May 28 2014

Let it Burn: 40 of The Best Text Effect Tutorials Crammed With Photoshop Expertise

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Tutorials on how to create amazing text effects with Photoshop are highly coveted. And rightfully so, as a burning, frozen or glowing or in other ways different looking text brightens up any invitation, flyer, poster or other print and web product. We have found loads of these. What we also found are 3D effects we found astonishing. There’s a lot you can do without having to fire up a full-fledged 3D software. We dove into the deep web and came up with these 40 high-grade tutorials, packed with Photoshop tricks for immediate usefulness. We are sure, you will yourself dive into more than one of the following brilliant guides.

Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Gianluca Giacoppo
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© Gianluca Giacoppo

How to Create 3D Text Blocks in Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Eren Goksel
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© Eren Goksel

Create a Trendy Galactic Poster Design in Photoshop

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by/for: Chris Spooner
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© Chris Spooner

Create a 3D Ice Text Effect With Modo and Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Tomasz Lechocinski
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Tomasz Lechocinski

Dripping Honey on Toast Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

Delicious Bagels Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

“Painted on Wood” Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 1 of 6
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© textuts.com

Create a Cool Wet Ink Typography Effect in Photoshop

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by/for: Chris Spooner
Difficulty level: 1 of 6
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© Chris Spooner

Hipster Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© abduzeedo

Shiny Inflated Foil 3D Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 5 of 6
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© textuts.com

Website: psdvault.com
Created by/for: psdvault.com
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© psdvault.com

Create a Trendy Typographic Poster Design

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by/for: Chris Spooner
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© Chris Spooner

Create a Soccer-Themed Text Effect in Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Rose
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Rose

Striped Fuzzy Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

3D Balloons Text Effect

Website: planetphotoshop.com
Created by/for: Rose
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© Rose

Create Glossy, Plastic, 3D Text in Photoshop CS5 Extended

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Rose
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Rose

Maxon Cinema 4D tutorial: Create realistic gold 3D type

Website: digitalartsonline.co.uk
Created by/for: Peter Tarka
Difficulty level: 6 of 6
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© Peter Tarka

Fantasy Spring Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

Adobe Illustrator tutorial: Create jewel-encrusted gold 3D type

Website: digitalartsonline.co.uk
Created by/for: Karol Gadzala
Difficulty level: 5 of 6
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© Karol Gadzala

Create Typography That’s Going Down the Drain

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Alex Beltechi
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Alex Beltechi

Create An Underwater Typography Scene

Website: psd.fanextra.com
Created by/for: Eric Vasquez
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© Eric Vasquez

Lace Stroke Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© textuts.com

Cool Text Effect with the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© abduzeedo

Stone Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© textuts.com

Fuzz/Furry Text Effect (Works great as Grass!)

Website: tutorial9.net
Created by/for: Stephen Petrany
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© Stephen Petrany

extremely glossy and shiny text effect with glitter texture

Website: alfoart.com
Created by/for: alfoart.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© alfoart.com

create warm honey text effect with bubbles texture

Website: alfoart.com
Created by/for: alfoart.com
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© alfoart.com

Easy X-Ray Typography in Photoshop

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© abduzeedo

The Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect in Photoshop

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© abduzeedo

Create a 3D Text Effect With Photoshop and Maya

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Wojciech Pijecki
Difficulty level: 6 of 6
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© Wojciech Pijecki

Create a Paper Text in Photoshop

Website: psd-dude.com
Created by/for: psd-dude.com
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© psd-dude.com

How to Create Shiny Retro Text with Photoshop

Website: photoshoptutorials.ws
Created by/for: Edmar Cisneros
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Edmar Cisneros

Create Stylized Hay Bale Typography in Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Tomasz Lechocinski
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© Tomasz Lechocinski

Create a Glowing 3D Text Effect With Filter Forge and Photoshop

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Rose
Difficulty level: 5 of 6
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© Rose

Reader Tutorial: Extinction by Chanito

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 4 of 6
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© abduzeedo

Wash Your Hands Case Study by Jõao Marques

Website: abduzeedo.com
Created by/for: abduzeedo
Difficulty level: 5 of 6
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© abduzeedo

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration

Website: design.tutsplus.com
Created by/for: Alex Beltechi
Difficulty level: 5 of 6
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© Alex Beltechi

Cherry Blossoms Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

Create a Cartoon-Style Graffiti Text Effect in Photoshop

Website: photoshoptutorials.ws
Created by/for: Ashlee Harrell
Difficulty level: 2 of 6
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© Ashlee Harrell

Gingerbread Cookies Text Effect

Website: textuts.com
Created by/for: textuts.com
Difficulty level: 3 of 6
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© textuts.com

That’s the end of our best of roundup of text effect tutorials with instant tricks for immediate usefulness. Did we miss out on your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

(dpe)

About the Author

Dirk Metzmacher is a professional Photoshop trainer, book author and designed with over 10 years of experience. He is also a creative mind behind Photoshop Weblog, a blog about techniques, tutorials and resources related to Adobe Photoshop.

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Comments and Discussions
  • DoReGaMa, 29 May 2014

    awesome tutorials of photoshop

  • Alvie, 01 June 2014

    Nice list of great photoshop tutorials :)

  • craftyOgo, 04 June 2014

    Thank you so much for sharing these fab tutorials.

  • Basil, 23 June 2014

    Thank you for these tutorials, they really boosted my creativity!

  • joy, 03 July 2014

    I was just searching for the similar kind of tutorials and found yours, Thanks for sharing them..

  • Label Makers, 21 October 2014

    Awesome tutorials – our art department are all over this – great innovation and well put forward!!

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