30 Aug 25+ Best Free Water/Ice Textures
Textures make any image come alive and give it a dramatic feel. While most of the images are two-dimensional, textures are added to make it appear three-dimensional or add depth to the picture. Photographers use macro lenses to capture some natural textures that could be used later in any image to make it more profound.
Ice and water are two amazing natural resources that produce some excellent textures. The post will include textures such as Water droplets, water ripples, icy water, frozen texture, scratched ice, surface texture and much more. These textures are useful in creating beautiful effects by web designers and used in backgrounds, posters, prints, postcards, banners or websites. You can add these textures to your designs and create a unique image. All the images are high resolution and can easily be edited to create a new design.
Most of the textures are free for personal use, and some of them are available for commercial purposes as well. However, most of the textures require you to credit the photographer and provide a link to your work on their page. Take the time to read their conditions before using their texture in your work. I have rounded up 25+ best free Water/Ice textures that are perfect to be used for photo manipulation and web projects.
Rocks under Water
The Rocks under Water texture by L.C.Nottaasen is a striking texture that will look great as a background in your creative projects. You need to give credit to the photographer with a link to your work in the comments.
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This bright water texture is photographed by Kelly, the image is refreshing and looks beautiful with a glint of sunlight.
Water Ripple by Silva is a breathtaking texture, it appears as an image of a jewel. The texture will work as a great background for your work.
This texture by Ilya is unique, this is a photograph of a window in winter and the effect created by water.
This texture is created by Amy; the texture looks beautiful with water droplets on glass. This texture can be used freely however you need to credit the designer and provide a link to your work.
The Frozen ice cube texture is modern and contemporary, the gray background adds a lot of elements to this texture.
The Ice texture by Lorna Doone is quite edgy, the shimmer of the ice crystals looks amazing with the bokeh effect on the corners.
Sunset on Water
Sunset on Water is a stunning texture, the light reflection of sunset makes the image extraordinary. The texture is perfect for background or creating posters. The image can be edited, flipped to create a unique design.
This dark water texture with some fantastic light effects is perfect to create stars, sparkles or other elements.
Water Droplets on Car Texture
This glossy water droplet on car texture by Caroline is stunning and can be used to create a variety of effects and images.
The texture by AlfaStock is serene and has beautiful ripples over the water surface, the texture can be used in the background or can be used to create a lovely landscape with a water ripple effect.
Blue Water Texture
This Bluewater texture by Sherrie Thai is stunning and can be used to create fantastic pictures, posters and background for your design projects.
Water on Glass Table texture
This water on glass table texture by Ben Hosking is breathtakingly beautiful, and the texture looks like a water body. This water texture image is perfect for your design projects.
The texture melting point has misty water droplets sparkling with an amazing bokeh effect in the foreground. The soft morning sunlight on the frost looks stunning, perfect for backgrounds.
This ice texture looks pretty and can be used to create amazing postcards, prints, background or a landscape image.
This water drops texture by Dima Bushkov is unique; he has created this texture with water droplets on a CD cover. This texture will let you add some nice water droplet effects to your projects.
Water & light for sparkle texture
This water texture by Virginia has some stunning effects of light on the water to make it a lively texture. The texture can be used for personal as well as commercial purposes with due credit.
This water texture has some nice waves that could be used for ocean or a bottom of a waterfall effect.
This water reflection texture by Eddi is a natural texture with reflection on the water, it almost looks like an oil painting.
Fountain water Texture
This fountain water texture is a beautiful texture of the water at the bottom of the fountain, ideal for a background.
Gushing Blue Water Texture
This striking blue texture with water gushing is creating a great effect; the texture can be used to create great design.
This is a beautiful texture with water in motion; the photographer has captured it beautifully with some great bokeh effect.
Ice Galacy Texture
This cute ice texture is of a frozen lake, the texture will create an amazing background effect, and it is available in different colors. Although this texture is free to use but, do take a look at the conditions.
This glittery texture is mesmerizing to look at, the small water droplets falling and the bokeh effect captured by the photographer is beautiful.
Water Ice Texture
This water texture with water droplets on what looks like a vessel is beautiful, the texture can be used for creating some amazing effects.
The texture with water gushing and forming foam is splendid, and the effect of light and focus is perfect.
I hope you enjoyed this diverse collection of Ice/water textures and get inspired to create some of the amazing effects using these textures. If you know of an amazing texture that you think should make to this list, let us know.
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