Remember the Spirograph? Relive your childhood memories with this simple yet stunning effect. Learn the "Ctrl+d" shortcut to save tons of time with repetitive tasks and try out some different brushes to get some cool variations on the same idea.
Make an antique scale with a 3D feel using shape layers and layer styles in this tutorial for Photoshop. If you take the extra time to make each coin a separate shape layer, this will be almost 100% vector and can easily scale to any size.