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Journal Entry: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:51 PM
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Fri Mar 27, 2015, 5:07 AM by tatasz:icontatasz:

Fractal Art Week

Today, we will chat about L-systems and what they have to do with fractals =D

Substitution systems

In a substitution system, we use a set of rules to transform elements of a sequence. Like this:

        Rule [1 → 0 and 0 → 11]
        Starting sequence: 01
        Step 1: 110
        Step 2: 0011
        Step 3: 111100
        Step 4: 00001111
        Step 5: 111111110000

A Lindenmayer system (L-system) is a string rewriting system, a substitution system that works with strings. It consists of an "alphabet" of symbols, rules (which expand symbols into larger strings - in the example above  1 → 0 and 0 → 11), an "axiom" - the starting sequence - and a way to translate the obtained strings into something visual.

L-systems can not only be used to generate fractals, but also to model many processes (plant gowth, for example - l-systems are great for making procedural trees ;)).

Koch Curve

Lets take a look at a simple example: Koch Curve.
The L-system notation for it is:

        Rule: [F → F + F − F − F + F]
        Start: F

Where F means "draw forward", + means "turn left 90°", and − means "turn right 90°".

Start: F
Lsyst3 by tatasz

Step 1: F → F + F − F − F + F
Lsyst2 by tatasz

Step 2: F + F − F − F + F → F+F−F−F+F + F+F−F−F+F − F+F−F−F+F − F+F−F−F+F + F+F−F−F+F
Lsyst1 by tatasz

You can see that, right now, it is actually not "substituting", but drawing forward. So the curve is not fitting a given shape, but expanding it at each step. In fractaling, though, its usually handier to actually replace elements.

For this, you would need to scale elements down - so the length of F+F−F−F+F is the same as the length of F from the previous step. With replacement, the steps above would look like:

Rep1 by tatasz

Step 1
Rep2 by tatasz

Step 2
Rep3 by tatasz

And 10 steps later...
Rep4 by tatasz

In Apophysis

This second "replacement" way can be easily implemented in Apophysis (and other IFS software).
For example, the Koch Curve: our replacement rule is F → F + F − F − F + F. We will need 5 transforms, since we have 5 elemets replacing the original one on each step. As you can see on the picture above, the scale will be 1/3: the sequence F + F − F − F + F has a length 3F, and we need to scale it down so it is length F.

Now, time to position the transforms (all scaled down to 0.33333 of the original size).

  1. leave it at the origin
  2. Move to the right by 1/3 (length of the first F) and do the "+" - rotate by 90° CCW
  3. Move to the right by 1/3 (first transform) and move up by 1/3 (second transform). The rotation is a "+" then "−", which cancel themselves - so no rotation at all
  4. 1/3 right, 1/3 up, 1/3 right. For rotation, we have a "+ − −" which gives a "−": 90° CW
  5. 1/3 right, 1/3 up, 1/3 right and 1/3 down - so 2/3 right overall. Rotation: "+ − − +"

Basically, you draw 1 step of the L-System rule, with transforms. Compare the picture below (F → F + F − F − F + F step)

Positions by tatasz

And the position of transforms:
Gif Syst by tatasz

Parameters: Koch Curve in Apo - in case you need them. Below, the look of the Koch Curve in Apo:
Koch by tatasz

As an addition, you can "fill" the curve in: Koch Curve Filled.

I give up

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 8:56 AM

yes, I give up

I tried my best
I really did

I thought maybe people can change?

Maybe they grow up and realize their own mistakes?

I actualy tried to be 'nice'
with all kinds of people that disagree with me,rant on me, call me names and etc.

I never called you names
I never sent any hate at anyone

but, you did.

Why should I respect you?
Just think, would you respect me if I would do the same to you, you do to me?

Every comment I read,
more I realize I cant fight aggresive teenagers.

I understand you hope me to swear and call you names so you could use it as a great chance to find a reason to rant on me, right?

Well ,forget about it, I wont go that low as some of you are.

Rant how much you want
make lies
draw some fo that beautiful hate art
lie to my best friends

I just don't care.

Life always was a tricky thing
the way you act right now
will simply turn back the same to you :/

But remember,
I might be some 16 years old child
but I have more optimism than most of you.

I always wanted to draw
share around with my new characters
draw random comics

and nothing will stop me.
nor your rants,nor video ones,nor rude comments.

