How to create an Exploding Text Effect in Photoshop

exploding text photoshop tutorial

In today’s lesson, you will learn how to create an exploding text effect in Photoshop. We will be using free downloadable Photoshop brushes from, working with stock fonts and applying textures.This tutorial can be accomplished with beginning levels. A few last steps we’ll be adding dust particles to really look as if it’s exploding in space. Hope you’ll enjoy this fun lesson.


There’s hundreds if not thousands of different text effects created with Photoshop. We’ve focused on about 20 so far. We normally like try to keep the effect and the instructions unique. But most importantly correct and easy to follow. You can find some of our text effect tutorials located here.

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Exploding Text Effect In Photoshop

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