Photoshop Text Effects
Do you want to learn how to create text effects to add to your designs and photographs? I’ve written these Photoshop Text Effects tutorials to show you how to make some interesting and eye-catching type. Each tutorial is a visual step by step guide on how to use the tools. I hope you find them useful.
In this quick tutorial for beginners, you'll see how to use Photoshop's Stroke layer effect to create a simple and cute text effect. The Layer Effects in Photoshop allow you to easily add effects such as Drop Shadows, Glows, Stokes, Colour Overlays and more to any...read more
*Updated June 2016 to reflect changes in Photoshop CC* This is an update to an article I originally wrote for PhotographyBB magazine. It's good fun and might be something you could use for graphic design or personal work – it produces quite a cute effect. The idea is...read more
Letterpress is popular with many print designers because of the beautiful effect it creates on business cards, book covers or pretty much any type of printed material. Letterpress works by pressing the ink into the paper leaving a coloured imprint. You can find a TON...read more
*Updated in July 2016 to reflect (no pun intended) the changes in Photoshop. This still works perfectly on older versions of the program* Today's Photoshop tutorial shows you how to give the impression of reflected text. This is a fun and easy to achieve effect,...read more
*Updated January 2017 to reflect changes to Photoshop CC 2017 interface. But warp type works equally well in all versions of Photoshop* It’s easy to add a bit of flair to your text using Photoshop's Create Warped Text command. Warping lets you distort type into a wide...read more
Here's a new tutorial - all about how to use text as a clipping mask in Photoshop. Many people avoid clipping masks because there is a perception that they are difficult or that you need to be some kind of Photoshop master to use them. As you'll see in this tutorial...read more