This is not about person
its to everyone who is trying to force me fall down and for people that are planning on doing it.

so dont wonder why I gave up on giving you a chance by blocking you


Thu Mar 26, 2015, 9:03 PM



Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:31 PM

EDIT: MYO Waterdog Slot added to first place prize bunch
EDIT 2: Added more prizes from Leafia-Chan-Blade

FORGOT TO SAY @ 0 @ this contest will end on May 27th so you have 2 months to enter~
Alright, I think I've got a decent amount of species prizes all bundled up! >w<! Thank you all who donated! I also hope this will help you guys with your species too~! You all have such awesome species and I can't wait to see the future winners make their new found species <33

ANYWAYS, here's how things are >w<
Just draw my Trancelings. Together or apart, it doesn't matter~. Any form of art is accepted and any level of art is accepted. You could be a beginning artist or the most amazing artist and still enter, THERE ARE NO LIMITS!!! :DDD
There are two limitations though
NO Furries/Anthro. Tranceligns are four-legged and I like them that way
NO NSFW. That shouldn't need to be explained

Anyways, here's the Trancelings! >w<
Loretta by FailehHaiku by FailehHanami by FailehAlexander by FailehIke The Gay by FailehCE: Captain Stormy by xRubyCayxWinter Rose Tranceling: Doyle OC by FailehFloat by FailehChoco Mousse Tranceling AUCTION by Celestial-TrancePanini by FailehWallace by FailehI AM NOT SHORT!! by FailehOlivia Chibi by FailehThisbe Chibi by Failehbirds of a feather by faIchion
Other info about them can be found here…


First Place Prize
- 2 MYO Lantorm Slots
- MYO Alkayleyen Deer Slot
- MYO Waterdog Slot
- Custom Sleepy Lambiie from MAYGONLUVSKITTENSLU
- Custom 4 rarity Yum-Minks from SparkleBloomSwirl
- MYO Minbae from miIky-way
- MYO and Custom Orbling/Subling from Caged-Spirit
- Full picture w/bg from creepyeevee
- MYO Kintosaur from Leafia-Chan-Blade

Second Place Prize
- MYO Lantorm Slot
- MYO Alkayleyen Deer Slot
- Custom Sleepy Lambiie from MAYGONLUVSKITTENSLU
- Custom 3 rarity Yum-Minks from SparkleBloomSwirl
- Custom Minbae from miIky-way
- MYO Orbling/Subling from Caged-Spirit
- 2 chibi's from creepyeevee
- Uncommon Custom Origamiicat from Sp0ttish
- 2 MYO Draumyd's from Leafia-Chan-Blade

Third Place Prize
- MYO Lantorm Slot
- MYO Alkayleyen Deer Slot
- MYO Minbae from miIky-way
- MYO Draumyd from Leafia-Chan-Blade
- MYO Orbling/Subling from Caged-Spirit
- Common Custom Origamiicat from Sp0ttish

Entry Gallery…

If you'd like to contribute to the prizes, feel free too >w<!

After watching RWBY volumes 1 and 2, you might have a burning desire to create your own OC to attend Beacon Academy and go on their own adventures alongside the RWBY characters.

So you design a cute, bubbly cat based fauna girl named Violet with a tank cannon as a weapon and the ability to create category 4 tornadoes with her semblance, which she hesitates to use because if it goes out of control she could wipe out the entire city of Vale, causing her to fear her own power and retreat into herself.

Violet is a badly designed character. At the very least she's a typical fan created character.

But you really, really like her. That's great! You want to be attached to your OC, because otherwise why bother? So what to do? How can you make your OC interesting and draw others to her?

Let's start at the beginning.

First and foremost, don't worry about if others like her or not. If your goal is to get a lot of comments or views on your account, for strangers to tell you how awesome your OC is, then you might be disappointed. Everyone dreams that their OC will become popular enough to make a cameo appearance in the show, but odds are that won't happen. So just make the OC for yourself first, and hope for the best.

Second is the design. Everyone's art style varies, so this is hard to judge. I suck at drawing, but I was able to get my brother to make the images in my head a reality, and I plan to pay for commissions as a gift to myself sometime in the future. If you can't draw the character and don't have the means to get someone else to do it for you, don't sweat it. Stick to description and good storytelling.

While we're at it, what about the design itself? Look to real world inspirations, fashions from around the world. Take something real and tweak it a little to fit the world of RWBY. In the show we see combat skirts, dresses, suits, armour, dozens and dozens of designs that are outlandish. Don't go full anime, giving your OC more belts that is called for. Look for something unique and fitting of the character. Is she bright and friendly, or quiet and reserved? Is she trustful and determined, or pensive and calculating? All of these factors will determine her look and body language.

What about weapons? The world has no shortage of guns and blades. So how to choose? Again, consider her personality and her background. Is she a self taught fighter? Did she learn from a mentor or at school? Does she rely on speed or tactics or power or misdirection to win? What is she good at? More importantly, what is she NOT good at? And remember, the weapon doesn't need to always be a weapon. One of its forms could be a useful everyday item, like Dr. Bartholomew's thermos.

