50 Most Popular & Stunning Text Effects With Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop’s text and layer tools can be used to create some really awesome effects and photoshop opens up all kinds of creative possibilities for designs. Those who are looking to learn more for improving their own Photoshop skills often look to text effects and styling as an area of focus.Techniques really is a great help to create a stunning photoshop text effects that will give your design a great look So,Today in this roundup we are going to show you some of the Most Popular & Stunning Text Effects With Photoshop Tutorials to help you learn and improve your photoshop skills.

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How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop

How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop

One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. Sometimes just changing some values can create a totally different effect. For this tutorial I created gold, but if you change the gradient color to variations of grey you will have silver instead of gold.

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Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text

Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text

It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Although it looks complicated the process is actually very straight forward. I used only three or four filters, brushes and of course the Layer Styles. As always, the idea is to play around with Photoshop to get your own unique results.

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A Slick Supernatural Text Effect

A Slick Supernatural Text Effect

In this tutorial we’ll be creating a smokey night effect on text to give it an eerie supernatural sort of feel. Finally to give it a more eerie feel I added a layer above all the others and with a large brush painted some green on top, then set the layer blending mode to to make it so that the image is a blue-green colouring.

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Using Light & Shade to Bring Text to Life

Using Light & Shade to Bring Text to Life

In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.

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3D typographic effects in Photoshop

3D typographic effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.

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Plastic Jelly Styles

Plastic Jelly Styles

In this tutorial we’ll be using layer styles to make a plastic-gel type style that you can easily apply to text and shapes.Then make a elliptical selection using the selection tool and hit delete as shown .

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Aqua Text Photoshop Tutorial

Aqua Text Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial it will show you how to make that cool aqua text that is on my header. In the end you text will look like the thumbnail as shown. A little to the background to make it more interesting is added.

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3D Cliff Text

3D Cliff Text

In this tutorial, it will display you how you create a style text.

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Matrix Text Effect

Matrix Text Effect

The tutorial will show you to create matrix effect. This effect could probably be improved by using more text layers, especially the smaller ones, and varying the spacing more but at the moment I don’t really care to go back and rewrite the tut for it.

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Brick Text Photoshop Tutorial

Brick Text Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial we are going to take our text and turn it into an inlay in an old brick wall. To start off, lets create a brick-colored background. A small black border of 10 pixels, and included my domain name are added. Here is how mine turned out.

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Tutorial for pixel text

Tutorial for pixel text

Create New File of 400 px X 150 px and by using gradient tool make something like this for background. Finally go to Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen repeat this twice and your final product is ready.

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Transformers Effect

Transformers Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to make the Transformers movie text effect while learning to create 3D text and apply a series of layer styles. For the final image a reflection is added by duplicating the text and 3d layers, merging them, flipping them vertically, dropping the opacity to 30% and then adding a gradient layer mask.

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Metal Text Tutorial

Metal Text Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to get a really metallic chrome effect on our text, using curves and other features in Photoshop. There are several variables such as the curves input that can make quite a difference.

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Colorful Light Burst Text

Colorful Light Burst Text

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to engulf text in an explosion of light and color. After all that, here’s the final “light burst” text effect!

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Recreate the 'Bee Movie' Text Effect

Recreate the ‘Bee Movie’ Text Effect

In this quick Photoshop tutorial we’ll be recreating the ‘Bee movie’. The last thing we really need to do is add ‘Movie’ underneath the main text, but in a smaller font size. You can simply duplicate your main text here, size it down and change the letters, but the layer styles will actually need a little tweaking.

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Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop

Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’re going to use some super layer effects and a bit of extra magic to make a lettering style that looks transparent and stunning. It’s best to place them on the most highlighted parts of the Q to make it look like they are sparkles from those highlights.

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Exploding Text

Exploding Text

For this tutorial we’re going to use a little bit of 3D Studio Max, so make sure you have it and that you know your basics before you start. And there you have exploding text.

