All about BloomsI felt like looking at flowers this morningAll about Blooms3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
and the bestest flowers around are from our lindelokse tutorials you must, must give it a try - it will bring spring to your fractal gallery
Let there be BLOOMS !!!
Flower of the Seasons by Will3Style:thumb278126421:Incandescent by WhiteKimahriThe scent of a flower by Astrantia01Bloom by SaTaNiA
glowing waterlily by sewer-pancakelet the dusk blooms by rce-ordinaryLove me.... by OutsideFateScissors flower by Luc14n
...Fills my Hollow Chest... by OutsideFateMidnight bloom for Chiara by LiuantaBreathe by lucid-lightStardust Bloom by SinInjection
:thumb260823449:Bluebell by Volneth:thumb271387399:KOUCYU-KA - 20120123-0125-01 by muzucya
WP - Eidolon by SaTaNiAMystic Flower by kawaiifaerieIt's Raining by wolfepawFirst Apophysis by syfyfan2
African Violet by The-ApparitionLily of the Lake by Lupus-deus-estSunny Harvest by mario837Blooms Collage by frchblndy
Chiara by Fiery-Firesmoking the nite away by Fiery-FireIsolde by Fiery-Fire:thumb199881987
Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals issue 14The first issue of this year! This time I want to present some of the coolest fractals from 2011, it was really difficult to pick out some faves of the year, you are too good!!! But first, a short resume of last year's happenings.Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals issue 144 years ago in Personal More Like This
What happened last year?
Pretty lot! There have been fractal circles with tweaking fractals around, both in the group :#fractalcircles: and ponging parameters in :#aposhack: , Light SuicideBySafetyPin introduced us for the Inspiration station, the fractal flash mob, a collective feature of different artists. heavenriver has her UF challenge going on http://heavenriver.deviantart.com/journal/Ultra-Fractal-monthly-Challenges-Redux-Vol-12-277027446 and f--l--A--r--k has his Apo challenge http://fav.me/d4l1fc6 and it would be great if we could keep up supporting them! We were catched by :devlindel
2011 BMFAC News UpdateBMFAC winners published in print magazine!2011 BMFAC News Update3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The 25 winners of the Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest were contacted in mid February to supply large format files of their winning images and also a short bio explaining their interest in fractal art, software used and general information about their work if they chose to do so. We were also informed that the first exhibit would be held in Logroño, in Northern Spain. Javier Barrallo, a Professor of Mathematics at The University of the Basque Country, Spain and also one of the panelists for the BMFAC was our contact for this. The current exhibit will be in the Casa de la Ciencia (House of Science), in Logroño, the Capital city of RIOJA until June 10th. I'll post a few pictures Javier sent further down. Javier also says he will send more pictures soon.
Also when I was contacted in February, Javier informed me that he had written an article about the BMFAC for a Spanish scientific magazine with all the winning images i
Feature!Fractal lovers, enjoy some of my recent favs, by various artistsFeature!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
InfraStructure 1 by MarkJayBee Sigma Cube Catacombs by axolotl7 NegaMenger CrossCut by Finward-Erendash Chalice by bluefish3d Eternal inflation : so please sit down! by MANDELWERK Steel City by Trenton-Shuck Structure Of Friendship by TiamatHeart Mirror Tower by Coolok :thumb331132960: Vessels by Vidom Jellyfisch by Schmiegel Just a Tree by FractKali The Hexagonal Spirit of Cryogenic Chamber Delirium by MANDELWERK Gossamer Fragments by OutsideFate Pearls - HDR render by thargor6 Grassland... by LaxmiJayaraj Virus by Canankk Metamorphascent by bluefish3d Intertwined by SuicideBySafetyPin Bioluminescence I by FractKali Morning shift by Vidom The Piston by