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25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Even a highly-experienced Adobe Photoshop user has something to learn because there are a lot useful tricks and techniques that can help to polish your skills. Artists from all over the world create lots of useful tutorials every day. They share their knowledge and you can learn much watching them. That is why we do our best to find the most interesting content and to make a collection that can inspire our readers. In this post we present 25 new photoshop tutorials for creating text effects.

Use Brushes to Create a Watermelon Text Effect in Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create an all vector watermelon text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
Use Brushes to Create a Watermelon Text Effect in Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create an Easy Glitter Glue Inspired, Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop filters can be used to create many amazing textures. This tutorial will show you how to create a glitter texture, then use it with a couple of Layer Styles to create a glitter glue inspired text effect.
Create an Easy Glitter Glue Inspired, Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Stylish Black and Gold 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop’s vector and 3D capabilities are a powerful combination, and can be used to create some fun and amazing 3D effects. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a stylish black and gold 3D text effect using vector shapes, 3D meshes and materials.
How to Create a Stylish Black and Gold 3D Text Effect in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a Chalkboard Effect with the New Pen Tool in Illustrator

In this tutorial, I will show you how to manipulate the new Pen Tool in order to create an easy chalk-like design.
Create a Chalkboard Effect with the New Pen Tool in Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Smeared Ketchup Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will use a combination of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create a realistic-looking ketchup text effect. We will also show how to smear or smudge the ketchup effect in an optional step at the end.
How to Create a Smeared Ketchup Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Delicious Jelly Bean Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a delicious jelly bean text effect in Adobe Photoshop using a simple custom brush, a stroke, and some layer styles.
How to Create a Delicious Jelly Bean Text Effect in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Lego Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a realistic-looking 3D text effect without utilizing any 3D software. I’ll specifically be using Adobe Photoshop but you should be able to do it in your favorite 3D software of choice. We’ll start by creating a single block and, through a series of techniques, we will begin to build a word. We’ll finish the word by adding some custom lighting and shadows.
How to Create a Lego Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Colorful, Sparkly Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a set of scatter brushes. Next, you will learn how to create a simple background and how to use your scatter brushes. Moving on you will learn how to take full advantage of the Appearance panel and how to ease your work using simple graphic styles. Finally, you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights using a simple blend, basic effects and a bunch blending techniques.
How to Create a Colorful, Sparkly Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a Soccer-Themed Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a soccer-themed text effect, using basic Layer Styles, brushes, and a couple of textures.
Create a Soccer-Themed Text Effect in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a Mustard Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

You will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create your mustard bottle using a bunch of linear gradients, some meshes, simple blending techniques and several effects.
Create a Mustard Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a Fabulous Nail Polish Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

For starters you will learn how to create the nail polish bottle cap using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with some complex linear gradient and the Live Corners feature. Next, you will learn how to create a pink art brush, a simple background and smooth piece of text. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and the Pathfinder panel you will learn how to add shading and highlights for your piece of text. Finally, you will learn how to add some nail polish drips and a bunch of subtle sparkly spots.
Create a Fabulous Nail Polish Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a 3D, Fruit-Textured, Text Effect

In this tutorial, we will use a combination of Modo, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create a fruit textured text effect that resembles an orange.
Create a 3D, Fruit-Textured, Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a Detailed Tomato Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and have fun creating a vector tomato text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
Create a Detailed Tomato Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create Leafy Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps used to create this leafy text effect in Photoshop. We will explore the use of tree bark texture to form the basis of the text, then applying leaf texture over the text. We will utilise the chalk brush, various selection tools, image adjustments and basic dodge/burn effect.
Create Leafy Text Effect in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create Unique Splash Gold Typography in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps used to create this unique splash gold typography in Photoshop. We will use several gold textures to form the base on the text – along the way, we will be using a number of image adjustments, dodge/burn tool, selection tool to aid our effort in creating this text.
Create Unique Splash Gold Typography in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Design Layered Rock Text Effect with Natural Elements in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this layered text effect with natural textures in Photoshop. This effect might look a little bit complex but it really is quite simple to create.
Design Layered Rock Text Effect with Natural Elements in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create Unique Neon Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the processes used to created this unique neon text effect in Photoshop. We will be using a number of Photoshop techniques such as layer masking, selection, blending options, pen tool and adjustment layers.
Create Unique Neon Text Effect in Photoshop in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

3D Layered Blocks Text Effect in Photoshop CC 2014

This tutorial will show you how to play around with Photoshop’s Shape and 3D options and settings, to create a simple clean 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly.
3D Layered Blocks Text Effect in Photoshop CC 2014 in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Grass and Dirt Text Effect

This tutorial will explain a very simple and quick way to create a vivid grass and dirt text effect, with the help of Layer Masks, adjustment layers, and some basic Layer Effects.
Grass and Dirt Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Simple Printable Pennant Banner Design and Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a simple printable pennant design, then, it will show you how to use it to make a lovely pennant banner mini mock-up.
Simple Printable Pennant Banner Design and Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

3D Jar with Embossed Text in Photoshop CC

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop CC’s 3D capabilities to create a mason jars-inspired jar from scratch. Then, you’ll modify its material Settings to give it a golden metallic spray painted appearance, and add some embossed text on it using Bump maps.
3D Jar with Embossed Text in Photoshop CC in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Simple Bronze Text Effect

Using Layer Styles is one of the easy ways to create great text effects. This tutorial will show you how to use two Layer Styles to create a simple, yet sophisticated, bronze text effect in a couple of minutes.
Simple Bronze Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Cherry Blossoms Text Effect

Cherry blossoms, or Sakura, are one of Spring’s most beautiful signs. Their fresh-looking pinkish-hued flowers are always a sight to behold. This tutorial will show you how to create a simple cherry blossoms – inspired text effect using Shapes, Brushes, and Layer Styles.
Cherry Blossoms Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Elegant Glossy Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s Layer Styles and some simple Brush settings to create an elegant, slick text effect.
Elegant Glossy Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Low Poly Text Effect

One of the latest and hottest trends in design is the Low-Poly trend. It basically refers to 3D meshes that have a small number of polygons, but with some rendering techniques and lighting effects, those meshes can end up looking like paper-craft or origami pieces.
Low Poly Text Effect in 25 New and Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

  • AndrewG,
  • November 26, 2015

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Andrew is the chief editor of Splashnology blog. He has many years of experience within the web design industry and has a passion for the latest web technologies. 3D Models Marketplace

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