Difference between revisions of "SpecLensesLPE"

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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
 
I try to bring lens effects to vectorial objects in a way the user can experiment playing with settings like focal distance, diameter and position of the lens over the object (meaning the user can apply the effect over a part of the object, like a magnifying glass).
 
I try to bring lens effects to vectorial objects in a way the user can experiment playing with settings like focal distance, diameter and position of the lens over the object (meaning the user can apply the effect over a part of the object, like a magnifying glass).
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[http://www.synfig.org/Main_Page Synfig] has a similar tool ([http://synfig.org/Building_a_magnifying_glass example here]).
  
 
== Release Note ==
 
== Release Note ==

Revision as of 04:14, 7 July 2008

Launchpad Entry: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/inkscape/+spec/lenses-lpe

Summary

I try to bring lens effects to vectorial objects in a way the user can experiment playing with settings like focal distance, diameter and position of the lens over the object (meaning the user can apply the effect over a part of the object, like a magnifying glass).

Synfig has a similar tool (example here).

Release Note

Rationale

Lens effects are really hard to achieve manually. The specs brings the possibility to create these effects easily with the non-destructive approach of LivePath effects.

Design

UI

The dialog has to do these things:

Usage

SVG representation

TODO

Discussion