Very sad news to all of Marks friends. (Kram666)I visited Marks homepage and discovered this message left by his brother.Very sad news to all of Marks friends. (Kram666)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
"This is Simon, Mark's brother, with the terribly sad news that Mark passed away last week.
This was a huge shock to us all.
I helped him set up his PC with all his drawing tools so knew how much he adored producing his bespoke digital artwork and how much the Deviant art community meant to him.
On his behalf I'd like to thank you all for the friendship and support you've shown and would ask you to pause for a minute at 14:20 on Monday 1st October. (British Summer Time)
With Kind Regards.
As Mark often quoted.
"I felt the call of the jungle, primal and clean.
I felt my connections to the wild in every cell in my body;
realized that I am among the trees,
the plants, the grass, the sky. The trees know
Update for Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.3Jesse has released an updated version of Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.3!Update for Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.33 years ago in Personal More Like This
Download it from FractalForums at: http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=43
In Jesse's own words;
"Please read the textfile in the archive for a short documentation.
If this version does not work with Win2000, i can only say sorry, dunno why!
USE ONLY SAME PROGRAM VERSIONS TO CONTINUE ANIMATIONS OR BIG RENDERINGS DUE TO COLOR OR LIGHTING CHANGES! ALSO FORMULA UPDATES CAN CHANGE RENDERINGS!
What is new in version 1.8:
- New compiler, new look.
- Transparency option in postprocessing, amount of it in object colors.
- Stereo function is more accurate.
- New diffuse map options for object coloring.
- Saving also the internal image buffer along with M3I.
- Addition option for lighting like intensity for all lights and background
image, usage of downscaled background image for ambient color.
- Drag&drop Png files with internal parameters and textfiles with txt pars
Get To Know Others....Copied and Pasted from :icongypsyh: - The first 20 people to comment on this journal entry will have a small selection of their work featured. Feel free to copy-paste this to your own journals.Get To Know Others....2 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconcloudbat: FINISHED!Nzu by Cloudbat Kaheaniehal's Conall by Cloudbat
:iconkatlynkarma: :thumb344228615: :thumb338207701: :thumb342210106: :thumb322797816:
:iconkayandjay100: Shades of Autumn by kayandjay100 Deep in the Swampland by kayandjay100 Walhalla, Victoria by kayandjay100 Moonflowers by kayandjay100
:iconmutequacky: All Tripped Out by mutequacky Celestial Rainbow Smoothie by mutequacky Zyra by mutequacky I Don't Like The Drugs (But The Drugs Like Me) by mutequacky
:iconcbowman57: View sans feet by cbowman57 Steampunk Terminal #2 by cbowman57 ~samriggs Old Steampunk 3.4 by cbowman57 Hole in the clouds by cbowman57
:iconfractalyst: Crystal Blue Persueasion by fractalyst Maze of mirrors by fractalyst Sprial 27a by fractalyst Hex Citypk by fractalyst
:icontechfreak107: Eggnog by techfreak107 in the shadows by techfreak107 in the allyway by techfreak107 evening ware by techfreak107
Now you can do transparent thingsMandelbulb 1.7.99 is out!!!Now you can do transparent things3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Unlike my version Jesse listened to my praises and added a separate slider for transparency so yes, you can add a reflective AND refractive sphere in the SAME image now
PLUS you can enable reflects on DIFS only for a best effect! Incredible!
Yu no downloaded? http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=40 GOOOOOOOOO
MB3D contest; POLYFOLD_SYM galoreSCROLL DOWN!!! SCROLL DOWN!!! SCROLL DOWN!!!MB3D contest; POLYFOLD_SYM galore3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Uh I forgot to mention? SCROLL DOWN!!! :icondinosrawrplz:
poly by innac Shield by HalTenny
turbine by nemitode Treewheelin' (Polyfold #3) by Rowratty
Welcome to my Worlds :Tropicalia by PhotoComix2 The march of the Polyfolded Legions by PhotoComix2
Polyfoldably Perverse by LeonieZurakowsky Polyanna's Skybox by LeonieZurakowsky
A chrysanthamum for my love by stebev Interstellar Mapping room under construction by stebev METAMORPH MAGIC by DorianoArt Poly2 by innac
This is an encouragement to use POLYFOLD_SYM!
This transform adds a polygonal symmetry to a fractal, of specified order (order should be an integer number normally. Even orders are 100% continue while odd ones have a discontinuity plane... )
Normal PolyFolding did not allowed to choose a shift without breaking continuity instead this allows to do so! Try it.
