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18 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 20 new photoshop tutorials for creating text effects.

How to Create Custom Dirt Typography

In this tutorial, I wanted to share the workflow I have developed to create custom typography using a combination of real-world materials, photography, and Photoshop.
How to Create Custom Dirt Typography in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create an Illuminated Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a text effect that is illuminated with tracks of small lights using several Photoshop tools including vector shapes, brushes, Layer Styles, and Adjustment Layers.
Create an Illuminated Text Effect in Photoshop in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a High-Gloss, Bubble Gum Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a glossy, bubble gum text effect using a combination of Photoshop’s Pen Tool and Layer Styles.
Create a High-Gloss, Bubble Gum Text Effect in Photoshop in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create an Animated, Glittering, Valentine’s Day Text Effect

In this tutorial, we will use smart objects to help build a custom text effect as well as a complex, animated texture.
Create an Animated, Glittering, Valentine's Day Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

How to Create a Chalk Logo Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to apply a chalk effect to an illustration in Photoshop. This technique can be used on anything from a typographic illustration to a logo.
How to Create a Chalk Logo Effect in Photoshop in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create a 3D Sports Graphics Illustration

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a 3D sports graphics illustration using Adobe Illustrator to create and export basic paths, Cinema 4D to build the 3D, and Photoshop for the post-production.
Create a 3D Sports Graphics Illustration in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Sparkling Glass-Textured Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a simple glass texture, then use it with a couple of Layer Styles to create a sparkling shiny text effect.
Sparkling Glass-Textured Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

“Painted on Wood” Text Effect

This tutorial will show you a simple way of using a couple of textures to create a painted-on-wood text effect.
“Painted on Wood” Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Simple Studded Text Effect

This is a quick tutorial that will show you how to create a studded text effect, by creating and modifying a simple brush, creating some work paths, and applying a couple of Layer Effects.
Simple Studded Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Dripping Honey on Toast Text Effect

This tutorial will show you a simple way of modifying a toast stock photo, and using a couple of Layer Styles with some useful tricks, to create a golden syrupy honey-on-toast inspired text effect.
Dripping Honey on Toast Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Dot-Cutout Paper Text Effect

This tutorial will explain how to create a colorful dot-cutout paper text effect, by rasterizing the type layers, then creating and stroking work paths with a modified round brush. It will also explain the process of adding a couple of adjustment layers to modify the coloring of the final result.
Dot-Cutout Paper Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Embossed Metal Tag Text Effect

This tutorial is a quick easy one, that will show you how you can use shapes and layered Layer Styles to create a simple embossed metal tag-inspired text effect.
Embossed Metal Tag Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Curled Ribbon Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a curled ribbon text effect, then decorate it with thin stripes of glitter. The curl will be created using simple shapes and gradient overlays, and then, it will be placed all over the text using some techniques and tips and tricks.
Curled Ribbon Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Striped Fuzzy Text Effect

If you’re a fan of the fuzzy/fluffy stuff, you’ll like this text effect. It is a really simple one, created using Photoshop’s Layer Styles, brushes, and Filters. You can use any color you like for the stripes, and even create them in different sizes.
Striped Fuzzy Text Effect in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create an Elegant 3D Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CS6’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create an elegant royal 3D text effect. It will guide you through modifying the shape settings, working on the 3D elements, creating the different materials, Adjusting the lights, and modifying the rendered result.
Create an Elegant 3D Text Effect in Photoshop CS6 in 18 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 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create “Cold Winter Night” Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this interesting cold winter night text effect in Photoshop. We will go through some texturing techniques, as well as an interesting method of creating break-apart effect. We will also use image adjustment layers to fine-tune the final effect.
Create “Cold Winter Night” Text Effect in Photoshop in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Create Abstract Text Effect with Metal Scraps in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the processes of creating an abstract style, shattered text effect with metal scraps in Photoshop.
Create Abstract Text Effect with Metal Scraps in Photoshop in 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

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