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Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I've been building a library of images that you are welcome to use in your projects. They are all original...all my own work. I think a lot of them could be made into cool textures for games. All I ask is to be attributed as indicated on my homepage:

http://soundimage.org/

The images are on my "TXR" pages.

I'm adding new ones all the time, so be sure to check back often. I sincerely hope that some of them are useful. Any and all constructive feedback is welcome and always appreciated. :-)

All the best,

Eric
 

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The service you provide for aspiring game makers, indie game makers, any anybody creating media on their own, is amazing. Well all thank you!
 

Eric Matyas

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The service you provide for aspiring game makers, indie game makers, any anybody creating media on their own, is amazing. Well all thank you!
You're very welcome...I hope my sounds and images helpful!

I've got a bunch of new fantasy stone and metal images ready...both standard and seamless. I think they look pretty cool. Make sure to left click on them to see the full sized images. You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-rockstone/
http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/

I'll be out and about this week searching for new textures to photograph. If anyone has any requests for certain types of images, I'll be happy to keep my eyes open for them. Just let me know. :-)

Eric
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I photographed a lot of cool textures last week that I'm sure could be used in all kinds of things. You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-brick/
http://soundimage.org/txr-concrete/
http://soundimage.org/txr-ground/
http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/
http://soundimage.org/txr-rockstone/
http://soundimage.org/txr-vegetation/
http://soundimage.org/txr-wood/

Again, if anyone has requests for certain types of images, I'll be happy to keep my eyes open for them. Just let me know. :-)

Have a good week,

Eric
 

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Hi everyone,

I photographed a lot of cool textures last week that I'm sure could be used in all kinds of things. You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-brick/
http://soundimage.org/txr-concrete/
http://soundimage.org/txr-ground/
http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/
http://soundimage.org/txr-rockstone/
http://soundimage.org/txr-vegetation/
http://soundimage.org/txr-wood/

Again, if anyone has requests for certain types of images, I'll be happy to keep my eyes open for them. Just let me know. :-)

Have a good week,

Eric
Eric, make sure you go to retouching sites and photography sites to share. Modelmayhem.com photography-on-the.net etc.
 
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Seriously, where were you when I was in college? I actually might have use for some of this at some point though. Thanks for the work you do!
 

Eric Matyas

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Seriously, where were you when I was in college? I actually might have use for some of this at some point though. Thanks for the work you do!
You're very welcome!

A whole bunch of new seamless texture images are ready for you on the following pages:

TXR - Brick
TXR - Concrete/Pavement
TXR - Foliage
TXR - Ground
TXR - Stone
TXR - Wood

Feel free to generate maps from them (displacement, specular, etc) as needed. If you need me to create them custom for you, drop me an email...(my email address is at the bottom of my homepage.)

I hope some of them are helpful!

Eric
http://soundimage.org/
 

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I took a look at some pics like brick, concrete and wood and I have to say it's some slick visuals. By the looks of it only a high end PC rig would be able to run these textures smoothly in a game! They are better looking textures than in any game I've played.
 

Eric Matyas

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I took a look at some pics like brick, concrete and wood and I have to say it's some slick visuals. By the looks of it only a high end PC rig would be able to run these textures smoothly in a game! They are better looking textures than in any game I've played.
You can always scale them down, use parts of them or edit them in any way you like. :-)

Speaking of which...

I've opened a new page of free sky images that might come in handy in your projects:
http://soundimage.org/txr-skies/

I also added a bunch of new wood images here:
http://soundimage.org/txr-wood/


I hope some of them are helpful!
 

Eric Matyas

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This week's new free images are on my TXR - WOOD page. At the top, I've added a bunch of smooth wood images that might come in handy for interiors. Some have dents and other signs of wear.

If you scroll down (way down) to Seamless Textures, you'll find about 20 "fantasy wood" images...(I'm experimenting with creating different looks.)

Anyhow, they all live here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-wood/

I hope some of them are helpful!
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I've added about 100 new texture images. You'll find them on the following pages:

TXR - BRICK - (some new seamless "fantasy" bricks)

TXR - GROUND - (stones that could be used for riverbeds, railroad beds, etc.)

TXR - METAL - (both standard and seamless)

TXR - ROCK/STONE - (lots of cool rock textures, both standard and seamless...realistic as well as fantasy creations)

TXR - VEGETATION - (some cool ground cover that has a surreal look)

Enjoy!
http://soundimage.org/
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I just began a new page of cool Sci-Fi texture images. Give it a look:

http://soundimage.org/txr-sci-fi/

I'll be adding many more images, including skins for creatures, aliens, etc.

