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Jemcrystal

More Control Over Twirl, Swirl, Twist?

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Is there an addon to help Twist?

 

I did a clean install of Windows 10 and have the current Paint.net.  I like the Effect > Distort > Twist but it lacks very specific area control.  Instead of sliders I would rather have the swirl appear on the picture where I clicked down with my mouse pointer.  With the slider I cannot reach the top or bottom of the photo so I am only able to give a decent twirl to the left side.  When I try to swirl the right side upper top I cannot get it tight enough.  Are there any addons that work with twirling, swirling, and shaping individual pieces of the picture rather than the entire picture as a whole?

 

Thank you in advance for any help.

 

 

Example photo below is not by me!  I am not the artist or the corporation that created this wallpaper/icon.  Link to original here.

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A work around that might work for you would be to flip the image vertically and then horizontally, do the twist and then flip it back to the original position. 

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I don't see the problem getting the 'twists' where you need them but I do notice repeated use of Distort/Twist severely degrades the quality of the whole image?
Seems to be blurring pixels outside of the twist radius (I was using it at lowest quality setting).

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You could try Pyro's Liquify plugin, that has a twist option and allows you to click the centre point on the U.I.http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?showtopic=20688

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Try making a selection prior to running the twist effect. This will confine the effect to the area selected, so you can more accurately target specific regions in your image.

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