Apophysis Swirl Tutorial


Learn how to make amazing swirls in Apophysis. There are a number of different creations that you can create in Apophysis and swirls is one of the most popular. This Apophysis swirl tutorial will show you how to make a swirl and once you know the basics there will be no stopping you!

Step 1

Click on Editor (F4) and click on new blank flame

New Blank Flame

Step 2

Now it’s time to add in the transforms and to do this, click on the green plus sign with the triangle (next to the new blank flame button) to add a triangle.

Step 3

On transform 1 change: Linear: 0 and Spherical: 0.2 and Radial_blur: 0.54

Radial Blur

Step 4

Add transform and on transform 2 change: Linear: 0 and Spherical: 1. Then on the transform tab change the weight to: 1

Weight

Step 5

Add transform and on transform 3 on the transform tab change weight:5

Step 6

You now have the basics for the swirl, it doesn’t look a lot now but it will soon! All we now need to do is go on to the triangle tab and click 2 times on the small triangle and then 3 times on the down arrow and finally rotate once clockwise

Transform Move

Step 7

Go to transform 2 and click on the triangle tab. Now do the following: 3 times on the small triangle and then 3 times on the down arrow. You should now have something like this

Swirl Final

With a bit of tweaking and playing around you can create some really cool effects using this tutorial. Below is what else I have created from this

Apophysis Swirl Tutorial - Swirls

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