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Huge List of Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Sites, Search Engines, & Directories - A huge list of Adobe Photoshop tutorial resources as well as Photoshop directories & search engines.
A Roundup of the Best Photoshop Logo Design Tutorials Online - I have collected the top Photoshop Logo Design tutorials online and listed them for you below. There are also plenty of Web 2.0 Logo Design tutorials as well.
Photoshop Tutorials - Shadow/Perspective Text - Using the new Warp Text option in Photoshop 6, you can quickly create realistic shadow/perspective text
Photoshop Tutorials - Text Swoosh - This is a popular logo technique. Just look around, this effect is everywhere.
Photoshop Tutorials - Making your own rusty text style - A step-by-step Tutorials on creating rusty style in photoshop. First, create your own pattern, make the style using custom pattern, save style.
Photoshop Tutorials - Quick Text Beveling - A very quick way to create bevel, after beveling you may apply layer styles to make it look even better..
Photoshop Tutorials - Grungy Text Effects - Create grungy effects using custom displacement maps.
Photoshop Tutorials - Hell Fire Text Effect - An easy way to create a great looking fire effect. Just follow the filter techniques and you'll get it eventually.
Photoshop Tutorials - Frozen Text - Give your text a realistic freezing look, using some of the photoshop filters and curve adjustments.
Photoshop Tutorials - Metallic Text - A rather long way to create metal text, using channels and lighting effects, however you come up with a good metal effect and learn channels and lighting as do it.
Photoshop Tutorials - Lemon Text Tutorials - Use a variety of techniques such as layer styles, overlaying, blurring, adding noise and more. Create lemon looking text.
Photoshop Tutorials - Golden-crispy Text Tutorials - Add some crisp to your text using layer styles and overlaying techniques.
Photoshop Tutorials - Glowing Text Tutorials - Glowing text with overlaying modifications.
Photoshop Tutorials - Dodge Glow Text Effect - Learn to create the all wanted Dodge Glow Effect since it was "lost" in Photoshop 7.0.
Photoshop Tutorials - 4-Way Fire - For all you pyro-maniacs, this Tutorials shows a technique on creating text with fire coming out of all four sides of a block of text.
Photoshop Tutorials - Fire Text - First of all, in order to make that picture you should know a few things about it. It’s only a text, some lines behind it and a fiery background.
Photoshop Tutorials - Firey Text - 1. Create new Document. 2. Make sure that the colors are black on top white on bottom on the tools menu, if that is not shown
Photoshop Tutorials - Gold Text - Okay, first create a new file that is 400x400 pixels. The bigger the better. Easy huh?
Photoshop Tutorials - Icey Text - Create new make sure the resulution is 72 pixels/inch; mode=greyscale; contents=white
Photoshop Tutorials - Alien Text Effect - Create alien-like text similar to that in Aliens movies & The X-files.
Photoshop Tutorials - Burnt-in Text - Inset text or other shapes into the surface of an image.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Text Effect - A cool-looking 3D text effect.
Photoshop Tutorials - Grunge Type I - A Grungy hip look to text
Photoshop Tutorials - Aqua Plastic Text - Create a great aqua plastic text effect using Photoshop layer styles.
Photoshop Tutorials - Blocky Ice Text Effect - A text effect that creates text that looks literally frozen.
Photoshop Tutorials - Creative Text Using Warp Text - Photoshop 6 Tutorials covering the new "Create Warp Text" feature
Photoshop Tutorials - Intertwined Text - Find out how to poke holes in your type when it overlaps! Then you can apply the Liquid Type effect and you'll have a doozy of an effect.
Photoshop Tutorials - Liquid Type - Add some excitement to your headlines by combining the Emboss and Plastic Wrap filters with Curves and Hue & Saturation adjustments to create 3D liquid type complete with extra droplets.
Photoshop Tutorials - Grunge Type - Create a letter in Photoshop that makes a letter with a cool dirty texture.
Photoshop Tutorials - Flare Type - Really cool effect that really looks incredibly like a Flare
Photoshop Tutorials - Drop Shadow - Creating drop shadows for type designs.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Effect - Another type effect which creates the simple illusion of 3D using displacement.
Photoshop Tutorials - Glow - My own version of creating the glow effect using only photoshop® and its basic filters.
Photoshop Tutorials - Texture Fill - A Tutorials on how to fill your type designs with your own selected textures.
Photoshop Tutorials - Emboss Effect - To create the emboss effect using photoshop® layers and the blur filter.
Photoshop Tutorials - Overlay Inset - Inset effect for your type designs using the overlay mode.
Photoshop Tutorials - Metallic Shade - A popular type effect created in photoshop® using lighting effects.
Photoshop Tutorials - Double gradient - A creative way of using photoshop® gradients on your type designs.
Photoshop Tutorials - Double Decker - A type effect using the combination of drop shadows and a simple 3D effect.
Photoshop Tutorials - Diffused - Here is a creative way of using the photoshop® diffuse filter for your type designs.
Photoshop Tutorials - Interlaced Type - Here is a Tutorials on how to use the interlace lines for your own type designs.
Photoshop Tutorials - Metal Text - This is a simple effect which can be used to create metal text of any color.
Photoshop Tutorials - Aqua Plastic Text - A Tutorials site wouldnt be complete without its plastic text Tutorials, would it?.
Fire Text - Set your text ablaze with burning wrath.
Ice Text - Learn who to chisel your own ice text.
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