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Reflective Liquid type

Reflective Liquid type

This tutorial will show you on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects.Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, once you have an idea of how different techniques fit together in a piece.

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Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect

Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect

In this tutorial, it will show you to create a rather cool looking grass-text effect using a photo of grass, the pen tool. One neat little composition featuring text made out of grass!

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6 Quick'n'Dirty Photoshop Text Effects

6 Quick’n’Dirty Photoshop Text Effects

In this tutorial, it will show you how to make 6 different effects using just layer styles. But, we just focus on the golden text. It uses an Outer Bevel on top of a fat Stroke to create the highlights. Then when we place the other layer on top they come together to make a lovely gold effect!

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Dramatic Text on Fire Effect

Dramatic Text on Fire Effect

In this tutorial, it will show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We’ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image. Finally we’ll add a last highlight. So create a new layer above all the others and draw in a white to black radial gradient.

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Create a Layered Glowing Text Effect

Create a Layered Glowing Text Effect

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create this effect using very basic tools in photoshop and layering effects. This tutorial covered some simple steps and effects to achieve stylish results. The final image is as thumbnail.

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How to Create Killer Metallic Text

How to Create Killer Metallic Text

In this tutorial, it will show you how to design “Killer Metallic Text” as shown on the thumbnail. To create it nicely in a quick way, you have to be familiar with using layer blend mode to color burn to adjust the text effect.

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Text Art – Frilly Bits Typography

Text Art – Frilly Bits Typography

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create your text art. The first thing to do is to find the elements we will use. There are lots of websites where you can find nice vectors. And the techniques can also be applied on some other texts as well.

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Stunning 3D Effects for Text

Stunning 3D Effects for Text

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a awesome 3D text. You will be able to pick up the skill very quickly. The text, of course, can be adjusted the color you like with the same style.

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Text Effect – Fire Hell in Photoshop

Text Effect – Fire Hell in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will be able to see a 3D text art with fire. The author has chosen the “Hell” for his demonstration. Of course, you can use this idea in whatever you like, including change your favorite words. This idea was to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole.

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Glowing Effect for the Text – Scanline Text

Glowing Effect for the Text – Scanline Text

In this tutorial, it aimed to teach you how to achieve the all important glowing effect for the texts. Here we will create a style the designer named it into ‘Scanline Text’ which is basically text which glows like bright scanlines, with a smart reflection as well. You can go through this, then using the idea for your own text.

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Text in Stitches

Text in Stitches

In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to convert text to a path and how to stitch that path using a custom brush set. To create this, you have to pick the right background (cloth texture) to match the text. You can also apply this style of text into lots of area such as on your T-shirt photo.

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Special Bubble Text Creation

Special Bubble Text Creation

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create make special bubble text in photoshop. In our previous text tutorials, it has displayed you how to make different style of text such as fire text effect.

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The New Way to Create Super 3D Text

The New Way to Create Super 3D Text

You have to download the tutorial. In this tutorial, it shows you how to create super 3D text in Photoshop. To begin with, you need to create the 3D text. Then, put the special texture for the text. It may not be necessary to follow this tutorial exactly, you can change it into the way you want.

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Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography

Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography

In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a 3D Typography based design. It is quite nice to use the trees to do some combination with the text. Sometimes, the text can be presented with a nature scene which can increase the attractiveness to the users. Just try of different scene!

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New Creation Style for the Sky Logo

New Creation Style for the Sky Logo

In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to design a Sky Logo. You can choose other words for this design. This design is initiated with few texts “SKY”. Then you start to edit the texture, choose color and finalize it by adjusting the blending mode.

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Create an Elegant 3D Flowery Text Effect

Create an Elegant 3D Flowery Text Effect

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a 3D flowery text effect. It is like our recent text tutorials. Firstly, you need to create a simple background and 3D texts with a bit shadow. And, add a little creation at the end. However, the little change on the design can end up with a big difference.

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Awesome Papercraft Text Effect

Awesome Papercraft Text Effect

In this tutorial, it will show your an awesome papercraft text effect. This tutorial is a bit long since a lot of steps have been involved. However, it is worthwhile to have a go. As you may be inspired after accomplishing this.