1) You must use ALTERNATE mod
Mandelbulb 3D version 18.104.22.168c TestFileHey folks!Mandelbulb 3D version 22.214.171.124c TestFile3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Jesse has updated the latest Beta version of M3D; v126.96.36.199c testfile.
It's available for free download from FractalForums.com at: http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=40
In Jesse's own words, in the 188.8.131.52c Test version:
"Some beta testing is needed because of compiler upgrading,
the changes belong to the intern light model, more options for the diffuse map,
panorama camera mode, stereo options.
Some issues should be solved, many new ones to find!
It is just the executable, you can take all directories with files from the previous
version if you need them, or adjust the ini-dirs to the existing ones.
Notice: the new stereo options must be used from the same starting parameters
to work properly, I will change this for easier handling. For now you have to undo
the parameters or reload default ones.
Notice2: in version 184.108.40.206 I changed it to an absolute behaviour, but there are some
issues with hard shadows and/or reflections that are no
Isometric Fractal Art Tutorial - Part 2In this tutorial, i will explain how i created some of my recent "isometric" works. For example:Isometric Fractal Art Tutorial - Part 25 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Softwares needed: Apophysis and Chaotica.
Prerequisites: you will need some previous knowledge on how to use Apo and Chaotica. If you have any doubts, please check those out:
Apophysis ManualChaotica ManualXaos RevealedChaotica Editor Basics
Plugins used: square.
Tip 4 - creating blocks from blank
You can use weights (xaos) to create blocks or groups of elements, to move around several parts of the tile a
What Is Blackbox And Why Should I Get It?After taking a look at the screenshots displayed either in my gallery or in :iconblackboxdesktop: 's galleries, a lot of Deviants are asking me what is Blackbox and how (and why) should they use it. And it's a good thing they show interest, because after a period of hibernation, due to many factors (mostly developers dropping out) Blackbox is back with a vengeance.What Is Blackbox And Why Should I Get It?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well, Blackbox is a shell for Windows or a window manager for Linux, the styles (themes) being interchangeable between the two platforms, something unique in computing. In this essay I will only talk about the Windows flavor, since it's much more flexible than its Linux counterpart.
What is a shell? Well, it's the dressing over a cake, the clothing over a body, the greenery covering a bush. Every operating system has a shell. The Windows' native shell is Explorer, which is not only a file browser, like most of you may think. Delete Explorer and Windows crash. It's a fine shell, especially in the case of Windows 7, but it's h
Ignore This Random JournalEDITIgnore This Random Journal4 years ago in Personal More Like This
You might want to read some comments here for some more little clue and a param.
Have you ever wonder how to create a fractal like this:
Well, those fractals are from two different fractal style, joined togehter into one single apo flame via xaos. a flame become the filler for the plastic bubble style. The first one is juliaN fractal joined with plastic bubble. The second one is mobius gasket inside plastic bubbles. The third one is plastic bubbles inside plastic bubbles. And the last one is julian/ring2 flame inside palstic bubbles.
Worry not. I'm here to tell you the secret The secret is xaos. So, on this journal, i'll write about how to create it. At first, i want to make this explanation as a tutorial. you know, jpeg based tutorial like i ussually do. But after some consideration, i think it's better to just explain it here. The reason is because this trick need s
Isn't Life a Circus...Gloomy and Silent, Colourful and Loud... Isn't Life a Circus after all...Isn't Life a Circus...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A gift to you...
Hopefully, there will be more like that, I think it's the best way to thank you all...
Venus Transit by scheinbarThe Other Thats You 3 by scheinbar
a passing desire... by kvnvkDon't Feed your Fear by scheinbara passing desire... by kvnvk
Don't Feed your Fear by scheinbarInner deformities by katiousa15Don't Feed your Fear by scheinbar
Used and abandoned by katiousa15Strong relationships by katiousa15Dust in the wind by katiousa15Despair by katiousa15
Followed By Her Memories by ParallelDeviantLandscape With No Return by ParallelDeviantWorld of different dimensions by ParallelDeviantFollowed By Her Memories by ParallelDeviant
Cracked But Not Broken by ParallelDeviantStreams Flow And Memories Fade by ParallelDeviantIn The Shadow Of The Old Tree by ParallelDeviant
Gallery of the invisible woman by chriseastmids:thumb189316531::thumb189388753:Gallery of the invisible woman by chriseastmids
texture-050 by laflaneuseThinker by visionarttexture-050 by laflaneuse
texture-020 by laflaneusetexture-050 by laflaneusetexture-020 by laflaneuse
goddess of late summer fruits - version 2 by creapicformwoman and man 5 by creapicformgoddess of late summer fruits - version 2 by creapicform
ps53 by Campo-Diazps22 by Campo-Diazps48 by Campo-Diazps49 by Campo-Diaz
Updates to the New Submit Page, Journal ThumbnailsUpdates to the New Submit Art Page (Available to some Beta Testers)Updates to the New Submit Page, Journal Thumbnails2 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Please note: The new Submit Art page is being A/B tested -- meaning that we're comparing the effectiveness of two different versions of the feature. If you're a Beta Tester, there's a 50% chance you'll either see the new or old version of the Submit Art page. This is expected behavior and there's no way to switch between the two groups.
