FAQ

Frequently asked questions

May I use these textures for no additional fee?
Yes, the textures may be used for free in 2D or 3D computer graphics, movies, printed media, computer games and 3D models. When bundled with a 3D model or scene you are allowed to sell it as a package.

No permission is granted to sell or redistribute the textures as a competing product, even when the images are modified. Please do not redistribute or sell textures by themselves, as texture packs, as clipart, as material packs, or as scrapbooking packs.

Can I use these textures for free?
You can use the textures without paying anything, but the royalty free license still apply.
If you enjoy these textures, please consider linking back to www.thetextureclub.com to help us grow.

Are the full size textures watermarked too?
No, of cause not, only the small ones.

What sizes are the textures available in?
The image in the post page is 660 px. (You can share this size texture, but don´t remove the watermark).

The full size member only download link will give you whatever size the original image are, usually around 4368 x 2912 px. or around 12.5 megapixels, 17 MB and 300 PPI.
Some textures may be smaller and some bigger, depending on the camera used and cropping.

Can I share the textures with my coworkers or friends?
No, you are given a one-person license and only you can use it, this license gives you no ownership and you can’t sell or give away something you don’t own.

Can I use your textures in printed media?
Yes, you are free to use the textures in printed media, such as magazines, CD covers, DVD covers, books, advertisements, and flyers.

Can I use your textures to design a website?
Yes, you are free to use the textures for commercial and personal website design if you are creating a unique website theme. A link back to  www.thetextureclub.com is not required for this use, but always appreciated.

Can I use your textures to design a website theme (which I sell to many different people)?
Yes, textures from The Texture Club may be used in website themes, as long as you follow the following rules:
You are required to add a text link (not a rel="nofollow") in the footer of the theme reading: “Textures by: The Texture Club” linked to  www.thetextureclub.com.

You are also required to add the following text in the documentation (read me file) accompanying the theme:
"One or more textures in this website theme have been created with licensed images from The Texture Club.com. These images may not be used or redistributed unless you own a license. Please visit www.thetextureclub.com for more information."

Can I sell your textures in Second Life?
No. Textures from The Texture Club may not be resold in Second Life (not even if you modify the texture).

I want to use a texture on a billboard. Do you have higher resolution versions of these textures?
No. The images you get as a member are at the highest resolution available.

Do I need to add credits or a link to this website when I use these textures?
Credits or a link are always appreciated, but they are not required unless you are using them for website themes.

May I use your textures to make a (commercial) computer game?
Yes, with the exception of Open-Source projects. See below.

I have used the textures on a 3D model/scene. Am I allowed to sell the model/scene and textures as a bundle?
Yes, under the following condition: You have customized the textures for the 3D-model or scene, and you are selling the model and texture in one package. Please add the following text in the documentation accompanying the model:

"One or more textures on this 3D-model have been created with images from The Texture Club.com. These images may not be redistributed by default. Please visit www.thetextureclub.com for more information."

I have used some of the textures to create a map for a computer game. May I distribute this map?
Yes, provided the textures are used in the map. In that case, you are allowed to bundle them and distribute them as a package. Please add the following text to the documentation of the map:

"One or more textures on this map have been created with images from The Texture Club.com. These images may not be redistributed by default. Please visit www.thetextureclub.com for more information."

May I put some of your textures on my own website?
Redistribution of the textures is only allowed with the small size (660 px.) with the watermark in place, and with a link back to www.thetextureclub.com.

Please keep the textures in one place (this site). That way everybody knows where they came from and what the license terms are.

May I create a texture pack with these textures and sell it?
No. You are not allowed to sell or give away or in any way distribute textures created with these images. To make this extra clear: Modified or not, images may not be redistributed or sold as a competing product (textures)! This is a very common clause in the license agreement of almost every texture and stock-photography website. If you wish to profit from selling texture packs or scrapbooking elements, your only option is to get a camera and photograph your own textures.

Do these textures fall under an Open-Source license?
No. These textures are released under a royalty free license.

May I use these textures in my Open Source (Creative Commons, GPL, etc) project?
No. These textures may not be used in Open-Source projects. The licenses are not compatible. Almost all Open-Source licenses allow redistribution of the materials, and redistribution is not allowed for these textures.