With Photoshop text effects you can make most designs stand out and it is not that hard! Typography is defined as the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyph. With Photoshop and the right skills and techniques at your disposal you can push the limits of Typography to the edge. This article is one of the largest categorized collections of Photoshop text effects tutorials will be able to find. All tutorials have large preview images and all links have been verified recently.
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Photoshop text effects Index
- Metal, Gold, Copper Text Effects with Photoshop
- Fire, Smoke, Water, Frost Text Effects with Photoshop
- 3D Text Effects with Photoshop
- Wood, Fabric, Skin Texture Text Effects with Photoshop
- Light, Glass Text Effects with Photoshop
- Grunge, shattered Text Effects with Photoshop
- Watercolour, Retro, Floral Text Effects with Photoshop
- Useful Photoshop Text Techniques
Learn how to design the text effects used in the Battleship movie logo.
In this quick tip tutorial, Gianluca Giacoppo will explain how to create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles in Photoshop.
This photoshop text effect tutorial will show you how to create an eroded metal text effect. Throughout this tutorial we’ll make use of various drawing techniques, channels, and patterns
This is a strong and eye-catching photoshop text effect, though relatively simple to create. We’ll be using bevel and emboss styles, pattern overlays, and combining different techniques to mock-up the text into a related background.
This photoshop text effects tutorial will teach you to add a chain to text. The technique can also be used for non-text designs.
This is a pack of 16 quality styles for Photoshop. Use the gold, chrome, stone, copper, metal styles and all the others for your web or print work! by GraphicRiver (premium Photoshop Add-on – price $5 )
In this tutorial we will explain how to use Cinema 4D and Photoshop to create metal textured 3D typography that includes ornate and decorative swirls.
This tutorial will show you how to make those popular diamond/gold bling bling text.
You will be creating a grungy rusted carbon fiber text effect. Also you be creating the accompanying rusted metal background effect seen in the preview.
In this photoshop text effect tutorial we will show you how to create a nice gold text effect using this powerful tool. Once you are done, you’ll be able to save this style and apply it wherever you like.
This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop.
This Photoshop text effect tutorial explains how to make a simple gold text effect by using some layer styles, namely the Gradient Overlay layer style!
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make six different effects using just layer styles.
This photoshop text effect tutorial show you trick that you can use to give your text a scorching reality.
Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects. Most are fairly short, offering a good foundation for the reader on how certain effects are achieved but fail to take that extra step (or few steps) to make the piece really shine…
We’ll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look. So, let’s rock this one and learn all about the cool techniques included here! A great tut to look through among the many Photoshop text effects.
This Photoshop text effects tutorial will teach you ancient and magic typography.
Save time by using pre-built great looking styles in Photoshop! This is a set of 5 letterpress Photoshop styles – they will make your text look as though it’s been pressed into any color background. With each of the 5 primary styles, there are 3 styles based on your text size: Small, Medium or Large. In all there are 15 styles. by GraphicRiver (premium Photoshop Add-on – price $5 )
This photoshop text effect is made in two programs, Cinema 4D and Photoshop.If you haven’t heard of Cinema 4D before it is a relatively easy to use 3d application, it is quite similar to 3dsMax or Maya. I will go pretty in depth with the Cinema 4D part, for all the inexperienced users, so bare with me if I go too slow.
3D Text Effect in Photoshop (video)
In this tutorial, psd tuts will explain how to combine Photoshop filters, brushes, and vector shapes to create a stitched denim text effect using Photoshop CS6.
In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a wood inlay effect using wood textures, layer masks and a few creative selection techniques.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a 3D-looking textured text effect in Photoshop without the need for any 3D tools or applications.
22 actions make it simple to create that vintage wood type letterpress look. Simply select the layer and hit play! Complete with 11 different textures and 2 sizes of each. Great for print or web! Works on ALL layer types (text, vector & raster). by GraphicRiver (premium Photoshop Add-on – price $5 )
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a custom stitched text effect for an iPad Wallpaper.
Applying texture to a text effect can be a lot of fun. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a baseball-inspired text effect using layer styles, patterns, and brushes.
In this tutorial Michael Kruiswijk will show you how to make a neon text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures.
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In this photoshop text effects tutorial artist will teaches you how to create this beautiful slow shutter text effect.
8 Transparent Layer Styles & 3 Elegant Glass Text effects created by using them in combination. Works great for Icons and Buttons too! by GraphicRiver (premium Photoshop Add-on – price $5 )
6 high detailed text styles – clear glass #1, #2, metal, gold, tin and chrome. Works with thin and bold fonts. Some text effects used two piled up layers. by GraphicRiver (premium Photoshop Add-on – price $5 )
Create an Editable On Screen Text Effect using Smart Objects
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, artist is going to show you how to create an editable screen shot text effect. You can easily edit the text, you don’t need to repeat all steps from scratch, just double click the text layer and change it. This tutorial also has some good applications of Smart Objects.