If you're looking for an awesome typography tutorial collection, you're going to love this list of font tutorials, text effects, web fonts, and more.
Learn from these Illustrator typography tutorials and Photoshop typography tutorials, or try out a 3D typography tutorial—we've got a list of over 100 awesome free tutorials for you to enjoy today.
Font Basics: Check Out These Font Tutorials
Let's start out with the basics. Learn how to install fonts, how different fonts work, how to choose the right fonts for your design project, and more in these free font tutorials.
Top Picks From Our Typography Tutorial Collection
Next, let's move on to typography—the artful process of working with type. While this might vary depending on your medium, the fundamentals apply to all of us, across disciplines. Looking for fundamentals? Advanced topics? We've got a typography tutorial for that.
- TypographyA Brief History of TypeGrace Fussell
- TypographyWhat Is Typography?Melody Nieves
- TypographyThe Ultimate Guide to Basic TypographyLaura Keung
- TypographyThe A to Z of TypographyGrace Fussell
- FontsThe Rise of the Sans SerifLaura Keung
- FontsA Brief History of Display FontsLaura Keung
- FontsThe Psychology of Fonts (Fonts That Evoke Emotion)Grace Fussell
- FontsSerif vs. Sans Serif Fonts: What Is the Difference?Melody Nieves
- TypographyTypography: The Anatomy of a LetterMelody Nieves
- AccessibilityHow to Improve the Accessibility of Fonts and Typography in Your DesignsGrace Fussell
- Typography10 Typefaces That Changed the WorldGrace Fussell
- QuizQuiz: Do You Know Your Typography?Joel Bankhead
- FontsAll About the Futura Font and Its HistoryLaura Keung
- FontsEverything You Wanted to Know About HelveticaGrace Fussell
- TypographyThe Difference Between Typography & Hand Lettering: Typography in 60 SecondsMelody Nieves
- Typography5 Typography Secrets to Transform Your DesignsGrace Fussell
Learn to Create Your Own Font Today
Have you ever wanted to create your own font? There's a host of helpful font tutorials on Envato Tuts+. Whether you'd like to make a font from your handwriting or a new, classy serif font, these font tutorials will help you get started.
- FontsHow to Create Your Own FontYulia Sokolova
- Font DesignHow to Create a Font in Adobe IllustratorMary Winkler
- Font DesignThe Basics of Drawing Type & Creating Your Own Handwritten FontGrace Fussell
- FontsHow to Make a Monospace Pixel FontMiss Chatz
- FontForgeHow to Create a Font Using Fontself and FontForgeMary Winkler
- DrawingMastering Calligraphy: Making Your Own FontMegan Eckman
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Create a Color Font With Adobe Illustrator and Fontself MakerYulia Sokolova
- TypographyHow to Design and Construct a Functional Cursive FontKelvin Song
Create Exciting Text Effects in a Snap
Text effects can be visually engaging, stylish, and a lot of fun to work with. Try out a 3D typography tutorial, or learn a new text effect in one of our Photoshop typography tutorials or Illustrator typography tutorials.
- Text EffectsHow to Create a 3D Stuffed Letters Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Tattoo DesignUse a Tattoo Font to Add a Realistic Tattoo to a Photo in PhotoshopMonika Zagrobelna
- Text EffectsHow to Distress a Font in IllustratorAndrei Marius
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Use an SVG Color Font to Create a Logo Design in IllustratorAndrei Marius
- TypographyHow to Create a Nautical Tattoo FontChris Carey
- Blend ToolHow to Use the Blend Tool for Lettering in Adobe IllustratorLaura Keung
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Create an Art Nouveau Text Effect in IllustratorAndrei Marius
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Quick Sparkling Diamonds Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Graffiti Text Effect in IllustratorAndrei Marius
- Adobe PhotoshopHow to Create a Realistic Embroidery Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopJohn Negoita
- Text EffectsHow to Warp Text in Adobe PhotoshopAbbey Esparza
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Leaf-Covered Text Effect Action in Adobe PhotoshopAnderson Luiz
- Text EffectsHow to Outline Text in PhotoshopMonika Zagrobelna
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Sketch Text Effect Action in Adobe PhotoshopAnderson Luiz
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Newspaper Ransom Note Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Text EffectsHow to Curve Text in IllustratorMonika Zagrobelna
- SummerHow to Create an Ice-Cream Script Poster in Adobe InDesignGrace Fussell
- Text EffectsQuick Tip: How to Create a Memphis Style Text Effect in Adobe InDesignGrace Fussell
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Cool Bubble Font Text EffectAndrei Marius
- Text EffectsHow to Make a 3D Text Effect in PhotoshopMonika Zagrobelna
Tutorials for Print Design and Typography
Typography is a huge part of graphic design. From creating logo designs to typographic posters and T-shirts, there are so many typography and font tutorials to help you push your type further. Check one out today.
