Text Effects

A folded and cut papercraft or scrapbook style heading

The September 2008 issue of Wired Magazine had a nice new headline design created by Mario Hugo. The author of the PhotoshopRoadmap blog decided to turn this effect into a very detailed Photoshop tutorial.

Ornate Typographic Illustration Tutorial

Let’s learn how to create a richly ornate typographic illustration with the Gimp. We’ll be using a few ornate pattern freebies from GoMedia, a few stock photos, and a few textures. This tutorial is based off of a Photoshop tutorial by Alex Beltechi at PSDTuts. Anyway, let’s get started!

Colourful glowing text effect

Been a while since I’ve created a text effect tutorial so I decided I’d do one. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a colourfull text effect using the gradient blend and blur effects.

Engraved Text with GIMP

Remember a while back one of our forum members asked how to engrave text in GIMP, well this GIMP tutorial will show you how.

Text to Path

This short tutorial will teach you how to create text to path technique In the Gimp. When completed you should be able to get text to follow any sort of path.

Web 2.0 Text logo

This web 2.0 text logo tutorial was made for beginners as well as intermediate users, ill be doing it step by step and try not to skip anything so expect it too be long and easy!. will be learning several techniques that could be used for many things other than text logos, some of what will be doing:

Create an Outline Usign Brush strokes

In this tutorial will learn how to create your own custom Brushes and how to apply around and object.
You should have a basic idea on how to use Gimp but ill try to make it easy and simple even for first timers.