Example for the “Starburst” filter
This filter fills the active layer's alpha with a starburst gradient and
adds a shadow.
It is derived from the “Starburst” script-fu
( → → →
in the image window),
which creates a logo from a text.
You can use this filter to create shapes filled with the above starburst
Starburst script and filter
This filter uses four layers (three of them will be created by the
The “Burst” layer contains the bursting star, created
by the Supernova filter.
The active layer was named layer #2 in the example above. It has
been filled with the “Crack” pattern, so the content of
this layer doesn't matter. Only the active layer's alpha channel
The image will always be resized to the active layer's size.
The “Shadow” layer contains a drop shadow in the same
shape but slightly extended size of the active layer's alpha
The “Background” layer: this is a new layer filled with
the Background color.