85 Awesome Free Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

In this post I have listed some fantastic free photoshop tutorials that show you how to create some awesome 3D text effects. As well as having details instructions with screenshots and/or videos, many of these free PSD tutorials also have PSD starter files to download so you can don’t have to recreate everything from scratch. This list includes a variety of 3D text effects and some will require quite a bit of time for the novice user but that is the only way to learn, right?

If you are just starting out with photoshop I recommended you get to grips with the basics first before attempting some of the techniques shown in the tutorials below. We have listed some of the best photoshop tutorials for beginners here.

Thanks to the generosity of the designers who have kindly made these available and showing us how to create some amazing typography illustrations for commercial use or just for fun. If you are short of time and want to cheat, you can buy some ready made text effects you can get some really great effects cheaply at places like Graphic River and Pixden. So here are the free tutorials – enjoy.

Colourful Wooden 3D Text

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How to Create Colorful Wooden 3D Text

Glowing 3D Text Effect With Filter Forge and Photoshop

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Create a Glowing 3D Text Effect With Filter Forge and Photoshop

3D Rubber and Glass Text in Photoshop CS6

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3D Neon Night Club Sign in Photoshop CS6 Extended

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Create a 3D Neon Night Club Sign in Photoshop CS6 Extended

3D Bold Text Effect

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3D Bold Text Effect

Hipster Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

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Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials 2013

Realistic Stitched Text Effect

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Realistic Stitched Text Effect

Text In Stitches Photoshop Text Effect

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Design Abstract Text Effect with Pen Tool and Grunge Brush Decoration in Photoshop

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Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials 2013

Create Unique 3D Grass and Stone Text Effect in Photoshop CS6 Extended

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Create Unique 3D Grass and Stone Text Effect in Photoshop CS6 Extended

Fluid Typography on Watercolour Background in Photoshop

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Design Fluid Typography on Watercolour Background in Photoshop

Glossy Emblem Text Effects

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Note Cards Text Effect

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Note Cards Text Effect

Design Magical Fire Energy Text Effect in Photoshop

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Design Magical Fire Energy Text Effect in Photoshop

Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

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Disney’s Frozen Text Effect in Photoshop

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Disney’s Frozen Text Effect in Photoshop

Chocolate Text Effect in Photoshop for Valentine’s Day

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Chocolate Text Effect in Photoshop for Valentine’s Day

Colorful Futuristic Text Effect

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Colorful Futuristic Text Effect

Web Button Text Effect

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Web Button Text Effect

Colorful Textured Plastic Text Effect

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Colorful Textured Plastic Text Effect

Delicious Bagels Text Effect

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Delicious Bagels Text Effect

Decorated Wood Text Effect

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Decorated Wood Text Effect

9 Different Text Effects Styles in Photoshop

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9 Different Text Effects Styles in Photoshop

Create a Glossy Neon Text Effect with Stars in Photoshop

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Create a Glossy Neon Text Effect with Stars in Photoshop

Create a Retro 3D Halftone Text Effect in Photoshop

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Create a Retro 3D Halftone Text Effect in Photoshop

Wave’s Text Effect

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Harley Davidson

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3-D text with some extreme lighting

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Lost in Space

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Stunning City Skyline

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Eroded Metal Text

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3D Blocks

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Copper

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Steam Powered

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Typographic, Retro, Space Face

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Grungy Rusted Carbon Fiber Text Effect

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Suspended

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Making a Fruity Text Effect in Photoshop

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Candy Photoshop Text Effect

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Metallic Photoshop Text Effect

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Cookie Photoshop Text Effect

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Create Smoke Photoshop Text Effect

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Sky and Cloud Photoshop Text Effect

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Funky Stickers Photoshop Text Effect

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Liquid 3D type Photoshop Text Effect

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Copper Photoshop Text Effect

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Gold Photoshop Text Effect

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Great Gooey Photoshop Text Effect

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Bubble Photoshop Text Effect

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Create a Cinematic “Sergeant America” Text Effect in Photoshop

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Wood Inlay Text Photoshop Text Effect

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Dramatic Text on Fire Photoshop Text Effect

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Retro Text Photoshop Stitched Text Effect

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Cookie Bite Text Effect in Photoshop

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Frozen Text Effect with Ice Particles in Photoshop

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Create a Funky Retro Wavy Text Effect in Photoshop

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Scrabble Tiles Text Effect

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Autumn-Themed 3D Text Effect With Photoshop CS6 Extended

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Create an Ice Cream Type Treatment in Photoshop

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10 Metal Photoshop Styles 2of2

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Colorful Wooden 3D Photoshop Text Effect

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Cinema 4D to create wooden 3D text and then how to use Photoshop to add the final touches.

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Artbees Grungy Text Styles – Dirty & Scratched

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Steampunk Type Treatment Photoshop Text Effect

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Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop

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Stitched Text Effect for an iPad Wallpaper

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Stitched Denim Text Effect in Photoshop

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Broken Plate Typography Effect

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Quick Grungy Poster Photoshop Text Effect

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Create Stunning 3D Text in a Grungy Landscape

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Create a realistic wooden 3D text image

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Realistic folded paper text effect in Photoshop

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Bling Text Effect in Photoshop

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Realistic Water Photoshop Text Effect

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Create a Crisp Metallic Text Effect in Photoshop

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Fruit 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

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Easy Furry Text In Photoshop Effect

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Glossy Plastic Text in Photoshop

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Neon Text Effect in Photoshop

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Knitted Argyle Text Effect Using Filter Forge and Photoshop

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Amazing Colourful Text Effect in Photoshop CS5

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colorful text effect in Photoshop CS5

Furry Photoshop Text Effect

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3D Text Shatter Photoshop Text Effect

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Create a “Real Steel” Film Poster Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

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Mastering Photoshop Text Effect

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Create a “Real Steel” Film Poster Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

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