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I'm trying to make a curvy header banner for a website, see here:

curve

This is one of my several attempts. As you can see, the curve is not symmetrical.

What is a way that is guaranteed to get a perfect symmetrical curve?

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Start off with a layer with "solid box"

( It helps if all the sides you don't want to turn into wavey lines, are at the edges of the document. )

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Then go do Filter > Distort > Wave

Important parts in the filter options:

  • Number of generators: 1
  • Type: Sine

You can go nuts with the other sliders.

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End result:

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You can create this with adobe illustrator. enter image description here

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I don't have illustrator. –  caesay Jun 22 '12 at 15:28
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