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Electric Swirl Effect


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In this photoshop tutorial we will create an amazing looking electric swirl effect.


Step 1: Let's start.


Step 2: Press "d" then "x" to reset your colour pallet. The Press Ctrl+Backspace to fill the document with your background colour black.


Step 3: Go to Filter> Render> Lens Flare and Use the default settings. Place the centre of the flare in the top left hand corner.


Step 4: Go to Filter> Sketch> Chrome and apply these settings:


Step 5: Set the layer to lighten. Then duplicate the layer (Ctrl+j) 6 times.5.jpg

Step 6: Go to Filter> Distort> Wave. Use the default settings and click "Randomize" a couple of times. Do the same for the next 3 layers.


Step 7: On the seccond last layer go to Filter> Distort> Twirl and apply these settings:.


Step 8: On the last layer go to Filter> Distort> Twirl and use the setting Angle: -150.

Then merge all the layers together (Ctrl+Shift+E).

Now go to Images> Adjustment> Hue/Saturation (shortcut of Hur/Saturation press Ctrl+U) and apply these setting:


Step 9: Then Go Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur and set Radius: 3.0.


Step 10: In the final step Go Edit> Fade Gaussian Blur (Shift+Ctrl+f) and apply these settings:






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