31 Free Text Effect Tutorials (Photoshop & Illustrator)

Free Outstanding Text Effect Tutorials ready to create retro, vintage, neon and glitch effects on your text and lettering with few steps work in Photoshop and Illustrator. You can realise a lot of beautiful ideas by working these tutorials and adding your own experience if you have some skills. The tutorials are perfect for beginners and advanced graphic designers.

Give to your typography or lettering a fresh touch with traditional and digital media, mixing patterns and textures to give your work outstanding spark. In this article you will find the  New Released Text Effect Tutorials .

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How to Design Red Hot Chili Pepper Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to design red hot chili pepper text effect in Photoshop. Along the way, we will be able to practice lots of layer mask, blending and image adjustment techniques.

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Create a Typographic Floating Shadows in Adobe Illustrator

This week, I wanted to share how easy it is to create typographic floating shadows in Adobe Illustrator, too! The method I use utilizes the blend tool and pathfinder palette and a few simple steps. This effect is perfect for headlines, special art projects or even signage.

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Create a Watercolor Glitter Effect in Photoshop

If you’re not ready to use your own watercolor lettering yet, I’ve included another option for achieving the same effect using your favorite fonts. Read on to see it all!

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How to Create a Highlighted Text Effect in Photoshop

There’s no straightforward way to create highlighted text in Photoshop like you can in Adobe InDesign. However, with this trick you can create highlighted text with great results in less than a minute. There are two ways to create highlighted text in Photoshop. The first is to simply draw rectangles behind your text with the Rectangle tool. Another way is to transform the underline which is what you’ll learn in this tutorial.

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How to Create an Easy Digital Glitch Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles, filters, and layer masks to create a quick and easy digital glitch text effect.

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How to Create an Ice-Cream Scoop Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use textures, layer styles, and brushes to create a colorful, delicious ice-cream scoop text effect.

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How to Create an Isometric Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a basic piece of text and how to turn it into a 3D object using the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect. Next, you will learn how to quickly select a bunch of shapes with similar attributes and how to turn them into compound paths. Finally, you’ll learn how to color and organize your shapes, how to create a simple background, and how to add subtle shading using the Transform effect.

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How to Create an Ice Cream Text Effect in Photoshop

In this text effect tutorial you will learn how to create an awesome ice cream text effect! The process is simple enough for any level Photoshop lover. We will use the basic tools and effects along to achieve the final outcome in short time.

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Photoshop Gold Style Shiny Text Tutorial

Learn how to create a shiny gold Photoshop text using layer styles. You can use this gold Photoshop style to make different text effects that look like gold and diamonds jewelry.

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How to Create a 3D Warehouse Sign Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s shape attributes, along with 3D mesh, material, and lighting settings, to create a 3D warehouse sign and add it to a background texture.

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How to Create a DOOM Logo in Photshop CC

This is the deepest, most comprehensive tutorial out there for creating the official DOOM logo, the old logo, the retro logo, the one that we all know and love. The video is a long and complex video so I have this written guide to breeze through it quickly.

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How to Make a Paper Cut Text Effect in Photoshop Tutorial

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How to Create a 3D Text Effect Action: Photoshop in 60 Seconds

The 3D functions available in Adobe Photoshop open up a world of endless possibilities for creators. And you can apply amazing 3D text effects to your designs with a fast Photoshop action. In this short video, I’ll show you how to create a Photoshop action that creates a stunning 3D effect you can use for any project.

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How to Create a 3D Colorful Illuminated Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you a very easy and useful tip to create colorful illuminated letters using Photoshop’s 3D material settings.

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How to Create an 80’s-Inspired Silver Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles and filters, along with actions, textures, and patterns, to create a retro 80s-inspired silver text effect.

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How to Create a Paint Drip Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a paint drip effect in Photoshop using my set of dripping paint vector. You can easily turn these shapes into paint drip brush if you work better with brushes.

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How to Make a “Rock Riding the Wave” Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of making an interesting “Rock Riding the Wave” text effect in Photoshop. We will build the text using a rock stock image, add it to an ocean background, and finish off the effect with a custom water splash brushset.

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How to Create a Folded Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a folded text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a simple background and how to add some text. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to work with several fills and effects, linear gradients, and basic blending techniques. Finally, you will learn how to copy Appearance attributes between objects and how to easily adjust them.

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How to Create a 3D Stuffed Letters Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Adobe Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings, along with a couple of patterns and stock images, to create a lovely stuffed letters text effect.

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How to Blend Text Into a Photo Realistical in Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to add type so that it looks like it’s part of the photo.

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How to Create a Grunge Retro Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use layer styles, noise and grunge textures, and adjustment layers to create a grungy halftone retro text effect.

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How to Create a Galaxy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of layer styles, textures, and brush settings to create a bright, galaxy-inspired text effect.

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Create Crispy Pastry Text Effect with Dark Shocolade Background in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process used to Create a Crispy Pastry Text Effect with Dark Chocolate Background in Photoshop.

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How to Create an Editable Retro Text Style in Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn some useful tricks that incorporate the Appearance panel in Illustrator to create a Graphic Style that works with live text. See how a range of fills and strokes can be layered to produce a trendy retro style text effect, while retaining the ability to alter the wording and change the font.

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Carve Your Name in a Tombstone in Photoshop

In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how easy it is to carve your name on to to tombstone using a type layer, Layer Styles, and an optional filter!

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How to Create Awesome Text Glitch Effects

In this photoshop text effect tutorial i will show you how to create this glitch effect mostly seen on posters.

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How to Create a Retro / Vintage Text Effect in Illustrator Tutorial

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Learn How to Create a Paint Text Effect in Photoshop Tutorial

In This Photoshop tutorial, you can lear how to apply this paint Paint Text Effect or dripping effect to your text. You also will learn how to put a image in text and more about Photoshop. You also will learn how to recreate the text effect for yourself whether you are a beginner or an expert designer.

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Learn How to Create a Paper Cutout Text Effect in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to apply this paper effect to your text or lettering. The step-by-step format will help you recreate the effect whether you are a beginner or an expert. Make sure to subscribe for more Photoshop tutorials.

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Easy Steps to Create Amazing Sliced Text Effect in Photoshop

In this video photoshop tutorial you will learn how easily to create slice text effect to your text or lettering.

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How to Create Glowing Neon Light Text Effect

This Illustrator and Photoshop tutorial will show you how to apply this Glowing effect like a neon tube light to your design or text. The step-by-step format will help you recreate the effect whether you are a beginner or an expert.

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