9 Great Sources For Free Textures for Your 3D Projects


A Screen Shot From CG Textures

Want Some Fun Free Textures for your 3D Projects?

Sure, you can create your own textures, but there are so many cool sites that offer cool textures for 3D work.

Here is a list of 9 sites that have thousands of high resolution textures for your 3D work that you can select from!

1. Texturemate

Bill Scott, electrical engineer, graphic designer and web designer shares stock photos, textures, brushes and other amazing resources that he creates at Texturemate

2. Arroway Texture Although this company charges a fee to download, they have a cool policy whereby you are allowed to download low res examples for personal use. Arroway Textures , they manufacture digital textures in various fields with emphasis on architecture and interior design.

3. Texturer

This is an excellent resource for designers, 3D artists, animators and web designers alike. Texturer has a great selection of high res textures.


4. CG Textures

If you want a wide range of textures, a-z: from animals to X-Rays, CG Textures features a wide range of textures for 3D work that you can download, but you will need to register an account.

5. Marlin Studios

Marlin Studios supplies low poly 3D models and textures for computer graphics enthusiasts, and they have
been doing this for the last 15 years. Check out their site’s samples page for freebies from their texture packs.

6. TexturePortal

Texture Portal  has a huge library of high resolution textures for 3D. This makes it a great place to go for “game development, 3D
animation or other photo realistic art.

7. TurboSquid

TurboSquid is an extensive library of pro-grade 3D models, and it is the home of “the world’s largest collection of textures”. It also encourages users to submit their own textures for sale.

8. Mayang’s Free Texture Library

Mayang’s Free Textures features large quantities of free to download high res textures for 3D projects. The choices are diverse as well, because in addition to brick, paint, walls and tiles, they offer metal grilles and interior house features like fire alarms, light switches or art deco radiators. Note that the downloads are limited to 20 textures per day.

9. 3D Texture 3D Texture gallery has browsable categories that include: cloth and fabric textures, glass and metal, textures, sky textures and vehicles/car textures.

-Val Cameron/Dreamlight

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2 Responses to “9 Great Sources For Free Textures for Your 3D Projects”

  1. Hector July 8, 2013 at 11:54 pm #

    Wow, very impressive list of resources, I knew about a couple of them but had no idea about the others, thanks for sharing


  2. Larry July 9, 2013 at 2:44 pm #

    Thank you thank you and thanks you again. These are very useful sites/links!!!!

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