Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text
In this tutorial, you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your artwork to the next level. Don’t miss it!
Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment
Steampunk style type experiment! In this Tutorial, we’ll generate realistic textures and create a fitting scene for our text. Let’s get right to it!
How to make a Typographic, Retro, Space Face
In this tutorial, Artist will show you how to make a typographic face by using simple techniques. Using the Brush Tool and experimenting with light, you will get this amazing Typographic Space Face that looks like it’s created by letters and an amazing explosion. Let’s get started!
Create 3-D text with some extreme lighting
Today we are going to take an object/text, change it from 2-D to 3-D and give it some realistic effects. We are going to be using Illustrator to create the object, then bring it into Photoshop to add highlights and shadows.
Create Smokey Typography in 12 Steps
Learn how to create cool smokey typography in 12 simple steps.
Incredibly Realistic Water Text in Cinema 4D and Photoshop
In this tutorial Artist will show you how to create a water text effect. Even though it might look compex it’s a very simple effect. We will use Illustrator for the text, then Cinema 4D to make it a 3D text and Photoshop to mix the 3D with some real photos to create a nice and realistic result.
How to Design a Stunning, 3D, Sunset Type Illustration
Today we’re going to run through multiple platforms to create a warm and sunny typographic treatment. We’ll use C4D to create the text, Illustrator for several decorative motifs, and Photoshop to bring them all together.
How To Create Great Typographic Wallpaper In Photoshop
This tutorial will lead teach you how to create really interesting and unique typographic wallpaper in few easy steps. Really even beginner will be able to recreate this effect, add their own style and thought in it.
Design an Awesome Geometric Shaped Typography with Grungy Background in Photoshop
In this tutorial, Artist will show the processes involved in designing and creating this really cool, Geometric Shaped Typography with Grungy Background in Photoshop. This is a simple tutorial yet the effect looks awesome, have a try!
Create a Unique Burning Text Effect
Learn how to create a superb, unique burning text effect, whereby areas of flaming text actually peel off to expose an under layer.
How to Create Gross Evil 3D Text
Today we have an amazing tutorial on how to create some very evil, bloody, gory text that even has snake horns and skulls in it. This tutorial includes a video, just in case you don’t understand how to do something or you just prefer to watch me do it. You will learn some exciting new techniques that you can use on your next dark design or Halloween poster.
Typography Wallpaper in Photoshop
Here is a quick tutorial from one of our latest designs. Hopefully this tutorial can benefit in your pursuit of becoming a better designer.
Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography
In this tutorial artist will show you how to mix some vectors with letters to create a really nice design.
In this tutorial artist will walk through the steps he used to create this illustration to bring alive the word “collide.” While you may not find yourself needing to recreate the word “collide,” hope you will find useful the techniques, extruding text in Cinema 4d, using displacement maps in Cinema 4d, using the explosion deformer in Cinema 4d, exporting to photoshop from Cinema 4d, unique color enhancing techniques in Photoshop and various layer modes applied in Photoshop for great light effects
3D Typography Photoshop Tutorial
A six page PDF tutorial on how to create 3D typographic elements, brush resources and actions using only photoshop.
Nik Ainley of Shiny Binary shows you how to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools.
How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration
We’re going to create a detailed illustration with free gifts and self made goodies.
Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography
In this tutorial, we’re going to create a 3D Typography based design. All the elements will revolve around the centerpiece and theme: dreaming. The word will dictate the entire layout and control the space by allowing everything else to emerge from within. The trees will grow out of the letters; the mountains will show themselves behind the word and overshadow the glowing moon.
Typographic Portrait like Grammy’s Posters
In this tutorial, we’re going to make a typographic poster from a simple portrait using Photoshop techniques.
Advanced Glow Effects
In this tutorial, we’re going to create some really sharp-looking glow effects using a combination of layer styles, the Pen Tool and Color Blending. The end effect is quite stunning and hopefully you’ll pick up some tips you didn’t know before.
Wood Inlay Text
In this Photoshop tutorial artist will show you how to create a wood inlay effect using wood textures, layer masks and a few creative selection techniques.
Design Soft Stylized 3D Type
In this tutorial, artist will teach you the basics of creating polished 3D type using Illustrator and Photoshop. Let’s get to work.
Create a Delicious Type Treat
If you want to take your 3D typography skills to the next level, then we have an awesome tutorial for you. Learn how to create two tasty type effects in Cinema 4D, Illustrator and Photoshop. Learn more at the jump!
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.
Learn Creative Lettering Techniques in this Psd Plus Tutorial
Lettering was something artist was definitely interested in, but he also wanted something new and different. So he set out to make a photorealistic lettering illustration in this tutorial, rather than something purely vector, or something created through non-digital methods.
Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop
This effect is good for all sorts of projects, flyers, websites, posters. It works particularly well with music based projects. Artist will take you through the motions for type.
Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial artist will show you how to create a nice effect that is a text mixed with some milk splashes. We will use Photoshop and Illustrator for this tutorial.
How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop
This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. Check it out!
How to Quickly Create a 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!
Create a 3D Text Scene Using Photoshop
In this tutorial we’ll create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text. You need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.
3D Text On Fire
This tutorial is going to be a little more advanced than the other ones he have done. It shouldn’t be a problem if you have been following along with our other tutorials or have a grasp of Photoshop. So lets begin.
Creating Typographic Wallpaper
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make something similar, and it’s quite easy!
Old School Type – Line Gradients
This look is prevalent in wood engraving and sign lettering. You can do this effect with any typeface or font because the principle is the same.
The new way to create 3D text
3D text needs the right depth, lighting and texture. Nik Ainley tells you how to do this without re-rendering nightmares
Smoke Type in Photoshop in 10 Steps
In this tutorial artist 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.
Valentines Day – Photoshop Style
In this tutorial artist will teach you some nice techniques that could improve your experience and also help you make a great gift.
A step by step and detailed tutorial, Psd file also can be downloaded from the link at the bottom.
Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text
In this tutorial, artist will show you how to create a fire effect similar to when a spaceship or comet enters the earth’s atmosphere. The image we’ll be creating is inspired by a Nike Ad I saw some time ago. I’m not sure what the URL is. If anyone knows it, please link us up in the comments.
Using 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.
Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect
Learn how to make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. You’ll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look.
Stunning 3D effects in 30 minutes
Together, with a pinch of this and a dash of that, we will figure out how to create this cool effect in just 30 minutes.
3D text effect tutorial
A step by step tutorial where artist will shows you how to create grungy 3D text.
Reflective Liquid Type
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.
Rough Metal Photoshop Text Effect Tutorial
Let’s create a rough metal text effect, we’re going to use a metal texture artist have explained it in detail, below is what we’re going to be making with this text effect tutorial:
Create a Layered Glowing 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.
Colorful Light Burst Text
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to see how to engulf text in an explosion of light and color. There’s quite a few steps involved in this text effect, and we’ll be using a couple of filters that are not used very often in everyday Photoshop work, but creating the text effect is quite simple and the end result is definitely worth the effort.
Smooth Glass Type
Here’s a quick way to create some nice looking translucent glass type that’ll work great on any background, made completely with layer styles.
Spray Paint Text
This tutorial will teach you how to make this spray paint style text effect which really stands out and would make a great wallpaper.
How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment
In this Illustrator tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a trendy retro type treatment with a free font, gradients, blends, and some scatter brushes. It’s a relative easy tutorial containing techniques that can be quickly applied to many other type treatments and various graphic elements.
Working with type in Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator is an essential tool in a designer’s kit. In this tutorial we are going to produce a self-promotional poster using Adobe Illustrator CS3.