70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

TimothyBlake • April 5th, 2010

Tutorials

perfecttypographybanner 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect TypographyThe aim post was not to create an article as such bu t to create a resource, which can be used as a reference point for designers to expand their knowledge on how they can use Photoshop in order to create spectacular text effects. The article features 70 high quality Photoshop tutorials, which if the steps are follow it can to turn a Photoshop and give you an understanding on the features of Photoshop.

A lot of time has been put into this roundup in order to find and collect the best Photoshop design tutorials. I hope you enjoy this article and as always your more than welcome to share thoughts and any addition comments about the article it would be welcomed and highly appreciated.

1. Smoke Type in Photoshop in 10 Steps

In this tutorial it will show you how to create a smoke typography effect playing with some brushes and adjustment layers. It’s a very easy tutorial and you will be able to do the whole process in 5-10 minutes.smoketexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

2. Dramatic Text on Fire Effect in Photoshop

Flames are particularly hard to render in Photoshop, but in this tutorial It will show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. You will render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.firetexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

3. Colorful Glowing Text Effect in Photoshop

It’s a wondeful little style that could easily be integrated into any dark graphic design where some upbeat text is needed.purrpletutorial9texteffects 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

4. Colorful Glowing Text Effect in Photoshop

It’s a wondeful little style that could easily be integrated into any dark graphic design where some upbeat text is needed.type 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

5. Create a Layered Glowing Text Effect

This tutorial covered some simple steps and effects to achieve the below stylish result.glowingtexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

6. How to create a simple and elegant text effect

In this tutorial It will show you how to create an elegant text effect in only 13 steps. It will use Illustrator to realize the outlined text.wegraphics 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

7. Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

Faking aged, printed media has been massive since the ‘grunge’ style first became mainstream years ago. Textured work with a vintage feel is still very popular, but more recently it’s the ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future… from the past. This effect is good for all sorts of projects, flyers, websites, posters. It works particularly well with music based projects. I’ll take you through the motions for type and, if you dig then I’ll show you how to incorporate images next time.

shinytesteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

8. How to Create Eroded Metal Text with Photoshop

In this tutorial It will show you how to create an eroded metal text effect. Throughout this tutorial you will make use of various drawing techniques, channels, and patterns.metaltexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

9. Stylish Floral Typography

This tutorial will teach you how to create a very appealing and slightly abstract text effect that looks like the text is made from plants and flowers; you really have to see it to know what I mean.

floraltype 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

10. Candy Coated Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial It will teach you how to make a web 2.0 logo so damn sugary sweet it’ll give your website a cavity. Then It will give you the PSD, the font, and all the patterns used in the image so that you can play with it yourself.candytexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

11. Create a Cool Wet Ink Typography Effect in Photoshop

Follow this Photoshop tutorial to create an awesome distorted type design. Using a range of Photoshop brushes we’ll create the appearance of printed type that has come into contact with drops of water, breaking up the text with oversaturated drips, runs and splats.bringtherain 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

12. Basic Candy Cane Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a candy cane like text effect with the help of some simple Photoshop techniques.

basiccandy 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

13. Suspended Text Effect

Here’s how to make a suspended translucent text effect. As for me it looks wonderful.suspened 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

14. How to Create a Copper Photoshop Text Effect

This is a strong and eye-catching text effect, though relatively simple to create. We’ll be using bevel and emboss styles, pattern overlays, and combining different techniques to mock-up the text into a related background.cooper 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

15. Create a Stunning Text on Wild Fire Effect

Fire text is one of the most classic technique that you can see in Photoshop tutorials. I am trying out another version here using some real fire images, mix with filters and blending methods. Here we go!firetext 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

16. Photoshop Tutorials: Colorful Light Burst Text

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, You are going to see how to engulf text in an explosion of light and color.

lightburst 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

17. Plastic Jelly Styles

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, You are going to see how to engulf text in an explosion of light and color.

