In this Text Effects tutorial, learn how a few layer styles, a custom gradient and a simple brush can easily turn your type into gold! Now fully re-written and updated for Photoshop CS6 and CC!
Text Effects Tutorials
Learn how to place an image inside text, turn type into gold, set your text on fire and more with our easy-to-follow, step-by-step Photoshop Text Effects tutorials!
Check out our Text Effects tutorials below, or download them as PDFs!
Learn how the power of clipping masks make it easy to create one of Photoshop’s most popular and classic effects – placing an image inside text! Now fully updated for Photoshop CS6 and CC!
Need to add multiple strokes around your text? Normally Photoshop only lets us add a single Stroke effect to a layer, but in this tutorial, learn how to easily get around that problem using Smart Objects so you can add as many stroke outlines to your text as you need!
Most Photoshop users turn to the Gaussian Blur filter when they need to blur text in an image or design, but in this tutorial, learn how to keep your blurred type fully editable by creating the same effect with layer styles!
Photoshop makes it easy to rotate, flip or scale entire words or lines of text in a document, but in this tutorial, we take things further and learn how to select and transform individual letters in a word!
Learn how to create an interesting effect by adding a texture to text in Photoshop, using nothing more than a photo for the texture, a layer mask, a simple image adjustment, and of course, some text! Includes a trick for pasting an image directly into a layer mask in Photoshop!
In a previous tutorial we looked at how to place a single image inside text. This time, we take things further and learn how to fill text with multiple images!
Reality isn’t the only thing we can fake in Photoshop! Thanks to paths and Photoshop’s ability to use a path as a container for text, we can easily fake the “Text Wrap” feature you’d normally find in a page layout program!