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20 Photoshop Tutorials for Cool Text Effect

Typography is an art, that of arranging, designing and modifying type. You can come up with amazing effects if you know how to play with Photoshop’s text and layer tools. However, you should choose wisely your typeface depending on your site and your audience because while it can make your design, it can also break it.

We’ve put together a list of the best 20 photoshop text effect tutorials we found on the web so you can learn how the great web designers create their impressive effects and then apply them yourself.

20 Photoshop Tutorials for Cool Text Effect

1. 3D Textured Text Effect

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Learn how to create a stylized 3D textured text effect with Illustrator and Photoshop.

2. Light and Shade

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Create a great-looking text effects using the basic principles of light and shade.

3.  Stunning 3D effects in 30 minutes

See how you can create a cool effect in just 30 minutes and with 3 vital “ingredients”: Photoshop, a set of real 3D text and one large black canvas.

4. 3D grungy text

Learn how to create a cool grungy 3D text effect with this great tutorial. Pay attention that it’s written in a different language, but since it’s a very cool tutorial you can easily use Google Translate to understand it.

5. Stylized 3D Type

This tutorial will teach you how to create a polished 3D type using Illustrator and Photoshop.

6. 3D Flowery Text Effect

Create a beautiful 3D flowery text effect in a few simple steps.

7.  Dream Design with 3D Typography

Create a 3D typography based design revolved around the theme of “dreaming”.

8. Grass Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a fancy grass text effect.

9. Paint Splodge Text

This is a quick text effect tutorial that will teach you how to create a paing slpodge looking text in about 5 minutes.

10. Watercolor Text Effect

Learn how to create a beautiful watercolor text effect painted over a wet paper.

11. Reflective Liquid Type

This is a very useful tutorial to learn how to create a cool liquid text effect.

12. Colored Chrome Text Effect

This tutorial goes a bit further and teaches you how to create  not just a chrome text effect, but a colored one, making it a bit more attractive.

13. Papercraft Text Effect

Use this detailed tutorial to create a papercraft text effect by yourself, even if you’re a beginner.

14. Star Wars text effect

Create a cool Star Wars text effect using this easy tutorial.

15. Supernatural Text Effect

Create a text effect with a supernatural feel using the wave distortion filter.

16. Scanline Text

This is a tutorial aimed at beginner designers that are looking to create a glowing text effect.

17. Glowing Text Effect

Create a glowing text effect using the very basic Photoshop tools and layering effects.

18. Retro text effect

Create a cool retro text effect using Photoshop.

19. Furry text effect

Learn how to create a fun text with furry texture.

20.  Bubble text effect

Thit tutorial will teach you how to create a bubble text effect, perfect to use in sites related to water.

Do you know of any other cool text effect tutorials in Photoshop? Share them with everybody in a comment below.

Author: Alice

Alice is a contributor for Flashuser.net that writes great articles related to all kind of web design trends.