Photoshop is such a robust tool that every day is a new day to learn something new with the program. Today we are featuring fresh tutorials on one of its embellishing feature in form of Text Decoration. You can give any style to text you like. It can be a jungle effect or a flowery or musical effect or just a mix and match of two different styles. Either way, you can definitely make basic text stand out by using any of the tutorials you will find in this list.
These are some of the best photoshop tutorials for text decoration.
If you’re a webmaster, you know that your website is going to be mostly comprised of text. However, how can you make the text on your website truly stand out? Well, you can easily accomplish this with the aid of Photoshop. Photoshop is extremely powerful, so make text stand out is quite easy if you follow any of the tutorials below. Pick a style that you like from the list and then learn how to make it on your own! Before you know it, you’ll be on the path to becoming a photoshop master. Enjoy the list below!
Create a Funny Wooden Type Treatment in Photoshop
In this tutorial author‘ll show you how to easily create a wooden text effect. We will start from a polygon, then we will play with wood textures and with layer styles to achieve a really funny result. author‘ll go in depth with each step so that Photoshop beginners will find the process easy to follow.
Floral 3D Text Effect
Learn how to turn a simple 3D text into a beautiful yet simple floral design. This tutorial will show you how to retouch and apply effects to 3D text and use floral Photoshop brushes as a quick way of enhancing the look.
Create a Cool 3D Graffiti Text Effect using Line Art in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you‘ll learn how to take a line art sketch of text and turn it into a 3D graffiti style text effect using some simple techniques and stock images.
Create Awesome Splashing Water Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps author took to Create Awesome Splashing Water Text Effect in Photoshop. Along the way, you will learn how you can incorporate water splash brushsets into your text and create great effect from that.
In this tutorial author will walk through the steps author took in creating this illustration. This technique can be used in a variety of ways and also for different themes besides Valentine’s Day.
Typography Art Design
Here is an inspiring tutorial that combines different secret Photoshop techniques to create a colorful poster.
Metal Text Under 12 O‘clock Spot Light
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a metal text which is illuminated from above, casting shadow. Basic transformations, some filters and actions will be covered through out this tutorial.
Create Colorful 3D Text Effect in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create colorful 3D text effect.
Design an Abstract Colourful, Artistic Feeling Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show the processes author took to create this Abstract Colourful, Artistic Feeling Text Effect in Photoshop. The steps are really simple but author think the end result looks good.
Create an Editable On Screen Text Effect using Smart Objects
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, author going to show you how to create an editable screen shot text effect. You can easily edit the text, you don‘t need to repeat all steps from scratch, just double click the text layer and change it. This tutorial also has some good applications of Smart Objects.
Dramatic Text on Fire Effect in Photoshop
Flames are particularly hard to render in Photoshop, but in this tutorial author‘ll show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We‘ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.
Create A Nifty Glass Text Effect
Learn to create a nice transparent glass text effect that can be used for banners, logos and for compositions.
Create Detailed Letters of Gold and Diamond
This tutorial will show how we can create a set of detailed letters with gold and diamond. We will learn how to use the Polygonal tool to make a simple diamond and also introduce a convenient way to duplicate layers with minimal efforts.
How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. In this two-part tutorial, we‘re going to learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism without actually using any photos. Yes, we‘re going to build this idea from the bottom up. In the first part, learn how to model your own objects in Cinema 4D and prepare them for isolation in Photoshop.
3 cool text effects Gold , Metal & plastic in photoshop
Learn how to create 3 cool , easy and attractive text effects . Gold shiny text , Clear plastic text and metallic text.
Create 3D text using 2D text in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to take two dimensional text and turn it into 3D text. You will learn how to rasterize text and then transform your selection using perspective.
How to Create the Aura Text Effect
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create this colorful Aura text effect. A little practice with the Pen Tool would help you get greater results if you‘re not quite familiar with. Some brush settings will also be covered throughout this tutorial.
