Add Twirl in Photoshop CS6

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how you add a twirl effect to an image on Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7.

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    To begin, we should open Photoshop and create a new document or open an existing one
    Once we do, we should make sure that we've selected the layer that we'd like to be working with on the right-hand side. We only have one layer today.
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    Click "Filter" along the top
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    Hover over "Distort" and click "Twirl"
    This will bring up a pop-up menu, which is a preview, so we don't need to move the box out of the way unless we want to.
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    We can then zoom out by clicking the minus sign in the bottom left-hand corner, or zoom in by pressing the plus sign
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    Alternatively, we can select a percentage
    For this effects, it's much more obvious if we zoom out. When we're zoomed in, we sometimes can't see it.
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    We can change the amount by clicking the "Angle" slider and moving it right or left
    0% will be in the middle, then it twirls the other way. We can see the contour of the image in the grid.
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    We can also type a number in, and that will twirl the image for us to a specific percentage
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    Press "Cancel" to get rid of the changes and return the image to normal, or click "OK" to apply it
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    This concludes the tutorial on how you can add a twirl effect to an image in Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7
    If you have any questions or comments, feel free to add them to the section below, and we'll get back to you.
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