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Dropshards (Effect)Original Image

This filter requires Filter Forge 3.0

This filter does not support seamless tiling.


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Author: Tim2501

Filter Details

  • Editor's Pick
  • Downloads: 4732
  • Requires Filter Forge 3.0
  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2013
  • Usage Rank: High
  • Comments (21)


Creates a dynamic, exploding shardpattern and a complementary color-overlay.


dropshards drop shards explode pattern color overlay dynamic


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Filter Controls

  • Alignment Preview
  • Center X
  • Center Y
  • Shard Density
  • Shard Blendmode
  • Shard Opacity
  • Saturation Original
  • Saturation Overlay
  • Lighten
  • Darken