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25 Tutorials for Creating Detailed Graphical Text Effects

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Text effects have always been the bread and butter of design tutorials. This post rounds up 25 of the best graphical text effect tutorials from various design blogs on the web, every one of them takes you through the step by step process of creating a detailed typographic design based on a particular style. Remember though, even if you’re not likely to ever need to create text in the exact style of these tutorials, the tips and techniques they describe can come in handy in any design project.

Cool Text Effect with the Puppet Warp Tool

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Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment

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How to Create Candy Cane Typography

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How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment

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How To Create a Cool Chrome Text Effect in Illustrator

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Realistic Golden Text in Pixelmator

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Create Colorful Ornamental Text in Photoshop

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Leaking Honey on a Pancake Text Effect

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How to Create Eroded Metal Text with Photoshop

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Old Style Typography Sign in Photoshop

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Extremely Glossy and Shiny Text Effect

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Super Easy Neon Style in Photoshop

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Illustrator Inset Effect With Clipping Mask

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Lost in Space Typography in Photoshop

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Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

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Design a Skin-Textured Typography Scene in Photoshop

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How To Create Detailed Gothic Linework Typography

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Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment

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Create a Funky Retro Wavy Text Effect in Photoshop

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How To Create a Gothic Blackletter Typographic Design

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Create a Mummy Text Effect

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Recreate the Epic 80′s Metal Text Effect in Photoshop

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Create a Polished Raised Type Treatment

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Getting Carried Away with Balloon Lettering

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Create a Grimy Text Treatment with a Pen Tablet

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25 Comments

  1. Hi Chris
    Thank you very much for those awesome tutorials!

  2. Nice list. I’ll definitely take a look at a few of these.

    Cheers.

  3. I will be a master after im done with these :)

  4. Aura says:

    Can’t wait to try’em out!! :D

  5. Jesse says:

    Saweet!! Nice post Spooner!

  6. squareart says:

    Very cool Chris, thanks.
    Some of these are really great for future reference: )

  7. It’s a great post, you really are a good writer! I’m so glad someone like you have the time, efforts and dedication writing, for this kind of article… Helpful, And Useful.. Very nice post!

  8. You’re my favorite design blogger. Keep up the great work and I’m glad you’ve figured out a model that works for you!

  9. Butch V. says:

    Great set of tutorials ^_^ Bookmarking this so I can practice with it later on. Thanks! :D

  10. genite says:

    Can’t wait going to try it now!

  11. genite says:

    Thanks for sharing this. Great! going to try it now!

  12. Really good article. One extra point. Always make you article, page, or post super interesting to read. Make people want to come back for more.

  13. Markus says:

    Great list :). I love the candy cane one :p

  14. Thank you for the nice list of tutorials! Bookmarked! :)

  15. Daveido says:

    Sweeet collection! :) Thanks Chris

  16. AJ Clarke says:

    Nice list Chris. I am actually liking the Grimsy look alot. Now I just need something I can add it too :)

  17. Sathya Buana says:

    Very nice tutorials Chris, thanks for sharing it, greeting from Indonesia :)

  18. NIce list, tweeted it, i’ll defenitly learn a lot from this tutorials.

  19. Thanks for this awesome tutorials! Sweet designs as well. Going to try the puppet warp tool now

  20. barog says:

    great collection.. thank you so much. really help me

  21. Graham says:

    “Leaking Honey on a Pancake Text Effect” looks real, you have an awesome collection! Your site is now bookmarked! I will try to absorb most of your work.
    Thanks Chris for sharing your knowledge to us.

    Graham
    info@jdesign.net.au

  22. Mark says:

    Great tutorials. Bookmarked for future reference. Thanks.

  23. Manuel says:

    Good collection! Loved the colorful one. Thanks for sharing!

  24. A nice informative tutorial . I learned something. Thank you for taking the time to do all of that.

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