Photoshop Tip: Create Free Kaleidoscope Art in Coffee Break
Using Photoshop free plugin or premium plugins, you can create many abstract wallpapers for iPad or kaleidoscope art for your desktop. Even you can do this within a minute(coffee break).
We usually found our inspiration and creativity from our childhood and bring it here. Kaleidoscope is made of stained broken glasses or colorful glasses in a cylindrical tube or with mirrors containing loose, colored objects such as beads or pebbles and bits of glass. You can create with colorful papers which allows the light source to penetrate the subject.
Have a Cup of Coffee first !
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Using Photoshop Plugin to create Kaleidoscope Art
Here is the [how-to] guide for creating kaleidoscope abstract designs easily. Mehdi plugins started from 2004 and they we well know for their free Photoshop CS6 plugins. Remember only 32 bit will support as of now. They are working on it and more than 20 free plugins are available in their site, so you can donate them – if you feel generously for their hard work.
Download the free Kaleidoscope 2.1 and upload to the preset of Photoshop folder. Open your Photoshop any version you have and choose your image.
Image source credit: Stock Photo – Golden Elephant Statue via 123RF
Choose the kaleidoscope from filter menu.
Again try another value of your choice – remember the design vary depend on your images you use.
There are three main settings you can choose from:
Mirror: traditional effect. Consecutive sectors are symmetric.
Copy: takes a sector and repeat it. Transition between consecutive sectors are anti-aliased.
Blend: turn the complete image, several times; and realize a blend.
For the above settings, we have used more stock images from 123RF – premium stock image websites.
Source young indian woman in a saree outdoors, Portrait of a pretty young woman, beautiful caucasian young lady.
You can use these designs for T-shirt Print.
The following Kaleidoscope Arts are derived from many random images:
So these are my mixed art for you as inspiration. You can check more daily inspiration in our blog – we have some interesting non-repeating content in our blog. If you love our Photoshop tutorial quick-tip and 50 Kaleidoscope Art, then share this article with your friends and family through social media.