Typography is all around us, in advertisements, newspaper, magazines, books, posters, logos, websites and more. But still, typographic design is still a distinct craft in the field of graphic design. Designing effective typographic artworks takes a lot more than graphic design skill and prowess. It also takes clever and ingenious ideas to make text and words come alive and communicate the message they’re intended to.
In this 2012 graphic design tutorial round-up, we gathered 10 of the best and useful tutorials on creative typographic design showcasing beautiful artworks incorporating various techniques and methods, and using combinations of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D softwares.
A tutorial for creating eye-popping headline typography without the need for 3D software or plugins using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
A very simple tutorial that teaches you step by step how can create a very trendy looking typographic styled poster using Adobe Photoshop.
In this step by step tutorial, you will learn how to render beautiful and visually sharp 3d text in 3D Studio Max, render it using Mental Ray, and then combine it with additional visual elements to create an atmospheric, nature inspired 3D text composition using Photoshop.
Another great tutorial from CreativeFan. This tutorial will teach you how to use a scanned image as the basis for ornamental text, and then how to work with stock images and Photoshop to create a vintage typography artwork.
This tutorial will show you how to create a realistic letterpress effect using Layer Styles in Photoshop in very simple, easy to follow step by step process.
This cool yet simple tutorial will show you how to create a typographic x-ray effect using Photoshop.
Gone are the days when only 3D softwares can create 3D designs. In this tutorial, learn to harness the power of Adobe Photoshop CS5 in creating 3D typography.
Learn with this tutorial how to create a cool hanging typography text using Photoshop and a little bit of Adobe Illustrator.
This tutorial will teach you how to create a cartoonish style graffiti text in Photoshop.
Learn how to create a typographic blackletter layout full of character with dirty textures using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.