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  • Articles - 01, 02, 03* (+ downloads),
  • Free textures - 01,
  • Pinterest - 01, 02, 03***, 04 search for more,
  • Adding a desaturated clouds layer above a scene will apply a dappled light effect, which can help liven up a scene, make it more natural and bring it all together. (Using Composite Photography to Create a Fantasy World by Karen Alsop).
  • Textures are best applied over a blurred background with the main subject sharp, and usually masked out of the texture. (2lilowls).
  • Textures can be added to Ps Libraries, which makes them easy to find and use.

Overlays & Textures to Buy or Download

Adding Bokeh

  • Use Screen mode to overlay bokeh images with a dark background. Use Blur > Field Blur to modify the bokeh mask.
  • General - 01, 02, 03,
  • Overlays - 01,
  • Brushes - 01,

Using Photoshop to Create Textures

  • In the Filter Menu use Noise >
  • In the Filter Menu use Render > Fibres. Click Randomise to create a new random algorithm.

Using Textures