Swirls & Twirls
Tutorial by Whisper
was created and put on this site on April 12, 2003.
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For this tutorial
you will need:
Paint Shop Pro ~ download
a trial version.
Simple Filters ~ download
WW-Chrome Gradient ~ download here, unzip into your PSP gradients
Open a new image:
200 x 200 pixels
16.7 Million colors
foreground to ww-chrome gradient and set at:
Flood fill your
image with the gradient.
Effects > Geometric
effects > CurlyQs > these settings:
Columns & Rows 10
In your layer palette
right click on the layer and Duplicate.
Image > Rotate > 90, right
Lower the opacity of the
duplicated layer to 50.
Right click on either
layer > Merge > Merge visible.
Effects > Edge > Enhance.
Now colorize the tile using Colors > Colorize or Effects > Enhance
Photo > Manual Color Correction.
Effects > Plug-in Filters > Simple > Quick Tile.
This one was done with
Manual Color Correction.
This one was done with Colorize.
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