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      Effect:Colorful Curves
      Category:Procedural Sources
      Speed:Medium

      Description: The Colorful Curves Effect lets you create various colored intersecting curved patterns.

      Colorful Curves is time sensitive and requires a Clock or Clock Modifier (available in the Colorful Curves Options) to produce the color.

      If you enable the Fit To Brush Option you will paint with the Colorful Curves Effect sized to your brush.

       
      Options: The Colorful Curves Effect has the following Options Pane:

      Clock:This Effect can change over time. This control lets you select which of the four Clocks to use (Clocks are assigned in the Brush Pane). Any Green Colored Clock is the one currently in use. Tap the reset button and a Pop Up will appear that lets you reset any of the four Clocks to their initial value. Yellow colored clocks are not in use. Note that you can turn Clocks off by tapping a Green Clock turning all of them yellow.
      Clock Modifier:This value is added to the current Clock. You can use this to change where in time this Effect is, relative to the Clock (this allows different Effects to use the same Clock with different offsets).
      X Zoom:This value is the curve frequency in the X (horizontal) direction.
      Y Zoom:This value is the curve frequency in the Y (vertical) direction.
      X Resolution:This value is used in conjunction with X Zoom to determine the X (horizontal) resolution of the curves.
      Y Resolution:This value is used in conjunction with Y Zoom to determine the Y (vertical) resolution of the curve.
      Bar Size:The Bar Size specifies the width of the curves. Smaller values are thinner curves. Larger values are thicker curves. This also spreads the color, with thinner curves being more intense in color and thicker curves being more pastel in color.
      Fit To Brush:If set to a Red X the Effect spans the screen such that as you paint you reveal the Effect. When set to a Green Check Mark the Effect is sized to the brush such that as you paint the entire Effect is within the brush itself.
      Output Color 1:By default this is set to REPLACE which means that the set color will be output to Color 1. You can change this as explained in Options Pane Color Mixers.
      Output Color 2:By default this is set to IGNORE which means that the Color 2 will be ignored (the original Color 2 will be kept). You can change this as explained in Options Pane Color Mixers.

      Example: The following images show Colorful Curves in various settings and clocks:

      A different Clock Modifier produces a different set of Colorful Curves:

      This the same as the previous image, but with a very small Bar Size:

      Same as the previous image with a tight Zoom:

       

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