21 Excellent 3D Text Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials

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You don’t always need to use a 3D application to create beautiful 3D text. The tools in Photoshop and Illustrator, when used correctly, can help you achieve very nice results. Here are 21 of the best tutorials for creating 3D text effects using Photoshop and Illustrator. Some of these are for using Photoshop on it’s own while others explain techniques for using Photoshop and Illustrator together.

How to Create a 3D Text Photo Manipulation

3D Text

Let’s Make a Playful Yet Robust 3D Letter Design

3D Text

Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

3D Text

Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography

Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop

Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect

Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect

How to Create Stunning and Bold 3D Text

3D Text

Text effects

3D Text

Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text

3D Text

Create 3-D text with some extreme lighting

3D Text

How to Quickly Create a Stylish Retro Text Effect

3D Text

How to Create an Ice-cold Poster with 3D Text

3D Text

Design Soft Stylized 3D Type

3D Text

Create a 3D Text Scene Using Photoshop

3D Text

3D Text On Fire

3D Text

3D text effect – 2009

3D Text

Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect

3D Text

Create a Spectacular Style Text Effect

3D Text

Hell of Tutorial in Photoshop

3D Text

Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

3D Text

Glowing and sparkling intense light 3d logo

3D Text

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Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

28 Comments

  1. krike
    September 21, 2009

    awesome thanks for sharing, starting right away :) might do most of them

    Reply
  2. Jonathan Bennett
    September 21, 2009

    Nice! I need to find a use for that flaming meteor…

    Reply
  3. sham
    September 22, 2009

    Nice list.Thanks buddy :)

    Reply
  4. Zelvac ©©
    September 23, 2009

    Waouh, nice !
    (France) Cowlor.net

    Reply
  5. Web Design Singapore
    September 24, 2009

    No doubt its cool. For us, we do mostly corporate websites. Maybe it will be good for marketing marketing material (prints).

    But thanks!

    Reply
  6. imrose @ discount web design
    September 24, 2009

    Wow. these effects are lovely.

    Reply
  7. Lauren
    September 26, 2009

    Thanks so much for these great tutorials. Really want to improve my graphic skills especially in illustrator. Have a swell day.

    Reply
  8. cep telefonu
    September 28, 2009

    Thanks so much and very amazing

    Reply
  9. cep telefonu
    September 28, 2009

    Thanks so much
    very amazing

    Reply
  10. Simon Stark
    September 28, 2009

    This is f-ing awesome! :) Thanks a lot!

    Reply
  11. Raquel
    September 29, 2009

    Stumbled upon this site and I so love it. New to CS4 and this is going to be so helpful. Thank you.

    Reply
  12. oyun
    October 1, 2009

    creative thinks perfect share thank you so much

    Reply
  13. Jeevan | GFO
    October 5, 2009

    Thanks for the list of great text effects. will come in handy for big projects

    Reply
  14. ay_ya_nk
    October 7, 2009

    awesome .. awesome .. awesome …

    I really need a tutorial like this and you have helped him very well …

    thank you very much ..

    i really love it ..

    Reply
  15. Karla
    October 15, 2009

    Realy nice tuts congratulation,

    Thank you

    I add fovorite

    Reply
  16. Doramote
    January 4, 2010

    Lovely….

    Reply
  17. Rajesh Kumar Sharma
    January 21, 2010

    Hi mate, Thanks for sharing such a wonderful graphics designs. Made my day:)

    Reply
  18. Digital Extreme Media Group
    February 13, 2010

    Nice examples,thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  19. Cesar
    February 21, 2010

    Exelente aporte! muchas gracias!

    Reply
  20. vectorious
    March 30, 2010

    Excellent selection .. The milk one makes me hungry ;)

    Reply
  21. David Dorey
    May 29, 2010

    I love the focus effect on playful, it creates a really big feel of depth

    Reply
  22. niku
    June 17, 2010

    wow, awesome!

    Reply
  23. destiny
    June 23, 2010

    destiny vallejo was here.

    Reply
  24. taylor
    June 23, 2010

    OMG!!!!!!!!! these are soooooo cool… i am with destiny!!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply
  25. Vilma
    April 25, 2011

    My creative sponge was getting dry. Thanks for the shower!

    Reply
  26. Dkleing
    November 23, 2011

    Thank you very much for the interesting list, i have been searching for some inspiration and you certainly gave me some.

    Reply
  27. samridhi
    February 16, 2012

    This is really amazing. Thanks a lot…

    Reply
  28. wassim
    June 7, 2012

    Very nice ! check also this 3d text effect, its so realistic :
    http://www.blugraphic.com/2012/06/06/3d-photoshop-text-effect-v1/

    Reply

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