30+ Exquisite Photoshop Fire Explosion Effect Tutorials


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Platitudes of an old scholar, photoshop is an NO.1 image editor tool for designers to create fresh and impressive effects that provides you very creatively effective Visual design to ads, web layout design, cool typography, photoshop manipulation and digital photography post production ect...

But in this article, we will focus on gather the newest and classic photoshop fire effect tutorials for beginners and advanced users. However, those tutorials are inspiration you need to develop the skills to get exquisite photo effects in Photoshop.

This tutorial is going to be a little more advanced than the other ones I have done. It shouldn’t be a problem if you have been following along with our other tutorials or have a grasp of Photoshop. So lets begin.



Learn how to create this photo manipulation of a flying man similar to Iron Man. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to apply cinematic lighting effects and manipulate fire to create this composite.


In this tutorial we will be learning some indispensable techniques to use for any type of photo-manipulation. We will be doing this by taking a photograph of a model plane and editing it to to look like a photograph of a WW2 spitfire which has just been shot down and is on fire.

Manipulating a WW2 Fighter Aircraft

In lots of science fiction movie or story, they would usually use meteorite collision to the earth as a good topic. Some of you may be very interested in creating this scenery using photoshop techniques

Dramatic Meteorite Collision to High Building

How to design a proper war scenery? explosion, soldiers or bomb would be common elements to be used. Great and realistic explosion would be the key element when you carry out the combination of different pictures for your war scene.

Generate a Fantastic War Scenery

Fire text is one of the most classic technique that you can see in Photoshop tutorials. I am trying out another version here using some real fire images, mix with filters and blending methods.

Stunning Text on Wild Fire Effect

Sometimes, to create excellent art text, you may need to use several art software apart from using photoshop. This sophisticated art text has been created using idea of high technology which can be applied to model cartoon or new technology product.

Create a Sophisticated Art Text

To create a war scenery, you have to be familiar with the technique to apply explosion and fire effects for the prepared military equipment to create such a nice war scene.

Create a Fantastic War Scenery in Sky

an idea about how to create special fire effect in photoshop. In this tutorial we will include various types of fire effect which is look like creating fire.

Design an Awesome Bike Racer with Fire

For this tutorial your going to need a good stock photo lined up. Something with action…and preferably dark (this effect works much better in a dark setting)

Fire Lines Photoshop Tutorial

really cool Dramatic Text on Fire Effect in Photoshop by Collis from PSDTUTS, and put some 3D typography ideas into practice.

Hell of Tutorial in Photoshop

This tutorial shows you how to create your own space scene using three stock photos and Adobe Photoshop. The majority of the effects use the brush tool, layer effects and the filter gallery.

Space Explosion Photoshop Tutorial

Making of Flaming Hand

Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno. Yes, this is the text-on-fire tutorial to end all tutorials. It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen!

Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text

Flames are particularly hard to render in Photoshop, but in this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We’ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.

Dramatic Text on Fire Effect in Photoshop

Instead of riding snow, this boarder is flying through flames. In this tutorial, we’ll create fire and smoke without using any photos. You’ll learn how to combine both to create a flaming, dynamic image that jumps right at you.

Adding Flames and Effects

Illustrating scenes from the final frontier can make for some beautiful work. In this tutorial — the longest we’ve ever published — I’ll walk you through creating a spectacular space scene featuring two planets colliding. Strap yourselves in, Photoshoppers!

Fiery Photoshop Space Explosion Tutorial

Realistic Fire Effect

This tutorial will show You how to place a fire on someone's hands.

Water Spirit - drawing fire

Fire Ball

Since my last article on how to create smoke generated lots of traffic, I decided to write another one on some of the photoshop effects.

Magic lighting effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a photo montage of a demon destroying a city using only stock photos and of course Photoshop. What are we waiting for? Lets get started!

Create a Fiery Demon Montage

In this tutorial I will show you how to create your own custom poker card from scratch by using the wide variety of shapes that come with Photoshop. I will also show you techniques on how to manipulate fire by using simple methods.

Explosive Flaming Poker Card in Photoshop

Photo-Realistic Candle with Basic Photoshop Tools

To add a motion to a object, it is necessary to add some other elements. To present a car to be on running, you can add some fire to emphasize the speed like this tutorial.

Create a Super Fire Effect for a Car

To a successful art work, the word art is an important element. Therefore, many designers are working on the design for the word art. Different design and combination could yield different nice results. Here is a nice one for your reference.

Create a Fabulous Word Art

A great war scene is not necessary to be captured with real explosions and machinery. These effects can be done by combining other sceneries together to form your imaginative scene.

Create a Great War Scenery

Hot and Sparkling, Firery Text Effect

Lots of legends, fire dragon always appear. Therefore, you may want to create your own fire dragon scenery. Making of a nice one is not easy. Here is a good example for your reference.

Design an Amazing Fire Dragon

Dark Angelic Figure with Magic Fire Orb Effect

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