Photoshop is a powerful tool for creating intricate and eye-catching text effects that can be used for branding, advertising, apparel design, logo design, or even web design. In this roundup, we have a curated collection of tutorials that will show you how to re-create those visually stunning text designs.
The tutorials cover various techniques, including layer styles, blending modes, and filters, that can then be used to enhance the appearance of text and create stunning typographical effects like 3D, neon, metal, water, smoke, chocolate, and so much more.
These Photoshop tutorials are ideal for graphic designers, web designers, and anyone who wants to enhance their skills in Photoshop and create a unique text design.
How to Create a Skin-Textured Typography Scene
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a 3D-looking textured text effect in Photoshop without the need for any 3D tools or applications.
Outline Photoshop Text Effects (PSD Template)
How to Create a Incredible Typographic Illustration
In this two-part tutorial, you’ll learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism.
How to Create a Lost in Space Typography
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an abstract composition with light effects and apply that as a texture of text.
Smoke Logo Photoshop Text Effect (PSD Template)
How to Create a Atmospheric Under-Water Text Effect
Here you will learn to create an atmospheric underwater text effect with just a few simple steps. You will learn how to extract water properly and manipulate it to fit your typography.
Acid Glitch Photoshop Text Effect (PSD Template)
How to Create a Distressed Typographic Poster
Follow this step-by-step walkthrough of the design process for the ‘Spectrum’ poster. Starting with custom-made type in Illustrator, you’ll move the vector graphics into Photoshop for some distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes, and more!
How to Create Cool Water Effect Typography
In this tutorial, you will learn to create a fantastic water typography effect using stock photos, blend modes, and filters.
Sliced Letters Text Effect (PSD Template)
How to Create Retro Folded Typography
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a retro-looking text that appears as though it’s constructed using folded strips of paper.
How to Create a Music Equalizer Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a music equalizer and then apply the equalizer effect on text using some fantastic techniques.
Vintage Letterpress Texture Effects (PSD Template)
How to Create a Funky Retro Wavy Text Effect
You’ll learn how to create a retro-colored psychedelic background, which you will then apply to some text.
How to Create a Rope-Style Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn to create a text effect using a photo of rope and the Puppet Warp tool.
How to Create a 3D Typographic Illustration
In this tutorial, João Oliveira creates a 3D typographic illustration using initially Cinema 4D for building the 3D, followed by Photoshop for the post-production.
How to Create a Number Candles Text Effect
This tutorial explains the techniques for creating the 3D numbered candles below without using any 3D tools. It will then guide you through the other sections of shaping the candles, adding lights and shadows, and finally, placing the candles on top of a cupcake.
How to Create a Electrified Metal Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn the steps to recreate the Electrified Metal Text Effect below. It covers several selection techniques, as well as how to use the right textures to create this unique text effect.
How to Create a Striped Road-Inspired Text Effect
This tutorial will show you how to use the Pen Tool, along with some Brushes and Blend Modes, to recreate the striped road-inspired text effect below.
How to Create an Autumn-Themed 3D Text Effect
This tutorial will explain Photoshop’s 3D features to create the below autumn-themed 3D text effect.
How to Create Ornamental Chalk Typography
This tutorial will show you how to create stylish ornamental typography and then apply a chalkboard effect using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and some vector ornaments.
How to Create a Magical Fire Energy Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn the steps to create the below text effect, tackling painting, layer blending, and image adjustments.
How to Create a Valentine’s Day 3D Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine Photoshop and Filter Forge to create a wood-textured 3D text effect with a simple red glass heart.
How to Create The Great Gatsby Art Deco Style
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an Art Deco image and text effect based on the poster of The Great Gatsby movie, using Illustrator and Photoshop.
How to Create Fluid Typography
In this Photoshop tutorial, using custom brushes and the liquify tool, you will learn how to recreate the beautiful fluid typography you can see below.
How to Create a Scrabble Tiles Text Effect
This tutorial will show you how to create your own scrabble tiles set from scratch so that you can use them anytime with any background.
How to Create a Chocolate Text Effect
This Valentine-themed tutorial will show you how to create a delicious chocolate text effect using Layer Styles.
How to Create a Glowing 3D Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine Photoshop with Filter Forge to create a glowing 3D text effect.
How to Create a Simple Bokeh Text Effect
This tutorial shows you an easy method for creating a beautiful bokeh text effect, using simple brushes and layer effects.
How to Create Old Signage in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an old signage text effect using stock photos. As a bonus, you will also create a simple animated GIF.
How to Create a Steampunk Type Treatment
How to Create the Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect
How to Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic
How to Create a Light Bulb Inspired Photoshop Text Effect
How to Create a Smoke Type Effect
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