25 Beautiful Text Effect Tutorials

For a designer learning how to create beautiful text effect is very important. Text effect is one of the coolest and important part of a beautiful design. Basically in logo we can see various text effect. We can also see various text effect on book cover, DVD cover, Game title or on movie. The question is how they make this?  Want to make some beautiful text effect? If yeas then see this tutorial collections “25 Beautiful Text Effect Tutorials”.

Here you will see 25 very effective  and working tutorials. See those and try to copy them. Practice and practice to become a good designer. Wish those tutorials will help you a lot to become a great designer.

Create an Awesome Chrome Typography Piece in Illustrator

In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw a retro typography design from scratch, then add dimension, tones and gradients and then bring it all to life! I’ll be working from a sketch and rendering it in Adobe Illustrator. I’ll then finish it off in Adobe Photoshop. Let’s get started!



Create a Chalkboard Type Treatment

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a chalkboard type treatment with some gradients, a bristle brush, and some freebies from Vector Mill! The tutorial is relatively simple and can be applied to many other Illustrator projects. Moreover, you can use the Vector Mill freebies in other projects!



How to Create a Neon Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In this Adobe Illustrator Tutorial we will learn how to create a neon text effect using Gradient Mesh, 3D Modeling, Art Brushes and Transparency palette. Let’s begin!



Blueprint-Style Text in Adobe Illustrator

This blueprint technique has been seen just about everywhere—even on the cover of The Photoshop Help Desk Book by Dave Cross. This is a quick demo using a blend of live effects, filters, and even a little gradient mesh to create a seemingly complex logo treatment.



Illustrator Tutorial: Bling Bling Text Effect

I’ll be teaching you how to create this eye catching bling bling effect in illustrator. You will learn how to create the texture and apply it to any text. So let’s get started…



Create a Swirly Type Treatment

In this Illustrator tutorial I will show you how to create a swirly type treatment. With a free font, some brushes, and gradients you can easily create this type treatment. Moreover, you can apply these techniques to other type treatments, logos, and illustrations as well.



Quick Tutorial: Gradient Strokes

After reading Lensco’s comment “Cool tip, all we need now are gradients on strokes. Pretty please, Adobe?” on the previous tutorial Quick Tutorial: Adding Gradients to Text, I decided to write a quick tutorial about how I create gradient strokes. This super simple technique use the Appearance panel and effects to create editable gradient strokes in Illustrator.



How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment

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.



Quick Tip: How to Create Colorful Neon Text with Adobe Illustrator

In the following Quicktip you will learn how to create a colorful neon text effect. By first using a thick font and the Round Any Corner Script you will create the letter shapes. Next, using a calligraphic brush, basic techniques along with some Pathfinder options and masks you will create your own neon text effect.



Creating Simple Origami Style Typography in Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple Origami style piece of Typography. You will create a set of basic shapes to build letters from and see how to refine those into a more realistic look of your type. Gradients and the appearance panel will help us, to create the final completely custom type.

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How To Create a 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator using only a piece of text. For starters you will learn how to create a dark, textured background and how to easily center it. Moving on, using a simple piece of text, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and cleverly adjusting some of Illustrator’s basic effects, you will learn how to create this bold, 3D text effect.



Create a Polished Raised Type Treatment

If you have read some of my other type tutorials, you know I love the Appearance panel. This tutorial is no different. Using the Appearance panel, some gradients, and transforms, you can create a polished lifted type treatment. Using the Appearance panel makes it super easy to apply the treatment to other fonts and vector elements.



Quick Tutorial: Adding Gradients to Text

I’m sure a bunch of you have seen this technique before in other blogs or are already aware of how to add gradients to text, but it is worth mentioning for those that don’t know this technique. Moreover, I found that adding an extra step to this known technique, enables you add transparent gradients to text in Illustrator CS4 while still keeping the text editable!



Let’s Make a Playful Yet Robust 3D Letter Design

This tutorial is perfect for the advanced beginner who wants to take her skills to the next level. We’ll explore how to create 3D text and use depth-of-field to enhance a design.



Quickly Add Grunge To Text

For a while, it seemed liked every client wanted grungy graphics. This might sound familiar, “I like it, but can we grunge it up more”. Don’t get me wrong, having some grunge can create a great deal of depth to a design or illustration, but there can be to much of a good thing. This is the technique I use because it is quick and consistent, making it easy to scum up any design or illustration.



Old School Type – Line Gradients

One of our readers suggested we write a tutorial explaining how to do this cool text effect. On the Dragonforce logo above, the basis of my typography was sketched on paper first and then vectored in Illustrator using the Pen Tool.



Illustrator Trick #10: Stitched Text Effect

Here is a very quick trick to create a stitched text effect using strokes in the Appearance Palette. First, type your text and go to the appearance window. Set the Fill to white and Stoke to green. Drag your Stroke properties below the Fill. Open up your Stroke Palette and set weight to 2pt and remember to tick Dashed Line to create the dotted effect. Next, set the dash to 2.



Create a Christmas, Knitted Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a knitted text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a set of art brushes. Next, using these little brushes, some basic grouping techniques and two Transform effects you will create the main knits. Moving on, using a bunch of Transform effects and a simple rectangle you will create the knitted background and text. Finally, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using two raster effects along with some basic blending techniques you will learn how to add the subtle fabric texture.



Create a Paint Roller Illustration with a Grungy, Paint Text Effect

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a paint roller illustration with a grungy, paint text effect. We’ll use proven pixel perfect vector build methods, add lighting and Opacity effects, and trace raster grunge effects into vector paths. Learn each step of how to create this paint roller text effect.

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Quick Tip: Creating a Bazinga! Text Treatment in Adobe Illustrator

With this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a Bazinga text effect made famous by Sheldon from the sitcom The Big Bang Theory in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using some techniques to add multiple effects to a single shape, also duplicating and copying objects quickly, as well as creating a pattern and even rotating that pattern without disrupting the shape it’s applied too.



How to Create an Old Font Text Effect in Illustrator

In this text effect tutorial you will learn how to create an old font style text. This illustrator tutorial is created for beginners, so it has very detailed instructions. Have fun in this tutorial.



How to create explosion text effect in Illustrator

In this tutorial we won’t only find out how to create very interesting text effect, but also we’ll learn how to convert raster shadows into 100% vector. That’s why this tutorial is especially valuable for me, and I’m happy to recommend it to all vector graphics fans.

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How To Create a Comic Style Text Effect in Illustrator

In today’s Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a comic book inspired text effect your favourite superhero would be proud of. Learn how to create a basic 3D effect using the Blend tool and produce cool halftone patterns to give the design that retro screen printed appearance. These two techniques alone are crucial additions to your Illustrator skillset and can be used in all kinds of illustration and design work.



Tutorial : Create a cool water effect

In this tutorial i will walk you through the process that i have used in one of the design projects i finished recently . You will learn how to use mesh tool to create water droplets , use the symbol sprayer tool using symbol of water droplets and dispersing them .




In this tutorial, I will show you the processes of creating this Deep Space Text Effect in Photoshop. We will use a handwriting font, combine it with nebula and fire textures to form the final effect. We will also be using some selection and image adjustment techniques along the way.


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