Bad Photocopy Checkerboard and Globes: Free Downloads of the Week

The free downloads this week are Bad Photocopy Globes and Bad Photocopy Checkerboard. The Bad Photocopy texture makes it look like they were printed by a broken Xerox photo copier. 

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If you are interested in applying this texture to your own graphics, with this video I'll show you how I do it using the Bad Photocopy Texture Template for Photoshop.

It's my favorite tool at the moment for adding texture to t-shirt designs. Tons of irregular photocopy texture. 18 different built-in textures that you can choose from.

If you use a broken or miscalibrated copy machine, you will notice a subtle outline to your graphic's edges. The Bad Photocopy Texture Template places in an (optional) outline to your graphic's edges for added realism.

Here is a close-up of a recent t-shirt design:

And if you want to add in a gritty background texture, there are 18 different ones to choose from. Here's an example:

Other people are finding it useful too. Here’s a customer email I just received from Zac this morning:

“I just wanted to let you know how amazing this texture template is! I've attempted various techniques to recreate an old Xerox punk rock zine and using your template is the closest I've gotten. Extremely happy with my purchase!”