The text effects you can create are unbelievable, and are used all over the web in logos, headers, illustrations and graphic designs. These effects should keep you busy for a while.
There are thousands of Photoshop tutorials out there, but few that are top-notch in terms of instructions, presentation - and of course - outcome. In this post, you’ll find 12 beautiful, high-quality Adobe Photoshop tutorials from top tutorial sites and designers like PSDTUTS, PSHERO, and Abduzeedo.
1. Sleek Pressed Letter Design
This is an eye catching text effect. I love pressed lettering, and this tutorial can teach you how to do it using Photoshop.
2. Milk Typography Effect
The idea is very simple, I used some stock photos and a very blocky typeface. Instead of wasted my time looking for the perfect font, I decided to create it in Illustrator
3. Gooey Text
Create great looking, 3-Dimensional, gooey looking text . This technique does require minimal drawing skills but is definitely suitable for beginners. Enjoy and stay tuned for more tutorials!
4. Dramatic Text on Fire Effect
Set your text on fire with the Smudge Tool and some layer masking.
5. Professional Typographical Design
This professional typeface makes the word you want to spell out of the same word, but loads of smaller ones. Very clever.
6. Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect
We'll make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. We'll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look
7. Slow Shutter Effect
Shotgun Mag teaches you how to create this beautiful slow shutter text effect.
8. Advanced Glow Effects
In this tutorial, we're going to create some really sharp-looking glow effects using a combination of layer styles, the Pen Tool and Color Blending
9. Papercraft Text Effect
Wired Magazine introduced on the September 2008 issue a new headline design created by Mario Hugo. This cool headline design struck me with its beauty and simplicity.
10. 3D Text With Extreme Lighting
This nice bold text effect can go well using different colours, and experimenting with different lighting effects.
11. Text In Stitches
I've had quite a few emails since posting the Copper Rivet tutorial asking how I created the stitched text in my final image. So in this Photoshop tutorial I'll show you how to convert text to a path and how to stitch that path using a custom brush set.
12. Decorated Typography
Beautiful decorated text tutorial here. And the best thing of all, you can use any font you desire.
13. Bubble Text
In this Text Effect Quickie, we’ll create an easy to use layer style that will quickly transform ordinary text into bubble styled font, perfect for use in underwater scenes.
14. Thinmetal - 6 Quick’n’Dirty Photoshop Text Effects From Scratch
This is the simplest way to make a metallic effect. It relies on the fact that when you see metal in real life, it's usually got lots of highlights and shadows,
15. Glowing Space Text Effect
This is the final result of the glowing text tutorial that we will be creating today with Photoshop, I hope you enjoy it!