Motion 5 - Caustics

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The Caustics generator creates an animated, simulated water surface. The size, speed,
refraction, brightness, and color of the Caustics pattern can be modified and animated.
You can use the Caustics generator to add light patterns to a project, or as the source
object for an image map.

Default Caustics generator

Modified Caustics generator over an image

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the size of the shapes and spaces in the pattern.


Sets the speed of movement of the light patterns.


Sets the refraction of the light shapes.


Sets the brightness of the light shapes.


Picks the color of the light shapes. For more precise color selection, click the

disclosure triangle to display Red, Green, and Blue sliders.

HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following controls: Size, Speed, Refraction, Brightness, and Color.


Chapter 18

Working with Generators