean applying a texture over the top of the whole vector (like this). A technique that would produce ...
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How to create a texture / matte finish

I'm new to graphic design, so forgive me. Does anyone know how to create a the matte/texture feature that appears on the twitter start page when a user is logged out? Its like a light blue which has ...
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What's the most efficient way to “blank” old comic word balloons while retaining paper texture?

I'm taking very old (1940s and '50s) comics and trying to remove the text from some of their word balloons. I don't want to just erase their contents to pure white space, though, as the paper colour ...
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How to show background texture through text placed on background in Photoshop?

Say you have an image of a wall or an old, creased piece of paper and you want to add text on that background. How can you make the texture of the background come through the new text in Photoshop so ...
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How do I create a two toned color or watercolor look in illustrator or photoshop?

I am trying to create the two toned watercolor texture effect like the image found below. I have tried unsuccessfully to create it using Photoshop and Illustrator. Results I come up with don't ...
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Creating a shiny black plastic effect

I would like to create a rectangle that looks like it's made from a flat piece of shiny, polished black plastic. The kind of glossy surface that attracts fingerprints on modern electronics products - ...
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Illustrator: How to create realistic reflective gold surface?

I'm trying to draw a realistic gold ingot. I've been playing with some basic shapes and gradients, but realism isn't my strong suit. I mean, it's obvious what it's supposed to represent but it just ...
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Textures - How to use in Web Design

Basically, I love how people use textures in web design. But as most website designs are "fluid", how do you make them work for all monitors and make them seamless? For Example, on the website http://...
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How to apply a texture to the background

I was trying to follow this tutorial to build a website and on Step 2, it said that I should paint the jpeg texture to the background. http://www.designzzz.com/how-to-make-web-template-photoshop/ I'...
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How can I achieve an iridescent/metallic/holographic effect in raster editors?

I understand this effect can be achieved in 3D rendering programs, but I also believe that it can be achieved through a raster editor like Photoshop. I work in Affinity Photo on iPad, so I’ll need to ...
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Texturing a less than perfect object in photoshop/Affinty Photo

I am not a photoshopper, but I have been given a task to make a mockup for a customer. Basically, I have to take the texture from one bag, and apply it to another, without it looking awful. Bellow is ...
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Creating 3d mock-up texture

I downloaded a 3d poster mockup from this website The zip file contains 001.psd which allows you to put your poster in it and then creates a sort of wrinkled, 3d-ish texture to your artwork. I ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Unable to apply Grain-Effect to Gradient

(This question is related to another investigation into visual techniques using gradients and noise-filters: Research: Grainy/Noisy Gradient) I am trying to apply a Grain-Effect (Effect -> Texture ...
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Create cloud textured effect in Illustrator

I want to create an effect/color like this image of the cloud in the Parse.com logo. It is not quite white, and seems to have a texture. I am new to illustrator, but have a white "cloud" made thanks ...