jellystyle 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

18. Text Effect Quickie: Delicious Chocolate Text

Learn how to quickly design some delectable, rich dark chocolate flavored text! A single look at text like this will make any chocolate lovers mouth water instantly!choclatetexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

19. How to Put Smokin’ Bullet Holes and a Wanted Sign into a Piece of Wood

Ok, so this tutorial is like three tutorials rolled into one. you’re going to 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.wantedwoodtexture 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

20. Grungy Rusted Carbon Fiber Text Effect

In this Etc Tutorial it will be creating a grungy rusted carbon fiber text effect. It will also be creating the accompanying rusted metal background effect seen in the preview.grungy 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

21. Lost in Space Typography in Photoshop

So in this tutorial it will show you how to create an easy and super quick text effect in Photoshop. It will play with Brushes, Blend Modes, basic filters like Blur and Liquify, and also text.

lostinspace 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

22. Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop

In this tutorial, it will use some super layer effects and a bit of extra magic to make a lettering style that looks transparent and stunning. Because there is so much use of layer styles, you need to download the sample PSD from the link at the bottom of the tutorial in order to follow along.

transparent 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

23. Wood Inlay Text

In this Photoshop tutorial It will show you how to create a wood inlay effect using wood textures, layer masks and a few creative selection techniques.pshero 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

24. Decorating Text

Creating text and then decorating it is often a daunting task, not knowing what colors to use and how to achieve effective results with the resources you have is often hard to overcome.

photoshop 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

25. Super Easy and Cool Flower Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial It will show you how to create a very simple but at the same time really cool effect in Photoshop. It uses some stock photos and just play around with them, also we will pay with some Layer Styles and brushes.abdzflower 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

26. How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop

One of the best features of Photoshop is the Layer Styles. You can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, ice, metal, and many more. In this tutorial, It will show you how to create a gold text effect. It will use only Layer Styles, and once our new style is created, we will be able to save the style and apply it wherever we want.vivavida 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

27. Design a Golden Flame Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, It will show you the process involved in creating this golden flame text effect with soft smoke texture in Photoshop.goldenflame 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

28. Smashing Your Creative Block – Photoshop Tutorial

The question arises so much nowadays, How do you overcome your Creative Block? Its made simple for everyone today and a Photoshop Tutorial to smash your creative block. It uses simple and easy techniques to create a smashing composition text tutorial. It won’t take you to long to finish and you will learn that it is pretty easy to create this effect. Have fun.

creativeblock 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

29. 80’s Style Design Using Photoshop

The 80’s have always had an iconic impact on Pop Culture. I have been seeing a lot of 80’s inspired designs on the internet, but never found a tutorial. So, here’s a simple tutorial inspired by the 80’s. This is just a basic design to get you started, and Adobe Photoshop is all that’s required (and very few stock images). And of course, a lot of modifications can be done with this technique.80inspireddesogn 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

30. Design a God of War III Inspired Cracked Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, It will show the processes involved in designing a God of War III Inspired Cracked Text Effect in Photoshop. I personally have been a fan of the God of War Series for a long time and got the inspiration for this tutorial from the game title text effect,grunetext 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

31. Creating A Retro Grunge Poster

This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.

retro 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

32. Reflective Liquid Type by Al Ward

Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects. Most are fairly short, offering a good foundation for the reader on how certain effects are achieved but fail to take that extra step (or few steps) to make the piece really shine.splat 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

33. Amazing Video-Game Text Style in Photoshop

It will show you how to create a text effect in Photoshop based on the DVNO clip by Justice and of course some 8 and 16 bits video game opening screens. It will play basically with some basic filters like Gaussian Blur, also with Blend Modes to the light effects. livelife 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