Create A Beautiful 3D Text Composition
This tutorial is jam-packed with techniques, tips and tricks to improve your workflow and design skills. Whether you‘re a rookie designer looking to learn new techniques to use, or you‘re a veteran designer just looking for tips on taking your images to the next level, you‘ll find a ton of useful information here.
Recreate the Epic 80’s Metal Text Effect in Photoshop
Follow this tutorial to recreate the epic metal text effect for yourself, making use of modern day digital design techniques in Photoshop.
Create Abstract Eye-Catching Typography
This tutorial goes through creating an abstract “inner image“ within text. It‘s fast to do and the payoff was well worth the time spent on it.
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, i‘m going to show you how to create this cool text effect using a basic distortion filter. This is an 12 step easy to follow tutorial.
Create a Sweet Chocolate-Coated Text Effect
This Photoshop tutorial is thought for greedy people (like me!). Today we will create a delicious chocolate-covered text effect. We will create some details on paper, then we will work with layer styles to achieve the nice result.
Photoshopping Bronze Text
The discovery of Bronze was important to humankind, since it helped to create better metal objects, especially weapons, than previously possible. Even though it was more brittle than steel, it was much durable than the copper and stone predecessors.
Photoshopping Gold Text With Channels
In my first tutorial on Photoshopping sparkling gold text, I used only layer styles to make the text look gold. I promised to churn out another tutorial on the same effect, but twice as realistic and awesome.
How to make colourful glowing neon text effect
Following this tutorial, you will learn how to draw different shapes, apply gradient, blend different shapes in the background, and more – all to create an abstract glowing background.
Design Cool Lord-Chrome Text Effect
Let‘s make a quick but very useful tutorial, using gradients that will allow you to easily create any metallic effect later.
What Text Effects Can I Create From A Stencil?
In this tutorial, we will create a a stencil from a simple font, any font, which you can choose yourself. That’s the fun part of this tutorial, it’s flexible and experimental! When you’re done, comment below what you did so we can compare the outcomes. Anyway, we’ll be using the stencil to create many different text effects from brushing, layer styles and blending modes.
Create Dynamic and Textured 3D Text with Perspective in Photoshop and Illustrator
In this design tutorial you will be taken through an extensive step by step on how to create detailed 3D text that sits in created environment. We will map graphics onto our artwork, add lighting, texture and more utilizing Illustrator, Photoshop and a bit of patience.
How to create a simple and elegant text effect
In this tutorial I‘ll show you how to create an elegant text effect in only 13 steps. We will use Illustrator to realize the outlined text. Then we will play with blending options to create the pressed effect. This style would be perfect for a site tagline or a poster design.
Create a ‘Written in the Sand‘ Text Effect in Photoshop
Now you can get that beach text effect right from the comfort of your chair in Photoshop! In this tutorial we’ll be learning to use the clone tool, masks, layer styles and filters to recreate this cool sandy beach text effect.
True rusty metal text effect in photoshop
In this tutorial I will show you a technique to make a really cool an realistic rusty text effect in photoshop. The lack of good tutorials about this particular effect is the main reason why I wrote it.
Learn How To Create Metal Textured Text
Today were going to be creating something a little bit different. Were going to be using a mixture of textures and layer styles to create the perfect looking rough metal style text.
Create A Retro Typography Design
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a retro typography design, you will learn the basics of typography and shape making in photoshop CS3.
Create 3D Typography with Advanced Texturing and Lighting Effect in Photoshop
The aim of this tut is to demonstrate how you can texture a 3D text (created in Illustrator) quickly and effectively, using the least amount of steps possible.
Create 3D type art using Photoshop CS5
The new 3D tools in Photoshop CS5 are more advanced than ever. In this tutorial we will use the new RepoussÃ© tool to extrude some text in a way previously only possible in a full 3D application.
Give a Medieval Game Logo a Rough Stone Look
Designers are often asked to take a pre-existing one or two-color logo and give it dimension. In today‘s tutorial we will take a black and white logo and give it a rough stone look in just a few short steps using textures and layer styles.
