In today’s news round-up we have collected some of the best and freshest Photoshop text effect tutorials. Text effect tutorials are one of the most popular sought after learning categories for PS, and as such there hundreds upon hundreds of tuts of varied degrees. We have picked our recent favorites, you can see them below.

Elegant 3D Text Effect

Photoshop Text Effects

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an elegant 3D Text effect using simple the shape tool, layer styles and paths.
Elegant 3D Text Effect

How to Create Cool Water Effect Typography

Photoshop Text Effects

You will be shown how to create a cool water typography effect in Photoshop playing with stock photos, blend modes and filters. You will also use some water splash brushes and smooth gradients to give a splish-splash feel to your design.
How to Create Cool Water Effect Typography

Colorful Plexi Text Effect

Photoshop Text Effects

In this tutorial, you're going to be shown how to create a cool looking colorful Plexi text effect. Throughout this tutorial you’ll create letters separately, getting some help from the Actions.
Colorful Plexi Text Effect

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration

Photoshop Text Effects

In this two-part tutorial, you’re going to learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism without actually using any photos.
How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration

Awesome Text Effect

Photoshop Text Effects

In this 12 step easy to follow tutorial you will be shown how to create this cool text effect using a basic distortion filter.
Awesome Text Effect

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboyand speckyboy@twitter).