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13 September 2008 @ 03:33 pm

If you're particularly lazy and don't want to browse loads of sites looking for great textures, why not download this pack of my favourites all in a .zip file? WARNING: there are some gigantic textures in there, so it may take a while, but it's totally worth it :D

My favourite method of adding textures to an icon is finding out which layer mode the texture looks best on, adding a mask to the texture, inverting it and then using a brush to add the texture in to whichever parts of the icon it looked best. And shoqolad's brushes are REALLY good for that, they're the perfect blend of sharp definedness and blurryness and they're pretty big, too. They're how I got the milky awesome effect on

If you're interested in more texture/brush sources, I actually made this post a while back for harbourlight. Basically it compiles tutorials from my favourite iconmakers, but down the bottom there are links to all of my favourite texture sites.

and let's not forget that I'm still taking requests
nearer than the moon am i to you: Lady Dedlockodette_river on September 13th, 2008 04:28 pm (UTC)
Snagging the texture zip! Awesome, thank you. :) I love good textures...
teelketeelke on September 13th, 2008 04:29 pm (UTC)
wow thank you :D
Jenni: supernaturalonlyechoes on September 13th, 2008 04:33 pm (UTC)
Yay, textures! Snagging the .zip file, thank you. :)
condoms, sexual lubricant, vagitine, & blueberriesprettybutt on September 13th, 2008 04:36 pm (UTC)
meming, thanks
a. ♫ we'll never fade away: jared +angelina againhxcfairy on September 13th, 2008 04:40 pm (UTC)
Adding to memories and nabbing the zip file! Thanks :D
talim on September 13th, 2008 05:56 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much for this post! :D
Carla: milla jovovich - like to stare?drankmywar on September 13th, 2008 05:58 pm (UTC)
Oh, def. snagging the textures :D
Carla: milla jovovich - rooftopdrankmywar on September 13th, 2008 05:59 pm (UTC)
btw, you are being a very good motm :D
Joshblueymcphluey on September 14th, 2008 02:48 am (UTC)
thanks again for appointing me :D