Coolok 5 small electrons run on the wire. by Coolok Thinking to Simone Martini (300 Italian Painter) by DorianoArt Pointed Circles by DsyneGrafix Sunset at Aexion Mercury Rice Fields by MANDELWERK Moquette by INITZS MandelGrove by MarkJayBee Orbs by SymmetryBox MB3D_0336_hd_crop by 0Encrypted0 Ernesto's Playground by dainbramage1 Stoned Henge by bluefish3d MB3D_0335_hd by 0Encrypted0 Resonator by Kaeltyk Far away land by Undead-Academy Our brightest memories by Vidom Critical Mass by Len1 Test The Atmosphere by CO99A5 Alien Skull by MandelCr8tor Spore by thargor6 sierpinski tetrahedron and octahedron by Hop41 Modern Influence by HalTenny
Fractals that ROCK !!This is a very visual journal so if you have 'problems' looking at awesome and cool things - don't stay long on my pageFractals that ROCK !!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Lets start with some artists and their galleries before showing of the rest of fractal goodies
Wireless by C-91Walk Away by C-91
Delusion Confusion by HalTennyBig Ears by HalTennyPressure Cooker by HalTenny
As you can see mandelbulb artists are really 'rocking' the scene the number of the formulas grew - I would say 10-times fold and it's giving more options for getting ulti
October Fractals Daily Deviation RoundUp!Hey guyz !October Fractals Daily Deviation RoundUp!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Here're all the daily deviation i've set for this awesome October month !!
I hope you've enjoyed them
Rip Nomney's Yacht Club and Parking Garage by axolotl7
Perseverance by Nyrn-Aeh
Fractal 3D by nic022
vintage structures by batjorge
Cherries on a Vine by onebadpenny
Zeppelin by Mark-Rezyka
Floating Through the Fabric of Space-Time by Moyashi-chan
Somehow It Flies by AureliusCat
The Snow Queen's Garden by Trenton-Shuck
Bits by rougeux
Sporogenesis by Zueuk
Candy by Naviretlav
Blush by Gurly
Perception by heavenriver
Medusa Ghost by FractKali
Beyond Reality 4 by TomWilcox
Fractal Flight - Animation by TiKy2010
Contre-sens by Prelkia
Luca's gold by Fiery-Fire
Fractal in the nature : SnowflakesHi deviants !Fractal in the nature : Snowflakes3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
How are you today ?
Today, I was browsing my art RSS feed, when I see this wonderfull article on Fubiz about snowflakes. (available in English by clicking on "Français" on the top right corner of the article )
A Russian photograph called Andrew Osokin succeed to give us impressive macroscopic snapshots of snowflakes !
Wait !! What ??? you gonna make us read something about photography ! But ... But... You're the Fractal Community Volunteer! not the photography one...
Yes I will ! And why??
Because I'm not only a fractal artist, I'm an art lover... and how do I improve my skill ?
By taking inspiration from other mediums, by looking for some new artworks everyday !
And this is quite interesting, believe me...you'll learn a lot by doing this !
So let's go back t
Not ApophysisAs you might have noticed I'v been quite inactive for some time already, and the main reason for it (apart from varous real-life activities, like work and such) is ofcourse that I am a bit unsatisfied with Apophysis and it's possibilities for making fractal art.Not Apophysis3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Although the program is quite powerful now, especially when using "xaos" and a variety of plugins, often I had a feeling that things are getting just too hard to control and I need a different kind of program interface for building fractals.
Besides, I really don't like how Apophysis hides some mathematical terms under silly names like "triangles" or "variations", which makes the program harder to use even for people somhow familiar with math.
So I've been thinking about this for some time, and just a few ... years ago, during 2011 New Year holidays I suddenly managed to visualize how I want my fractal editor to look like.
The main idea is - everything is a transformation.
