Paint.net : Explode a logo

Here is a short easy tutorial for Paint.Net : the logo explosion. Here we have the starting picture :
Logo Paint.Net
And now the different steps :
1/ Duplicate the layer (CTRL + Shift + D);
2/ Select the bottom layer;
3/ Perform a zoom blur (effects menu / blurs / zoom blur) with the following parameters : zoom value at 100;
4/ Perform again the zoom blur with the same values (CTRL + F);
5/ Select the top layer;
6/ Perform a shadow effect (effects menu / drop shadow) with the following values : offset x at 0, offset y at 0 and blur radius at 5;
7/ Merge the layers.

And here is the result :
Exploded logo

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