Adobe Photoshop is the well-known software among designers and it’s also perfect if you are going to do something regarding typography. In simple words we can say that we can say that Typography is an art and technique of spreading out text on a page which involves creativity and it’s also not everybody’s cup of tea. So, here I am going to present you some Adobe Photoshop techniques about typography.
It also shows you the effectiveness of Photoshop brushes and blend modes, and how you can use them to greatly improve artworks. It finishes with a nice composition and some useful tips you can use in your design projects. The techniques involved in this tutorial are not complicate.
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.
Few weeks ago I stumbled on a very beautiful typography poster from Olariu Alex. 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 Illustratorwith pixel editing 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.
This tutorial explains how to create a nice colorfull suspended text effect.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create text on fire, also I will explain all the techniques how to transform the text in right format.
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to create retro-looking text that seems like it’s constructed using folded strips of paper. We’re going to step away from the computer a little bit and use a real model as a reference for our project. Prepare yourself to heavily rely on Photoshop’s Lasso Tool, as well as some other basic tools and simple techniques.
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When looking for top quality content, you’re usually forced to pay for your resources. They’re generally better and easier to work with, and offer a wider range of use. Sometimes though, you can find the same level of quality at zero cost, and it’s exactly what we’re going to do today. We’re going to create a detailed illustration with free gifts and self made goodies.
n this graphic design tutorial, we will discuss how to create an assortment of 3D text styles in Illustrator CS4. We will create a custom pattern (a flower pattern), apply beautiful color gradients, use basic shape tools to create custom objects, and much more. The underlying lesson in this tutorial is that, in Illustrator, you can achieve amazing results by choosing the right fonts and colors, and by being conscious of basic illustration principles such as perspective and lighting.
As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating:
In the second part of this tutorial series, we’re going to bring this treatment to life with some color. Stick around to learn about casting shadows and highlights through abstract color shapes.
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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.
Hi guys, today I’m here with a text effect tutorial. In this tutorial we are going to learn how we can create a beautiful fancy glow text effect. And trust me; it’s not that complicated as you think.
In this Illustrator tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a trendy retro type treatment with a free font, gradients, blends, and some scatter brushes. It’s a relative easy tutorial containing techniques that can be quickly applied to many other type treatments and various graphic elements.
Now we have everything we need so before we start let’s have a look at our Final result:
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.
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a Photoshop text wrap effect by faking the text wrap feature you’d normally find in a page layout program, allowing us to wrap text around objects. Photoshop may be the world’s most popular and most powerful image editor, but it doesn’t quite measure up with programs like InDesign or even Illustrator when it comes to text (although Photoshop does offer more text-related options than you’d normally expect to find in a program built for photo editing). Photoshop doesn’t come with an actual text wrap feature, but it does give us the ability to use a path as a container for our text, and as we’ll learn in this tutorial, we can use that to wrap text around objects. It’s not quite as good or as intuitive as having an actual text wrap feature, but it works.
This detailed tutorial shows you how to create a 3D typography-based design. All the elements revolve around the theme of dreaming.
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps I took to Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop. You will learn how you utilise a range of selection and transformation techniques to manipulate textures in order to form certain effect.
This is a nice and easy effect with great looking results. We are going to learn how to create a watercolor text effect painted over a wet paper. The results are very nice and you can try this effect with different color schemes or underlying papers. Perhaps scrapbooking fans will consider this effect for their hybrid scrapbooking projects. The image below shows the final effect:
Pick and mix which techniques you use or just try all of them and end up with an image like this.
With just one text layer and a few layer styles you can have yourself a deliciously glossy emblem text effect in no time. Since the entire effect is done on a vector text layer, you’ll be free to change the font face or letters to suit your needs and still retain all of its styling. As a final touch, we’ll add a simple shadow to give it some perspective and realism.
Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects. Most are fairly short, offering a good foundation for the reader on how certain effects are achieved but fail to take that extra step (or few steps) to make the piece really shine. Once you have an idea of how different techniques fit together in a piece, it is fairly easy to combine, say, the process to create metal and the process to create liquid to create something that exists in both sides of the FX map.
Sunday is the day to play with Photoshop and try some new ideas. As usual I went through some books and Web sites to find some inspiration. I am still addicted to the Handy Book of Artistic Printing, it’s a must have book for some old style print references. I got some ideas and also found this amazing image from Alex Beltechi on Dribbble called Twisting in the Wind. Then I new the effect I wanted to know how to create in Photoshop.
Create this Cool Liquid Text Effect with Feather Brush Decoration in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorials and some steps can be a bit tricky.
When you don’t have the guts to pull this off in the real world, Photoshop to the rescue. Learn how to make graffiti with Photoshop.
Author will show you the steps he took to Design Awesome Grungy Text Effect with Stone Texture in Photoshop. The main focus of this tutorial is how you quickly apply textures and stock images to create great text effect.
Learn to make a colorful and distinctive watercolor text effect with this tutorial.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an ice effect completely from scratch using special Photoshop Brushes. Some time ago playing with Photoshop and trying to make an ice effect I discovered that “dead trees” can simulate very well the ice’s “veins” giving a cool feeling to an image. I’m not going for realism here, but I do like the final effect for this tutorial. I used some text as reference, but this effect can be applied to any shape you want and can add some great style. Let’s get started!
Many creations that we can make in Photoshop. Various ideas and creativity have graced. If you’re interested in learning some new skills, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced user, this Photoshop tutorial is for you.
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create a Mystical Text Effect with Smoke and Ocean Texture in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be a little tricky, but why not have a try!
In this tutorial we’ll create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text.
You need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.
Nik Ainley of Shiny Binary shows you how to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools.
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.
This new lesson we’ll see how is it possible to create a wavy text out of burning liquid using also fractal ornaments.
In this tutorial we are going to go over various techniques you may have seen before, as well as a bulk of techniques that may be new to you. After you have completed this intense walk though, I assure you will be able to explore even more new ways of creating typefaces as well as other types of ideas. Inspired by the work of Nelson Balaban as well as my own, I decided to re-create an old piece of mine using the techniques I am about to show. The completion of this effect will probably take around 8 hours collectively; however, once learned, the process shall be pretty easy and fast to replicate. Even though it is extensive, nevertheless it will be very fun and insightful. The final effect is shown below. Alright, lets do this fellas!
The idea is very simple, I used some stock photos and a very blocky typeface. Instead of wasted my time looking for the perfect font, I decided to create it in Illustrator. So the first steps I will show you how to create the font and then in the others, in Photoshop, I will show you how to mix that with the photos.