Now you can do transparent thingsMandelbulb 1.7.99 is out!!!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
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: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:
Creating a Beautiful Fractal ImageThere are so many beautiful fractal images in the art world...More Like This
...and the ones here at Deviant Art are no exception! The images are as diverse as each person who creates it. I am a lay-person on the subject when it comes to explaining the art itself. Simply put...fractals are based on Mathematical Equations. The how and the why of this explanation still eludes me, but the beauty of the images keep my creating them. For information about the underlying mathematics check this Wikipedia link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractals
This journal will look at the elements that go into creating a beautiful Fractal Image, rather then the complexity of the base mathematics.
I did not come to these thoughts about the "Perfe