Integration of Prints Submission
The Prints submission menu has been incorporated into the Submit page! This change makes for a complete integration of the submission process, allowing you to upload, submit, and sell your art, all in one process, all from one page.
Remember These Settings
A checkbox has been added to the bottom of the Submit page that, when selected, will retain the settings you use for your submission, and then apply them to the next file you sub
Oh Squiggly Line! ~-- AngeloOh Squiggly Line! ~1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Friday Feature: Issue 012A Collection of -Friday Feature: Issue 0122 years ago in Art Features More Like This
animalerrant by Animalerrant
Dark jazz by Grauenart
Meadow house by Al-Baum
09292011-2 by hoaxeye
Wynn Hotel by avjake
:iconasruldwi: :iconfourteatwo: :iconben9-3: :iconeminguyen:
:iconlittlemine: :iconlealion: :iconhir77: :iconsultan-alghamdi:
:iconchaosfissure: :iconblaubeerkuchen: :iconanimalerrant: :iconleichenblass:
:iconkittonni: :iconal-baum: :iconhoaxeye: :iconavjake:
dATribes!Long, long ago, on a website not-so-far away...dATribes!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Within the mighty village of dAmn, a war is brewing -- a war to appease the Great Fella God!
Many in the past have sought ways to please this angry beast, and many have failed. These tales of great battle and loss are still whispered around the campfires of #devart: DaPineapple's valiant attempts to offer kingmancheng as a virgin sacrifice, or fourteenthstar's struggles to serenade Fella with her dulcet Scottish tones .. but nothing could be found to please the Great Fella God, not even a scantily clad itsfrits.
But now the tides are turning and the war is changing!
The mighty warrior Tachy-on along with the valiant troops of Community Volunteers have found a way to please Fella, and now the tribes of dAmn are competing for Fella's blessing -- and so can you!
You can help gain favor to you and your tribe by luring and trapping deviants into the great village of dAmn -- but that is not enough to please the Great Fe
TIP! Easy Way to Prevent Facebook TrackingFacebook surveils everyone's web browsing regardless of whether they have an account or not, as described in this paper: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1717563TIP! Easy Way to Prevent Facebook Tracking2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A simple way to prevent any packets being sent to or received from Facebook is to set up filtering using iptables. On most GNU and Linux distributions, you can run the following three commands as root:
iptables -A INPUT -d facebook.com -j DROP
iptables -A OUTPUT -d facebook.com -j DROP
iptables -A FORWARD -d facebook.com -j DROP
The URL can be changed for other sites as well if you wish. Eg - for Twitter's "tweet" buttons run the same commands but using platform.twitter.com as the domain to reject. I also recommend adding Facebook's content delivery network: fbcdn.net to the blacklist.
For more documentation on iptables, I recommend the Arch Wiki - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Iptables
Did u knowWhen you go to buy bread in the grocery store, have you ever wondered which is the freshest, so you 'squeeze' for freshness or softness? Did you know that bread is delivered fresh to the stores five days a week? Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each day has a different color twist tie.Did u know2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Monday = Blue,
Tuesday = Green,
Thursday = Red
Friday = White
Saturday = Yellow.
So if today was Thursday, you would want red twist tie; not white which is Fridays (almost a week old)! The colors go alphabetically by color Blue- Green - Red - White - Yellow, Monday through Saturday. Very easy to remember. I thought this was interesting. I looked in the grocery store and the bread wrappers DO have different twist ties, and even the ones with the plastic clips have different colors. You learn something new everyday! Enjoy fresh bread when you buy bread with the right color on the day you are shopping.
Artists Toolbox: Photography DIY Tools Home Made TripodArtists Toolbox: Photography DIY Tools1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
I've shared this nifty little trick before - a home made tripod. It sounds impossible, but actually it's really practical and much easier than lugging the real thing around with you if it's not needed! Check out this articlefor more information on how to create it!
Source: DIY Cameras
Home Made Reflector
Reflectors can be pretty expensive from time to time. I've been lucky to pick up a couple cheaply on Ebay and they serve the purpose but if you really want to save, then why not try making your own? This article shows you how with just three materials and the video below also provides further guidance - check it out
My Namemy name is Light Ska Iktomi...translated that is Light White SpiderMy Name2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Spider Medicine represents creativity. It's 8 legs represent the 4 winds of change and the 4 directions on the medicine wheel. It's body is the shape of an 8, which represents infinite possibilities.
