10 Best 3D Photoshop Text Effects


Typography plays a very important role in graphic design and what better way for a designer to enhance his work than adding 3D effects. Here is a list with 10 great Photoshop 3D effects which are very easy to use. Also, each one of these 3D Photoshop text  effects comes with tutorials so you can learn to make them yourself. If you’re looking for more 3D effects check out these  3D Photoshop Tutorials.


In this tutorial you’ll create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop and Illustrator for the 3D text. You’ll create a truly awesome 3D effect in just a few short steps. You’ll need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.

1 oasis effect


In this tutorial you are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a great text effect. Source files for this tutorial are available to Premium members.

2 shade effect


In this tutorial you’ll learn a pretty nice way to create outlined letters from your text in Photoshop. All you need is to apply the layer style to your text to get the same awesome effect. You can use this font style for your headings, for magazine cover titles, posters and more.

3 outline effect


In this Photoshop text effects tutorial, you’re going to learn how to use Photoshop’s Layer Styles to  make a text look as if it’s made out of plastic. To create the effect, you’re going to use some “contours”  which you’ll need to load into PS.

4 plastic effect


This is a free fabric Photoshop action for styling text and other vector shapes. This beautiful text effect can turn anything you have into fabric.

5 fabric effect


In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. You’ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.

6 fire effect

Vertical Thin

This is a free Photoshop file is a super elegant and realistic text effect. This text effect is similar to what you can render using a 3D software. You also have the ability to increase or decrease the depth of your text.

7 long effect


This tutorial shows you how to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.  Learn how in this tutorial.

8 fun effect


This great Photoshop tutorial teaches you to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole.

10 hell fire effect


This awesome 3D text effect tutorial teaches you how to create a spectacular grass text effect in Photoshop. Source files for this tutorial are available to Premium members.

9 earth grass effect

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