Butterfly

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The Butterfly effect creates seemingly random patterns of color swirling around, based on an initial set of parameters. This is very effective on a number of different types of models.

Options/Settings

Description

Colors

Rainbow or Palette can be selected. If Palette is selected, then the colors from the Color selection window are used.

Style

Up to 10 different styles can be selected for the effect.

Bkgrd Chunks

Controls whether and how sections of black color are to be used between the colors. Can be adjusted via the Value Curves options

Bkgrd Skip

Used in conjunction with the background chunks to skip the black background. Can be adjusted via the Value Curves options.

Speed

Controls the speed with which the effects change. Can be adjusted via the Value Curves options

Direction

Controls whether the effect moves outwards or reverses direction.

Butterfly style #2 generates radial patterns that look great on round models such as snowflakes, stars, globes, etc.

The effect can be repeated on the same model with different colors, directions or timings, using layers and offsetting the position on the model.