Swirled Vortex

Swirled Vortex
Swirled Vortex

1. Make a new document, I used 700×200. Press CTRL+D to reset your pallete colors. Start off with any color of background, I used white.

2. Starting with the Elipitical Marque Tool we want to make a lots of oval and round selections like below:

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*Note if you hold SHIFT you can make numerous selections at once. Try it out

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3. Make a new layer and fill the selection in with black:

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4. Apply Filter>Distort>Wave with these settings:

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5. Now apply Filter>Blur>Radial Blur:

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6. Press CNTRL+U and use these colors settings or adjust to make a color that suits you:

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7. Duplicate the layer and change the Blending Change to Linear Burn:

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8. Apply Filter>Distort>Twirl to the Linear Burn layer with these settings:

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9. Duplicate the layer one more time and add a little more Filter>Distort>Twirl.

10. Duplicate the layer again and rotate it:

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Voila:

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