Text Effects

Battleship Text Effect Using Photoshop Layer Styles
Posted on May 31, 2012 in Text Effects, Tutorials
It's always fun to try and recreate popular graphic effects, including those from movie posters. You may think you don't have what it takes to create blockbuster quality graphics, but after following this quick tutorial, you will...
Quick Reflective Glowing 3D Text Effect
Posted on Apr 15, 2012 in Text Effects, Tutorials
Creating unique text effects for every new project can be a daunting task, so it's always good to learn new tips and tricks to help stir up some inspiration. This tutorial uses Photoshop styles, multiple layers, and lighting...
Grungy 3D Text In Illustrator
Posted on Jan 29, 2011 in 3D, Text Effects, Tutorials
This tutorial will teach you how to use the 3D tools in Illustrator along with some simple but clever shadow techniques to create some awesome looking grungy 3D text. It is a perfect text effect for websites and advertising...
Animated Shimmering Metal Text Effect
Posted on Jan 11, 2011 in Text Effects, Tutorials
The animation tools within Photoshop are often overlooked. They may not be as powerful as dedicated animation software suites, but there are a few tricks that you can pick up to give your web graphics a little more flare. In...
Plasma Cut Text With Shooting Sparks
Posted on Nov 19, 2010 in Text Effects, Tutorials
Using a mixture of Photoshop layer styles and brushes, you can create a realistic and dynamic plasma cut text effect complete with shooting sparks. What You Will Be Making Step 1 Create a new 800 x 600...


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