The ring

How about making one of these?

a blue ring

Reset your colours back to their basic white/black configuration.
1. Create a new document with a white background.
2. Filter >> Render >> Clouds
3. Filter >> Pixelate >> Mosaic – using a cell size of about 8.
4. Filter >> Style >> Emboss – using 135 degrees, height of 56 and amount of 115%
5. Filter >> stylize >> Find Edges
6. Invert the image (Ctrl+I)
7. Filter >> Blur >> Radial Blur – with amount: 40, Zoom and Best.
8. Filter >> Brush Strokes >> Accented Edges – width:6 Brightness: 33 and smoothness:1
9. Filter>> Stylise >> find edges
7. Invert the image again (Ctrl + I)
8. Image >> Adjustment >> Levels – 0 — 1.00 — 100
9. Repeat the Radial Blur
10. Filter >> Distort >> Polar coordinates – rectangular to polar
11. Duplicate this layer and then Edit > Transform >> Flip Vertical
12. Select Layer mode to “Color Burn”
13. Layer >> Merge Layers
14. Use the eraser to clean up any unwanted inside / outside distortions.
15. You can change the colour using the hue/saturation adjustments like before.

Not bad, eh?

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