With the Liquify Filter, you can also bloat and pucker objects. This is a continuation of the Liquify Filter Tutorial.
Once again, select Filter > Liquify
The tool below is known as the Pucker Tool.
Using it on an image produces this effect:
It ‘pulls’ the surrounding image to the center of your brush.
The complimentary tool, the Bloat, is shown below:
It produces the following effect:
It enlarges, or ‘bloats’ your image around the center of your brush.
Liquify is one of Photoshop’s better filters, and is used regularly by professionals! Besides producing a comical effect, a combination of all these tools are can also be used on photographs – to trim or add ‘weight’ to a person, or even to change facial expressions.
Finally, check out this video done mostly with the Photoshop Liquify Tool: