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Uses derivative operators to do a sobel filter which turns out the right angle for the bomber to rotate particles properly. Allows a fair number of options, but the main point of interest here is the script node which rotates particles according to the gradient in it's source image.
Van Gogh, flow, paint, artistic, stroke
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