21 Excellent 3D Text Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials

By / Sep 20, 2009 / Tutorials

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

About the Author

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

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

  • http://technobuz.com sham

    Nice list.Thanks buddy :)

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

    But thanks!

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    Wow. these effects are lovely.

  • http://nymphont.blogspot.com Lauren

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

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    Thanks so much and very amazing

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    Thanks so much
    very amazing

  • Simon Stark

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

  • Raquel

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

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  • http://gfo.me Jeevan | GFO

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

  • http://community.gunadarma.ac.id/ ay_ya_nk

    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 ..

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    Realy nice tuts congratulation,

    Thank you

    I add fovorite

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

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    Nice examples,thanks for sharing.

  • Cesar

    Exelente aporte! muchas gracias!

  • http://www.vectorious.net/ vectorious

    Excellent selection .. The milk one makes me hungry 😉

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

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    wow, awesome!

  • destiny

    destiny vallejo was here.

  • taylor

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

  • Vilma

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

  • Dkleing

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

  • samridhi

    This is really amazing. Thanks a lot…

  • http://blugraphic.com wassim

    Very nice ! check also this 3d text effect, its so realistic :