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Create a Crispy-Crust Text Effect with Flower Texture

Create a Crispy-Crust Text Effect with Flower Texture

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create the Crispy-Crust text effect with flower texture in Photoshop. This tutorial is simple and nice. Most of the steps are processed in “Layer style”. Surely, you will get familiar with the adjustment after complete this.

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Create a Dramatic Typograpic Text Effect

Create a Dramatic Typograpic Text Effect

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a “Dramatic Typograpic Text Effect”. This is combined tutorial of cinema 4d and photoshop. The background is made by photoshop. If you would like to make the whole thing by photoshop, you just simply need to refer our previous tutorials to learn the text creation.

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How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. If you want to add some flat text to this image, make sure it’s going towards the perspective. Also, try to discover your own use for this 3D typography by experimenting with colors and lights.

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Create a Diablo III Inspired Grungy Text Effect

Create a Diablo III Inspired Grungy Text Effect

This tutorial shows the way to create the Diablo III Inspired Grunge Text Effect. It is very nice and simple. Most of the steps, it is just within the blending mode. Special art skill is not really needed. Just have a try to create your own words!

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Awesome Colored Chrome Text Effect

Awesome Colored Chrome Text Effect

In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to make awesome colored chrome text effect. Most of the nice text effect are done with a lot of blending mode adjustments. This one is no exception. You just need to follow the tutorial, then you will be able to complete this easily.

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How to Create a Copper Photoshop Text Effect

How to Create a Copper Photoshop Text Effect

This is a strong and eye-catching text effect, though relatively simple to create. We will use techniques including bevel and emboss styles, pattern overlays, and combining different techniques to mock-up the text into a related background.

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Great Gooey Photoshop Text Tutorial

Great Gooey Photoshop Text Tutorial

Text effect could be very great like this one as this word art look very creative. Melting and gooey words are really fantastic. You can use this idea to design your own words.

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Create Awesome Smoky Typography

Create Awesome Smoky Typography

We are going to learn how to create awesome smoky typography. It is nice and simple. You may just start with typing some simple words. And then add some real smoke and little adjustment in blend mode. It just takes 12 steps to complete.

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Awesome Blooded Mafia Text

Awesome Blooded Mafia Text

You are going to learn how to design some awesome blooded mafia texts. How macabre it may be, adding blood to text is perhaps one of the most coolest things to do. If done right of course! It looks complicate, however, it is all about blending-modes and masking only.

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How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration

How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration

In this tutorial, it will teach you how to make a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration by Illustration and Photoshop. Except text fonts, this is also a good idea to present the text.

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Super Clouds Text in Photoshop

Super Clouds Text in Photoshop

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a text with clouds, using brushes and other few interesting light effects. You can use it for sky or some dark backgrounds.

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Create a Super 3D Text Scene with Desert Background

Create a Super 3D Text Scene with Desert Background

In this tutorial, we will create a realistic 3D text scene with desert background using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text. Sometimes, it is nice to put the text with different natural backgrounds. To do this, you need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.

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Amazing Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

Amazing Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a nice effect that is a text mixed with some milk splashes. We will use Photoshop and Illustrator for this tutorial. Let’s use this to create your text.

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Wonderful Candy Text Creation

Wonderful Candy Text Creation

In this tutorial, it will teach you how to make a wonderful candy text. Different style sites need to have different style of texts. And, this one is really useful for some funny site.

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Create a Elegant Glassy Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a Elegant Glassy Text Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial is going to show you how to create this text using a series of shapes with different transparency and color effects.

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Design a Golden Flame Text Effect in Photoshop

Design a Golden Flame Text Effect in Photoshop

Photoshop offers one of the most robust graphics editing experiences available. Sometimes, you just cannot stop yourselves applying some nice effects to beautifully designed typefaces. Therefore, here is an amazing text effect photoshop tutorial for your learning.

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