How To Create An Easy Glassy Text
In this step by step Photoshop tutorial we will learn how to create an easy Glassy text effect.
Ultra Glossy Liquid Metal Text Effect
This tutorial is mostly based on Layer style settings and a combination of a lot of Curves. When combined together, they give a rich, deep and glossy / beveled look to the text.
Create a Futuristic Glowing Text Effect
Learn how to give your text a futuristic glowing effect by combining various layer styles, overlays and cool lighting effects.
Create A Slick Gold Text Effect Using Photoshop
This a simply but very good tutorial with a nice outcome showing you how to create a gold text affect using Photoshop, the tutorial is also super easy to follow because of it being a screen cast.
Create a gel text effect photoshop – Gelatinous Text
This tutorial will teach you how to make a Gel text in photoshop, you can make it within a few steps, using photoshop layer style and character menu, this is a very beautiful and easy tutorial.
Create a realistic leopard fur typography in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an animal inspired fur typography.
3-Step Fluffy Text Effect Tutorial
We are going to create a very cute, fluffy, marshmallow-like text effect. This is an ultra easy tutorial for newbies and of course you can implement the same technique for shapes and elements in your web design.
Start Text Effect
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Pac Man, I made a text effect with a type game old but well updated. For those not familiar is a game that had much success in 80 years and is known far and he was a big milestone for the popularity of games.
Plasma Text Effect
This new lesson we’ll see how is it possible to create a wavy text out of burning liquid using also fractal ornaments.
How to Create a Stereoscopic Image for Crossed Eye Image Viewing
In this tutorial we will create a stereoscopic image for cross eye viewing, which means you will be able to view the final image in 3D and full color without the use of any special glasses.
Vibrant Metal Text Effect with Glowing Radiation Circles
This tutorial inspired by all the sci-fi movies where radiation glowing circles are pictured in great details; so we are going to make very vibrant, glossy and realistically curved text effect with extremely beautiful and original glow circles, that no other text effect has. We will be working with a lot of Contour settings.
3D Layered Text Effect
In this Awesome? Photoshop tutorial, you‘ll learn how to create a 3D text effect using actions, basic transform operations and filters. This is an intermediate level, approximately 2 cups of coffee long tutorial.
Photoshopping The Letterpress Text Effect
Lately LetterPress has become a real trend in web design. For those unfamiliar with the effect, LetterPress gives the impression that words and letters have actually been pressed or bevelled inwards. It‘s not hard to see why it‘s so popular. LetterPress is stylish, very simple, and it‘s third dimension allows it to catch the eye without being overpowering.
Glossy Emblem Text Effects with Photoshop
In this tutorial, we‘ll demonstrate how to create the following nice looking Glossy Emblem Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop in 4 simple steps.
Learn to make a nice text effect neon
One effect that I find most interesting and good results is the effect of neon, so the way I like this effect so I decided to do a tutorial, a tutorial is pretty fast to make and easy to learn and you get a great result.
Letterpress and Letter Bulge Effect using Photoshop and CSS
Let’s discuss about how to make a letterpress and letterbulge effects using photoshop and css.
How To Create Floral Theme Typography Using Photoshop and Illustrator
This tutorial is highly inspired from that poster and we will also add some flowers and butterflies into the text. To get the best quality, we combine vector from Illustrator with pixel editing in Photoshop.
Outline Sketch Text
Very nice technique to make your text as Outline Sketch. Short and impressive tutorial. You will really love to make this. Some Filters involve making this tutorial.
Create an Awesome Funky Text Effect
In this tutorial, you‘ll learn step by step, with a plethora of details and screenshots, how to create an awesome funky text effect.
Smashing Your Creative Block
The question arises so much nowadays, How do you overcome your Creative Block? I made it simple for everyone today and created a Photoshop Tutorial to smash your creative block. I will use simple and easy techniques to create a smashing composition text tutorial. It won‘t take you to long to finish and you will learn that it is pretty easy to create this effect.
