Powder Blast Text Effect in Photoshop | Text Manipulation | Photoshop Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Updated: Dec 20, 2019

In this tutorial , you will learn how to give this Powder Blast effect to your Texts in Photoshop. So just follow the steps and learn this easy method to create it for yourself . So let's get started!

Powder Blast Text Effect





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Steps on how to create Powder explosion text effect in Photoshop :-


  • So the first step is to download any Powder blast image and open it in a New document in Photoshop


New Docuemt

Image opened inside New document
  • And then scale the image inside the document accordingly and press SHIFT while scaling to scale it evenly


Scaling Image

After Scaling
  • Now select Horizontal type tool


Horizontal Type Tool
  • After that set the Foreground color as white to set which will set the font color as white


Setting Foreground color as White
  • Then select Any font of your choice ( I have selected Bebas Neue) and set it's Appropriate font size


Setting Font and it's size
  • Now drag and then type in your text


Dragging for text box

Type in your text
  • Now place the text properly using move tool


Move tool icon

Using move tool
  • Now click on Add layer mask icon and then select Brush tool


Layer mask icon

Brush tool icon
  • Now make sure that foreground color is Black


Foreground color as Black
  • Then click on Toggle brush panel icon


Toggle brush panel icon
  • And then in the pop up select any explosion brush


Select any explosion brush
  • Now click and hover over text using brush ,so this will remove the text in the form of the brush (Note : Reduce the opacity of the text for better removal of text)


Text Removal using Brush
  • So like this way select different brushes , change it's size and keep rotating it and remove text using it so that it looks like powder is coming out of text ,so for best effect it might take some time.


Slider to change the size of brush

(Short cut to change size : Press ' [ ' key from keyboard to reduce the size of the brush and ' ] ' to increase the size of the brush )


To change angle of brush

  • Now after the removal of various parts of text using brush increase the opacity of the text back to 100% if you had reduced it for better removal of text


Increasing the opacity of the text layer back to 100%

So now this will give you your final powder blast text effect in Photoshop


Final image after removal using brush and increasing opacity

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