In Apophysis we deal with a single list o
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
More about Blooms !!!As you have noticed I got some Blooms going recently and they become very very popular So it happens I'm in a spring mood and feel like being showered with flowers - time to shed the heavy skin clothing into light and fragrant. Got amazing comments on the blooms as well - from dreamy, in my dreams full of magic to I wish they grew in my garden, can you make some prints and even could you make the Blooms into 3d-sculpturesMore about Blooms !!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
All ideas and suggestions are very welcome - on short time notice I did added some prints & also a brand new calendar (with Blooms only). You can always add it to your wish list (so you don't forget the blooms when Christmas comes) or you can get it even right now, still 10 solid months left, and afterwards you can get the singular month pages to use as prints (I do that - good price for 12 artworks).
From Resources to Fractal Art #1Hi deviants !From Resources to Fractal Art #13 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to my new series : "From Resources to Fractal Art".
What is really interesting in the fractal community, is the way deviants interact between each others to share their knowledge with tutorial or Parameters Pong (Sharing Parameters to tweak the main fractals).
Therefore, in this article I'm going to select a resource randomly and show you how to start from a tutorial to achieve a wonderful fractal.
This week, let's take a look at lindelokse tutorial : Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial
This tutorial is an evolution of her first tutorial about 2D blooms.
Since Chiara explained us how to create bloom a lot of deviants tweaked and had fun with this technique!
Here's a lil' sample of what you can find in this category !
November DDs in ReviewNovember DDs in Review4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Reminiscence Of A Soul by esintu
Reminiscence Of A Soul is by =banana-tree
(Featured by SuicideBySafetyPin)
Hallucination by NeoCube
Hallucination is by ~NeoCube
(Featured by SuicideBySafetyPin, suggested by Fiery-Fire)
More Bricks 'n Balls by Paddlin-Maddlin
More Bricks 'n Balls is by ~Paddlin-Maddlin
Meet the Fractal Community #5Hey guyzMeet the Fractal Community #52 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to the fifth edition of Meet the Fractal community !
In few words, Meet the Fractal Community is be a bi-monthly interview with an artist of our beloved fractal community.
This week let's have a closer look to `FarDareisMai !
First of all , please introduce yourself to the community.
My name is Jess, I'm 23 and I live in Montana, USA, and if you ever want to talk to me I hang out in :#Aposhack: a lot.
Tell me how to call you? Do you go by your Name or an artistic pseudonym?
My name is fine. A lot of people here call me Far, which is also perfectly fine. Either works for me.
How did you discover deviantART ?
As I recall, I was linked to it from a Wheel of Time fansite a very long time ago.
What is your earliest Artistic memory ?
Oh, this is a hard one. I've probably been drawing since I had the motor skill to hold a marker. When I wa
A new(?) apo trick - includes paramsIf you've been hanging around aposhack at all the past few days, you've probably seen me excitedly linking to images like these:A new(?) apo trick - includes params4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well, now I'm going to teach you how to get that intertwining.
We are going to start from the sphereye-bubble template that comes with Apo 7x. If, for some reason, you don't have that/don't know how to get to it/are using a different version of apo, here are the params:
(Closed) Fractalize your Xmas Holidays now !!!(Closed) Fractalize your Xmas Holidays now !!!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The time has come and the contest is over now !
We are now going to judges all those wonderful entries
I'll make a new journal entry as soon as we finish (should be next week )
Thanks a lot for all your support and awesomeness
Stay devious guyz !
A little reminder for you guyz !
This is the last call for all passengers
We are the 31st January and the contest is ending really soon !!!
Don't forget to submit your entry before the deadline !
You enjoyed your Xmas holidays? Would you love to make them last forever ?
Make your dream comes true!
Make those memories from those 2012 Holidays in an artwork.
You'll be able to use ALL Fractal Softwares you want.
You can manipulate or animate your fractals if you want.
