Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Underwater Text

This tutorial will show you how to create a text with a nice underwater effect like this:

Step 1

Open a new RGB document of 300x300px or any other size.

Use Filter --> Noise --> Add Noise with these settings:


Step 2

Yor're going to use the chrome filter now.

Filter --> Sketch --> Chrome

Step 3

It's time to write your text. Use a bold font and apply some blending options, I used stroke and Bevel and Emboss to get to this:

Step 4

Hit CTRL-E to merge the layers.

Now apply Filter --> Stylize --> Extrude and fill in these settings:

Step 5

The next Filter you have to use is Glass (Filter --> Distort --> Glass) to make it look like water

You may want to experiment with the scaling settings, the other settings should be applied as shown below.

This is what you will get:

Step 6

Now hit CTRL-U and pick a color for your image, i used these values to get a water like color:

There's your underwater text effect: