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100 texture studies by vesner 100 texture studies by vesner
Done and done!
It took a while but I'm finally done with the 100 texture studies challenge and I'm really happy about it. Usually it's done with spheres but I figured out it'd be more difficult and challenging if done on cubes.... and it was. Some of those were tiny nightmares to paint. All of them were made with brushes from my lazy brush set.

painting textures - fur - video by tanathepainting textures - wood - video by tanathepainting textures - gems by tanathepainting textures - flesh - video by tanathe

I'd be very grateful if you tried to name all of the 100 textures. I'd like to check if I managed to convey all of the materials and if people recognize them the way I planned to. If it's not the case then I still got a lot of work to do!
The first 5 people to properly recognize at least 95 out of 100 blocks were: ~Filougon, ~Palibyte, ~finiens, *PrinzNero and ~Shanyume

I encourage you to make your own texture studies. It's a great exercise to make your paintings more realistic. Remember though not to copy other people's studies! Instead of practicing you might end up repeating and even exaggerating their mistakes. Look for tips and solutions in other artists' works but reference real life objects and photos.

Material studies. by Suzanne-HelmighMaterial Study by KaelNgu:thumb337098827:
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thecaitasaurus Featured By Owner 8 hours ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
holey crap these are gorgeous.

let's see it looks like these are...
choclate chip muffin/ log/ orange/ slate/ cactus
cat/ guts/ slime/ wax? maybe obsidian glass?/ fire
cheese/ grass/ stone or marble/ wood/ coarse gravel
stainless steel/ basket ball/ graphite/ balsa wood/ ancient rune of some sort
skin/ blue?/ sugar/ clay/ lego
water/ ice/ snow/ sand/ stone bricks
concrete maybe?/ some kind of stone or worn concrete/ lava/ grass/ trash
hamburger/ apple/ strawberry/ sushi/ cardboard box
... have to go though :P if i remember to I'll try to come back to name the rest ;)
keikodraws Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow everything looks so perfect!!!! >___<
skyarmyrecurit1000 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
BURGER! !!!!!!!!!
Peewed Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so fascinated by the wate/ice/snow ones omfg *O*
wolves1205m Featured By Owner May 22, 2015  New Deviant
r u gonna make a vid for all
Lamb2500 Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so awesome to look at!
Unsharpened Featured By Owner May 17, 2015
So amusing and brilliant work of texture. Awesome!
Mad-Alice-07 Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just like the cube eyeball XD or eyecube XD 
meltinglacierdog Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  New Deviant
21MabelPines12 Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
The poor cat!! XD Great Work anyways!
NyaaCaal Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Student General Artist
Eu adorei!
Você tem os cubos sem textura?
Eu queria treinar textura também, mas não acho que uma boa base.
OnShiGou Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
This will be a great help. Thanks!!!!
Phia99 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Those are a whole lot cubes..
The kitties cube is really cute~
Bubble-AC Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   Digital Artist
that goldfish one though is adorable.
v-e-i-l-e-d Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Very nice work!
sweet-garlic Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is lovely!
blueboy101010 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
oh my gosh that is so awesome!
questforglory Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
Well done! I will practice that too.
popthemelon8 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Student
how did you arrive to such knowledge??
What was your learning process??

I really want to learn......
KawaiiAnimeNeko2 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015
Nebaku Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's hard to imagine a human is capable of this 0_o
ClockupFlowers Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, this is amazing!
ezalen Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Student General Artist
An0ria Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
God you should be doing a minecraft texture pack with this, it would be awesome
Wolfpelt24 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I mean.. Like... Wow... I mean.. Like... Really... Like... HOW DO YOU FRIGGIN DO THIS?! o.O
VoxelBlock Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You should do videos for the Obsidian, Steel (4th row), the ice (or packed ice), and the... Granite? Well, the stone on the top row. This helps me a lot as it is, but you should explain the process of how you draw those ones :)
jadedacatl106 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student General Artist
One word:

