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Create Order From Chaos When Texture and Pattern UniteDigital Juice Releases All New Texture Toolkit 4: Design Patterns (June 15, 2011)
"The desire to create pattern and ornament is as old as the human race," says Jacqui Dawson, Senior Creative Director at Digital Juice. "The human brain is hardwired to see pattern and repeating forms in almost everything it views because it craves the creation of order from chaos. With this newest collection of 1000 design patterns we have married texture and pattern to create a unique library of beautifully intricate seamlessly repeating design patterns, useful to all creative professionals as a complement to their own design work."
An important and unique feature of these textures is that most were designed to be seamless. That means they can be repeated infinitely without showing any noticeable edge or join between repeating tiles. They can be used as a subtle accent or to add a striking backdrop for a hero element. "Their main job is to add context and subtext to your creations," says Dawson. "Textures can create a mood without saying a word and the right texture can make a simple photo more dramatic or add a weather-beaten look to something shiny and new. The finely detailed design patterns in this new collection will help you build a seamless, subtle backdrop for your work and will add a unique look and feel to anything you create."
Designed at a maximum resolution of 4000 x 4000 pixels, the textures offer superb flexibility and enormous value when incorporated into the demanding workflow of todays HD video, 3D animation and high resolution print applications. Files are delivered in either JPG or PNG format with over 300 having some alpha channel transparency. "That means a large portion of these textures can be instantly dropped on top of other graphics to add a subtle texture or pattern effect without completely obscuring the image below," says Dawson. "This volume also includes hundreds of black and white base patterns, perfectly designed for use as alpha masks for still or motion graphics."
- 2 DVDs
- 1000 Super high-resolution textures (4000 x 4000 pixels)
- 992 Fully seamless textures (XY)
- 3 Horizontally seamless textures (X only)
- 5 Non-seamless textures
- 312 Transparent textures with alpha channel
Browse, Search & Select
Digital Juice® provides a free Windows® and Mac® utility, Juicer 3 , that makes it easy to browse, search, and select from any of theTexture Toolkit collections. Juicer 3 preview technology allows users to preview the Texture Toolkits content within the Juicer 3 browser without having to first load the full resolution file into Photoshop®, Illustrator® or any other editing application. In addition to using the JPG or PNG files right off the disc, Juicer 3 technology allows users to render a texture from disc to hard drive into most major file formats including TGA, TIF, PSD, and BMP.
Pricing & Availability
The new Texture Toolkit 4 can be ordered through Digital Juice's online store (www.digitaljuice.com) or by calling the company's customer service center toll-free at 800-525-2203. The packages retail price is $249.95 but it can often be purchased in special promotions for as much as 30% off. Check the website for details on specials. The company's free Juicer 3 software can be found at www.digitaljuice.com/juicer/
About Digital Juice®
Digital Juice® is the world-leader in royalty-free broadcast animation content for video, motion graphics and multimedia professionals. Digital Juice® products are in use in nearly every major studio, broadcast, and cable station including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, HBO, CNBC, Fox News, and countless high profile television shows such as American Idol and the Grammy Awards. The company provides royalty-free animations, music, stock footage, organic film effects, graphical fonts, layered Photoshop® illustrations, plug-ins and production gear to a wide variety of video, motion graphics, print and web enthusiasts. The company is known for its extremely high quality and innovative content as well as for its aggressive and affordable pricing.
Digital Juice, Inc.
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