Effect Overview

Shape Deformer applies a randomized deformation to objects built by Paths, both open and closed. The Shape Deformer is found under the Shape category within the Effects Library.

Effect Controls

  1. Time: [ Default 0.00 ] [ User Input # ]

    • Keying this value across time animates the deformation.

  2. Smooth: [ Default OFF ] { SWITCH ]

    • Smooths the deformations.

  3. Strength: [ Default 50] [ Range 0 - 500 ]

    • This value determines the sharpness of the blur. Works in combination with the jitter—the lower the jitter, the sharper the blur.

  4. Frequency: [ Default 50] [ Range 0 - 500 ]

    • Applies additional deformations or "knots"

  5. Seed: [ Default 0] [ User Input # ]

    • Randomizes the starting value of the deformation

Low Frequency

High Frequency

Smooth Checked

Low Frequency, High Strength, Smooth Checked

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