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The introduction of the Brush Factory has opened up PDN to being able to create the dispersion effect that is really cool and nifty. While it is not the perfect method to create the effect, the purpose of this tutorial is to teach you to use Brush Factory and Alpha Mask import plug-in to create an effect like below.
Required plug-ins -> Brush Factory, Liquify, and Alpha Mask Import