Photoshop Text Effects

The trouble with Photoshop Tutorials is that there are a lot of them out there, but you only want the very best, most creative ones.

In this post, we’ve collected 40 of the very best and most extravagant tutorials for working with type. After working through a few of the most appealing looking ones to you, you should have more than a few ideas for creating your own, unique effects!

Tutorials:


How to Create a Stereoscopic Image for Crossed Eye Image Viewing
This tutorial will teach you how to create a stereoscopic image for cross eye viewing and you will be able to view the final image in 3D and full color without any other objects.

Lost in Space Typography in Photoshop
Learn how to create an easy and super quick text effect in Photoshop. You will play with different Brushes, Blend Modes and basic filters like Blur and Liquify.

3D explosion using Photoshop Tools
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a 3d explosion with the Brush Tool and Smudge Tool using Photoshop and its default settings. This tutorial also features a few steps guiding on how to create and implement your own 3d text.

Design an Awesome Splashing Ocean Text Effect with Lightning Background in Photoshop
A step by step tutorial on creating a really cool-looking, Splashing Ocean Text Effect with Lightning Background in Photoshop.

Maddening Text Effect in Photoshop – Unlimited Variations
Create a breathtaking maddening text effect and composition that can be used for advertising.

Photoshop Tutorial: Metallic Text
Learn how to create a simple metallic effect for a text.

How to Create Eroded Metal Text with Photoshop
This tutorial will teach you on how to create an eroded metal text effect. You will also get to learn various drawing techniques, channels, and patterns.

How to Create an Elegant Text Effect
Know how to create an elegant text effect in only 13 steps.

Create realistic type on wood
This tutorial will show you how to make a regular text look like it has been painted or printed on wood using different text effects. This is a great way to give your text that natural look. This can be applied to any solid shape, text, images, logos, etc.

Create Simple Candy Cane Text in Photoshop
In this quick tutorial will how you how to make some simple candy cane text.

Create A Beautiful 3D Text Composition
This tutorial is jam-packed with techniques, tips and tricks to improve your work flow and design skills. You will find a ton of useful information in this tutorial.

Create a Transparent Text Effect with Fresh Grass
Create a cool looking Trasparent Text Effect, mixing with Fresh Grass Texture and Cloud Brush set. You can use the text effect in a wide range of occasions – such as website header background, part of a natural themed design, etc.

Jelly Fish Delight – Photoshop Tutorial
An inspiring tutorial created using different techniques to create a soft background with glowing jellyfish.

The 1 Layer Bubbly Text Effect!
A interesting tutorial on creating a Bubbly Text Effect with just One Layer.

Subtle Reflection Tutorial
Know how to create a “Subtle Reflection” text effect. You can experiment with different settings than you will learn and might be a mandatory if you are working in a different sizes.

AVIAN Studios Logo
Recreate a col AVIAN Studios Logo using Photoshop.

Tutorial: Killer 3D Poster Design with 3DS Max & Photoshop
Learn how to create a killer 3D Poster Design with 3DS Max & Photoshop.

3D Jungle Text Effect
This Photoshop tutorial will explain how to realize a 3D jungle text effect. You will create the text in Xara3d and use Photoshop to texturize the letters.

Extinction Text Effect
In this tutorial you will know how to create a good 3D type explosion with Adobe Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Adobe Photoshop using basic tools to make this artwork.

Striking Text Effect Using Glows and Blends
This tutorial will show you how to create striking text using a combination of glows and blends in 7 steps.

Basic Candy Cane Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a candy cane like text effect with the help of some simple Photoshop techniques.

Create a gel text effect photoshop – Gelatinous Text
This tutorial will teach you how to make a Gel text in photoshop, you can make it within a few steps, using photoshop layer style and character menu, this is a very beautiful and easy tutorial.

Create a RENU Typography Effect
Create some really cool-looking effects to decorate a Typography. You will be using a combination of layer styles, color blending, lens flare and images. The end effect is quite stunning and hopefully you’ll pick up some tips you didn’t know before.

Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop
This effect is good for all sorts of projects, flyers, websites, posters. It works particularly well with music based projects. It will take you through the motions for type.

Create Pillowed Text Using Various Effects
Learn how to create that pillowed effect on text.

3D Typography in Photoshop
In this tutorial you will go over various techniques you may haven’t seen before, as well as a bulk of techniques that may be new to you. After you have completed this intense walk though, you will be able to explore even more new ways of creating typefaces as well as other types of ideas.

Create a Unique Burning Text Effect
Learn how to create a superb, unique burning text effect, whereby areas of flaming text actually peel off to expose an under layer.

Create Gloomy Text Effect
Know ow to create a stunning Gloomy Text Effect by Utilizing the Amazing Cloud Filter in Photoshop.

Glorious Starburst Photoshop Tutorial
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a cool background swirl effect for websites, twitter pages, etc. Learn how to make text pop out of the background, add dust particles and more.

Ultra Glossy Liquid Metal Text Effect
In this tutorial you will learn techniques mostly based on Layer style settings and a combination of a lot of Curves. When combined together, they give a rich, deep and glossy look to the text.

Create a Shiny Text & Effect in Photoshop
Learn how to create a shiny text effect in photoshop.

Create a Glass Text effect in Photoshop and Shatter it
This tutorial with respect to the Blending modes and Layer styles. Infact, to achieve the glass text effect, we will experiment with a lot of layer styles which are very much required to get the realistic effect.

Create a spectacular SF looking wallpaper
In this tutorial we are going to create the mosaic background and a cool radioactive looking text, combine this two elements and you will get an amazing desktop wallpaper.

Aurora Borealis Typopgraphy Wallpaper

A great tutorial on creating Aurora Borealis typopgraphy wallpaper

Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement
In this tutorial, you’ll learn the steps and techniques involved in creating a brilliant product advertisement. You’ll start with a stock image of an Adidas shoe, extract it from the background, then combine it with various photo stocks to create a liquifying product advertisement.

Old style typography tutorial
Create a old style typography tutorial.

How to create an impressive-looking text effect
This tutorial will show you on how to create a strong and eye-catching text effect using gradient overlay, pattern overlay styles and combination of different techniques.

Photoshop Grungy metal effect
This tutorial you will be learning how to create a text effect using textures from stock images. The final image is a grungy picture with text being illuminated in the dark.

3D Valentine’s Day Typography (Exclusive Tutorial)
In this tutorial you will walk through different steps in creating this illustration. This technique can be used in a variety of ways and also for different themes besides Valentine’s Day.

Create a Psd Geek Wallpaper From Scratch
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a high quality wallpaper for your desktop from scratch.

Some More Photoshop Resources

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