A good web and graphic designer must be up-to-date to the current design trends, and typography is no exception. Typography is an art of arranging type and type design whether in conventional 2d or the trending 3d design. The following tutorials are collection of what I’ve found in the internet while searching for some inspiration.

CREATE 3D ART TYPE USING PHOTOSHOP CS5

The new 3D tools in Photoshop CS5 are more advanced than ever. In this tutorial we will use the new Repoussé tool to extrude some text in a way previously only possible in a full 3D application.

Create 3d type art using Photoshop CS5

Create 3d type art using Photoshop CS5

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CREATE 3D TEXT WITH SOME EXTREME LIGHTING

Today we are going to take an object/text, change it from 2-D to 3-D and give it some realistic effects. We are going to be using Illustrator to create the object, then bring it into Photoshop to add highlights and shadows.

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Create 3d text with some extreme lighting

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ADD FANTASTIC COLOR TO 3D TEXT

In this piece you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your art to the next level.

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Add fantastic color to 3d text

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USING LIGHT AND SHADE TO BRING TEXT TO LIFE

In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive-looking text effect.

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Using light and shade to bring text to life

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3D TYPE WITH REPOUSSÉ IN PHOTOSHOP CS5 EXTENDED

In this tutorial I will recreate an image of a tutorial I did for Digital Arts Magazine last year which I used Photoshop and Illustrator to create a 3D text with a girl on top of it, the tutorial was the CREATE MILE-HIGH TYPE ART. So this time I will do everything using just Photoshop CS 5 Extended with the Repoussé. I also want to mention that I’m still learning these new features/tools and I will try to share as much as I can with you guys and if you are using the beta of Photoshop feel free to share with us as well.

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3D Type with Repoussé in Photoshop CS5 Extended

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CREATE A 3D TEXT SCENE USING PHOTOSHOP

In this tutorial we’ll create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text.

You need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.

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3d Text Scene

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3D FLOWERY TEXT EFFECTS

In this tutorial, we will need the beautiful Suddenly Spring brushes…

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3D flowery text effects

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Hope you enjoyed following these tutorials. See you on Part II