Twirl effect is an interesting effect that can be created with the help of Photoshop CS. The twirl effect is applied to the icons, graphics and logos for building interactive web based applications. This tutorial will guide you how to create the twirl effect wit Photoshop CS in a step by step manner. The user must have a basic knowledge about working in Photoshop CS. We also provide tutorials for Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks. Visit our sit for more tips and tutorials.
Steps to create The Twirl effect
1. Open a new file in Photoshop CS and create a new layer in it.
2. Draw an interesting graphics as shown below using the brush tool. The properties should be set like below
3. The next step is crucial .This is the step to ass the twirl effect to the graphics you have just drawn. Open the twirl window and set the angle setting as maximum (999) and click OK. The twirl window can be opened by pressing Filter>Distort>Twirl.
4. Finish.You have successfully added the Twirl effect to the graphics. The result will look similar to the image shown below..