The main thing you must respect is that your work must be Christmas Related and created especia
Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals 14Here is the series again. Seems like the title issue is almost fixed. And gosh, there are a lot of goodies to show off! I wasn't sure if I should submit it via my ordinary journal, or sta.sh writer. But it could be good to have a clear difference between my ordinary silly journals and ehm.. more serious features. Nuff squabbling. Back to business!Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals 144 years ago in Personal More Like This
Dragon Flies by davebold370Mineral Wealth by Velvet--GloveHomage to Jimpan by dark-beamWhen Fall was here by SzellorozsaUF11 Autumn Variations by Xantipa2:thumb266736239:Minute Hand by DsyneGrafixInterPlanetary by CapstonedClarity II by 12GOStruggle by Loony-LucyFlame 93 by KricticQuadrowave by YubodocMenger Temple by EctoplazThe Land of Serendipity by GypsyHtruchet by sewer-pancakeTerranova Flora by kayandjay100Pipe Works Render 1 by dainbramage1Dreaming Black'n'White by Fractal-Kissfrozen in time by heavymetalteacupDuality by Jimpan1973:thumb268812642:Abstract Awareness by ClepsidrasJade by JuniaeBlush by GurlyNostalgia by snow-valkyrieEnigma by beautifulchaos1Hours by FarDareisMai
Meet the Fractal community #1Hey guyzMeet the Fractal community #13 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to the first edition of Meet the Fractal community !
In few words, Meet the Fractal Community will be a bi-monthly interview with an artist of our beloved fractal community.
This week let's have a closer look to coby01 !
First of all coby01, please introduce yourself to the community.
My name is Coby
I've been married for 42 years, we have 1 daughter and a darling grandson.
We live in the Netherlands, near Rotterdam.
My hobbies are reading , gardening and my PC.
How did you discover deviantART ?
I have discovered DA by playing with Google like a lot's of deviant here
And fractals, what about fractals ? How did you discover them and start to create them ?
I started with Ultra Fractal about 5 years ago.
I was a bit on Google, and discovered fractals, and it fascinated me enormously, and I started looking for fractal websites.
Mandelbulb 3D version 1.8.9....with Volumetrics!VOLUMETRICS in M3D!!!!Mandelbulb 3D version 1.8.9....with Volumetrics!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yep, you read right folks - the new version of M3D now has the facility to render
volumetric light! This will add a whole new level of potential creativity to what is
already a superb piece of fractal software!
As always, get your free download from FractalForums at: http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=47
In Jesse's own words:
"Not sure if this release is too early, but someone might use it for the FractalForums
contest so here it is....and I need some rest!
Please look at the readme for some explanations for the new volumetric function.
What is new in version 1.8.9:
- Volumetric light option.
- Some issues fixed.
- Changing between relative and absolute light angle for global lights preserves the
- Formula update, some sine approximation adds with more options."
I suspect that we'll be seeing a lot of amazing lighting effects over the next few weeks!
Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals # 16 GoodiesFantastic Fractalicious Fractals # 163 years ago in Personal More Like This
In The Middle Of The Night by Loony-LucyThe New Dawn by zy0rgexplosions by alana-mFlower Of Chaos by ClepsidrasSpark in the Night by jim373Unity by AbsttLuster by ShadoweddancerMirage by Szellorozsa77W4-Citrus Slices by AmorinaAshtonVestige by Beesknees67:thumb292874688:Hieronymus Bosch by eReSaWBeyond colors remade by TahyonAscend by jadenkananDistorted Cubism by Jimpan1973Use Rainbows not Weapons by LeichenengelMidnight Insight by OutsideFateDa Vinci's Sketchbook by LinuronGolden Flowers by ResetblueSpring Thaw by EmasworldMandel Industries by VidomAscending of the Disciples at Zero Degrees Kelvin by MANDELWERKStill Life with Seated Movement by eReSaWBroccofungus by FractKali:thumb296581859:Shroom by RowrattyTempered Soul by UniversalKinase
Resources, tutorials and parameters
Apophysis: Depths of the Sea by C-91Dimensions and sunbeams by Astrantia01Painting a Fractal, Part 1 by ChaosFissure49J by Prelkia
Ultra Fractal: On the Forest Floor by timemitA Simple Joy + Parameters by snow-valkyrieTextures Tutorial and Texture Pack by Jimpan1973Realistic objects in UltraFractal by raysheafGnarly Help by Kattvinge
MB3D: Fractalum Multicolour by GrahamSymCollonadium by MarkJayBee
Funny parameter tweaks
In November I submitted a fractal+parameters, free for tweaking. And loo
Chaotica: Next Generation Fractal SoftwareCreated by kokolores123Chaotica: Next Generation Fractal Software2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Artworks by lindelokse, FarDareisMai, zy0rg, SaTaNiA, guagapunyaimel, SuicideBySafetyPin, depaz, Zueuk, Platinus, Jeddaka, tatasz
December Fractals Daily Deviation RoundUp!Hey guyz !December Fractals Daily Deviation RoundUp!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Sadly 2012, is over now but the awesome thing is that we'll still be here in 2013
In case you missed them, here are all the DD i've set during december
I also wish you all the best for your and family for 2013
Stay devious guyz!!
