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Hi, I'm a new user of Affinity Designer. I would like to have an editable and non-uniform feather feature for my shapes, I didn't see anything like this in Designer (if there is a tool or a way to do it, please show me where I can find it).

Is there a way to do a feather in the same way Nuke can do it with the Roto node? (Roto node: it allows you to create and edit Bezier and B-spline shapes, and you can also add feathering to individual points).


After Effects has a similar approach with the mask feather tool:

If it's not possible in the actual version, Is it a feature that may be included in future versions of Affinity Designer?

And thanks a lot for this great software.


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There is no exact alternative, but the Affinity Photo has a non-destructive "Field Blur". It is a "live filter", which means that it will act in a non-destructive way.
After creating the "Field Blur" you can move and edit all the objects underneath it.

The live filter appears in the Layers panel as a layer, and acts on all layers/objects below it. You can also isolate the effect with a group, or by applying it only to the selected object.

All live filters created in Affinity Photo can be edited in Affinity Designer

In this example, I first selected an object and then applied a live filter. So, the filter will act only on this object:

But you can also pull that filter out of that object, and apply it to another object or group:

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