40 Best Photoshop Text Effect tutorials

Today we will show you great tutorials that help you make cool text effects in Photoshop.

If you are into creating unique font effects then our Photoshop tutorials will guide you through every single step.

These are specially handpicked for newbies so they get a firm understanding of making super cool text effects with Adobe Photoshop. But wait there are creative text effects which you will love as well.

In just one minute you will be creating unique text with the help of these tutorials.

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Text Masking Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Text Masking Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

From Photoshop basics of masking and refining portrait edges, the tutor will guide you through every step of merging a portrait with a vertical text. In short, you will learn text clipping mask and be able to put an image in any font or text.

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Text Masking effect in Photoshop

Text Clipping Mask in photoshop

Here is another clipping mask tutorial to help you understand the basics of adding a single image to text. Try doing this on your favorite pics and you will learn it forever.

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Text inside Text

text inside text photoshop tutorial

In the above tutorials, you may have learned how to use clipping masks on images. But here in this tutorial, you will get to know how to add text inside another text using photoshop.

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Create a Dramatic Overlapping Text Effect

Overlapping Text Effect Photoshop

The tutor is dramatic in his training but you will love the final rendered effect. Starting with a linear gradient for every letter and then overlapping these letters, the text effect feels great. However, the final text design becomes dramatic when you add a reflection to it.

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How to Make 3D Text in Photoshop

 Make 3D Text in Photoshop

One of the basic photoshop text effects every designer should know. This is a simple but fully manual tutorial for creating 3D text effects with any font. Here you will also get to learn custom gradients, custom text-shadow combined with bevel and emboss tool.

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Sliced text Effect

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This is one of my favorite tutorials and it is a one minute video. You will learn how to slice a text using layer masks while keeping the layers vectorized for any resolution.

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Paper Cutout Text Effect

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This tutorial lets you create a paper cut out effect in Photoshop with some basic to advanced steps. The bevel and emboss, pattern overlay plus the inner shadow are the key features to create this effect.

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3D Chipped Painted Wood Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to Photoshop 3D settings and simple textures to create a wood text effect. Even though the topic is a bit advanced for beginners they will find it easy to understand.

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Diamonds Text Effect

Sometimes all its takes is to pick a great font to start the design. In this tutorial, you will see how a free font “Fortuna Dot gives a headstart to make a sparkling text effect. The Bevel & Emboss Photoshop settings will bring the diamond-like design in the font.

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Create an Easy Ice Text Effect

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Cartoon Text Effect Photoshop

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Create a Shiny, White and Gold, 3D Text Effect

Create a Shiny, White and Gold, 3D Text Effect

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Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes

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Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes

How To Create a Vintage Text Effect in Illustrator

How To Create a Vintage Text Effect
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Create Bread Typography

Create Bread Typography
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Draw Realistic Neon Text Using Photoshop And Illustrator

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How to Create Custom Dirt Typography

In this advanced tutorial, you will create custom typography using a combination of real photography, calligraphy text, and Photoshop.

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Create an Illuminated Text Effect in Photoshop

Illuminated Text effect using photoshop

Add light effect to your text with the help of this detailed Photoshop tutorial we bring to you. This is an advanced tutorial using several Photoshop tools like vector shapes, brushes, layer styles, and reflections.

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Create an Electric Text Effect in Illustrator

Next, using a free font and taking full advantage of the Appearance panel you will learn how to create the main text shapes.

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Chemistry Tubes Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

For starters you will learn how to setup a grid and how to create a simply piece of text. Using basic tools and effects along with the Snap to Grid feature you will learn how to create the main shape.

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Create 3D Letters Without the Use of 3D Tools in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this new quick tip and learn how to create simple 3D letters without the use of the 3D effects. We will start from a simple font and after a few adjustments we are going to be ready to create the 3D look with the help of the Transform effect and a few shape manipulations.

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3D Rubber and Glass Text Effect

In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the vector editing and 3D capabilities of Photoshop to create rubber and glass 3D text. In the process, we will show you how to create the materials, modify the lighting, render the scene etc

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 Photoshop CC-Smoke text effect

A smoke text effect tutorial video.

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How to Create Letterpress Text Effects in Photoshop

Letterpress text effects are a common, but sometimes tricky look to achieve. The good news is that it doesn’t take a lot of time or effort if you know how to do it.

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Photoshop Tutorial : Smashed Text Effect

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How to Create a Realistic Cloud Text Effect in Photoshop

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Conceptual Tutorial | Text effect

The tutorial teaches you how you should overcome this effect and the steps needed to take. You may also use this tutorial as a cool Text effect done in Photoshop.

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Neon Photoshop Tutorial: Text Effect

Create a neon text effect in Adobe Photoshop using only Layer Styles.

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Tutorial “2d Text Effects”

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3D Text Effect Tutorial

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Futuristic Grunge Text Effect

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

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Create a Mosaic, BBC Inspired, Text Art Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Inspiration can come from many sources. The inspiration for this effect is from a recent BBC One animation for their spring season programming. In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create Colorful Wooden 3D Text

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Cinema 4D to create wooden 3D text and then how to use Photoshop to add the final touches. Let’s get started!

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Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a magma hot text effect using layer styles and textures in Photoshop.

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Summer Inspired 3D Text Effect

Here you will learn how to use Photoshop’s 3D features to create the basic text shape and then combine it with various images in order to achieve a desired result.

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Create a Chalk Logo Effect

Creating a realistic chalk effect in Photoshop can be a bit challenging. While there are certainly some filters, plug-ins, and other completely digital techniques to help you achieve the effect you want, you can often achieve a more realistic effect using real-life pencil and paper.

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