100 Best Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

A comprehensive collection of the best Photoshop text effect tutorials you can find on the internet.

Text effect is perhaps one of the most frequently used as well as the most versatile techniques in graphic designing on Photoshop. The bst thing about it is that you can use just about any effect, style or texture to produce interesting typography.

The more versatile the text effect technique is, the more people have experimented with it and produced some brilliant tutorials. And so 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.

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First 50…

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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
Amazing Video-Game Text Style
Lost in Space
Cloudy Text
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

The next 50

Glad you make it this far, here’s another 50 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.

Candy Cane Text

A tutorial to create a modern, colourful and delicious candy-like text effect in Photoshop.

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