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Twirl background

22.4.2009, 19:57
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Using this thoroughly explained, detailed photoshop lesson, I will explain to you how to create twirl background.

Step 1

Create a new Photoshop document 400px X 400px and fill the background with black color.





Step 2


Choose now Filter>Render>Lens Flare and make the adjustments as follow:



Repeat this process all over till you have it like below.



Step 3

Duplicate now  your layer (CTRL + J). While the copied layer is still selected, go to Filter>Blur>Radial Blur and make the adjustments as follow:



Step 4

Choose now Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation (CTRL + U). After that, when that window pops up, choose the following options:



Now, you get this:



Step 6

Now, set the top layers blending mode to Overlay.



Step 7

Choose now Layer>Merge Down or just hit CTRL + E key on the keyboard.

Step 8

Duplicate now layer again (CTRL + J), and choose Filter>Distort>Twirl and make the adjustments as follow:



Now, you have to get something like this:



Step 9

Now set the top layers blending mode on Lighten. See the picture below!



Step 10

Hit now again CTRL + E key on the keyboard to merge layer again.

Step 11

Repeat now step 3.

Step 12

Choose now Filter>Sketch>Chrome and make the adjustments as follow:



Now, you have to get something like this:



Step 13

Hit now Ctrl+U key and make the adjustments as follow:




Step 14

Now set the layers blending mode to Color Dodge.

Step 15

Choose now Layer->Flatten Image.

Step 16

Enter now some text if you like and that's it!

You should now have something like below.



Enjoy!

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