Superveloz Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015
This needs a DD *-*
StellarPaint Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
these are epic, and a great inspiration, so i started doing my own materiel challenge, im using cylinders to make it even more different, i did some with spheres in the past but i feel like this suits me better as a challenge. their all quite beautiful

this seems to be teaching me alot more then i thought it would and i've only just started so thanks for the help :)
Einfan Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If these images were just stickers, I would totally buy them.
flyrocreator Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
i like dwemer cube
jbacon421 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Student General Artist
My favorite's the Dragonball :)
anineko Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
The Dragoncube xD
bekkah-bear Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014   Digital Artist
oh man this looks amazing
these look so cool
lapis-lazuri Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, with that made, you're ready to do a really fancy looking remake of minecraft XD
llaets Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
it even features my best friend the companion cube!!
Angbryn Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Some of them are so realistic. I am speechless.
The rocks, ice cream and chocolate are particularly impressive.
theneonwalrus Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is great! I love each and every one But I have to admit, the fish and companion cubes are my favourite... and the creeper... ;-)
Marry-A-Marauder Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
oh. my. god. this is so incredibly amazing!
ThaVrisco Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
My favorite is the grass block with the creeper beside it.
moralitos89 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I can practically feel the texture...quite impressive ^^
3vr4 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
god thats so good :D Im starting workin on such cube as well i think thats the perfect practice!!!
You did a very nice job uvu!
Littleelliott Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think You'd better get that fish to a doctor,
 he looks a little square, ha ha
StarDraw Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student General Artist
❤ it!

It looks so awesome :D
MarinaOrtega Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Truly awesome! You just achieved a new follower with this work :) omg that poor cat ^^ Seriously, congrats for this!
Poepod Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Student General Artist
You blew my mind ... *.*
NobleValerian Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
Shared this on my blog today :)…
LittleFireDragon Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

Welcome to Minecraft High Definition!
Here we see:

Muffin, Raw Wood/Log, Orange, Uncut Stone, Cactus.
Cat (?!), Intestines (!?!), Gelatinous Cube, Obsidian, Fire.
Cheese, fully grass cube, Marble, Cut wood, Cobblestone/cracked stone.
Brushed metal, basketball, (??????), Light cut wood, a dwemer Cube (!!!!!).
A lump of human flesh (?!?!?!), blue plastic, salt/sugar cube, clay, a lego.
Water, ice, snow, sand, stone bricks.
Concrete (or smooth-cut but unpolished stone?), weathered concrete, lava, grass-and-dirt cube (watch out for the creeper!), a garbage bag.
A hamburger, a cherry (or apple?), a strawberry, sushi, a cardboard box.
A mario block, a blue cloth block, fur, the Companion Cube (!!!!!), a kiwi (Not a new zealander).
Granite (Or some other textured rock I don't know the name of), a... different textured rock I dont know the name of, a leather block, a rusty iron block, a crumpled paper block.
A clear plastic block (or glass?), fine sponge, some sort of metal(?), a rubiks cube, a nice eraser block.
A sponge, some bubbles, sparkle dust, banana, opal.
Scales, bread, grapes, malachite, a beheaded bird.
Eyeball block (!?!?), chocolate fudge?, a goldfish, elephant skin, brick.
copper, meat, broccoli, ice cream, polished metal (steel?).
Generic textureless object(???), mushroom, wax candle, more metal (silver?), SOLID GOLD!
Amethyst, lettuce/cabbage, ceramic pot, yarn, a dragonball block.
Weathered stone (lava rock?), some sort of crystal(????), coral, towel, woven basket,
smooth plastic, rose, fired clay(??), limestone, popcorn.
(??????), crystal gemstone, poo (Eeewwww), donut, garlic.

Pretty good. I recognized most of them, unless I got them wrong. XD
Also, love the companion cube and dwemer cube.

Low-Lighter Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Student Filmographer
these…. are amazing (')_(') thank you for sharing.
WildInParadise Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mind blowing
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