- FontsWhat Is a Monogram? Types, Designs, and IdeasLaura Keung
- CareersWhat Is the Best Font for a Resume? (Professional Size & Proper Type for 2020)Charley Mendoza
- TypographyThe Connections Between Font Style and Music GenreDaisy Ein
- Spirit DayHow to Create a Typographic T-Shirt DesignDaisy Ein
- TypographyHow to Create a Hand-Lettering Textured Poster in Adobe IllustratorYulia Sokolova
- Logo DesignTypography in Action: Design Simple & Effective Type LogosGrace Fussell
- TypographyUnderstanding Auto, Optical and Metrics Kerning in Adobe IllustratorJulie Felton
- Adobe PhotoshopHow to Create a Typographic Album CoverDaisy Ein
- GridsHow to Use Grids in Photoshop to Create a Typographic PosterLaura Keung
- BrochureHow to Create a High-Impact Typographic Brochure in Adobe InDesignGrace Fussell
- Adobe InDesignHow to Create a Typographic Valentine’s Card in Adobe InDesignGrace Fussell
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Tasty 3D Typographic Illustration in PhotoshopMark Mayers
- Spirit DayCreate a Cool Typographic Poster Ready for Spirit Day in Adobe InDesign!Grace Fussell
- TypographyHow to Create a Vintage Typographic Illustration Poster in Adobe IllustratorJanie Kliever
Web Typography Tutorials and Web Fonts
Are you a web developer or curious about typography on the web? Check out this collection of web font tutorials and other typography tutorial content for web developers and the web curious.
- Web TypographyHow to Use Color Fonts on the WebKezz Bracey
- FontsVariable Fonts on the Web, ExplainedKezz Bracey
- Web TypographyWhat Are Web Fonts?Kezz Bracey
- TypographyHow to Self-Host Google Fonts on Your Own ServerAnna Monus
- WordPressHow to Add New Fonts to WordPressJessica Thornsby
- Web TypographyWhat Your Web Typography Says About YouJoanna Ngai
- Web TypographyThe Future of Web Typography: CSS Fonts Level 4Dennis Gaebel
- Web TypographyA Guide to Selecting Custom Fonts for Your WebsiteEric Karkovack
- TypographyThe Complete Beginner’s Guide to Chinese FontsKendra Schaefer
- AccessibilityDesigning Accessible Content: Typography, Font Styling, and StructureCarie Fisher
- Adobe MuseHow to Use Web Fonts With Adobe MuseMichael Chaize
- TypographyFiguring Out @font-faceJeremy Loyd
- TypographyUnderstanding Typographic HierarchyJeremy Loyd
- TypographyA Comprehensive Guide to Typography BasicsEd Wassermann
- WordPressHow to Change the Font Color in WordPressRachel McCollin
20+ Awesome Free Font Video Tutorials
Do you like to work along and learn from video tutorials? Here's a selection of some of our font tutorials and other typographic tutorial content from our YouTube Channel—make sure to visit our channel for even more free tutorials.
Check out a free typography tutorial video today.
New to typography or looking to brush up on the basics? Check out this typography tutorial for all the fundamental essentials when it comes to typography in your design work.
There are a lot of fonts out there. Which one is best for your design project? If this question often keeps you guessing, check out this typography tutorial for some quick and useful tips.
Kerning, tracking, and leading are all essentials to understand when you're working with typography. Whether these concepts are new to you or you're looking for a refresher, this typography tutorial video is a great watch.
Ever wondered what the difference is between a font and a typeface? Well, this typography tutorial will explain all the ins, outs, and differences that you need to know.
There's a lot more to typography than the alphabet. The different parts of each letter have distinct names and considerations. Learn more about type anatomy in this typography tutorial.
Most of us have used both serif and sans serif fonts before—but do you know the difference? Check out this informative typography tutorial on the difference. It's perfect for beginners and a great refresher for those already familiar.
Are you developing work for the web? We have a host of awesome web font tutorials here at Envato Tuts+. Check out this informative tutorial on variable fonts on the web.
Ever wanted to try out a swash font in Adobe Photoshop? Here's one of our Photoshop typography tutorials, and it's all about using swashes in this software environment.
Curious about font creation? We have a lot of awesome Illustrator typography tutorials to check out, but this one is for your inner type designer. Check it out and brainstorm some ideas for your own font today.
Looking for a quick crash course on web fonts, what they are, and how to use them? Look no further. This is one of our quicker font tutorials, but it's packed with info. Check it out.
This text effect has so much potential. Take any phrase and quickly turn it into a stylish neon sign. These concepts also transfer to shapes and other imagery.
