20 Awesome Creative Photoshop / Illustrator Text Tutorials

In this post we would like to bring out the best Photoshop / Illustrator text tutorials for beginners, that’s a new collection, so some of the professional designers can put the finger into this awesome learning space too.

Photoshop and Illustrator tools can be used to create some really awesome effects. Applying effects on your text is one of the best techniques to learn as it can aid in every part of design. Not only do text effects add beauty to your designs, but they must be pleasurable to the eye. There are lots of techniques you can do with text using Illustrator and Photoshop.

We search and bring here some great Photoshop / Illustrator text effect tutorials for beginners and advanced users. This list will help you achieve cool effects for your texts.

Create a Realistic Emboss / Deboss Effect in Photoshop Tutorial


In the following tutorial, we’ll show you how to use a simple Photoshop technique to create embossed and debossed effects that look so much like the real thing, nobody will be able to tell the difference.

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Laboratory Glassware Letters: Realistic Glass Text Effect


Learn how to create realistic glass text effect by using very simple tools and techniques such as layer style effects and blending modes. This Adobe Photoshop tutorial teaches how to apply transparent glossy texture to the letter shape, how to fill out laboratory glassware letter with the realistic liquid, water bubbles and steam. Also it shows how to add metric scale to the glass surface, how to make shadows and reflections.

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Sea Foam Text Effect


Learn how to create realistic sea foam text effect and how to apply sea/ocean foam pattern to the text shape on the beach sand.

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Earth Day Clouds Text


This tutorial will show you how to create realistic clouds text effect in Photoshop. In oreder to create clouds effect use bold font, combined with textured clouds brushes. We will also create beautiful Earth Day poster photo manipulation.

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Change Text Colour in Photoshop


You’ll learn how to change the colour of whole words and phrases – or change the colour of individual letters.

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Create a Shiny, White & Gold, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


Photoshop’s 3D environment has multiple tools and settings to create great 3D effects. This tutorial will show you how to use those tools and play around with the settings to create a shiny, elegant, white and gold, 3D text effect.

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Create a One-layer Retro Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


The latest Photoshop update comes with a couple of pretty awesome new layer style features, such as multiple layer style instances and stroke overprint. This tutorial will show you how to use those features to create a one-layer-only, retro text effect.

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Create a Notebook Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


In this tutorial you will learn how to create a notebook text effect in Adobe Photoshop. You will begin to create the text using a font and then you will create the parts one by one to have a notebook aspect. You will learn how to transform a font into a vector shape and you will know how to cut the vector shapes and how to manipulate the anchor points. Finally, you will be introduced to Distort and the Add Layer Mask features.

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Create a Balloon Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


In this tutorial you will learn how to create a balloon text effect in Adobe Photoshop.You will begin to create the text using a font and then you will convert it to a vector shape. You will learn how to manipulate the anchor points to create a unique text design. Finally you will create a highlight over the text, to accentuate the 3D feeling using a simple procedure and you will create a rope as an ornament for your text.

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Create Stylized Hay Bale Typography in Adobe Photoshop


As we push further into autumn (in some parts of the world) many designers might be thinking about how to create autumn-inspired artwork for the projects they are working on. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create text made of hay using Photoshop’s 3D features as an aid.

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Create Wood Block Print Text in Photoshop Illustrator


Let’s go old school with recreating a time honored printing technique in Adobe Illustrator. With a modified photo texture, we’ll quickly edit any text to look like a wood block print text vector design, ready for whatever your digital needs may be!

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Photoshop Panda Illustration & Bamboo Text Effect


In this Photoshop tutorial learn how to create cute baby panda illustration and realistic Bamboo Text Effect. Also you will find helpful bamboo shape file, brushes and styles.

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How to Conform Text to a Surface Using a Displacement Map in Photoshop


This tutorial will teach you how to wrap your text and shape layers so that they conform to the surface of the layer underneath.

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Create Fire Burning on Metal Text Effect in Photoshop


In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create fire burning on metal text effect in photoshop.

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Create Colourful Distorted Text Effect in Photoshop


In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this colourful distorted warped text effect in Photoshop.

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How to Create a Colourful Pendant Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


Looking for a nice little gift? This tutorial will show you how to use a bunch of layer style, textures, and shapes, to create a bright, colorful pendant text effect.

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How to Create a Shiny Summer text Effect  in Adobe Photoshop


In this tutorial, I will explain how to create a shiny summer text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop.

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How to Create a Stunning Flaming Text Effect In Photoshop


In this tutorial, we’ll be exploring the fantastic new Flame Filter, introduced for Photoshop CC 2014. The Filter creates procedural flame and fire effects which can be made to curl and follow around any custom shape. We’ll also be adding some realistic fiery sparks, courtesy of a handmade Photoshop Brush tip.

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Create an Island Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop


In the following tutorial I will show you how to create an island text effect in Adobe Photoshop using a font as a foundation.

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How to Create a Cool Metalic Text Effect in Photoshop


Learn how to create this very cool metallic text effect with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your own metallic effect by simply playing with some of the Layers Style and Brushes!

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How to Create a Comic Book Text Effect in Photoshop


Learn how to create a 3D comic book text effect that pops! You will get very familar with many different layer styles. We will start by creating the background with halftone brushes and then proceed to creating our text effect. Lastly, we will finish it off by adding a bevel effect with a stroke.

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