Archive for the Text Effects Category

Grunge & Sparkle Text – Photoshop Tutorial

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on June 1, 2010 by Carol

Create a grungy gold text effect with sparkly flowers with a little retro design thrown in too. A very straightforward tutorial using many of Photoshop’s built-in tools and features.

Grunge and Sparkle Text

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Melting Text Effect – Photoshop tutorial

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on May 7, 2010 by Carol

Create this melting text effect using a couple of free fonts and Photoshop’s built-in tools. This is not a difficult tutorial, and beginners should be able to complete it.

Melting Text Effect

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Art Deco Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on May 4, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial will show you how to draw the frame, create the corner fans and create a deco-ish text effect, using Art Deco colours. Always a popular style, there are many Art Deco-type fonts available for free download, and you can probably use any of them to achieve a similar effect.

Art Deco Text

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Broken Text – Photoshop Tutorial

Posted in Illustrator, Photoshop, Text Effects on May 3, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial uses a free font and both Photoshop and Illustrator to achieve a 3D, split text effect.

Broken Text

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Photoshop Tutorial – Rusty Text

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 24, 2010 by Carol

Create this very realistic looking rusty text using free brushes and gradients along with Photoshop’s filters and blending options.

Rusty Text

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Photoshop Tutorial – Text Within Spheres

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 15, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial uses a free set of patterned sphere brushes. With Photoshop’s filters and blending options a deep bevelled gold text is captured inside spheres. No difficult techniques are used in this tutorial. Click here to view the full size image.

Text Within Spheres

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Photoshop Tutorial – Lit Text Effect

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 12, 2010 by Carol

Create a text effect edged with ‘lights’ using blending options, filters and brushes and no extra resources. Click here to view full size image.

Lit Text Effect

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