Starting to be overused in web design/graphic design, brushed metal is a gray texture with thin horizontal or vertical hills and valleys running through it. The default theme of Enlightenment DR16 is based on a brushed metal texture.

To make brushed metal in Photoshop (and GIMP too):

You can also do other things like colorizing and adding rust to the metal

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