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74 Best Text Effect Tutorials in Illustrator


Many different kinds of effects can be given to the text to make it more attractive and impressive. It can be a glassy effect, sticker effect, metallic effect, cartoon style effect etc. All these text effects makes the text looks more beautiful.

In this collection, we have gathered 74 best text effects which can be created using Adobe Illustrator. All these tutorials are free and you can learn them easily. Enjoy this collection and let us know your thoughts via comments.

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Cartoon Style Cereal Box Logo (TUTORIAL)


Cartoon Style Cereal Box Logo in Adobe Illustrator CS3


Variety of Script Lettering


Create a Variety of Script Lettering


A glassy text effect in Illustrator


A glassy text effect in Illustrator


An Entangled Lettering Illustration


An Entangled Lettering Illustration


Simple Sticker Text Effect


A Simple Sticker Text Effect


A Variety of Beveled Lettering


A Variety of Beveled Lettering


Colorful, Layered Paper Type


Colorful, Layered Paper Type in Illustrator


stunning, detailed typography with Illustrator


stunning, detailed typography with Illustrator


An Editable Metal Type Treatment


An Editable Metal Type Treatment


Fun, Eye-catching Text with Adobe Illustrator


Fun, Eye-catching Text with Adobe Illustrator


A Glossy, Smooth Text Effect


A Glossy, Smooth Text Effect


Appearance Palette – Screencast


Appearance Palette – Screencast


Create Detailed Gothic Linework Typography


Create Detailed Gothic Linework Typography


Gradient Strokes


Gradient Strokes


Environmentally Friendly Green Type Treatment


Environmentally Friendly Green Type Treatment


Text Treatment with a Pen Tablet


Text Treatment with a Pen Tablet


Illustrator Tackle Twill


Illustrator Tackle Twill


Editable Letterpress Styled Text


Editable Letterpress Styled Text


A Mummy Text Effect


A Mummy Text Effect


Old School Type – Line Gradients


Old School Type – Line Gradients


Add Decorative Glamour to Your Ordinary Script Font


Add Decorative Glamour to Your Ordinary Script Font


Ornate lettering


Ornate lettering


Polished Raised Type Treatment


Polished Raised Type Treatment


Retro 3D Arcade Text Effect in Illustrator


Retro 3D Arcade Text Effect in Illustrator


Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment


Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment


Illustrator type technique using shapes


Illustrator type technique using shapes


text effect tutorial using Illustrator


text effect tutorial using Illustrator


A Swirly Type Treatment


A Swirly Type Treatment


Creating Swirly Type


Creating Swirly Type


Working with type in Illustrator


Working with type in Illustrator


Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment


Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment


Tug and Twirl Text in Illustrator


Tug and Twirl Text in Illustrator


Turn Any Font Into a Sketch Font


Turn Any Font Into a Sketch Font


Warp Text Inside A Heart Shape


Warp Text Inside A Heart Shape


Smokin’ Western Type Treatment


Smokin’ Western Type Treatment in Illustrator


Wooden Text Effect with Adobe Illustrator


Wooden Text Effect with Adobe Illustrator


Create On-Trend Flat Type with a Nautical Theme


Create On-Trend Flat Type with a Nautical Theme in Adobe Illustrator


A Bazinga! Text Treatment in Adobe Illustrator


A Bazinga! Text Treatment in Adobe Illustrator


Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator


Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator


Spooky, Halloween Theme Text in Adobe Illustrator


Spooky, Halloween Theme Text in Adobe Illustrator


Create a Sparkly Text Effect


Create a Sparkly Text Effect


Chalkboard Type Treatment


Chalkboard Type Treatment


Glassy Text Effect Filled with a Green, Acidic Substance


Glassy Text Effect Filled with a Green, Acidic Substance



Glowing Fluorescent Text Effect


Glowing Fluorescent Text Effect


Patterned Text Effect


Patterned Text Effect



Create a Glassy Text Effect in Illustrator


Create a Glassy Text Effect in Illustrator


Zee Logo in Illustrator


Zee Logo in Illustrator


Grungy 3D Text in Illustrator


Grungy 3D Text in Illustrator


Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator


Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator



Stunning Retro Futuristic Typography


Stunning Retro Futuristic Typography



Creating Neon Text in Illustrator CS6


Creating Neon Text in Illustrator CS6



Zombie-Style Typo Using the Blob Brush in Illustrator


Zombie-Style Typo Using the Blob Brush in Illustrator



Custom Paint Marker Typo Using the Blob Brush in Illustrator


Create a Neon Text Effect


Jar Illustration and Splashy, Purple Text Effect


Jar Illustration and Splashy, Purple Text Effect


Variety of 3D Lettering Effects for Poster Design


Variety of 3D Lettering Effects for Poster Design


Golden Text with Diamonds


Golden Text with Diamonds


Flesh Ripping Zombie Type Treatment


Flesh Ripping Zombie Type Treatment


create candy cane typography.


create candy cane typography.


simple blood text


simple blood text


Create a Zodiac Themed Graphic Style


Create a Zodiac Themed Graphic Style


Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4


Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4


cool water effect


cool water effect


Tron Legacy Tutorial


Tron Legacy Tutorial


Stitched Type Effect


Stitched Type Effect


Silky Ribbon Text Effect


Silky Ribbon Text Effect


Hand Drawn Style


Hand Drawn Style Text Effect


Create a Colorful, 3D Text Effect


Create a Colorful, 3D Text Effect


Glossy, Colorful Text Effect


Glossy, Colorful Text Effect


Marker Text Effect


Marker Text Effect


Chalkboard Type Treatment


Chalkboard Type Treatment


Bending 3D Text Effect


Bending 3D Text Effect


Slick Golden Text Effect with Adobe Illustrator


Slick Golden Text Effect with Adobe Illustrator


Letter Art From Bricks


Build Letter Art From Bricks In Illustrator


Meltdown Text Effect


Meltdown Text Effect

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