Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.
Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

1. Create a new image (File > New or Ctrl+N):

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N).
3. Press D on your keyboard to reset your colors.
4. Filter > Render > Clouds.
5. Filter > Render > Difference Clouds.
6. Filter > Brush Strokes > Accented Edges:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

7. Filter > Brush Strokes > Angled Strokes:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

8. Filter > Distort > Pinch:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

9. Filter > Distort > Twirl:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

10. Lets add some color (Image > Adjustments > Color Balance:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

11. Now your image should look similar to the image below:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

12. Duplicate the layer (Layer > Duplicate Layer or Ctrl J).
13. Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal.
14. Edit > Transform > Flip Vertical.
15. Set the layers Bleding Mode to Linear Burn:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

16. Your final result should look similar to the image below:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

Additional Effect:

1. Filter > Distort > Twirl:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

2. Final result should look similar to the image below:

Create a glossy warping fire twirl.