Crumble, Crackle, Burn: 60 Stunning Textures for Design & Illustration

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HOW Books, Jun 12, 2007 - Art - 128 pages
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Crumble Crackle Burn is not only an inspiring book for incorporating texture into design, but also an affordable tool for transforming your images with textures - you'll receive 120 royalty-free textures you can use immediately! The book features 60 textures with beautiful full-color examples of how each texture can be used. Plus, the included DVD contains an additional 60 textures that you can also use in your day-to-day design work!

Crumble Crackle Burn showcases work from some of the most talented artists in the country, giving insight on how to incorporate texture into backgrounds, and even how to use texture as an illustration and typographic tool.

With the interesting and varied textures included in this book, you can begin adding depth, dimension and visual interest to your work immediately. Glitschka also offers useful pointers to help you do your own texture explorations, so you can notice and capture interesting textures in your everyday life.

If you don't have the time or money to commission original photography or illustration, let Crumble Crackle Burn help you use stock imagery to its best advantage and let your imagination run wild!
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Woodnt It Be Nice
2
Eroding Foundation
4
Monumental Decay
6
Boxcar Willy 1
8
Wearhouse
10
Moses Lost Tablet
12
Scraped Ribs
14
Industrial Scar Tissue
64
Crumbled
66
Skid Marks
68
Ancient Manuscript
70
Thrashed Door
72
Mohave Cracks
74
Wall of Shame
76
Mud Splatter
78

Concrete Acne
16
Current Frosting
18
Beaten Drum
20
Sucko Stucco
22
Trailer Trash
24
Junkyard Dog
26
Layered Destruction
28
Boxcar Willy 2
30
Bad Mason
32
You Crack Me Up
34
Shipwreck
36
Pit Stains
38
Chipped Scab
40
Alien Dermis
42
Sinful Planks
44
Inner City Strata
46
Shards of Decline
48
Urban Decay
50
Crumbled Wall
52
Metro Degradation
54
Social Breakdown
56
Private Decomp
58
Retaining Entropy
60
Crack Horror
62
Festering Floor
80
Great Scrape
82
Edifice of Erosion
84
Crackle
86
Curb Appeal
88
Building Scab
90
Ugly Aggregate
92
Volatile Veneer
94
Destroyed Dumpster
96
Marks of Judgment
98
Black Box
100
High Traffic
102
Tortured Surface
104
Cascading Decay
106
Structural Leprosy
108
Parking Rot
110
Crappy Crate
112
Burn Victim
114
RustOLicious
116
Rock Roll
118
True Grit
120
Index
122
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

After 18 years in the industry as a Senior Designer and Art Director for a handful of design firms and in-house art departments, Seattle-born Von Glitschka started his own firm, Glitschka Studios, in Salem, Oregon in 2002. His clients include PetsMart, Microsoft, The Wall Street Journal and Good Housekeeping.

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