Typography has become one of the most demanding elements in modern design. In order to learn new ways to create awesome logo or text for promotional poster, you should follow up on the latest tutorials (Photoshop or Illustrator), where you’ll find new techniques how to create stunning text effects. And in this article we want to show you our favorite collection with of 30 aesthetic Photoshop text effect tutorials for your pleasure. Go ahead, create something aesthetic.
Typography illustration using photoshop, and illustrator to extract vector elements. This tutorial uses a wide range of textures and layer styles.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a text with clouds, using brushes and other few interesting light effects.
In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you creative way how to displace the text and get an interesting effect on it.
This Photoshop tutorial is thought for greedy people. Author will create a delicious chocolate-covered text effect. You will create some details on paper, then we will work with layer styles to achieve the nice result.
In this tutorial, author will go through the steps of recreating my own experiment in this style. After making the 3D typography in Illustrator, you’ll use Photoshop to create an out-of-this-world digital illustration on the topic of space exploration.
‘Spectrum’ poster. Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, you’ll move our vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more.
Author will look at how to use liquid photostocks to create a gorgeous and stunning liquid text effect in Photoshop. By using some clever techniques, you can warp liquids into a variety of shapes to meet our needs. In this case, you’ll learn how to create letters from liquids, and then add in some extra effects for a dynamic composition.
Neons were invented by accident over 300 years ago when a scientist shook a test tube. At the time though, their discovery was useless because they had no understanding of electricity. It took another 200 years for the concept to be rediscovered, and they called their invention ‘The New Gas’, or, as it was known in Greek, ‘Neon’.
In this tutorial you’ll make clever use of Illustrators built in 3D capabilities, gradients and opacity masks to design a Retro 3D Type Effect.
Gothic typographic design, you’ll be modifying the original vector letters in Illustrator before moving over to Photoshop to add a cool distressed and metal effect finish to the artwork.
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create colorful 3D text effect. Create 3D effect in Photoshop is difficult, therefore to create effect like this, we will use a little bit Xara 3D, but you can use Cinema 4D or 3DsMax, so you will learn also some Xara 3D techniques.
London is hip again, and in this tutorial Holland-based designer Bram Vanhaeren shows you how he created a new piece that draws on all that’s great about the city – taking inspiration from the Olympics, underground club scenes and the city vista from up high.
Let’s get our own share of typography with this dark and grungy poster. No, this is not your typical design, as we’ll be ‘breaking the grid’ in hope of creating a dynamic and exciting layout. So grab the usual tools of the trade, Photoshop and Illustrator, and follow these steps into creating your own solution.
In this tutorial, you will create an old style typographic sign using shadows and textures.
The purpose of this tutorial is to learn how to mask out an image so that it just shows through the editable text, making it friendlier to modifications later on. You will also work with layering textures to create a grungy retro background.
You will learn how to deal in particular with blending options and textures customization. This tutorial can be followed by Photoshop newbie without problems.
Following this tutorial you are going to take the base logo and add that cool “line gradient” effect that you see inside the actual letters. This gives the text an old-school or vintage feel to it. This look is prevalent in wood engraving and sign lettering. You can do this effect with any typeface or font because the principle is the same.
Retro Text and Video Layers Retro text like this looks great but isn’t easy to create in Photoshop alone so here we use a mix of Photoshop and Illustrator, raster and vector to create some unique text. The second part of this tutorial explains video layers, something which is relatively new to most people. The final result will be an animated image that could be used for a web header.
3D text needs the right depth, lighting and texture. Nik Ainley tells you how to do this without re-rendering nightmares.
In this two-part tutorial, we’re going to learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism without actually using any photos. Yes, we’re going to build this idea from the bottom up. In the first part, learn how to model your own objects in Cinema 4D and prepare them for isolation in Photoshop.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create an eroded metal text effect. Throughout this tutorial we’ll make use of various drawing techniques, channels, and patterns.
In this tutorial, Author will show you the steps Author took to create the Super Sleek, eye-catching text effect with Water Drop Texture. This effect is simple but effective, and would be suitable for any water/rainy/ocean themed designs you’re creating.
In this tutorial, Author will show you how to make a typographic face by using simple techniques. Using the Brush Tool and experimenting with light, you will get this amazing Typographic Space Face that looks like it’s created by letters and an amazing explosion.
So in this tutorial author will show you how to create a text effect using a photo of a rope and the Puppet Warp tool. This tutorial will only work with the CS5 version and author believe it won’t take you too much time.
Prepare yourself to heavily rely on Photoshop’s Lasso Tool, as well as some other basic tools and simple techniques.
In this tutorial author will show you how to create an easy and super quick text effect in Photoshop. We will play with Brushes, Blend Modes, basic filters like Blur and Liquify, and also text.
Create an awesome distorted type design. Using a range of Photoshop brushes we’ll create the appearance of printed type that has come into contact with drops of water, breaking up the text with oversaturated drips, runs and splats.
The effect is really simple and we will take a look at how to create patterns and light effects with blend modes.
We will learn together how to realize a marvelous poster design using Photoshop and Illustrator. Author will show you some useful IIlustrator tricks to create the 3D text effect of the piece, then we will switch to Photoshop to complete the scene with textures and color corrections.
In this photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create colorful smoky text effect. The process is fun and easy once you get going.
Galactic space scenes are a popular theme for digital art, they’re packed full of texture and vibrant colour, which are two ingredients of an awesome design! Using Photoshop’s blending modes along with a mix of textures and brushes, let’s get lost in space and create an abstract cosmos poster design.
Whether or not you’re a Steampunk fan, this two part tutorial is sure to test your knowledge on Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. In the first half, we’re going to customize a Blackletter font and create 3D text with vector shapes.