17 Noteworthy Typographic Tutorials

August 27, 2009 in Freebies, Showcases, Tutorials by Designussion

Typography is the art of arranging type by location, font-family, font-style, color and size which all determine the message it is designed to portray. In today’s world, Typography is not only used to present information but also to create images and messages for others to read. In this post, Designussion showcases a number of great typography tutorials to get you started.

Tutorials

Fresh Typography Tutorial

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Nik Ainley of Shiny Binary shows you how to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools.

Creating a Typographic Wallpaper

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Learn how to create a fantastic looking typographic wallpaper tutorial. There is more to it than you think, it isnt just simply placing words within a number….

How to Create Explosive Typographic Effects in Cinema 4D

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In this tutorial GoMediaZine will walk through the steps they used to create this illustration to bring alive the word “collide.”

Smoke Type in Photoshop in 10 Steps

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In this tutorial Abduzeedo will show you how to create a smoke typography effect playing with some brushes and adjustment layers. It’s a very easy tutorial and you will be able to do the whole process in 5-10 minutes.

Graffiti with Photoshop

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Create graffiti from home. Load up this tutorial and spray your tag on any wall!

Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text

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Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno. Yes, this is the text-on-fire tutorial to end all tutorials.

The new way to create 3D text

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3D text needs the right depth, lighting and texture. Nik Ainley tells you how to do this without re-rendering nightmares

Trendy Graffiti Text Tutorial

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Create trendy graffiti text in illustrator. PDF formate required to view tutorial.

Candy Coated Photoshop Tutorial

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In this tutorial Gosdot will teach you how to make a web 2.0 logo so damn sugary sweet it’ll give your website a cavity.

Colorful Typography

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Create a colorful piece of typographic art with this fantastic tutorial. Learn how to use textures and other important photoshop functions.

Photorealistic Perspective

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Sometimes, flat just doesn’t cut it, and we need to find other, more attractive ways to present designs to our customers.

Ancient Typography with Dry Soil Texture and Floral Brushset

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In this tutorial, PSDvault will show you the steps I took to create this cool, ancient-style typography using dry soil texture and floral brushset in Photoshop

Designing a Typographic Concept Poster

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Create a fantastic typographic concept poster that is explained in both writting and video. A great tutorial from the guys over at PSDtuts.

3D Bulge Text Effect Tutorial

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Create an awesome 3D text effect with various photoshop filters (Plastic wrap, Blur, Sharpen) and other tricks that will make you a text effect master!

Decorating Text

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Creating text and then decorating it is often a daunting task, not knowing what colors to use and how to achieve effective results with the resources you have is often hard to overcome. Keeping your text simple but still having it stand out is an art in itself.

Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

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Ever wanted to make text out of grass? Well with Photoshop you can. In this tutorial we’ll create a rather cool-looking grass-text effect using a photo of grass, the Pen Tool and a bit of patience.

Simple Burnt-in Text Effect

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Create a burnt text effect with thie great typographic tutorial provided by Photoshop Point.

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