Learn how to make a swirl in Photoshop from this easy to follow tutorial. So, you need to create a spiral in Photoshop and you don't want to use a pre-made swirl brush or a swirl shape. To be honest swirl custom shapes are hard to make and for that reason there are not to many swirl shapes available for free on the internet. You can create your own swirl in Photoshop from scratch and the good news is that it can be made in just 5 minutes. In this tutorial I you will find the basic steps on how to create a swirl in Photoshop using different types of gradients and the Distort Twirl Filter. Sounds good? Let's start!
Swirl Brushes are useful Photoshop resources that you can use in your designs if you want to avoid making a swirl from scratch. These set contains 20 abstact swirl brushes that you can use to create abstract backgrounds for example. These are hi-res brushes of around 1000px and they also look good on a smaller scale. Every swirl brush is different; some are plane brushes and some are already with a perspective added. I hope you will enjoy using my new set of free swirl brushes.
Learn how to create abstract light swirls and circles in Photoshop. For this we'll use Photoshop gradients and distort filters like Twirl Filter and ZigZag Filter. You can create endless light effects that can be used to create light leaks in Photoshop.
Learn how to create realistic fabric folds in Adobe Photoshop from this quick tutorial for beginners. You can turn any folded textile into a displacement map to create realistic printed fabric effects. This Displace Filter technique can also be used for other textures like rock, cracked walls, etc. It is a great way to apply material and add texture a 3D object.
Over 30 amazing light tutorials that teaches you how to create abstract lighting effects in Photoshop in just a few steps. Learn how to create abstract light from these easy to follow tutorials. There are all kind of light effects; for example you can find out how to create a light beam from scratch, how to work with light brushes, how to create light lines, how to obtain wavy lines ans so on. The basic elements for creating abstract backgrounds using light effects are the lines, curves, swirls, light particles and bokeh dots.