Illustrator is the perfect tool for building large scalable design effects. Either for print or digital mediums, Illustrator is a wonderful tool with a lot to offer in the way of customized typography. There are plenty of great Photoshop effects that can also apply to text and lettering.
But with Illustrator you get access to more vector-based tools with a larger working area and less restrictions on sizing & formats. This gallery includes 33 text effects that you can replicate with any version of Adobe Illustrator. Check out some of these tutorials and see if you can extend the effects even further with your own ideas.
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