9 Cool Text Effects and How to Create Them

When it comes to creating text effects in Photoshop, the possibilities are truly endless. There are so many tutorials out there that show you how to make neat looking text. Here are just a few of them.

Slick 3D Ice

This tutorial, from My Ink Blog, shows you how to make icy block letters atop a frozen ground.


Ever want to cut large letters into your lawn (probably not), well you’ll never have to do that with this tutorial from psd tuts+ that shows you how to make grassy looking text.

Text in Stitches

This tutorial from PSHERO helps you create text that looks like it is stitched onto a piece of fabric – perfect for anything craft, clothing or fashion related.

Star Wars

The Star Wars logo is known all around the world, and with this simple tutorial from Tutzor you can create that same style of text for your own project.

Laser Cut Metal

This tutorial from biorust is great for any kind of industrial design. It gives the appearance of sheet metal that has been cut by a circular saw.


This is a really cool black smoke typeface taught in ten simple steps in this tutorial from abduzeedo.

3D Textured

This tutorial from Photoshop Tutorials shows you how to create a 3D type that you can customize with different colors and textures.


This clean-cut, modern typeface can be created using this tutorial from Photoshop Roadmap.

Stunning Neon Light

This tutorial from Marco Folio teaches you how to make a unique, eye-catching, neon font.

Photoshop is a really amazing tool that gives you the opportunity to make so many amazing text effects. This is really just the tip of the iceberg. Do you have any other favorites you’d like to share?

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1 comment

  1. Tony Jan 03, 2011

    Nothing with CSS3 text effects? 🙁

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