NextPreviousHomeNew jigsaw puzzle filter effect

michiel | 4 years ago | 13 comments | 13 likes | 2,524 views

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In the Effects\Filters folder of the latest version ( you can find the new JigsawPuzzle effect.

Apply it to a picture layer and animate it with the FX WIPE STAGE property.

The 2nd texture controls the appearance order of the puzzle pieces.

And the 3rd texture can be used as the background picture.

The installer comes with an example:

Other new features of version
-Characters property EPS layer is now 2D. The 2nd slider controls the number of lines.
-new effect: Special\ClipAdditive
-minor bug fixes

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The shape of the pattern is procedurally generated. By adjusting the properties you can produce things like this.

In this example, the 3rd texture slot is used for the background picture.

michiel, 4 years ago

michiel you beat me to the punch this is awesome thanks for the updates

Rorysee, 4 years ago

Michiel is the Boss !!!! But I am going to annoy him all the same with a question : Do you think it would be possible that explosion (prop) uses pieces as debris ? Thanks again

vincent, 4 years ago

Vincent, for 2D puzzles, I think, a filter effect like this works best.

For a 3D version, Rorysee's font solution works excellent:

And yes, a general explosion system with a jigsaw preset would be wonderful!

michiel, 4 years ago

Thank you so much for the new puzzle effect, Michiel!!

Ulli, 4 years ago

This will be fun, thanks Michiel

SMSgtRod, 4 years ago

Michiel creative and quick as always: Love the new puzzle effect!

Filip, 4 years ago

Merci Michiel pour toutes ses explications et les nouveaux effets

PAT67, 4 years ago

Michiel how do you get you puzzle pieces to look more random?

lightads, 4 years ago

Lightads, this effect uses 2 puzzle piece shapes, with variants for the edges and corners.

michiel, 4 years ago

Sorry I meant what slider adjustment do you use to make you pieces come together randomly

lightads, 4 years ago

The FX WIPE STAGE property.

The 2nd texture controls the appearance order of the puzzle pieces. A brighter pixels means that the puzzle piece at that position is placed at a later time. Open this texture in a paint app and you'll understand how it works.

michiel, 4 years ago

Nice effect...

Dani, 4 years ago

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