Text Effects

How to make that crisp cool Apple.com navbar + text effect (sounds yummy)

People like Apple products for many different reasons. One of the things I love about apple is the cleanliness of their designs. They make the most sophisticated things seem so simple. They really take advantage of the use of “white”. Some clients tend to think that white space is an ememy. Although most designers, if […]


Make your own handwritten font, very cool.

Very cool idea, you can now create your own “handwritten” font for use on your computer. No software required, simply print out, complete, and scan the font template…something like that!Go check out: http://www.fontcapture.com/ 


The 1 Layer Bubbly Text Effect!

In this tutorial I will show you guys how to do this: The best part about it, is that it is done using no more than 1 layer . You better believe it! Let’s begin. Step 1 Start by typing out any word you want using the Type Tool. I used a round thick looking […]


Perspective Text Effect- without rasterizing it.

In this quick and easy tutorial I will show you guys how to get a neato text perspective effect. By the way – this can be done with shapes too. Feel free to experiment. Kind of like this: Step 1: Open a new document and Type any word you please. Use a thick font for […]


The Big Phat Outline effect – so cool and easy.

You like this cool outline effect? So do I – and the fun part is that it takes about 2 seconds to do! We will do it in 3 easy steps: Step 1: Using the Type tool – write whatever you want using a nice full font. ( no serifs please) Step 2: Double click […]