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Lou Smithmaking a "color tunnel" effect
by on Apr 24, 2010 at 2:46:26 pm

I'd like to create a series of circles of different colors that grow and spread out, giving the feel of falling through a tunnel of colors (like some psychadelic 60's animation). Has anyone done this? What are some suggestions?

I have access to Photoshop, if that makes it any easier. Thanks.

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Todd KoprivaRe: making a "color tunnel" effect
by on Apr 24, 2010 at 8:53:36 pm

I'd use a shape layer with the Repeater path operation.

Actually, rather than try to explain in words, I'll just make a project an upload it.

[*two minutes of playing with a shape layer*]

Here you go.

Shape layers are fun, easy, and incredibly deep. Check 'em out.

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Lou SmithRe: making a "color tunnel" effect
by on Apr 25, 2010 at 5:13:22 am

It's a good start, but I only have CS3 and couldn't open the file... Could you show it a different way? I'm going to need visuals for this.

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