Example for the “Neon” filter
This filter converts the active layer's alpha into a neon-sign like
object and optionally adds a shadow.
It is derived from the “Neon” Script-Fu script
( → → →
in the image window),
which creates a text effect that simulates neon lighting:
The filter uses two layers to achieve the neon effect:
The Neon effect
The layer “Neon Tubes” is the active layer the filter is
applied to. The content of this layer doesn't matter. Only the alpha
channel does, especially its shape.
The image will always be resized to the active layer's size.
The “Neon Glow” layer below contains the glowing of the
Optional a “Shadow” layer is created below, containing a
drop shadow in the same shape of the active layer's alpha channel. At
the bottom a new “Background” layer is created filled with
the Background color.
Overview of the Neon filter layers: