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Shredders

Variations that shred the plane in various ways.

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checks

Divides the flame into a checkerboard and shifts half of the squares up and left and the other half down and right.

Type: 2D
Author: Keeps Spencer (gossamer-light)
Date: 19 Nov 2007

ParameterDescription
xHorizontal shift amount
yVertical shift amount
sizeSize of the squares which checks divides the flame into
rndAmount of randomness to add (horizontal for half the squares, vertical for the rest)

Archive of Apophysis plugin (Wayback Machine)

shredded

Shreds the flame into strips in the x, y, and z directions and scrambles them.

Type: 3D
Author: Brad Stefanov
Date: 14 Sep 2019

ParameterDescription
x1Scale for x before shredding
x2Scale for x after shredding
x3Scale for x after scrambling
x_blur_amountAmount of x blur to add if blur is 1
y1Scale for y before shredding
y2Scale for y after shredding
y3Scale for y after scrambling
y_blur_amountAmount of y blur to add if blur is 1
z1Scale for z before shredding
z2Scale for z after shredding
z3Scale for z after scrambling
z_blur_amountAmount of z blur to add if blur is 1
typeSelects the type of shredding to perform; allowed values are 0, 1, and 2
blur0: Don’t add blur (ignore _blur_amount parameters)
1: Add blur; the amount is controlled by the _blur_amount parameters

JWildfire forum post

shredlin

Divides the plane into horizontal and vertical strips and shrinks them.

Type: 2D
Author: Anton Liasotskiy (zy0rg)
Date: 15 Jul 2011

ParameterDescription
xdistanceWidth of vertical strips before shrinking
xwidthShrink factor for vertical strips; 1 for no shrinking, negative to reverse them
ydistanceHeight of horizontal strips before shrinking
ywidthShrink factor for horizontal strips; 1 for no shrinking, negative to reverse them

Apophysis plugin

shredrad

Divides the plane into wedges and shrinks them

Type: 2D
Author: Anton Liasotskiy (zy0rg)
Date: 15 Jul 2011

ParameterDescription
nNumber of wedges
widthShrink factor for each wedge; 1 for no shrinking, negative to reverse them

Apophysis plugin



This information has all been created by Rick Sidwell as a guide to the more popular variations used in fractal flames, and very generously allowed me to reproduce it here. Not all of the variations are included with JWildfire, but a great many are, so it is worthwhile learning about them.
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