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Twirl Art

Twirl Art

August 1, 2015

A fun little thing to try if you have Photoshop or something similar. Here is how you do it:
1. Start with any photo.
2. Filter>Pixelate>Mezzotint>Medium Lines
3. Filter>Blur>Radial Blur>(slider = 100, blur method = zoom, quality best
4. Repeat step 3 up to 5 times as desired
5. Duplicate layer
6. Remain on original layer. Filter>distort>twirl (angle value = +80 or as desired
7. Select new layer Filter>distort>twirl = angle value =-80 or opposite of step 6 value
8. Alter new layers blending mode to lighten
9. Merge layers
10. Finish

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