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The 30 Best Creative Text Effect Photoshop Tutorials

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Photoshop’s text tools can create some truly mind-blowing effects. Whether you’re designing a logo, banner, posters, t-shirts, or even ads, Photoshop comes with the required tools to help you inject some amazing effects into your text and typography.

Of course, there are many tutorials that will teach you the basics of typography, but sometimes you just want something more, something that just screams excitement and creativity.

You will find 30 of those highly creative Photoshop text effect tutorials in this collection.

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How to Create a Skin-Textured Typography Scene

In this tutorial, you’ll learnhow to create a 3D-looking textured text effect in Photoshop without the need for any 3D tools or applications.

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Outline Photoshop Text Effects (PSD Template)

Outline Photoshop Text Effects

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.

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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.

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Smoke Logo Photoshop Text Effect (PSD Template)

Smoke Logo Photoshop Text Effect

How to Create a Atmospheric Under-Water Text Effect

Here you will learn how to create an atmospheric underwater text effect with just a few simple steps. You will learn how to properly extract water, and manipulate it to fit your typography.

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How to Create an Urban Type Art

This in-depth tutorial is about giving your typography illustration a fresh touch and experimenting with traditional and digital media, mixing patterns and textures to give your work an extra personal spark.

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Acid Glitch Photoshop Text Effect (PSD Template)

Acid Glitch Photoshop Text Effect

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 serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!

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How to Create Cool Water Effect Typography

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a cool water typography effect using stock photos, blend modes and filters.

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Sliced Letters Text Effect (PSD Template)

Sliced Letters Text Effect

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.

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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 to text using some amazing techniques.

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Vintage Letterpress Texture Effects (PSD Template)

Vintage Letterpress Texture Effects

How to Create 3D Type Art

The 3D tools in Photoshop are more advanced than ever. In this tutorial you will use the Repoussé tool to extrude some text in a way previously only possible in a full 3D application.

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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.

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How to Create a Rope-Style Text Effect

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a text effect using a photo of rope and the Puppet Warp tool.

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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.

João Oliveira creates a 3D typographic illustration using initially Cinema 4D for building the 3D

How to Create a Number Candles Text Effect

This tutorial explains the techniques for creating the 3D number 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.

This tutorial explains the techniques for creating the 3D number candles above without using any 3D tools

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 a number of selection techniques, as well as how to use the right textures to create this unique text effect.

In this tutorial you will be shown the steps to recreate this Electrified Metal 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.

Striped Road-Inspired Text Effect, you will also be shown some tips on how to use the Pen Tool

How to Create an Autumn-Themed 3D Text Effect

This tutorial will explain how to use Photoshop’s 3D features to create the below autumn-themed 3D text effect.

this tutorial will explain how to use those new 3D features to create an amazing 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 stylish ornament typography and then apply a chalkboard effect

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.

shown the steps to create the Magical Fire Energy text effect

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.

photoshop tutorial 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.

learn how to create an Art Deco image and text effect based on the poster of The Great Gatsby movie

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.

you will learn how to recreate the beautiful fluid typography

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.

This tutorial will show you how to create your own scrabble tiles set from scratch in Photoshop

How to Create a Chocolate Text Effect

This Valentines themed tutorial will show you how to create a scrumpicous chocolate text effect using Layer Styles.

This Valentines themed tutorial will show you how to create a scrumpicous chocolate text effect

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.

you will be shown 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.

This tutorial shows you an easy method for create a beautiful bokeh text effect

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.

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an old signage text effect using stock photos

How to Create a Steampunk Type Treatment

Steampunk Type Treatmentin Photoshop

How to Create the Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect

Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect in Photoshop

How to Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic

Abstract Geometric Mosaicin Photoshop

How to Create a Light Bulb Inspired Photoshop Text Effect

Light Bulb Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

How to Create a Smoke Type Effect

Smoke Type Effect in Photoshop


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