Monday, 30 July 2012

Tiling Volcanic Terrain Textures

10 Tiling Molten Lava Textures
These textures have fantastic realism to them and would be perfect for fires, hot coals, Volcanic terrain or Fantasy Hell like terrains.

For use in Secondlife.com they can be purchased for 350 Linden Dollars by visiting our in world store

They will also be available on the SL Marketplace for 350 Linden Dollars.

For use under an extended license, for use outside of the Secondlife.com grid such as IMVU.com, There.com and other grids and virtual worlds, they are soon to become available for direct download from the TRU Textures website

They are also available under an extended license for $4.99 at contentparadise.com

Thanks for looking.


Wednesday, 11 July 2012

High Resolution Tiling Mosaic Tile Courtyard Textures 2048 Pixels

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I love these (If I do say so myself! lol)

They're made from photo stock of smooth ceramic tile patterns which I have transformed into 2048 x 2048 pixel, tiling Mosaic courtyard textures.

As far as I am aware, there are not too many high resolution textures of Mosaic because taking a photo of an actual Greek or Mediterranean Mosaic floor is not too easy.

First, you have the issue of people usually standing on it.
Then you need to be positioned high above it, perhaps on a balcony (Which would cast a shadow)
Failing that, a very high ladder and a steady hand.

Plus, you would need a wide angled lens to be able to get each corner in one photo.

You could take several shots and piece them together but trust me, I have tried that and it's hard as the light source varies from one angle to another and then you have to "Photoshop" the light gradients out using something like the High Pass filter, which is great but not always reliable. 

Of course most real Mosaic tile floors are broken and worn away with age and natural weathering which is sometimes a nice feature to have but again,  causes a massive amount of post editing when you come to make them seamless.

Therefor, there are almost no photo realistic texture resources of this genre so I am extra pleased to have managed to create them at such a high resolution of 2048 Pixels.

You can't really see the level of detail in the promo image above so here's a full sized sample:
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They can be purchased for use within Second Life for 450 Linden Dollars by clicking this SLurl

They will also be available from the SL Marketplace.

For use outside of Second Life such as other grids and virtual worlds like IMVU.com, There.com and avination.com,  you can purchase them under the Any World license direct from the TRU Textures website.

For use in projects not related to virtual worlds, (2D and 3D artwork, game development etc) they're also available under the Extended License for around $6.99 from TRU Textures and contentparadise.com

Thanks for looking!

Monday, 9 July 2012

CandleKeep Fantasy Medieval TreeHouse Texture Collections

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Took me 2 weeks to make this! I have been so far out of the loop I lost my mojo!

Anyway.. 90 textures which are sized 1024 x 1204

Featuring 4 styles of Gothic stone windows with leaded glass, wood shutters and Bronze lattice as well as a night time glow option too.

They're available in three collections at 750 Linden Dollars per 30 piece set.

The walls are a combination of stone and tree bark bricks leaning very much towards a fantasy genre.

There are also stone tile floor textures with and without creeping vines and Ivy Vine overlays.

You can see and purchase them from within Second Life by clicking this SLurl   
They're also available as a complete collection of 90 textures from the Second Life Marketplace for 2000 Linden Dollars.

For use outside of Second Life in and on other grids and virtual worlds like IMVU.com, they can be purchased under the Any World License from TRU Textures website

For usein projects not related to online virtual worlds, they can be purchased under the Extended License from TRU Textures.

I will also upload them to Gamedev.net Contentparadise.com and isourcetextures.com where they can be purchased as individual textures for as little as 50 cents each.
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Saturday, 7 July 2012

Fantasy Game Textures - Work In Progress

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I have a good customer from IMVU.com who is big into creating fantasy buildings and fashion over there.

Anyways, long story short, I saw a photo of a house on her FaceBook profile page which inspired me to finally get back into 3D game texture creation (Technically 2D but they look 3D etc etc etc)

Its taken me an age to get my "creative mojo" back after dancing to the beat of some-one elses drum (Freelance game texture work for a WW2 flight sim game) for so long now.

I can make to order fairly well now but it does knock you out of your own creative thought process some what.

Anyway, I have 89 textures already made and I am only just starting to warm up and have fun with the collection.

It's gonna be a big one! 

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Wood Box/Crate Textures With Normal Maps

I made these eons ago, they took an age to render so anyway, I decided to pack them up and get them up for display.

I need to think up a better cover sheet because this one sucks! lol

Anyways, there are 25 Diffuse (coloured) textures which include plain wood boxes with and without the side bar and with and without various packaging stickers and labels.

There are also Normal maps for all of the plain box textures.

They can be purchased for direct download from TRU Textures website under various commercial licenses.