28 Awesome 3D Text Effect Tutorials / Using Photoshop & Illustrator

Here we are gathered amazing 2D and 3D text effect tutorials. These tutorials help to create new year posters, flyers, calendar and giving your typography a fresh touch with traditional and digital media, mixing patterns and textures to give your work outstanding spark. You can use illustrated lettering and typography in posters, brochures or even business cards.

These tutorials are very useful to learn the most-exciting and remarkable typography, 3D effects & fire effects, here are some of the hand picks Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials. In this article you will find the new released text effect tutorials.

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How to Apply Texture to 3D Text Rendered in Photoshop

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In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the method I use to apply texture to 3D Text Rendered in Photoshop. This is really an easy process and will give your text a great look. Have a try!

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How to Create Realistic Stitched Text Effect in Photoshop

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This tutorial will cover the use of layer shape, path, and blur filters.

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How to Create a Glittering, Festive, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s 3D Tools, adjustment layers, and a couple of textures to create a dazzling, glittery, festive text effect.

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Create a Sponge Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed sponge text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create a Cherry Pie Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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At the beginning you’ll create the shape of the letters with the traditional wavy edges of a cherry pie. After that you’ll add the tasty filling with the help of a custom Cherry Scatter Brush, and then it’s time for the intertwined stripes on top of the cherry pie.

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How to Create a ‘Hellraiser’ Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you how to create a text effect inspired by the Pinhead character from the Hellraiser movie, using textures, shapes, layer styles, and a couple of other tools and tricks.

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How to Create Vintage Type Text Efect in Illustrator

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In this Illustrator tutorial, Melbourne-based type artist Bobby Haiqalsyah details how he creates vintage-style pieces through the interesting use of original reference materials, a methodical approach and judicious use of Illustrator’s Blend and Offset Path functions.

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How to Create a Colorful 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple background and how to add some text. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using a bunch of fills and effects, you will learn how to create your fully editable text effect. Finally, you’ll learn how to easily save and use graphic styles.

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How to Create Space Tiles Text Effect in Photoshop

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In this tutorial you will learn how to create space tiles text effect in this simple Photoshop tutorial. Layer Styles are a powerful feature in Photoshop that can help you achieve brilliant effects easily and quickly. Layering those styles is a great way to add dimension and details to the effect.

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How to Create a Suicide Squad Inspired 3D Text Effect

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Follow along to see how the 3D typography is made in Photoshop, along with various lighting effects to illuminate the design with bright colours.

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Electric Lightening Text Effect in Photoshop

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In this tutorial you will learn how to create an electric lightning text effect in Photoshop using lightning textures and brushes. You can use this lightning light effect for text layers and shapes.

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Create a Textured Wooden Text Effect Using Photoshop’s 3D Capabilities

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Today you’ll learn how to create a simple wooden text effect using some practical, 3D and texturing techniques in Photoshop CS6 Extended. It is possible to follow this tutorial using CS5 Extended, but please remember that you must have the extended version of Photoshop in order to work with 3D projects.

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How to Create a Stylized Chalk Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you a really quick and easy way to create a stylized chalk text effect, using some filters and drop shadow effects.

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Turn it On! Neon Light Vector Text Treatment

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Brighten up your day with this fantastic neon light vector text treatment! We’ll use custom brushes and the Appearance panel in order to turn any text into bright, neon light text!

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Create a Devilish 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a devilish 3D Text Effect.

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How to Create a Madieval Metallic Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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In this tutorial I will show you how to create a metallic medieval text effect, using a pattern and layer styles.

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How to Create a Cool, Editable Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

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In this tutorial we’ll see how to create a Retro Text effect in Adobe Photoshop which will be editable using Smart Object Layers. Watch the whole video to see a step by strep process.

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How to Create 3D Exploaded View Text Effect

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In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to take some lettering and create a 3D exploded view text effect.  You will learn how to apply an isometric 3D view to your letters and then pull it apart.

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Create a Cartoonish Games Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In this new tutorial you will learn how to create a cartoonish games text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create a Realistic Chrome Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This super easy and quick tutorial will show you how to use a couple of textures and layer styles to create a shiny, reflective chrome text effect.

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Create a 3D Neon Night Club Sign in Photoshop CS6 Extended

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Learning Photoshop’s 3D capabilities can be a daunting process. However, you could say the same for the first time you learned masking, or the adjustments panel.

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How to Create a Maggot Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In this tutorial you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and effects along with the Live Corners feature. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using a simple calligraphic brush, you will learn how to color the main maggot.

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How to Create a 3D Black and Gold Text and Logo Mockup

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Turning Text Into Gold With Photoshop

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In this Text Effects tutorial, we’ll learn how to easily turn type into gold with Photoshop using a few simple layer styles and our own custom gradient. Once the main effect is complete, we’ll add sparkles with the help of one of Photoshop’s brushes to make our gold letters really shine.

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How to Create a Realistic Embroidery Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a realistic embroidered text effect in Photoshop using stitch brushes and layer styles.

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How to Create a 3D, Glowing, Retro Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you how to use smart objects and layer styles to create a 3D, retro, glowing text effect. Let’s get started!

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How to Create an Easy Gold Glitter Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you a super quick and easy way to create a glossy, glittering text effect using a bunch of layer styles.

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How to Create a Letterpress Effect in Illustrator

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