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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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.
Outline Photoshop Text Effects (PSD Template)
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.
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)
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.
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.
Acid Glitch Photoshop Text Effect (PSD Template)
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!
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a cool water typography effect using stock photos, blend modes and filters.
Sliced Letters Text Effect (PSD Template)
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.
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.
Vintage Letterpress Texture Effects (PSD Template)
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.
You’ll learn how to create a retro-colored psychedelic background, which you will then apply to some text.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a text effect using a photo of rope and the Puppet Warp tool.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will explain how to use Photoshop’s 3D features to create the below autumn-themed 3D text effect.
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.
In this tutorial you will learn the steps to create the below text effect, tackling painting, layer blending, and image adjustments.
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.
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.
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.
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 Valentines themed tutorial will show you how to create a scrumpicous chocolate text effect using Layer Styles.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine Photoshop with Filter Forge to create a glowing 3D text effect.
This tutorial shows you an easy method for creating a beautiful bokeh text effect, using simple brushes and layer effects.
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.
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