A Deep Dive Into The Wonderful World Of SVG Displacement Filtering

Over at Smashing Magazine, Dirk Weber digs into Displacement Filtering with the SVG feDisplacementMap-filter:

A displacement operation can visually distort any graphic it is applied to. You can create warp effects, twirls or ripples like you would do with a Photoshop distortion filter.

The post goes into a lot of detail and contains lots of practical examples. Take this animated modal for example:

See the Pen
SVG feDisplacementmap: Modal fade in effect
by Smashing Magazine (@smashingmag)
on CodePen.

Pretty crazy, right?

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