Text Effects

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    Create a Multicolored Splashed Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDiana splash eff tut preview
    Learn how to create a vibrant, colorful splashed text effect with built-in Scatter Brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Read More…
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    Stay Golden With This Shiny Metallic Text Art Effect in Adobe IllustratorGold 025
    In this tutorial, you will draw your own script font (or work off an existing one) and render it into a completed shiny, golden design. Create dimension in the design by doubling up on the text's line art, set up thinly stroked paths on one side, and use golden gradients to create gilded lettering fit to print.Read More…
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    Create a Simple, Elegant Textured Metal Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
    Create a simple metal text effect using layer styles, then use a texture overlay to make it look more interesting.Read More…
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    Create a Vintage Bloody Text Effect Wallpaper Design in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
    Create a blood-soaked text effect wallpaper design inspired by American Horror Story, using some textures, brushes, and adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
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    Create a Devilish Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDeviltextpreview
    In this step-by-step tutorial you'll learn how to create a devilish text effect in Adobe Illustrator. You'll create devil horns using basic tools and vector shape building techniques, then create a text shape and add shading, highlights and subtle textures. And you'll take full advantage of the Stroke panel and the Gradient panel to create a devil's tail using only one curly path.Read More…
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    Create "The Walking Dead" Inspired Grungy Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
    Create a grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop using a couple of textures, grunge brushes, layer styles, and blur filters. Layering textures and brushes can give detail and depth to simple designs, making them look more interesting. This tutorial will show you how to do that, with the help of some blur filters and simple layer styles, to create a nice grungy text effect.Read More…
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    Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDiana baseball texteff tut preview
    For all of you sports fans out there, this tutorial will teach you how to create a baseball-inspired text effect. You'll start by preparing the text, then with the help of the Bas Relief effect and the Inner Glow effect you'll easily add some dimension to it. Next, you'll create a vector texture and a Pattern Brush with which you'll add the characteristic baseball stitches. Next on the to-do list is the worn out and dirty look, for which you will use a built-in Art Brush. You'll finish with the grass background and the additional tufts of grass around the letters. Let’s jump in! Read More…
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    Create a Retro Gold Leather Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
    Creating 3D text effect does not always require using the 3D tools. This tutorial will show you a simple way of using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC, along with a couple of layer styles, to create a retro, leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly. Let's get started!Read More…
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    How to Create a Varsity Lettering Effect in Adobe IllustratorPreview1
    Learn how to create a graphic style that you can apply to live type or any vector object. The result is reminiscent of the patches on school sports jackets, and can be achieved with a few simple strokes and effects in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
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    Create a Tasty Pretzel Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDiana pretzel eff tut preview
    Learn how to create a fun pretzel inspired text effect using the Bas Relief effect, Art and Scatter Brushes in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
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    How to Write in the Sand in Adobe PhotoshopPreview 2
    Create a realistic-looking sand writing text effect in Adobe PhotoshopRead More…
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    Create a Chalkboard Effect with the New Pen Tool in IllustratorPreview
    On June 18th, Adobe rolled out some updated features for their latest release of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014. Included in the update was an improved Pen Tool. Check out the quick tip below showing how to manipulate the new Pen Tool in order to create an easy chalk-like design.Read More…