Fractal_550 by LeeEG Color on High by Beesknees67
Engines of Creation by Cosmic-Cuttlefish Burning by carlx Mind of the Galaxies by MichaelFaber Invitation to the Sun by FractalEyes
Mobo 2 by pillemaster Night on the Town by FarDareisMai anomaly by heavymetalteacup
A Chance To Exhibit Your Fractal ArtworkHello everyone. How are you? hope you are all okay. It's been a long time since i wrote a personal journal. So here i am. posting a personal journal. Well, not very personal actually.A Chance To Exhibit Your Fractal Artwork3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm here to tell you about an upcoming event called "Fractal For Indonesia". So, me and my friend, killythirsk, are organizing a workshop about fractal art, what are they, and how to create them. The workshop will be held on April 7th, 2012 at The Hall of Polytechnic of Bandung, Indonesia.
On the workshop area, there will be an exhibition, showcasing some fractal artworks. Now this is the part where i need your help. One of the mission of the exhibition is to educate the visitors that fractal art is now become a global phenomenon. People all around the world are creating fractal art and it's getting bigger and bigger. So, i need your participation to proof this fractal global phenomenon.
How to participate?
FFF series issue 13You wonder what's with the weird title? Yep, I thought I should submit with sta.sh instead of my journal, and of course, it was the famous 30 character limit again. Nevermind, I've heard that it will change soon. I'm back again with the series. And from now on, the series will come out semimonthly instead of each week. It gives me more time to dig up new goodies and collect resources and news. And you'll not be tired of the squirrel and her instant chattering. At least I hope so The fractal artists here never disappoint, it's a constant stream of lovely beauties into the fractal gallery. Let us dive into them, shall we?FFF series issue 134 years ago in Personal More Like This
Piercing Pagoda by GypsyHCreepy by SuicideBySafetyPinFE Stripes. by CopperColourDuality by Jimpan197303112011 by AMichelSwoon by FractalEuphoriaE T H E R E A L by Translucent-Image:thumb266688395:The Party Streamer by hyperblade416Snowmansland by ulliroyal:thumb26640558
Blast from the Past, Issue #01Hello again from heavenriver!Blast from the Past, Issue #018 months ago in Art Features More Like This
This new issue, Blast from the Past, is a series of monthly fractal features centered around one particular artist amongst the ones that made the history of fractal art.
Today, we will be having a look at the works of possibly the most popular Fractal Explorer user there is, titiavanbeugen!
This is likely her most famous work, The Dream of a Butterfly, which later became the official logo of the group FractalDreams (and still is to date).
Her technique is simple, and the results are nothing short of amazing: much like Ultra Fractal, all she did was stack FE fractals on top of one another, layering them and combining the results for incredible contrast and lighting.
The imagery is incredibly vivid, and so are the colours. For such a simple program, the result is nothing short of amazing.
If you thought FE is al