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anyone knows of a plugin that would let me draw custom spirals?

(sorry, i don't have any more points!!)
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by:potsy
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There is a plugin called eyecandy 3.01 And one of its filters is spirals
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by:efortier
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don't you mean Swirl? if so, it does not allow much flexibility in the design of the spiral.

If there really is a plugin called spirals, I cannot find it. (I have Eye Candy 3.0 installed)
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What type of control do you need over your spiral?
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by:894359
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FYI eyecandy 3.01 has about 3 spiral effects!
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by:efortier
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Eye Candy sounds nice, do they have a web site? can we see samples of that?

It seems like an overkill to get 3.01 just to draw a (phreaking) spiral. But well, if we must, we must.

As far as the control I need, I need to be able to specify the spacing between the spiral's branches, the width of the branches, I also need the branches to start at, say, 1/2 an inch at the outside and shrink to 1 pixel at the innermost part of the spiral.
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Adjusted points to 52.5
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by:894359
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You can get it for free at any warez site! If you need an URL let me know!
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efortier@videotron.ca
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Adjusted points to 75
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by:magigraf
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efortier...

I already posted you an answer on the other question.
If you would like to save your points, please do!

Regards
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by:artbart
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Hey, if it is just a spiral you want to add to your PS-drawings, why not use Illustrator to draw the bezier, and then either with Drag 'n' drop, copy paste or by importing with the PLACE command, add it to a layer (automatically in PS 4.x)?

BTW... Soon to come: PS 5.0
(Believe me, it's gonna be f$#@ing unbelievable !!! ;-)
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by:weed
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good lord....i was reading this thinking "geez..use illustrator" and of course artbart beat me to it...yes DO use illustrator!
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efortier...

It's not your fault guys, but efortier didn't explain it as well as in the other question.
He needs an Unproportional Spiral.

Like it starts with a very thick lines and ends up in the center with a thinner lines. (then animate it at the end)
I already suggested to him to use a Vector base program, but it will need an intervention to fine tune the vector the his specifications. Then he will have to use a gif animator for the last part pf the project.

I hope this helped everyone here, to have a better idea about his request.

Regards to all
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