For this Liquib example, four different variations of the Lift Tool were applied to a photo of street art painted on the side of a building -- one each of Spikes, Pyramids, Blocks and Towers.  With each of these Lift Styles, the specified area to be lifted is divided into square image portions of Lift Size dimensions.  Those items are then raised outwards from the center based upon the average image color values within each square.  The Lift Basis setting, either Lightness or Darkness, determines whether the lightest or the darkest objects are lifted the farthest.
Liquib Lift
First, a Spikes Lift Style was placed in the upper right corner.  Followed by a Pyramids at the lower left corner.  Spikes and Pyramids both split the image squares into 4 triangles, and the center of each is then lifted away from the 4 sides of the square, forming pointy objects.  The Spikes triangles are filled with the shaded average colors within each square.  Pyramids instead show the image portions within each original triangular area stretched to fill the elongated triangles.  Next, a Blocks was dropped in the lower right corner.  And finally a Towers at the upper left.  Blocks and Towers are composed of squares that are lifted into 3-dimensional appearing objects with straight sides.  Blocks are filled with the shaded average colors within the image squares.  Towers show the original image pictures, with the sides filled with the stretched edges of the image squares.