Free For All: Textures

This special installment of Free for All is about one thing only: Textures. Click on each image to download the image directly or to visit its download page.

Note that the usage licenses on these textures vary, with many asking for attribution to the original artist and others requiring no attribution. Prior to use, please check the licenses on the download pages and/or in files included with the images in the downloads.

Simple Vintage:

Victorian Grunge V:

Vintage I (5 Textures):

Vintage II (7 Textures):

Vintage IV (9 Textures)

Paper & Cardboard

Backround. Retro:

Brown Paper Bag:

Cardboard (20 Textures):

Handmade Paper:

Natural Paper (9 Textures):

Old Book Covers (15 Textures):

Wrinkled Paper (5 Textures):




Swiss Grass:


Giraffe Hide:

Leopard Skin:

Leopard Skin close-up:

Tiger Fur:

Zebra Stripes:


Black Leather:

Denim (20 Textures):

Fabric Pack (11 Textures):

Golden Silk:

Purple Jacket:

Silky… 1:

Silky… 3:


Bark Texture:

Light Wood:

Smooth Wood:

Wood (9 Textures):

Wood Board (10 Seamless Textures):

Wood Floors:


Blue Grunge:

Color Grunge (5 Textures):


Grunge II Pack (5 Textures):

Grungy and Dirty (27 Textures):

Grunge Pack 2:


Anatomy of a Dumpster (12 Textures):


Cracked Paint (3 Textures):

Light Trails (25 Textures):


Stackin’ Bricks (10 Textures):

What can I find free for you? Want more free fonts? More Photoshop brushes? How about more online applications that do this or that for free? Tell me in the comments what you’d like to see in future installments of Free for All, and I’ll do my best bloodhound impression to track it down for you.

Please note: Free for All will often link to resources hosted on external Web sites outside of the control of At any time those Web sites may close down, change their site or permalink structures, remove content, or take other actions that may render one or more of the above links invalid. As such neither Pariah S. Burke nor can guarantee the availability of the third-party resources linked to in Free for All.

Posted on: September 30, 2009

7 Comments on Free For All: Textures

  1. How about some free custom shapes. Thanks!

  2. Photoshop custom shapes? Got it! I’ll see what I can find. Watch for them in future installments of Free for All.

  3. I’m always looking for great textures that I can use in my web design.

  4. Thanks for the Freebies. This a great collection that you just posted. Can’t think of anything that I really want. If I had to pick someone, maybe it would be some sports-related backgrounds? Otherwise, I always find your free stuff to be usable and cool. Thx.

  5. Is there a way to download them all at once? 🙂

  6. This has been AWESOME!!!, Lot of fantastic resources, thanks so much. What about casual people posing? could be a subject for further searchs.

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

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