Illustration Effects

Spectacular Superheroes Themed Photoshop Tutorials

Spectacular Superheroes Themed Photoshop Tutorials

Superheroes illustrations and posters are always related to cool special effects, fast and explosive action scenes and artistic illustration techniques. It is a surprise that not many Photoshop artists decided to create tutorials about this topic. Yes, you can find a lot of superheroes signatures tutorials that rely on an image created by another artist or speed painting demonstrations that… Read the full article.

Text Effects

Create Desctructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splach Effect

Create Desctructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splach Effect

Today, I’m going to take you into the beauty of black and white design. We’ll make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. We’ll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look. So, let’s rock this one and learn all about the cool techniques included here!

Text Effects

Flaming Hot Fire Text in Photoshop

Flaming Hot Fire Text in Photoshop

Learn how to create a burning hot fire text effect in Photoshop, complete with realistic flames! Easy to follow, step by step tutorial.

Text Effects

Happy Valentine’s Day Text

Happy Valentine’s Day Text

In this tutorial we will create a Happy Valentine’s Day text decorated with a lot of hearts in Adobe Photoshop.

Text Effects

High quality metal 3D text

High quality metal 3D text

Most of you probably know those awesome letters that were generated with 3D programs. But what about when you don’t have any particular program and you need to make 3D typography? This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop

Text Effects

How to Create a Copper Photoshop Text Effect

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.

Text Effects

30 Awesome Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

30 Awesome Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

Last year, I compiled a very popular list of 80 Photoshop Text effects. Since then, a lot of new and spectacular text effects tutorials have been created. Not much more to add to this statement. Just take a look at this new roundup of 30 Awesome Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials.

Text Effects

Stylish retro text effect

Stylish retro text effect

In this tutorial we will be designing a cool retro text effect, which is growing more and more popular in today’s design. Today you will learn how to use the Perspective tool to create depth and how designers can use default gradients in unusual ways!

Text Effects

Papercraft Text Effect

Papercraft Text Effect

Wired Magazine introduced on the September 2008 issue a new headline design created by Mario Hugo. This cool headline design struck me with its beauty and simplicity. So I decided to turn this effect into a Photoshop tutorial. Although the effect is a bit different, all credit should be given to Mario Hugo. Since he designed a custom typeface for… Read the full article.

Text Effects

Six quick and dirty text effects

Six quick and dirty text effects

Photoshop is great for embellishing display text with little effects. When you add layer styles into the equation, you have the added benefit of the styles being easily transferable. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make six different effects using just layer styles. So really this is like six tutorials in one.

Text Effects

Burning hell text effect

Burning hell text effect

Learn how to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole using Adobe Illustrator for the text and Adobe Photoshop for the rest of the effect.

Text Effects

Create a spectacular grass text effect

Create a spectacular grass text effect

Ever wanted to make text out of grass? Well with Photoshop you can. In this tutorial we’ll create a rather cool looking grass-text effect using a photo of grass, the pen tool and a bit of patience.

Text Effects

Dramatic text on fire effect

Dramatic text on fire effect

Flames are particularly hard to render in Photoshop, but in this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We’ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.

Text Effects

Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography

Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography

In this tutorial I will show you how to mix some vectors with letters to create a really nice text effect.

Text Effects

Glowing lines text effect

Glowing lines text effect

In this tutorial, we will create this effect using very basic Photoshop tools and layering effects. This tutorial is simple enough for a beginner to understand, but I should warn you that in this tutorial there ends up being over 60 active text layers, which will require a heavy use of your computer’s memory. Let’s jump into this tutorial and layer some glowing text.

Text Effects

How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop

How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop

One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects:plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. I will use only Layer Styles and once it is created we will be able to save the style and apply it wherever we want.

Text Effects

Placing Multiple Images Inside Text In Photoshop

Placing Multiple Images Inside Text In Photoshop

In a previous tutorial, we looked at how to place a single image inside text in Photoshop. This time, we take things further and learn how to fill text with multiple images!

Text Effects

A slick supernatural text effect

A slick supernatural text effect

In this tutorial we’ll be creating a smokey night effect on text to give it an eerie supernatural sort of feel in Adobe Photoshop.

Text Effects

Use light and shade to bring text to life

Use light and shade to bring text to life

In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect in Adobe Photoshop.

Text Effects

Flaming meteor text effect

Flaming meteor text effect

Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno. Yes, this is the text-on-fire tutorial to end all tutorials. It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen!

Text Effects

Realistic Chrome and Glossy Plastic Text Effect

Realistic Chrome and Glossy Plastic Text Effect

Learn how to create a realistic looking chrome and glossy plastic text effect using some advanced Layer Styles techniques in Adobe Photoshop

Text Effects

How To Fake Text Wrap In Photoshop

How To Fake Text Wrap In Photoshop

Reality isn’t the only thing we can fake in Adobe Photoshop! Thanks to paths and Photoshop’s ability to use a path as a container for text, we can easily fake the Text Wrap feature you’d normally find in a page layout program!

Text Effects

Wrapping Text Around An Object In 3D

Wrapping Text Around An Object In 3D

Take your Photoshop skills into the third dimension! Wrapping text around an object in 3D couldn’t be easier and takes only a few simple steps!

Text Effects

Plastic Text Effect

Plastic Text Effect

Easily make text appear as if it’s made out of plastic using Photoshop’s Layer Styles and some additional contours we’ll be loading in.

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