Learn how to use font ligatures in this set of free font tutorials. Whether you're working in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, or Adobe Illustrator, this font ligature tutorial will help get you on the right track.
Check out this fun text effect. Want to give it a try? This is just one of our many font tutorials for Adobe InDesign. Give it a look and learn a new text effect today.
Choosing the perfect font for your project is not always a simple task. Mixing them up takes this even further. How do you make the right choice? Check out these video tips to help you make font selections that complement and support your design work.
Typography and hand lettering have some things in common, but they're also distinctly different. Learn about the two of them and how they differ in this free typography tutorial video.
Strong typography skills are essential to any designer's skillset, regardless of your concentration. Check out this introduction to the art of typography, a video series that you can check out today.
Want to learn about typography as it relates to CSS? It's not as complicated as it might sound. Don't worry, we start with CSS basics, so this typography tutorial is beginner-friendly. Check it out today.
Looking for even more content for the web? Check out this introduction to web typography. It's a wonderful sample of a longer, in-depth course that can help you boost your web design skillset.
Looking for a free typography tutorial course? Check out this typographic poster design—and learn along with it! It's over an hour of instruction, and it's completely free to watch and learn.
Isn't this a fun text effect? Take a favorite photo and turn it into a trendy art text effect in Adobe Photoshop. This video typography tutorial will show you all the ins and outs of creating this fun Photoshop action.
Creating curved text in Adobe Photoshop is a lot simpler than it looks! Tune in to this video typography tutorial to learn how to create this effect (and expand on it too). It's a simple yet flexible skill to learn.
Comic Sans often has a reputation in design circles and on the Internet. Curious about Comic Sans, where it came from, and why this typeface can be so divisive? Check out this tutorial and other font tutorials on our YouTube channel.
Check out this 3D typography tutorial. Create a stylish 3D text effect action that you can use in Adobe Photoshop again and again. This walkthrough makes it easy. Give this one a try today and add it to your actions arsenal.
Even More Font Resources and Inspiration
Looking for more font inspiration? Maybe you're looking to add more professional fonts to your roster. Check out these awesome collections of professionally designed fonts that you can download today. Pick up some new fonts today or enjoy the type inspiration.
Top 10 Trending Fonts on Envato Elements
If you're looking to download a new font today, check out these trending fonts from Envato Elements. They've proven to be really popular, and they'd be a great addition to your toolkit.
The best part is, when you download fonts from Envato Elements, you get unlimited downloads. That means you can download as many fonts as you want, and it's all covered with one low fee. This includes commercial use.
Unlimited downloads are an awesome choice when you love fonts. You could pick up a new one every day, or download an awesome haul when you're in the mood to check out a bunch of new fonts.
But Envato Elements also comes with graphics, assets, music, and even website templates. It's all covered with one fee, so you have a huge library of professional content at your fingertips.
Check out these top 10 trending fonts from Envato Elements, and download one today.
If you're looking for a stylish script typeface, this one is an excellent choice. Use it for headlines, logos, and more. It comes with complementary swatches too.
This font download includes 18 different grunge fonts that you can mix and match. If you're looking for a professional collection of grunge fonts you can pair together, this is it.
Isn't this script font charming? It's an excellent fit for a wide variety of projects. Create a welcoming, personal feel with this modern script typeface. It's exclusive to Envato Elements, and you can grab it today.
This vintage typeface is beautifully stylistic. It could be a great fit for packaging, poster design, and more. Download it today and experiment with the regular and all caps versions included.
This beautiful typeface was inspired by ancient runes. Choose from three versions: one that is more legible, one with more decorative elements, and one even more abstracted. Mix and match the three for the perfect look.
Love script and handwritten typefaces? Check out this stylish font. It also includes plenty of options for web font usage too. This one is an excellent addition to any collection.
Isn't this display font adorable? It's an awesome fit for early childhood education, school projects, birthday cards, children's books, and so much more. If you're working on a playful project, this one is worth a look.
This elegant font was created from handwriting. Isn't it pretty? This one could look amazing on invitations, posters, packaging, and so much more. It has a romantic vibe and has a lot of versatile potential.
Check out the beautiful, organic strokes in this script font. It comes with two versions too—choose between a smooth version and a version with more variation and texture in the strokes. Download this one today.
This is such a versatile, professional font family. This means you get regular, thin, and light versions of this typeface. This one could work so well for formal and business-related occasions, but also serve as a staple font in a longer document.
Want to Learn Even More?
Looking for even more tutorials? There's plenty to check out on Envato Tuts+. Check out these other collections of free tutorials you can check out today—choose from illustration, graphic design, web design, software fluency, and more. There's no better time to boost your skillset than today, with our free tutorials.
And, if you're looking for some design help, you can also turn to one of the awesome professionals over on Envato Studio. Thanks for tuning in, and happy designing!
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