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      Effect:Soap Film
      Category:Procedural Sources
      Speed:Slow

      Description: The Soap Film Effect creates a colorful surface that resembles a soap film or surface color of a soap bubble.

      Soap Film produces its own colors and disregards Color 1 and Color 2.

      The Soap Film Effect is time sensitive and can use a Clock or Clock Modifier (available in the Soap Film Options) to modify the Effect over time.

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

       
      Options: The Soap Film 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 Offset:This value moves the Soap Film in the X (horizontal) direction.
      Y Offset:This value moves the Soap Film in the Y (vertical) direction.
      Complexity:This value controls the complexity of the soap film. Lower values produce simplier results. Higher values produce more complex results.
      Fractal Scale:This value controls the depth of the fractal calculation. Lower values produce less fractal interaction. Higher values produce larger fractal interaction.
      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 image shows the Soap Film Effect with its default settings:

      This next image shows Complexity set to the minimum value:

      This next image shows Complexity set to the maximum value:

      The next image has the default values with Fractal Scale set to the minimum value:

      In this final image the Fractal Scale has been set to a value that is higher than the default, causing a more fractal result:

       

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