Best Tutorials To Learn Typography

If you are a designer, you would probably know that typography is the most important part of any web design. You can never stop learning new techniques about typography or improving you typography skills so that you can apply them on your designs. Typography is always the most important practice for any designer or an Illustrator. The primary purpose of typography is to make use of text in such a way that it attracts the visitors and also looks clean.

For this purpose, typography tutorials can prove to be an excellent choice for building or even improving or your skills. Therefore in this post, we are featuring 10 best typographical tutorials through which you can learn how to design the typeface, create awesome 3D letters and much more. We hope that all these tutorials provide you the best learning experience and you find all the tutorials to be helpful for you.

1. The Basics of Type

typography (1)This tutorial teaches you the importance of typography in any design. You will learn the basics of typography theory, including the different kinds of typefaces, as well as the basic anatomy of a typeface. After learning this tutorial, you will properly understand how typography can affect the look of your website.

2. Typographic Logo in Illustrator and Photoshop

typography (2)In this tutorial, you will learn the process to use simple Illustrator tool in order to create a nice looking and trendy logo design. The process is very simple and you can even apply it on other logos and illustrations in your up-coming projects.

3. Create Colorful Wooden 3D Text

typography (3)The tutorial shows you how to use Cinema 4D to create wooden 3D text and then how to use Photoshop to add the final touches. Photoshop is a very powerful tool that can be used to create almost every kind of imagery.

4. Create an awesome broken plate typography effect

typography (4)In this tutorial, you will learn to how to grasp funny letters that look like broken plates. You will start in Illustrator modifying the original font, and then you will switch to Photoshop in order to play with textures and layer styles. The tutorial also deals with selection tools and simple methods to create 3d illusion always in Photoshop.

5. Create a Glowing 3D Text Effect With Filter Forge and Photoshop

typography (5)This tutorial teaches you the right way to combine Photoshop with Filter Forge to create a glowing 3D text effect. First you will start with creating basic shapes in Photoshop, after which the tutorial will show you how to convert them to 3D, and finally how to add the final touches using Filter Forge and a few of Photoshop’s basic features.

6. Dynamic Recessed Watercolor Typography in Photoshop

typography (6)In this tutorial, you will learn how to mix vector elements and watercolor effects with text to create a stunning design. The process is very easy and simple and totally depends on good choices of images and colors in the design.

7. Create Detailed Vintage Typography with Illustrator and Photoshop

typography (7)This typography tutorial teaches you how to customize a typeface in Illustrator and then use Photoshop to create a stunning vintage detailed typographic design. Different assets have been used for the purpose including; Creampuff Free Font, Grunge Background Texture, Plastic texture, and Dollar bill texture.

8. Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

typography (8)In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a nice looking text effect that is mixed with some milk splashes. Photoshop and Illustrator have been used for this tutorial. First, you will learn how to create the font and then in the others, in Photoshop, you will learn how to mix that with the photos.

9. Create Elegant, Glassy, 3D Typography

typography (9)In this tutorial, you will learn how to create elegant, glassy, 3D typography using Photoshop and Illustrator. For the purpose of tutorial, a logo has been used as an example. But, you can also use this effect on any text, logo or shape that you want.

10. Create Guitar String Typography

typography (10)This tutorial shows you how Photoshop and Illustrator can be used as a great tool to create things that only exist in your imagination. The tutorial teaches you how to create words out of intertwining guitar strings. For the purpose of tutorial, a wood texture has been used as the asset.

We hope you found the post useful. All these typographical tutorials will help you to be more productive in your design. Although designing beautiful typography is not always easy but, it is surely a fun thing to do. We hope all these tutorials make your designs even more interesting so that you never stop leaning it.

Which one of these have you tried before in your designs? Is there any other typography tutorial that we miss? Please share it with us so that we add it up in the list. Also, share the article with others if you found it useful.