Design a portal for backgrounds.

Design a portal for backgrounds.
Design a portal for backgrounds.

1. Start by making a new (File > New or Ctrl+N) image with the dimensions being 400px in width and height.
2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N), then set your foreground color to #0066FF and background color to #000000.
3. Filter > Render > Clouds, then go to Filter > Render > Difference Clouds:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

4. Filter > Artistic > Plastic Wrap:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

5. Filter > Distort > ZigZag:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

6. Filter > Brush Strokes > Crosshatch:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

7. Filter > Sketch > Chrome:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

8. Filter > Distort > ZigZag:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

9. Filter > Distort > Twirl:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

10. Now duplicate that layer and set the blending mode of the duplicated layer to Overlay.
11. Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

12. Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation (make sure Colorize is checked)

Design a portal for backgrounds.

13. Filter > Brush Strokes > Dark Strokes:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

14. Now your image should look somewhat like this:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

15. Now go back to layer 1 and add the following: Filter > Distort > Pinch:

Design a portal for backgrounds.

16. Were done!!! Your final result should look similar to the one below:

Design a portal for backgrounds.