Massive Collection Of Photoshop Text Effects Free Tutorials ⭐


This post aims to give you a comprehensive collection of the best Photoshop text effect tutorials. Take a look at the full list after the jump.

The most popular ones

Grass Text Effect

Cool looking grass-text effect using a photo of grass, the pen tool and a bit of patience.

Reflective Liquid Effect

Realistic text made from water drops.

Flaming Meteor Text Effect

Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno.

Smooth Glass Effect

Nice looking translucent glass type that’ll work great on any background, made completely with layer styles.

Fire Burning Text Effect

How to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match.

Text Graffiti
Supernatural Text Effect

Creating a smoky night effect on text to give it an eerie supernatural sort of feel.

3D Typographic Effects

How to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools.

Smooth Chrome Text
Starcraft Text

How to create a nice StarCraft style wallpaper.

Advance Glow Effect
Old School Type
WarCraft Font
Killer Metallic Text
Scanline Text

Here we will create a style named ‘Scanline Text’ which is basically text which glows like bright scanlines, with a smart reflection as well.

Shining Neon Text Effect in Photoshop
Creating the Sky Logo

Very simple and straightforward way of creating Sky’s latest logo.

Star Wars text effect
Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography

How to mix some vectors with letters to create a really nice design.

Wanted Sign Into A Piece of Wood

Make an awesome wood emboss effect, put bullet holes into the wood, and finally smoke ’em up to a gnarly Wyatt-Earp-just-walked-past look.

Wood Inlay Text

How to create a wood inlay effect using wood textures, layer masks and a few creative selection techniques.

Wave’s Text Effect
Glossy Emblem Text Effects
Spectacular Style Text Effect
Harley Davidson
Happy New Year
Jelly Fish Delight
Realistic Scorching Fire Effect
Shiny Calligraphy
Amazing Video-Game Text Style
Lost in Space
Awesome Floral Type
Cloudy Text
Creative Volition
Slick 3D Ice Text Effect
Stunning City Skyline
Sugar Bag
80’s Style Design
Dream Design with 3D Typography
Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect
Stunning 3D Sunset Type Illustration
Dynamic Recessed Watercolor
3D Text Blocks
Steam Powered

How to Create a Glowing Metal Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use the duplicate with transformation technique to create a piece of 3D text, and then use a bunch of different layer styles to achieve a glowing metal text effect.

Create a Space Flate Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will be creating a space flare glowing text in Photoshop. You will learn how to create space flare text and apply text effects to them. You will also learn how to use layer styles and blending modes in order to bring your glowing text to the next level.

How to Create a Quick Sparkling Diamonds Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use a dotted font, with a couple of layer styles, to achieve a simple, glittering diamonds text effect.

Create Mysterious Energy Flow Rock Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Mysterious “Energy Flow” rock text effect in Photoshop. We will use a rock texture, river flow stock image, and cloud brushes to achieve this effect. The rock texture will form the foundation of the text, whereas the river stock will be used to create the “Energy Flow” around the text.

How to Create an Epic Metal Text Effect From Scratch

Learn how to make epic text effect, by simple steps. You will learn, how to make beautiful background to your typography by brushes and stock images. This tutorial will teach you, how to play with layer styles in awesome way.

How Create Super Gradient Text Vector in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will found that adding an extra step to this known technique, enables you add transparent gradients to text in Illustrator CS4 while still keeping the text editable!

How to Create a Pencil Pattern Brush in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a pencil pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and shapes. Next, you will learn how to save two simple patterns and how to create your own pattern brush. Finally, you will learn how to create a simple text effect with this brush.

Learn How to Create Stitched Letter Vector Effect

This Stitched Letter Vector Effect tutorial. Like the previous tutorials, this one relies heavily on the Appearance panel, making it easy to edit the text and apply the treatment to other fonts and vector elements.

Make 3D Split Text Vector Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Take your text art for a spin with this split 3D split text vector effect. Add dimension to your work in as quick as 20 minutes with this tutorial!

How to Create a Quick Sketch Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use smart objects, layer styles, and some filters to create a simple sketch text effect. I’ll also give you a cool tip for changing the coloring of the final result pretty easily using a Photo Filter adjustment layer.

Create 3D Star Light Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this 3D star light text effect in Photoshop. We will use a number of manipulation techniques such as layer blending, adjustment layers and various tools such as brush, eraser and free transform tools.

Create a 3D Retro Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use layer styles, smart objects, and some other basic elements in Adobe Photoshop to create a simple, retro looking, 3D text effect.

How to Create Letterpress Text Effects in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to create a couple useful letterpress text effects in Photoshop that you can adapt and reuse in almost any project.

How to Create Extreme Glossy and Shiny Text Effect in Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to see how to create extremely glossy and shiny text effect with glitter texture.

Create a glossy candy text effect in Photoshop

This tutorial by TexTuts will show you a super easy way to create a glossy candy cane inspired text effect using a bunch of Layer Styles.

Creating a Glowing Neon Effect in Illustrator

This tutorial is designed to help you create cool neon text in Illustrator. Here you will learn some clever techniques to enhance your skills.

Bonus - Photoshop text effect tutorials

Trendy Galactic Poster Design
Cool Wet Ink
NFS Pro Street Stencil Tutorial
New Retro Text Effect
Stylish Floral
Smoke Text
Funky Stickers
Rubber Stamp
Star Wars Logo
Golden Flame
Baseball-Inspired Text Effect

This is a tutorial based on how to create a realistic baseball inspired text effects with stitches around the corner in Photoshop, made from scratch.

RAWZ Light Effects

This tutorial shows how to create superb RAWZ light effect text style with carbon fiber background in Photoshop from scratch.

Broken Plate Text Effect

This tutorial illustrates a wonderful and realistic broken plates text effect in Photoshop from just a blank Photoshop document.

Colourful Rainbow Text Effect

This tutorial is based on creating a marvelous rainbow text effect with different effects in Photoshop from scratch.

Realistic Stitched Text Effect

Create a realistic fabric stitching text effect in Photoshop from zero.

Steam Powered Typographic Treatment

This is a tutorial which focuses on creating an awesome steam-powered text effect in Photoshop from scratch.

Smokey Typography
Unique Burning Text Effect
Candy Coated Photoshop
Gorgeous Glassy Text Effect
Using Light and Shade to Bring Text to Life
3D Text Scene
Techno Effect
Colorful Light Burst
Grunge Type
Realistic Golden “Bling”
Realistic Water Text Effect
Quick Grungy Poster
Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text
Typographic, Retro, Space Face
Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration


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