Distance node

Left Toolbar > Value icon Value Nodes > Relief icon Distance node

The Distance node computes the distance of each pixel to the closest pixel with value 0.0.

Relief in Img

Relief out Img VALUE Image. Min: 0.0 Max: 37.56


To create a distance image:

  1. On the left toolbar choose Value Nodes > Distance. Value icon > Relief icon

  2. Drag the Distance icon into the Node Graph.

    Relief node

  3. Connect the input image into the Img socket in the Distance node.

  4. Adjust the attributes of the Distance node to modify the output image.


An image. Black pixels in the image will be set as distance 0.0, and all other pixels will be shaded with the distance value to the closest 0.0 pixel.


A Value Color Mode image with the distance applied. This image can be plugged into a To Normal node.

Attributes Panel

Relief attributes

Seamless If checked the filter wraps the image in X and Y to produce a tileable seamless image.