25 Excellent Photoshop Texture Tutorials

Adding texture to a design can create drastic changes and powerful results. Photoshop provides a number of different possibilities for working with textures, which allows designers to use their creativity. In this post we’ll features 25 tutorials that will help you to learn more about working with textures in Photoshop and how to create impressive results.

How to Use Texture and Lighting to Create Rounded Artwork

How to Use Texture and Lighting to Create Rounded Artwork

How to Create Eroded Metal Text with Photoshop

How to Create Eroded Metal Text with Photoshop

How to Create a Rusty Texture in Photoshop

How to Create a Rusty Texture in Photoshop

Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

How to Create a Photo Manipulation with Your Own Photos and Textures

How to Create a Photo Manipulation with Your Own Photos and Textures

Create a Rusty Chain in Photoshop

Create a Rusty Chain in Photoshop

How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph

How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph

Create a Realistic Stone Texture in Photoshop

Create a Realistic Stone Texture in Photoshop

Design a Smooth and Fresh Text Effect with Leaves and Stone Texture in Photoshop

Design a Smooth and Fresh Text Effect with Leaves and Stone Texture in Photoshop

Create High-Impact Backgrounds Using Photoshop

Create High-Impact Backgrounds Using Photoshop

How to Design a Grunge-Styled Portrait in Photoshop

How to Design a Grunge-Styled Portrait in Photoshop

Design an Old-Style Safari Map

Design an Old-Style Safari Map

Design a Grunge Header Part I and Part II

Design a Grunge Header

Creating Chameleon Effect Fabric Texture

Creating Chameleon Effect Fabric Texture

An Old Texture from Ancient Times

An Old Texture from Ancient Times

Dirty Design: Create a Grungy Thriller Book Cover

Dirty Design: Create a Grungy Thriller Book Cover

Realistic View Wooden Applique

Realistic View Wooden Applique

Create Fantastic Stone Textures in Photoshop

Create Fantastic Stone Textures in Photoshop

Create Smoke Effect on Grungy Wallpaper

Create Smoke Effect on Grungy Wallpaper

How to Create a Vintage Radio Poster in Photoshop

How to Create a Vintage Radio Poster in Photoshop

Textured Text Effects in Photoshop

Textured Text Effects in Photoshop

Realistic Coffee Stain Design Using Illustrator and Photoshop

Realistic Coffee Stain Design Using Illustrator and Photoshop

How to Create a Texture-Based Poster in Photoshop

How to Create a Texture-Based Poster in Photoshop

3D Text Shatter Effect

3D Text Shatter Effect

Abstract Space Background

Abstract Space Background

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  • Lena Tailor, March 31, 2010

    Excellent !

    Lots of cool techniques included in this tut. Thanks!

  • logolitic, March 31, 2010

    great tutorials

  • รถมือสอง, March 31, 2010

    Good job.Thank for this.

  • Tyrone, March 31, 2010

    The rusty chain and the old safari map are great, I will have to follow those tuts and add them to the list. Nice article

  • DRoss, March 31, 2010

    You know what would really be useful? Textures you can actually use in UI design – even basics like diagonal lines/stripes, dots, etc.

  • Apis Design, April 1, 2010

    Thanks for a great post! We also use grunge background at http://www.apis.ca/. Thank you for inspiration!

  • Blogging Tips, April 1, 2010

    Nice info, great tutorials. Thx a lot.

  • Project A.U.S.M., April 1, 2010

    The “How to Use Texture and Lighting to Create Rounded Artwork” is linked to an “hhttp://” address.

  • NYC, April 1, 2010

    There are some really nice tuts for textures I just need to get my butt into gear and sit down and try these tuts.

  • Tincho, April 1, 2010

    Great tuts! Thanks.

  • aledesign.it, April 1, 2010

    A good choice of techniques! Thanks for the sharing!

  • Justin Carroll, April 2, 2010

    Constantly amazed how one small tweak to my technique can change everything. Thanks for the collection.

  • Solara, April 2, 2010

    Awesome artworks! What’s better is these are tutorials! I’m loving it!

  • Melinda, April 3, 2010

    Fabulous resource – thanks for sharing! I’ve needed a good coffee stain :)

  • Linh Pham, April 3, 2010

    Great tutorials!

  • Raju, April 4, 2010

    Wow , a great post. What can i say? The instructions are really helpful for us.

  • el terminali, April 5, 2010

    wowww very good works, thanks for excellent works

  • Calin Daniel, April 14, 2010

    This is a really cool post. I love using grungy textures especially in web design. Check out this site I just did using three grunge textures. http://www.eddiesdocumentary.com

  • Clipping Design, August 26, 2010

    Awesome collection. These are very creative tutorials. Great resources. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post. :)

  • java developer, September 29, 2010

    There are some really nice tuts for textures I just need to get my butt into gear and sit down and try these tuts.

  • I wanna know how to make the Rusty Chain, and A grunge-styled portrait for long time. it’s amazing. It’s easy to do it by myself, not difficult for the people who low-technology like me.

    thanks for sharing this ^^

  • Calgary Design, December 7, 2010

    Hey thats pretty cool. I think I could integrate some of these techniques into my designs in the future. Thanks.

  • Brett Widmann, December 21, 2010

    These are very nice tutorials. Thanks for sharing.

  • honour chick, September 10, 2011

    very useful textures, thanks for sharing these.

  • What is the app ?, June 13, 2013

    Really clean web site, thank you for this post.