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Create fascinating text effects like your favorite shows and movies. Discover many cool trends while learning helpful typography tips along the way.

How to Create a Quick Mirrored Landscape Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop
How to Create a Quick Mirrored Landscape Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

We've gathered a collection of amazing text effects to keep you inspired. Explore these incredible styles like 3D effects, long shadows, and more.

Text Effect Quick Links

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Free 3D Text Effect Courses

A great place to start learning text effects in Illustrator is with our free course on creating a 3D text effect. Learn every step with detailed video instruction from Daniel White, aka Dansky. Discover how to make isometric text, how to add layers and shadows, how to make freeform gradients, and more.


Or try another free course, this time with Matt Withers. You'll learn how to create 3D text in Illustrator while working on some cool projects. The course teaches eight different text styles, so there's lots to learn here!


How to Make Text Effects: The Basics

Text effects are so much more than just using the Type Tool. From understanding letterforms to developing your very own font, there are many interesting facets to text effects. Learn the basics from these tutorials.

Easy Text Effect Tutorials

Ready to get started on your first text effect? Try one of these insightful beginner tutorials. Test out your knowledge with helpful projects inspired by nature, cartoons, and popular design trends.

More Text Effect Tutorials

Want more text effects? This next collection is great for creatives with a little more experience in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. Challenge yourself with incredible text effect tips and tricks.

Text Effect Videos

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Nature-Inspired Text Effects in Adobe Photoshop


Kirk Nelson shows you how to master a nature-inspired text effect in this awesome course for Adobe Photoshop. By the end of it, you'll have a stunning garden text effect you can apply to posters and more.

Apply Outer Glow to Layer Styles in Photoshop

One of the many ways to create text effects is with layer styles. This video will show you how to create a cool glowing effect you can apply to almost anything.

More Text Effect Videos

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Premium Text Effect Resources

We also have loads of inspiring premium resources to help you create stunning text effects fast. Grab one of these goodies from Envato Market or Envato Elements.

Further Recommended Reading

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