Spider reminds us to look beyond the web of illusion of the physical world and beyond the horizon to the other dimensions.
Install covergloobus for Ubuntu 12.041. Download from https://launchpad.net/~sausageandeggs/+archive/ppa/+packages - covergloobus_1.7-0~361~precise1.tar.gzInstall covergloobus for Ubuntu 12.043 years ago in Personal More Like This
2. Unpack and go to recipe-1.7
3. In terminal:
sudo apt-get install automake
sudo make install
4. If not work, install python-xlib and python-support
Beauties FeatureHello, my friends and watchers!Beauties Feature1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Here is a small selection from my "Beauties" favorites for your viewing pleasure!
Blue Fall by Ton-K300
Woodwork Nature Scene by Sleepwalker1803
Yai Yai by Joe-Maccer
Alice by coby01
Two by Brian-B-Photography
Star light, star bright by teddybearcholla
Green Dragon by malverro
Abstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 11Einsilbig'sAbstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 112 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Spotlight Vol. 11
Abstract and Surreal
Hanging by a Thread
day by day...
Gods and Demons II
Off-Site ResourcesOff-Site ResourcesOff-Site Resources4 years ago in Software Reviews More Like This
Freeware List of Free Fractal Program
Includes links for: Mandlebrot 1.5, Fractal Explorer 2.0+, Mandlebrot Explorer 3.0, JAME 6.0+, PixelPlay 1.0, Sterling(ware)2 1.7, Mandlebrot Set Plotter 3.0, endlos 1.0, XaoS 3.1, Sierpinski Fractal 1.1, ChaosPro 3.1
Apophysis 7X + resources
The Apophyis 7X program by Xyrus-02. Here you can find the program and almost all of the resources for the program. Updated as of October 2014
Ultra Fractal - A fractal rendering program. There are many tutorials available on the site and on DA. Updated 2014.
Polyfractalisation - Inside the Mind of an Apophysisist. Great Tips and tutorials by IDeviant
Agony - A fractal Program by kelbv Upd
Neil ArmstrongApollo 11 was the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface 6 hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC. A third member of the mission, Michael Collins, remained alone in lunar orbit until they returned from the surface about 15 hours later. All three astronauts returned to Earth safely after travelling in space for 8 days. and today on August 25,2012 we lost him so in his honor here are a couple of videos.Neil Armstrong3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This one was done back in 2009 for the 40th anniversary of his walk on the moon.
This one is the actual walk on the moon.
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 23100+ works to enjoy this month.WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 233 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Drapery Study da Vinci by AmBr0Golden by art-of-amie
Michael and Anahita (The Autumnal Equinox) by Aty-S-BehsamInseparable by SandraHultsvedSutileza femenina y gris by JormanComegatoIn home by JormanComegato
Blue Feathers by TheSlaveQueenElizabeth by artbydarrylJared Leto by Andela1998Benedict Cumberbatch by BloodLexy
Bleeding away by BlacleriaSketch Card : SCARF by blessyo4Asian Beauty by HelenePietAdele by Sierra-la
From the shelter of my mind (Tom Hiddleston) by arthawk87Castiel by TalestrissMini Tom by Pencil-Stencil:thumb317733890:
Lunch Time by sharmz:thumb280601855::thumb315825295:
Respect The Models Sign XXL by KiLLERdjay2k15Windows to the world by BloodLexyDon't Pass Me By by Gyllene
Give Peace A Chance by Just-a-LittleDreamerKaiden Hawke by ErinM31Dante DMC3 pen drawing incomplete version by HoshisamaValmor
To A Heart by Before-I-SleepSunset by Nadine-PotCBald Eagle by little--grasshopper
Your Light by ErinM31:thumb315973066:Zhang Ziyi by Gyllene
Pon de replay by Cindy-R07 - Amelie by PreetikaSharmaSketch Card : HOLMES by blessyo4
Benedict Cumberbatch by SecondGoddessStare death in the eye by acjub:thumb313784897:
Imogen by Sierra-laCM: Mitsuki by TiaVonI want sleeep by YouWillBeSurprised
Song Thrush nestling by YouWillBeSurprisedBlonde Bond _complete by 05emort123Johnny Depp by artbydarryl
It's Play Time!! by Darklight-phoenixStudy by phoenix132Drapery Study Durer by AmBr0
05 - O-Ren Ishii by PreetikaSharma:thumb