How to Create a 3D Volcano Text Effect in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial we will learn that how to create 3d volcano text effect. The techniques I used in this tutorial, some various image adjustment tools, filters and a pretty good harry porter font. This tutorial is very easy and short. You can easily make your design more perfect to follow this tutorial. Enjoy!

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins

Create a 3D Volcano Text Effect in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resource

Tools and Resource

External Resource

Photoshop Tools

  • Text Tool

Lets start to create our 3d volcano text effect in photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) with 800×500 of size.

Create a New Document

Step 2

Set background color black #000000, now select Text Tool and type some text with (150px) of size applying white color #ffffff on text. Here I am using Harry P Font you can use your own choice of font.

Type Some Text

Step 3

Now press (Ctrl+J) to duplicate text layer.

Duplicate Text Layer

Select original text layer and background layer, press (Ctrl+E) to merge both layers in one layer.

Merge Both Layers

Step 4

Now hide duplicate text layer, select merge layer and applying Wind Filter on it.
Go to Filter > Stylize > Wind.

Go to Wind Filter

Wind penal opened, now set Method (Wind) and Direction (From The Right).

Wind Settings

After set wind we get a cool effect on merge layer.

Get Cool Effect

Press (Ctrl+F5) to repeat this step then we get more wind on text.

Get Wind Text

Step 5

Now again applying Wind Filter on this layer.

Go to Filter > Stylize > Wind.

Go to Wind Filter

Wind penal opened, now set Method (Wind) and Direction (From the Left).

Wind Settings

After wind settings we get a new result as like in preview.

Get Wind Result

Press (Ctrl+F5) to repeat wind step ones again, then we get more wind on text as like in picture below.

Get Wind Result

Step 6

Now I am going to applying Cloud Filter on this layer.

Go to Filter > Render > Deference Clouds.

Applying Clouds Filter

After applying clouds we get awesome effect as like in preview.

Get Awesome Result

Step 7

Now unhidden the duplicate text layer.

Unhide Duplicate Text Layer

Down Opacity (60%) of this duplicate text layer.

Down Opacity

After set opacity we get preview something like shown below.

Get Perview

Step 8

Now in this step select both layers, right click and select (Merge Visible) option or press (Ctrl+E) to merge both layers together in one layer. as like in preview.

Merge Visible

When we select merge visible option we get all layers in one layer.

Get Result

Step 9

select merge layer and applying Extrude Filter on it.

Go to Filter > Stylize > Extrude.

Applying Extrude Filter

Extrude panel opened select Type (Blocks) Size (2px) Depth (20 Level Base) and Solid Font Faces.

Extrude Settings

After set extrude settings we get a new result.

Get a New Result

Step 10

Go to Image > Adjustment > Invert then we can see the effect changed.

Get a New Result

Step 11

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance.

Color Balance Settings

After set color balance settings we get a nice effect.

Get a Nice Effect

Step 12

In this step ones again set Color Balance.

Go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Color Balance.

Color Balance Settings

After set these settings we get change result.

Get Change Result

Step 13

Last time set Color Balance of this layer.

Go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Color Balance.

Color Balance

When we set color balance we get fantastic result.

Get Fantastic Result

Step 14

In this step set Curves of text layer.

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer  Curves.

Curves

After set curves we get a new result.

Get New Result

Step 15

In this last step set image Hue Saturation.

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue Saturation.

Hue Saturation

After set hue saturation get result.

Get Hue Saturation Result

When we complete all steps we get our 3d volcano text effect in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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