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#1 iamcenz  Icon User is offline

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 01:22 PM

This was asked to made into a text tutorial so here it is.

[Step 1] Make a white to black gradient
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[Step 2]Go to Filter>Distort>Wave and change the type to "Square"
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[Step 3]go to Filter>Distort>Polar Coordinates and use the Default settings.
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You should have something like this:
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[Step 4] Duplicate the layer and Rotate it 90 degrees Clockwise and change the new layer to "Overlay"
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[Step 5] On the 2nd Layer go to Filter>Distort>Twirl make it how ever you want, I picked 136 degrees.
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Now you should have something like this:
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[Step 6] Make a new layer and change the mode to "Color" and add a gradient of your choice.
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[Step 7] Flatten the Image; Go to Layers> Flatten Image
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[Step 8] Go to Filter>Distort>Pinch to depth to image.
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This is my final outcome.
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#2 enj316  Icon User is offline

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 10:25 AM

I'm having issues with step 2 in this tutorial. My distort menu is all grayed out except 'lens correction', I am running version CS2. Any suggestions?
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#3 DilutedImage  Icon User is offline

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 07:58 PM

Image > Mode > 8 Bits / Channel
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