How to edit a ring-shaped image into a straight line?

I am looking for a way to make the image below straight – like in the line. To make it clear – it would be a tattoo template, which will be placed around my upper arm.


Is there any solution of this, in Photoshop?


It won’t be perfect but you could use a Polar Coordinates filter (Filter → Distort → Polar Coordinates…) set to “Polar to Rectangular” on the image:

The result will be “straight”, but will be distorted so you’ll at least need to adjust the height to compensate. This is after transforming the layer to 50% height:

With a further bit of correction using a mesh warp (Edit → Transform → Warp):

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