Line Screen

Reduces an image to a high-contrast grayscale version of itself, then screens the image using a pattern of straight lines, simulating an etched screening technique. The image is represented by varying thicknesses in the pattern of the parallel lines.

Canvas showing effect of Line Screen filter

Adjust this filter using the parameter controls in the Filters Inspector:

  • Center: Sets the position of the center of the line screen. You can also drag the Center onscreen control in the Canvas.

  • Angle: Sets the angle of the line screen.

  • Scale: Sets the scale of the line screen.

  • Skew: Sets the amount of skew of the line screen.

  • Stretch: Sets the amount that the line screen is stretched.

  • Contrast: Sets the relative amount of contrast between light and dark areas.

  • Mix: Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the filtered image.

  • Publish OSC: Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see Final Cut Pro templates overview.