32 Best Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials in 2020

By Eva Williams 15 days ago Photoshop Tips

32 Best Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials in 2020

If working on your project requires a creative approach to the text, then we have prepared easy and under 5 minutes Photoshop text effects tutorials with which you can get acquainted below. These tutorials will help you in creating stunning text effects.

32 Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials for Beginners

All these Photoshop text effect tutorials will keep you updated on the latest trends and techniques. In our compilation will be no typical, outdated effects. They will be useful both for beginners and experienced designers.

1. Paper Cutout Text Effect

paper cutout text effect tutorial

It makes the words look like they are cut out from the paper, laid out in a background of your choice, and photographed. The format in the video, which is step-by-step, will help you create this effect even if you are a newbie, let alone an expert.

2. Text Glitch Effect

glitch text effect tutorial

This effect became trendy about a year ago, which raised the demand for this Photoshop text effects tutorial. The design of this effect is quite stylish and is delightful for an eye. You can vary the level of text distortion on numerous backgrounds. Learn how to make a glitch effect on your portrait with our Photoshop effects tutorials.

3. Gold Text Effect

gold text effect tutorial

Take any text and apply a glowing golden effect to it, which will look dramatic and awesome. Learn how to effectively create this Photoshop text effect with blending tools by means of this tutorial.

4. 80's Style Chrome Logo

80 style chrome text effect tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to recreate the 80's rad chrome texts we used to see on TV and games. The font is pink, while the text effect is bold chrome. You may create this Photoshop text effect by mixing the layers and their styles, adding color overlays to achieve the vibrant colors of the 1980s along with the shiny metal effect.

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5. Exploding Text Effect

exploding text effect tutorial

This Photoshop text effects tutorial will teach you how to create a text with an explosion of color and light. The brushes which are used in this tutorial are free for download. Besides the brushes, you will apply textures and will work with the stock fonts. Even a beginner can accomplish this task.

6. Complex 3D Text Effect

complex 3d text effect tutorial

This effect is quite hard to recreate, as multiple effects are used here, like shadows, glare, and bubbles. You will have to use lots of Ps tools to achieve a cool result: from adjustments layers and clipping masks to mixer brush and a pen tool.

7. Smoke Liquid Ink Text

smoke liquid ink text effect tutorial

It is one of the Photoshop text effects tutorials that will teach you how to make smoky text in Photoshop.

The final result will be a gloomy and beautifully twisted effect, which you will achieve with the help of colored smoke. This tutorial covers all the shadow-making that you're going to need, as well as the masking.

Besides that, you will learn how to add a 3D effect to the text, re-color the text, and add the effect of the floating particles. At the end of the tutorial, you will sharpen and blend the result.

8. Crash Text Effect

crash text effect tutorial

This effect is quite simple, and even the newbie can nail it. This Photoshop text effect will teach you to create a stylish grunge effect that will resemble a rugged text. You will need a texture of a dry ground and a few brushes with a splash effect. You will find all the required materials under the video.

9. Realistic Chrome Text Effect

realistic chrome text effect tutorial

In this Photoshop text effects tutorial, you will learn how to work with 3D shapes and 3D text in order to create chrome text using styles and adjustment layers. You will discover a trick with which you can easily create a text based on your background and apply it to your 3D shape.

10. Glitch Distortion Text Effect

glitch distortion text effect tutorial

This glitch effect is elementary, and you can master it even being a novice user. You can do this using the liquify filter and blending tools in Photoshop.

11. Glowing Light Text Effect

glowing light text effect tutorial

This effect will surely remind you of the series’ titles. It not so challenging to make it – the main thing is to find a suitable background and master the effect of a soft glow to create shadows and light around the text.

12. Bending 3D Text Effect

bending 3d text effect tutorial

This tutorial will help you create a 3D typography effect of the text which “bends”. For a more prominent result, you may add your own pictures.

13. Epic Fortnite Text Effect

epic fortnite text effect tutorial

Fortnite is one of the most popular games of 2019, which has generated a vast number of various trends, including trends in graphic design. In this typography art tutorial, you'll learn how to create a signature text effect with cracks like in Fortnite.

