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1000′s of Free Photoshop Textures

Free Photoshop Textures: If you love using texture on your images, then you do not want to miss these links.  Below are some Amazing Free Photoshop Texture Websites with thousands of free textures that you can download and use in your photography.

If you love textures, be sure to download the FREE MCP Texture Applicator Action, a Photoshop action that adds textures to your photos.  Just download textures from these sites and use the action to apply them to your images. Compatible with both Photoshop CS2, CS3 , CS4, CS5 and CS6  as well as Elements, you are sure to keep busy…

If you want to have a comprehensive set of textures and overlays in one complete bundle, check out our TEXTURE PLAY OVERLAYS.

Please make sure to check the terms of use for each artist prior to use.

Free Textures

This list is not getting updated, so we apologize if some of the links no longer work.

  1. MCP Textures Flickr Group
  2. CG Textures
  3. Bittbox
  4. Lost and Taken
  5. Shadow House Creations
  6. Texture King
  7. Bash Corpo
  8. Digital Wedding Forum
  9. Texture Lovers
  10. Circle Box Blog
  11. Deviant Art
  12. Morgue File
  13. Desizntech
  14. Mayang’s Free Texture Library
  15. Love Textures
  16. Smashing Magazine Textures
  17. Texture Well
  18. 2 Textured
  19. Texturez
  20. Texture Pop
  21. Image Abstraction
  22. Web Design Ledger: Textures
  23. Web Design Ledger: Patterns
  24. Web Design Ledger: Grunge
  25. Web Design Ledger: Vintage
  26. Texture Warehouse
  27. Ace Info Way India
  28. Blueblots
  29. Scarletbits
  30. Tutzone
  31. PSD Fan
  32. Trip Wire Magazine
  33. Design M
  34. Graphic Tutorials
  35. Tofuroius: Textures
  36. Tofurious: Grunge Textures
  37. Texture Vault
  38. Urban Dirty
  39. Skeletal Mess on Flickr
  40. High Resolution Textures on Flickr
  41. Pareeerica on Flickr
  42. JoesSistah on Flickr
  43. Les Brumes on Flickr
  44. Pink Sherbet Photography on Flickr
  45. Eddi 07 on Flickr
  46. NinianLif on Flickr
  47. TTV Dust on Flickr

Video Tutorial on Adding Texture to Your Images in Photoshop:

Thank you to Mariana Herrera Mosli of Kismis Ink Photography for helping me gather these links.

 1000s of Free Photoshop Textures

Jodi Friedman, MCP Actions

Jodi Friedman is the founder of MCP Actions. She designs popular Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets that make editing faster, easier and more fun.

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22 Comments

  1. 1

    [...] 1 votes vote 50 Amazing Free Texture Sites – Thousands of Free Textures Here are 50 Amazing Free Texture Websites with thousands of free textures that you can download [...]

  2. 2
    Rick O says:

    Wanted to share another resource for Grunge Textures that I use all the time.. http://www.grungetextures.com/gallery/

  3. 3
    Kirsten says:

    Wow, thanks for the work you put into this! Bookmarking it now ;)

  4. 4
    Melissa says:

    Thank you, thank you!!

  5. 5
    Sylvia Cook says:

    Great post, I already have many of them bookmarked, but will check out the rest! Thanks!

  6. 6

    You are welcome, Jodi. Glad I could help! Now I have all the links that I found along the way in one place! :-)

  7. 7

    [...] spend some time on MCP Actions (the blog) almost every day. There is currently a post on her blog connecting photographers with 50 great and FREE texture sites! Worth checking [...]

  8. 8
    Pam says:

    Thanks, Jodi!

  9. 9

    Thank you! So much fun to play with!!!

  10. 10

    All I planned on doing was checking your blog real quick before I went to bed….finally at a decent hour……now I will be up all night looking at the site I don’t already have, lol. Thanks:)

  11. 11

    Thanks for including Circlebox Blog! Much appreciated :)

  12. 12

    Only had time to few but already found some that got my creative juices following….great resource.

  13. 13
  14. 14

    Jodi, this is an amazing resource!!!! Thank you so much for making this list!!!!!

  15. 15

    [...] 50 Amazing Free Texture Sites – Thousands of Free Textures [...]

  16. 16
    Scott Webb says:

    Hopefully my site – I heart Texture – will be on there next year! Need to ramp up my textures in 2010!

    Thank you for the xmas gift!

  17. 17

    [...] use this action you will want to find some great textures. You can also download the one used in this video made by Jessica Drossin [...]

  18. 18

    Great list, will going to be very useful while creating some innovative designs :)

  19. 19
    DmitriyTL says:

    Texturelib – free texture library.
    Excellent quality. Conveniently sorted. Most of the images are 3264 x 2448. Free for commercial and personal use.

  20. 20
    upvc windows says:

    Admiring the time and energy you put into your blog and detailed information you present. It’s nice to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same unwanted rehashed information. Wonderful read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  21. 21

    Could it be okay to publish part of this on my website basically post a hyperlink back to this webpage?

  22. 22
    Marco Zirri says:

    Amazing list !
    Check also
    http://www.texturequalitypro.com
    for some good free textures.
    Ciao.
    Marco

  23. 23
    Sarah A. says:

    I can’t believe I didn’t see this post sooner! (Like, two years ago….) Wonderful! Thanks for all the great resources.

  24. 24
    Jolana M. says:

    Good article, one tip to the library high-resolution textures for free. http://www.hstextures.com/

  25. 25

    What’s up, all the time i used to check website posts here in the early hours in the dawn, for the reason that i like to find out more and more.

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