Hand-Painted Tiled Textures in Blender 2.7x

Learn the techniques to make hand painted textures you can use over and over again for your projects.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (98 ratings)
7,412 students
1hr 45min of on-demand video

Paint a variety of textures used in video games.
Paint tile-able textures within Blender.


  • Blender 2.7x
  • You should have basic knowledge of Blender
  • Wacom Tablet or similar is recommended but not required
  • You should have a basic knowledge of drawing


( With the huge update of Blender with the release of 2.8 I have decided to make this course free. Because of this, there will no longer be student support. I hope it will be of some use to you anyway. Not everything is outdated in this course.)

This course explores my process behind creating re-usable tiled textures and using them as stencils inside of Blender. This is not a step-by-step instruction. I show you the tools and give you my ideas behind my decisions. The lectures are short and to the point. You should have an understanding of how to use blender before starting this course.

  • What you'll learn:

    • Hand-painted texturing

      • Wood

      • Metal

      • Leather

      • Fur

      • Stone

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn to paint their own stylized textures.
  • Anyone that needs re-usable, tiled textures for their projects.


Master World Crafter
Brian Ericson
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 210 Reviews
  • 15,249 Students
  • 2 Courses

I worked in Utah's game industry for 5 years before going indie. I decided to go indie and turn to making educational content for people. My college experience wasn't amazing, so I aim to give people the condensed version of the years of research, and trial and error that I went through into a comprehensive lesson.

 Working on my 3rd indie game release for mobile.

I also teach college and high school students using the methods in this course.

I collect toys, play music and I'm obsessed with 3D creation/Blender.

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