Hi Friends, today we are going to create an swirly pattern using gradients and filters in Photoshop CS3. Its an very easy and simple tutorial, so you dont need any special knowledge of photoshop to achieve this effect. So lets start with it...
Lets start with creating a new documents in photoshop by pressing CTRL + N or Go to File menu > New.
Use the settings shown in the image above.
Now in newly open document Select Gradient tool by pressing "G" on your Keyboard. Now go to Properties bar and edit the current gredient. In Gredient Editor box, Select your gredient colors as #620001 & #d10b0a. Click ok then.
Use gradient as it shown in the image above.
Now with gradient tool selected, draw a gradient on screen in which dark side should be at bottom and bright side should be at the top.
draw gradient as it shown in the image above.
After filling the gradient, Go to Filter menu > Distrot > Wave Filter, and click on it. It displays a wave filter pop-up screen.
In wave filter pop-up box, choose the settings as shown in image below i.e.
Number of Generator = 15;
Wavelength = 57 (for both min. and max.);
Amplitude = 1 (for both min. and max.);
Scale = 100 % (for horizontal and vertical);
Type = Sine; and
in Randomize = Repeat Edge Pixels
click on OK button
Use the settings as it shown in the image above.
STEP 5Now Press "CTRL + F" to re-use the wave filter with the same settings as in the previous step. Keep on Pressing "CTRL + F" until you get your desired effect.
Thats it !! Enjoy !
Here is the Final image:
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