Theres a lot of ways to make textures: acrylics, watercolors, inks, gouche (all this over a lot of supports like bond, canvas, et al), photos of walls, concrete, etcetera; but this time I wish to show you a very easy and cheap way to make a texture for your illustrations.

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1.- Basics: water, coffe, masking tape, blank paper (or other soft color) and…

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2.- …spray bottle. First step: Mix the coffee with the water and spill it in the spray bottle.

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3.- Spray the water-cofee mix all over the paper.

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4.- Put the wet paper under the sun and over a real dirty surface. By the way, my english sucks… but you understand, right?

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5.- Here, you can see the dry paper after his first bath. This can work like a smooth texture, but I prefer to experiment a little more…

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6.- …Ta-daaaa!! Look better after severals baths later. Scan the paper at 400 or 600 dpi, save it… and thats all, enjoy your new texture!

Please, dont take this like a tutorial, I just want to show you part of the process which I follow in some works, but theres infinities ways to obtain the same goal.



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