Any requests?

Btw, I've also had folks ask about how to credit me for my images. Please simply list me and my website under "Textures" in your credits section...there's no need to identify which images are mine...unless you really want to. :-)

Anyhow, I think this is going to evolve into a really cool page. Hope it's helpful!


Eric
 

Eric Matyas

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I've just uploaded about 70 new seamless metal textures. All are 2048X2048. Some have a "camo" look and might work well for military-themed objects. Others have intriguing patterns that might look cool in fantasy-based things. And some are just plain weird looking, but what the heck...give them a look. Hopefully some of them will be helpful.

http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/

(Scroll down...they live toward the bottom of the page.)

More are on the way. :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I've uploaded about 20 additional seamless metal texture images to finish out the set from last week. Each is 2048X2048. For anyone who's interested, they all came from a retired DC-7 aircraft. I Hope some of them will be helpful.

http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/

(Scroll down...they live about half way down the page.)

Have a good weekend!
 

Eric Matyas

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Eric Matyas

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I just opened a new page of paper textures that might be useful for maps, backgrounds and other things:

http://soundimage.org/txr-paper/

As always, feel free to edit as needed.

Next week I'll begin adding distressed paper textures which should (hopefully) look really cool.

Have a great weekend! :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

I've just uploaded about 130 seamless fabric texture images onto a brand new page:

http://soundimage.org/txr-fabric/

Hopefully some of them will be useful for clothes and other things. As always, feel free to edit as needed.

Have a great weekend! :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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Hi everyone,

As promised, I've added about 50 distressed paper textures. They might be useful for maps, backgrounds and other things.

http://soundimage.org/txr-paper/

I hope some of them are helpful. :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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I've just uploaded over 100 new stone and metal texture images, standard and seamless, that I took at a couple of archaeological sites over the weekend. I think a lot of the stone textures could work well for castles and other structures.

You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-rockstone/
http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/


Have a good week! :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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Greetings!

I've uploaded about 100 new fabric texture images on my TXR - FABRIC page. They are all seamless, 2048X2048 and ready for tiling.

New fabric types include Leather, Rayon, Metal Linens, Dyed Acrylics and various weaves.

They might be useful for clothes for characters, furniture coverings, carpets, or anything else you can think of.

You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-fabric/

I hope some of them are useful! :-)
 

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Greetings!

I've uploaded about 100 new fabric texture images on my TXR - FABRIC page. They are all seamless, 2048X2048 and ready for tiling.

New fabric types include Leather, Rayon, Metal Linens, Dyed Acrylics and various weaves.

They might be useful for clothes for characters, furniture coverings, carpets, or anything else you can think of.

You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-fabric/

I hope some of them are useful! :-)
Look at clothing making forums. Push this set there as well. Clothing designers would eat this set up. I'd also do more color variants so it's more flexible to the designers.
 

Eric Matyas

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Look at clothing making forums. Push this set there as well. Clothing designers would eat this set up. I'd also do more color variants so it's more flexible to the designers.
Wow, I didn't know there were forums for that. Do any come to mind?

In the meantime...

I've uploaded a bunch of new texture images, both seamless and standard, on the following pages:

TXR - Brick
http://soundimage.org/txr-brick/

TXR - Metal
http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/

TXR - Wood
http://soundimage.org/txr-wood/


If anyone happens to need a couple of distressed wooden door images, they are on my TXR - WOOD page as well. I think they look really cool. As always, feel free to edit as needed.

Btw, fur images on on their way...stay tuned! :-)
 

Eric Matyas

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50 or so new metal textures are ready, both seamless and standard, on my TXR - METAL page. You can find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-metal/

Still working on carpet / fur / etc.

Have a good week!
 

Eric Matyas

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I've opened a fur textures page and uploaded about 70 images, both seamless and standard, to get it started. Some of them might be useful for other things, like carpets, rugs, etc. Some also have funky weaves so I included them for fun.

You'll find them here:

http://soundimage.org/txr-fur/
 

Eric Matyas

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I've added about 50 new paper textures derived mostly from old book covers, but there are also some distressed blank pages. They are on my TXR - Paper page:

http://soundimage.org/txr-paper/

Hope some of them are helpful!