“With a categorical and collapsible folder design, it is easy to find a texture within this library of over 2,500.”
All CG Textures
“They have categories of textures from animals to wood that are easy to find, search, or discover.”
“They have hundreds of free textures, backgrounds, images, and texture maps for download all in a collapsible folder style format.”
A small number of really nice paper textures.
Free 3DS Textures
“As the name implies, they have a small number of high quality free textures meant to be used in any 3D program.”
Free Stock Textures
“An amazingly designed web 2.0 interface make this site easy and comfortable to use. The best part about it though, is that every one of their textures is very professional looking and comes in huge sizes. Another must visit for any graphic designer.”
A nice looking site that has hundreds of pictures in over 20 categories of textures. The previews are large and the site is easy to navigate. One of the better texture sites to visit.
High Quality Textures
“Though some files aren’t actually textures, this site claims to have more than 7,500 free textures to download ranging from animal skins to wood.”
“With a very nice web 2.0 design and even nicer textures, this small but incredibly useful font of textures is a great place to visit for any graphic artist.”
A nicely put together site with a large number of amazingly artistic stock textures. Definitely worth a visit for any artist.
A great resource of high quality textures that are easy to find. Really worth a quick visit.
Mayang’s Free Textures
“This texture library has over 3800 free, high resolution textures in categories from grunge to windows.”
From the makers of Zbrush comes an amazing library of textures donated from Zbrush artists around the world. This is a wonderful and ever-growing resource for any Zbrush artist.
“If you’re looking to make 3D planets or stars, look no further than the Planet Pixelemporium site. They have 360 degree accurate maps of almost every planet’s surface in our solar system.”
An older site with a bunch of great textures that use a collapsible window design.
“One of the better looking texture sites out there, Texture King offers over 300 high quality and extremely useful textures to choose from.”
“A site featuring hundreds of free stock texture photos taken by a designer in Hungary, Texturez has a pleasing website layout and easy to find textures.”
A blog style texture website with clickable categories at the top makes this one of the easier places to find decent high quality stock textures.
“A great website devoted to grungy and slimy textures. They have over 700 to date and are adding more every day. If you’re looking for grunge backgrounds, check this website out first.”