34. Creating the Sky Logosky 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

35. Candy Coatedyum 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

36. Patriotic Text Using Displacement Maskshero 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

37. Water Color Textpswatercolr 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

38. How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration

typographywood 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

39. retro

retronoise 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

40. Old Style Typography Sign in Photoshopoldstyletypography 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

41. Create a Stunning Retro Futuristic Typographyrichworkstype 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

42. Create a Glass Text effect in Photoshop and Shatter it

richworksglasseffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

43. Super Easy Neon Style in Photoshop – Screencast

zee 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

44. PSDSPYpsdspy 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

45. Gooey Text Effect gooey 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

46. *Bling Bling* Simple Gold Text Effectblingbling 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

47. Awesome Floral Type in Fireworks and Photoshop in 5 minutesfloral 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

48. Create a Trendy Typographic Poster Designtrendytypography 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

49. Text Effect Quickies: Bubble Textbubble 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

50. Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

earthhtexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

51. Spray Paint Textspraypaint 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

52. Design a Chilling and Icy Text Effect in Photoshop

chilling 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

53. A Slick Supernatural Text Effectsupernatural 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

54. How to Create Furry Text in Photoshopfurtext 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

55. Create A solid Colorful Text Effectwebmedia 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

56. Create a Trendy Galactic Poster Design in Photoshop

chemicalambulance 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

57. Shiny Calligraphy Text Effect in Photoshopabducteddesign 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

58. Design a Super Delicious, Shining and Glossy Text Effect in Photoshopsuperdelicous 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

59. How To Create a Realistic Golden “Bling” Text Effect

bling 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

60. Quick Grungy Posterquickgrunge 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

61. Designing a Typographic Concept Posteralhpabet 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

62. Create a realistic leopard fur typography in Photoshop

leapodtype 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

63. Text In Stitchesstichedtext 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

64. Text Effect Quickie: Moon Shine Text Effectmoonshine 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

65. Creating a Typographic Wallpapertypography 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

66. Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

milk 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

67. Metal Text Tutorialmetaltext 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

68. Abduzeedo’s Text Effect Tutorialsfloraltexteffect 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

69. Hell of Tutorial in Photoshophell 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

70. Dynamic Recessed Watercolor Typography in Photoshop

psdtuts 70 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Perfect Typography

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  • http://10steps.sg Johnson Koh

    Thanks for including me in this amazing list.

  • http://richworks.in Richie

    Thanks a ton for including two of my tutorials. This is a great list. I haven’t seen some of them.

    Good work

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    Wow! Nice post. Bookmarked it. Thanks

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    Stunning list! I want to have a go at all of them now.

  • Ioana

    Link for the leopard Fur typography is not working.can you fix please? thanks.

  • http://www.marketingcurves.com James

    wow, awesome stuff here! there’s a few that i haven’t seen, thanks!

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    Great Collection.

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    These are fantastic. Number 3 is a definite favourite! Bookmarked, thanks!

  • http://www.pixmac.com/ Cathy Mason

    These are wonderful!
    48 is my favorite!

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    Awesome collection! 38 is my favourite! Thanks!

  • http://richworks.in Richie

    The link for Leopard Fur Typography is this : http://richworks.in/2010/02/create-a-realistic-leopard-fur-typography-in-photoshop/

    Thanks :D

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  • http://www.creativenerds.co.uk TimothyBlake

    Thanks for comments every one.
    @Richie I updated your tutorial link so its displaying correct tutorial.

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    The Watercolor Typography is great.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  • Ferguzman

    My bookmarks are soooo full of tutorials but one more…just one more.
    thanks!

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    Great collection of tutorials! Thanks for sharing.

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    Great collection thanks for sharing

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    This is really good. Do you have one for Gimp?

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    beyond awesome, i have never ever seen any typographic better then your collection. man u seems to be Photoshop genius, u are incredible.

    i have a request to you, will you please tell me how to make “ROCKSTAR” as in the bollywood movie “rockstar released in November 2011″ i need that broken alphabet effect

  • ken

    nice one!! I really needed this kind of help in starting out!

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