- Alien Skin Software today announced Eye Candy® 5: Impact (Impact). A set of 10 plug-in filters for Adobe® Photoshop® and other compatible host programs, Impact creates chrome, bevels, glass buttons, perspective shadows, and more. The third of three upgrades to Eye Candy 4000, Impact features three all-new filters and seven rewritten Eye Candy classics. Graphic designers, digital photographers, and Web content creators will appreciate Impact's versatile and beautifully rendered effects. Impact refines the effects that made Eye Candy famous. Embossing effects now include additional preset bevel shapes and all-new surface texture controls. Gel, glass, chrome and liquid metal effects now showcase a wide variety of vibrant reflections. Impact creates an array of drop and perspective shadows, as well as reflections. In addition, Impact showcases three all-new filters. Backlight projects dramatic light beam and spotlight effects. Brushed Metal simulates textured metal surfaces such as brushed aluminum and polished brass. Extrude gives 2D objects a classic 3-D look, adding thickness and perspective. Impact will be the third Eye Candy 5 plug-in collection. The first, Eye Candy 5: Textures, was released in 2004 and produces a variety of seamless textures such as snake and lizard skin, fur, brick, stone and wood. Eye Candy 5: Nature followed in 2004 and creates fire, smoke, rust, ice, snow and more.
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