25+ Interesting Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

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Updated on 16 Feb 2013:25 Interesting Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

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 30 beautiful, high-quality Adobe Photoshop tutorials from top tutorial sites and designers  like PSDTUTS, PSHERO, and Abduzeedo regarding different interesting text effects. Some of these useful text effects include the Grass Effect, the Bubble Effect, the Gold Text Effect, the Water Color Effect and the Retro Text Effect. Let us discover that how the following tutorials can help you have a better grip on every one of this.

Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect

Use the Pen Tool and a lot of patience to create this excellent grass effect.

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Create a Layered Glowing Text Effect

This beginner-level tutorial allows you to create text that glows.

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Using Light and Shade to Bring Text to Life

Learn about the concepts behind lighting and shading to make your text stand out.

Transparent Glass Lettering

This is PSDTUT’s rendition of the popular glass text effect.

How To Create A Gold Text Effect

A classic text effect that rarely turns out classy (instead of gaudy and cheesy).

Icey Styles

Uses some basic Layer Styles like Bevel and Emboss to create a cold text effect.

Dramatic Text on Fire Effect

Set your text on fire with the Smudge Tool and some layer masking.

Wood Inlay Text

Using wood textures and some layer masks, you can create this “wooden inlay” effect.

Watercolor Text

Learn about the Brushes Palette to achieve a water-color painting effect.

The Sugar Bag Effect

Find out how to create this “Sugar Bag” effect using basic Layer Styles and selections.

Text In Stitches

This tutorial shows you how to create an stiched effect using a custom brush set.

Cartoon/Comic-Style Text Effect

This is PhotoshopStar’s rendition of this popular pop-culture text effect.

‘Bee Movie’ Text Effect

Use a load of Layer Styles to create this text effect seen in the film “Bee Movie”.

Simple, Sleek and Stylish Text Effect

Create a quick and sleek “Web 2.0” feel with this easy Photoshop tutorial.

Smooth Glass Type

Learn how to create a translucent text effect.

Moon Shine Text Effect

Quickly create this “dreamy” text effect using some basic Layer Styles.

Colorful Glowing Text Effect

Create this layered, glowing effect by separating the text in individual layers and a white to transparent gradient layer to get this cool, colorful glowing text effect.

Bubble Text

This is another quick tutorial on how to make this text effect using layer styles.

Killer Halftone Effect

This tutorial shows a way to apply the halftone effect to the background of your text.

Spray Paint Text

Create your own digital grafitti by following this excellent tutorial from PSD Learning.

Scanline Text

This is PSD Learning’s beautiful take on the relatively “old-school” scan line technique.

Retro Text

This tutorial uses both Photoshop and Illustrator to create a retro look.

Grunge Text Effect

This tutorial from psdfan shows you how you can apply this popular effect on text.

Pimp Your Text

Can’t afford real bling-bling? Make some digital ones with this quick tutorial.

EuroPakistani and Media Studies graduate, Arfa Mirza is a whiz writer and self-taught designer, where creativity is her blood and bones. After successfully co-creating Dzineblog360 and Webblog360, she has launched her sole blog CreatiWittyBlog to claim her share in the virtual realm.

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