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Where to find free background textures: 15 great resources

08. Digital Camera World (opens in new tab)

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A beautiful and creative range of 100 free Photoshop friendly textures that are available for direct download.

09. Texture Gen (opens in new tab)

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Texture Gen is possible the ultimate texture hub, with a vast range of categories of free background textures organised in a way that's easy to use and browse through.

10. FBrushes (opens in new tab)

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FBrushes offers a great selection of seasonal-inspired images. Its free background textures are made easily accessible for Photoshop, Illustrator and most creative software.

11. Graphicmania (opens in new tab)

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Another great resource providing a selection of original and useful free background textures to add to your collection.

12. Shizoo (opens in new tab)

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Shizoo is a great resource for graphic-related downloads, and has a beautiful and vibrant library of free background textures made available for download.

13. Texture Palace (opens in new tab)

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Texture Palace is an interactive website and resource platform that allows you to share your background textures as well as download the selection available for free – and discover other designers across the globe through their texture-based designs.

14. Mayang (opens in new tab)

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Mayang has over 4,350 free to download, high-resolution background textures, including images of fabric, metal, wood, stone and more.

15. Creative Bloq (opens in new tab)

Yes, right here on Creative Bloq we have a superb collection of 40 free textures for you to download right now!

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