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Broken mirror

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Author: ThreeDee

Filter Details

  • Downloads: 3862
  • Submitted: Jan 04, 2008
  • Usage Rank: High
  • Comments (5)


Mirror, mirror on the wall...Reflects current image from a broken mirror.Coverage controls how much mirror there is left.Select radial or flat fracture pattern.Render with or without flat color background.Radial Extent controls how far from the center the fracture pattern remains highly radial (it gets less so toward the edges).Vertical stretch does not apply to radial pattern.Controls between Radial and Background checkboxes apply to radial only.Note: Keep Size, Pixels at maximum and control shard size by Scale for radial shatter patterns.


glass, broken, shatter, shattered, mirror, shard, fragment, smashed, falling, radial, reflection, wall, sharp, fracture, fractured


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Filter Controls

  • Coverage
  • Scale
  • Reflection offset
  • Vertical stretch
  • Radial
  • Radial extent
  • Radial hole spread
  • Background
  • Background color