How to Add a Background Texture to a Portrait in Photoshop

On this video tutorial by Aaron Nace from Phlearn we look at adding a texture to your images in Photoshop.

Nace not just show how to add a simple texture but actually shows you how to change and adepts the texture based on your image.

In the video Nace mentions the option to download a few free textures (actually no link is shown on the video) but you can download 6 sample textures from the phlearn website (they have some more if you are willing to pay for them – here).

You can find lots and lots of great Phlern tutorials here on Lensvid as well  as many more Photoshop video tutorials on LensVid’s Photoshop section.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


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