Peter Ronhovde

 

Lightning pattern example based on an inverted Perlin noise texture with a simple levels adjustmentUsesTypical smooth Perlin noise texture example

Procedural noise textures, such as this Perlin noise filter, produce visually appealing, random patterns which are often applied as realistic bump-maps or for landscape generation, clouds, lightning, grunge, and others effects which are limited only by the artist's imagination and skill.

 

Adobe Exchange download link for Perlin noise filter extension

After installation, the Adobe Exchange panel is accessible via the Window → Extensions → Adobe Exchange sub-menu.

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Images of the Sun are from NASA archives.