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EyeCandy 3.1: Fire Filter
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EyeCandy 3.1:
Fire Filter

Created by: Fignations of Imaginment
 

This filter adds a fire effect to and around the selection.

If you choose this filter without making a selection, you will get the following error message:

"This filter requires a selection or some opaque pixels in the current layer."

The combination of each option creates the entire effect of this filter.

 
The flame colors are selected by either choosing "User Specified" and selecting an Inner Color and an Outer Color; or by selecting "Natural" and getting the default light yellow inner color and orange outer color.
 

Flame Width

This adjusts the width of the flames.

1st image: Flame Width = 10
2nd image: Flame Width = 25

 
Be careful when adjusting the flame width using the slider. Once you hit 50, the adjustments are smaller and occur in the small area between 50 and the end (600).
 

Flame Height

This adjusts how high the flames are.

1st image: Flame Height = 25
2nd image: Flame Height = 75

 

Movement

This adjusts the movement of the flames, from straight up at 0 to squiggly at 100.

1st image: Movement = 25
2nd image: Movement = 75

 

Inside Masking

This determines how opaque the fire is over the actual selection. The higher the number the more opaque the flames are. The images above all have a setting of 0.

1st image: Inside Masking = 50
2nd image: Inside Masking = 100

 

Edge Softness

This adjusts the softness of the flame edge. It also affects how the movement option affects the selection. The greater the edge softness, the more movement is applied. The images above all have a setting of 0 for the edge softness.

1st image:   Movement = 25
Edge Softness = 25
2nd image:   Movement = 25
Edge Softness = 100
3rd image:   Movement = 75
Edge Softness = 25
4th image:   Movement = 75
Edge Softness = 75
 

Random Seed

This adjusts the randomness of the flames. Random Seed is affected by Movement and Edge Softness. The higher the edge softness, the thinner the flames are.

1st image:   Movement = 25
Edge Softness = 25
Random Seed = 25
2nd image:   Movement = 50
Edge Softness = 25
Random Seed = 25
3rd image:   Movement = 50
Edge Softness = 50
Random Seed = 50
4th image:   Movement = 75
Edge Softness = 75
Random Seed = 75
 

Saved Effects

The pull-down menu that shows "Last Used" by default has a number of predefined effects you can choose.

You can add your own settings by clicking on the pencil icon or delete settings by clicking on the eraser icon.

 

Other Shapes

Apply the fire filter to other shapes, like a pile of logs or the roof of a house.