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Jack SewellFire effect on stroke
by on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:59:23 pm

I'm looking to add a slight wobble / distortion effect to the stroke of an image.

I'd like it to look a little like the heat flickering you might see through flames.

Like a subtle wobble or distortion, that modulates only slightly but very quickly.

Any help would be very greatly appreciated.

Many thank,

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Walter SoykaRe: Fire effect on stroke
by on Jun 14, 2010 at 6:19:16 pm

You can use the Displacement Map effect to get that heat wave look.

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Kevin CampRe: Fire effect on stroke
by on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:22:00 pm

turbulent displace may work too....

though if you do get displacement map to work, you may be able to further the effect by using the same 'displacement map' as a layer map for compound blur... just a thought.

Kevin Camp
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Jack SewellRe: Fire effect on stroke
by on Jun 15, 2010 at 11:12:11 am

hey, I like that! :) Will try that today............many thanks for your help........

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