14. Broke Text Effect

broke text effect tutorial

If you’ve seen Netflix’s "Black Mirror," then you’ve clearly noticed this cool broken glass effect on the poster of the series. To make it, you just need to realistically "cut" your text. This is one of the coolest Photoshop typography tutorials for beginners as it will only take you only 5-10 minutes to learn and create.

15. Paper Layers Text Effect

paper layers text effect tutorial

This paper text effect Photoshop tutorial will help you master this popular effect. The format of the tutorial is step-by-step so that you can easily recreate the effect. The level of your proficiency in Photoshop doesn't matter.

16. Galaxy Text Effect

galaxy text effect tutorial

This helpful tutorial that covers the process of creating a galaxy text effect in Ps. Such an effect is often used in themed movie posters.

17. Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

grass text effect tutorial

With this tutorial, you will learn to style your text as it is written from the grass or any other similar structure. You will use the brush tool, layer mask and a pen tool to create this Photoshop text effect.

18. Glowing Neon Text Effect

glowing neon text effect tutorial

The classic neon text effect is a rather complex one and requires a long and painstaking work. But this Photoshop text effect is very stylish and suitable for many areas of use.

19. Paint Streak Typography

paint streak text effect tutorial

This is a non-complicated effect that simulates brush strokes with paint stains. The method is simple – you simply modify the strokes of paint by making letters from them.

20. Landmark Typography Effect

landmark typography text effect tutorial

In this Photoshop typography tutorials for beginners, you will learn how to create a double exposure text effect. Be ready to use masks and layers and more useful Ps options that will come in handy for your graphic designer career.

21. Frozen Text Effect

frozen text effect tutorial

If you want to produce the effect of a frozen text, you do not necessarily have to freeze the ice in the form of letters. You simply have to master the technique by watching this tutorial.

22. Liquid Lettering Tutorial

liquid lettering text effect tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn a method used to create an effect with liquid lettering. There are many ways to achieve this effect, but more often they are either too complex or do not lead to a beautiful and high-quality result. The tutorial will teach you how to do it quickly and effectively.

23. Floral Text Effect

floral text effect tutorial

This text effect is not very difficult to achieve. It requires you only to have a qualitative background with flowers. Such a design is perfect for creating the logo of an exhibition, festival or a store.

24. Photorealistic Folded Paper Typography

folded paper text effect tutorial

This typography art tutorial will teach you how to create a text effect that will be difficult to distinguish from a real shot of paper text pasted on a wall. You will need to work with textures and shadows, creating a photorealistic volume of the shape.

25. Paint Text Effect

paint text effect tutorial

This tutorial will teach you to make an effect of the paint dripping from your text. The effect is not very hard to achieve – just use the background to color the text and then blur it via Liquify.

26. Foil Balloon Text Effect

foil balloon text effect tutorial

This is a very cool and realistic effect of a ball in the form of a letter, which would be useful to you for designing holiday-themed invitations. Creating this Photoshop text effect is a rather complicated process, but you don’t have to work with 3D as it may seem at first glance.

27. Metal Text Effect

 metal text effect tutorial

This is the simplest effect on the list, which you can create in 10 minutes even if you’ve never used Photoshop before. The tutorial will also teach you how to create a texture yourself using only Ps tools.

28. Sliced Text Effect

sliced text effect tutorial

This is a simple and stylish effect of sliced text which you can create using a volumetric effect. It is a great choice if you want to make a simple, discreet text/logo.

29. Classic 3D Text Effect

classic 3d text effect tutorial

You've probably already seen this 3D monochrome effect in the style of Hollywood posters of the 80s. It is very easy to make it even without using 3D tools – just follow the steps in Photoshop text tutorials.

30. Making Candy Text Effects

making candy text effect tutorial

With this typography art tutorial, you will learn how to create the effect as if the text was written with the caramel. It is not difficult and does not require special drawing skills from you.

31. Smoky Neon Glow Effect

smoky neon glow text effect tutorial

This enchanting effect is similar to how you see a neon sign during a night fog. The effect looks nice and simple, especially when applied to backgrounds or banners. Changing blending modes and the size of the lettering may result in a more interesting effect.

32. Realistic Ice Cream

realistic ice cream text effect tutorial

This Photoshop text effect tutorial teaches you how to create an unusual text effect for an ice- cream ad. You will learn how to transfer textures from photos to text, making it realistic and voluminous.

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