31 Best Photoshop 3D Text Effect Tutorials


Early this year, I shared with you some “30 Astonishingly Fresh Examples of 3D Typography“. Now we have 31 of the best Photoshop 3D text effect tutorials rounded up for everyone who wants to create their own stunning 3D text effect.

3D text effect is a strong and eye-catching text effect, and quite easy to create as opposed to many preconceptions that only hardcore digital artists or designers can do this. You don’t need to learn a separate 3D software in order to create one. For most basic 3D effects, you’ll only need Photoshop, using bevel and emboss styles, pattern overlays, along with combining different techniques to seamlessly mount your 3D text into a related background.

So if you’re looking for the best looking and stunning 3D text effect tutorials for you to learn, look no further. Below you’ll find 31 of the best Photoshop 3D text effect tutorials available on the web. Browse, click and enjoy!

1. 3D Flowery Text Effect

2. 3D Text Scene

3. Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text

4. 3D Text Blocks

5. Dream Design with 3D Typography

6. Slick 3D Ice Text Effect

7. 3-D text with some extreme lighting

8. Spectacular Style Text Effect

9. 3D Cliff Text

10. Stunning 3D effects in 30 minutes

11. Soft Stylized 3D Type

12. Master 3D Type Effects

13. Colored Chrome Text Effect

14. 3D Toy Text Tutorial

15. Shiny 3D Text In Photoshop

16. How To Create Stunning And Bold 3D Text

17. 3D Text Shatter Effect

18. Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment

19. Using Light and Shade to Bring Text to Life

20. Quick and Dirty Photoshop Text Effects from Scratch

21. Glossy Emblem Text Effects

22. How to Quickly Create a Stylish Retro Text Effect

23. Eroded Metal Text

24. Beveled Aluminum

25. Elegant Chrome

26. Grungy Metal

27. Reflective Metallic Text

28. Smooth Glass Text Effect Tutorial

29. Watery Text Effect

30. How to Create a Copper Photoshop Text Effect


31. Create a Realistic Emboss/Deboss Effect in Photoshop



  1. Ryan 20 May, 2010 at 11:21

    I was looking for a nice Photoshop tutorial and I’m glad I found this. Really great stuff here! Thanks for sharing!

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