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Welcome

9 July: Welcome to our Midsummer Sale and the launch of a new pack of Nik Color Presets! See for details! 8 May: New Distressed Painterly pack is now launched! 13 April: We're working on a new pack and it will be out soon, so keep an eye out for the mailer with the...

Painterly Roses

Painterly Roses

Welcome to our brand new updated Flypaper website! Take the time to explore, especially the blog where you’ll find texture recipes for some of our photos.

Vintage Seed Packet Labels

click for bigger image click for bigger image We love collections here at Flypaper HQ and as we’re both keen gardeners we were delighted to come across these two huge sets of vintage French seed pack illustrations at a local flea market store in Burgundy, France....

Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

Because of Covid restrictions, I’ve been going through my back catalogue and came up with this image from 10 years ago. It was taken at the base of the chalk cliffs on the edge of England’s Eastbourne on the south coast.

Luminar ai sky

Luminar ai sky

mouse-over for before view. We'd both like to wish all our fans a very Merry Christmas and Happy virol free New Year! Before the bleak mid-winter sets in, or high summer for our lucky Oz/Nz fans, we thought you'd like to hear about this fab new Luminar ai app which is...

Canvas Texture Selection Launch

Canvas Texture Selection Launch

Click for a larger View Welcome to our Canvas Selection Texture pack! After receiving many requests over the years for an artist's canvas themed pack we finally pulled this selection together from all our packs and then created almost half as many more new textures,...

Golden Pears

mouse-over for before view. We hope you're enjoying the new Impressionist Painterly pack as much as we are! I thought I'd share how I processed these pears with the new textures. I'm sure you'll agree that the beginning image was very flat so I decided to add a couple...

Impressionist Painterly Launch

Impressionist Painterly Launch

Click for a larger View Welcome to our lockdown created Impressionist Painterly Texture pack! We created these real-life oil painted textures over several months, shooting them in natural daylight or ‘en plein air’ to get the most out of this oil paint effect. The...

Black Mill

mouse-over for before view. During these strange locked down Coronavirus days its always good to have images to fall back on. Upon finding this image I'd taken 10 years ago, in Rottingdean near Brighton where this huge black Beacon Mill overlooks the English Channel....

Birthday Sale

We started Flypaper Textures ten years ago, way back in September 2009! Over those years we've published around 30 packs, many of which were inovative and even admired by rival sellers, but don't worry, we're not over creating new textures, we still have more up our...

Edwardian Edges Launch

Click for a larger view Need to add authentic age to Steampunk imagery or attain a fantasy Alice in Wonderland photographic look?Did you yearn for a natural large plate format photographic feel?Have you ever wanted natural un-contrived edges that are not the everyday...