Super Easy Neon Style in Photoshop
Last year I wrote a tutorial showing how to create a neon effect, it was the Super Easy Neon Style in Photoshop and it was inspired by a neon sign I saw outside of a pub.
Create A 3D Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a great 3D text effect in a few simple steps. Follow the steps and see how much fun it is to create a 3D text effect in Photoshop.
Colorful Plexi Text Effect using Photoshop
In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, author going to show you how to create a cool looking colorful Plexi text effect. Throughout this tutorial we‘ll create letters separately, getting some help from the Actions.
Create Ultra-Shining Text Effect with Bokeh and Abstract Texture in Photoshop
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Ultra-Shining Text Effect with Bokeh and Abstract Texture in Photoshop.
Create a Distressed Vector Typographic Poster Design
Follow this step by step walkthrough of my recent design process for the ‘Spectrum‘ poster. Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, we‘ll move our vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!
Create a Funky Pouring Liquid Text Effect
Learning how to manipulate and transform text in Photoshop is a great way to learn key skills and concepts. In this tutorial we’ll cover use of filters and masks to create this stunning overflowing liquid text effect.
Create a light effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial author will show you how to combine some textures, vectors and Photoshop techniques to create a colorful wallpaper with light effects.
Create Colorful Smoky Text Effect in Photoshop
Here is one really colorful typography effect. To create this effect we will mostly use Photoshop with a bit of help from Illustrator. In this photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create colorful smoky text effect. The process is fun and easy once you get going.
Create a Funky Retro Wavy Text Effect in Photoshop
We are going to create a retro-colored psychedelic background, which we are then going to apply to some text. The purpose of this tutorial is to learn how to mask out an image so that it just shows through the editable text, making it friendlier to modifications later on. We will also work with layering textures to create a grungy retro background.
Design a Wintry Text Effect with Icicles and Snow
The popularity of text effects is not going downhills and even if you may think that all the possible and impossible effects have already been tried out, sliced around and milled over — be surprised, every week I get to see new Text Effect Tutorials for Photoshop and they always look great and always impress me over and over, so in the mood of winter we decided to put together another text effect tutorial, this one is extremely easy but has a very nice outcome, which I hope will prove useful.
Create A Cool Typography Effect In Photoshop
In this tutorial, we‘re going to use Photoshop ® CS3 or Photoshop ® CS4 to create some really cool-looking effects to decorate our Typography. We will be using a combination of layer styles, color blending, lens flare and images. The end effect is quite stunning and hopefully you‘ll pick up some tips you didn‘t know before.
Create a Retro Metal Text poster in Photoshop
In this tutorial we are going to create a retro/grunge looking metal text using some basic Photoshop techniques as well as a texture. We are going to then finish off the image using another texture and a few other techniques to bring the whole image together.
How to create 3D Love text composition
In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a stunning 3D text effect using different textures to give it a unique look with Xsara3D & Photoshop.
Design a 3D Newspaper Cropped Text Effect
When the older generation were young, and needed to create a school design or anything that involved cropping letters, we often cropped them first from an old newsprint, before proceeding to work with a colored paper.
How To Create A Realistic 3D Typography In Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a really smooth looking 3D text in any version of Photoshop ®. This tutorial will create the illusion of 3D without the use of any 3D programs, we will only use the raw power of Photoshop.
Playing Around with 3D RepoussÃ© in Photoshop CS5
We want to give you an insight into what you can do with text layers, and this very tool. But remember, to create this effect, you must have the latest version of Photoshop.
Above is a very extensive list of photoshop text tutorials. Without a doubt, you were probably able to find a text style that you really liked from the list. If so, open up the tutorial and then open up your copy of photoshop and follow the tutorial until you get the desired effect. Keep working with Photoshop and you will eventually become a master of the program. Before you know it, you will be able to create your own text styles.
If you like this Photoshop tutorials collection, you might be interested in our recent collection of Photoshop Text Tutorials.