A while back, I shared how to create dimensional typography in Illustrator, which is perfect for artwork that needs to be rescaled to different dimensions. But what if you already know the biggest your type needs to be seen at and you’d like to use Photoshop instead? In this week’s tutorial, I share how to create that dimensional typography quickly and easily in Photoshop using the rectangular marquee + pen tool to create selections and a soft brush to create those dimensional shadows. And! Since it’s Thanksgiving month and all, we’ll finish everything off with a small fall detail 🍃 😉Feel free to use these ideas for Thanksgiving invitations or greeting cards! Let’s get started!

How to Create Dimensional Typography in Photoshop

The background used in this tutorial came from the Watercolor Texture Kit Vol. 2 (soft #18)
Here’s that freebie fall leaf:

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The font used in the tutorial is Eveleth, a similar, free font is called Novecento Sans Wide Bold

Special thanks to Sam for the IG tag that inspired the tut this week!

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Latest comments
  • Nice Video. I’m passionate about Typography. I have a one question for you, how do you really determine the shadow. I always had a confusion with shadows.
    Thanks

      • Thanks Teela i will follow what you say. Any one in particular you would recommand me from people that you learn from?

  • Hey Keyla,
    Any advice on doing numbers same technique with numbers? 🙂

      • Thanks

  • Absolutely great tutorial :-)))

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