For many aspiring designers and graphic artists on a budget, the idea of shelling out for Photoshop (or illegally downloading it) isn't very enticing. To fill the gap between high-power and high-price and, well, little else, some excellent Photoshop alternatives have surfaced over the years. Open source, intuitive, and often nearly as functional as Photoshop itself, these alternatives could be your key to improving your design and manipulation skills. 10. GIMP If you are just a tad familiar...
20 Free Wood Textures For Graphic Designers
For every graphic designer, having beautiful and seamless textures and patterns is a valuable asset. There are numerous texture and patterns available on the internet, but as a graphic designer, you are probably loaded with work and may not have the luxury of time to look for such resources. We took the matter into our own hands and decided to help you save some time and scour the internet instead.
This particular collection was made by brilliant artists around the world and all are free to use for commercial or personal use. Wood textures tend to give a classic, vintage look to a design which is one of the biggest hypes these days. This wonderful assortment of high quality textures are bound to make your day brighter. Do let us know what you think and which ones you plan on using. If you have information on more patterns, do let us know and we will gladly consider them in our next list. As always, your opinions are welcome.