Okay, what about the name? No one in RWBY has a name that is directly a colour in the English language. There is no guy called Blue Berry or girl named Pink Leaves. So look around, find something that is usually connected to one specific type of colour, or find what a clolour is in ancient Greek or Latin. This can be a very long and hard process, but don't give up.

Now for Semblances.

This is a tricky one. Many overpower their OCs without meaning to. This will require some thought, but here is a trick. Give your OC a relatively small ability and explore all the possibilities of what that ability can do. Here's an example. Say we change Violet's semblance to create tornadoes from earlier to something simpler. Let's say that instead she can manipulate her body weight to be lighter on command, from her usual 140 lbs down to 25 lbs for arguments sake. So what would this allow her to do? Run faster, for one thing. Jumper higher, be very lightfooted so that she could sneak around if needed. Balance herself on narrow edges of walls and roofs. And even her teammates could throw her as a combo attack. There are downsides, like getting more severe knockbacks if struck while she's lighter, but that is why she's training at Beacon Academy, isn't it? Now, her semblance won't help her win a fight in and of itself, but it can help her and be used in many different ways.

Now for background. Some go tragic of a background. Others go for the normal childhood approach. Just remember that in the world of Remnant, mankind is at war with the Grimm. It's okay for your OC to have had some dark times during their life. But don't let that define them. RWBY's Yang misses her mother, but she doesn't drone on and on about it. In fact until she brought it up we never would've guessed that she almost got herself and her sister killed looking for mother dearest. But Yang has learned from that experience, realizing not to obsesses over the past.

Character development could rely these background events, like that one person who betrayed your OC, or a loved one unexpectedly coming back into their life. But try mixing that in with new problems and trials, something that your OC didn't have to deal with before. And look for angles the show hasn't yet used, but a problem that still makes sense in the world RWBY establishes.

As far as personality, never be too specific about things, such as what they like and don't like under certain senarios. “She is nice until you get her angry” is one I see a lot. “Hates injustice” is something too obvious. Instead say “My OC likes following the rules” or “She tends to forget how serious life can be”. Try broad terms that will leave readers guessing as what might happen if your OC was suddenly dropped in the middle of a food fight.

Last, but far from least, do research. Do it again and again. Read RWBY character profiles, abilities, trivias, anything that give you a clearer picture of RWBY and its rules. Look at other OCs, see what you like and what you don't. Find inspiration, but don't copy paste with a different colour. Try to imagine living in such a world and see what obstacles and scenarios you might run into. Your OC doesn't have to be a student at Beacon, or a student period. A traveller, a soldier, teacher, merchant, a weapon forger, even a grimm if you think you can pull it off. There is no limit.

So, let's take another crack at Violet.

Let's call her Lila, the Spanish for violet. Let's throw in a last name which will be fairytale in origin since RWBY finds inspiration there. Lila Swon (from swan). Let's keep her a feline fauna, but be specific and make it a lynx. And as for semblance, we'll keep the weight manipulation from before since it fits with a lynx, who are very light-footed. Personality? Sweet and bubbly is common so we'll forget that. Let's try the lovable, cranky grandmother type. I don't mean Lila is old, but she's set in her ways, openly gripping about simple things in a way that makes everyone think she's adorable, but never taken too seriously. And she has a loud belly laugh. And since she's so hands on, her weapon is a large, two handed mace that unfolds into two sawed-off shotguns.

What about her backstory? Well, we need to leave something to the imagination, don't we?

Hope this helps.

reuploaded my old videos again XD
(featuring my awful fnaf ocs e ^ e)
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Thu Mar 26, 2015, 11:52 PM
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  • Playing: Animal Crossing: New Leaf
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Hey guys~ ^.^

I've wanted to do this for a while since I've developed a new base for pagedolls: Preview

It comes in a variety of facial expressions~
I could also manipulate it's body if the character is a furry, humanoid, or something of the sorts c:

Follow directions to get yourself a free pagedoll! :icondojimathumbsupplz:
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-Must be a watcher to qualify for a request from me<3

- ONE pagedoll PER PERSON (Though, you may comment with more than one character and I could choose which I prefer ovo)

- I do not accept buff characters. It simply will not look right anyway xvx

- Don't be offended if I do not take a liking to your character q-q Characters are characters; some may not be my cup of tea///

-Fill out this form~
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That is all! ^-^ I will not reply to comments, but I will take characters that I've taken a liking to. Journal will close once I have a certain amount!

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