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How Fractal Art is Created
The recent discussions about fractal parameters, copyright, and image theft, I felt the need for a little education was in order.
I use a fractal generating program called Ultra Fractal. It has many hundreds of formulas which in turn can be combined with hundreds of other formulas. In each of these formulas, there are many, and in some, hundreds of different parameters which can be changed. Each of these parameters has a different effect on the image. The program also has capabilities similar to Photo Shop, in that you can use multiple layers with the ability to include transparencies, and change the way these layers interact with each other. You also have color gradients which can be adjusted in very complex ways. When I make a fractal image, each layer will be worked on individually and adjusted to interact with each other layer to end up with the final image. In some layers, I will have very few visible elements, but depending on where they are located in the layer stack, they can h
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Artist | Digital Art
United States
Current Residence: the Old South
deviantWEAR sizing preference: adult medium
Print preference: Large, Wall sized
Favourite genre of music: Classical, Techno, Trance, Most Soundtracks, Most Modern Rock
Favourite photographer: My-Shadows-Limit
Favourite style of art: Fractals, 3D
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: ZUNE
Shell of choice: Shotgun
Wallpaper of choice: my Fractals
Skin of choice: the one I was born in
Favourite cartoon character: What\'s a cartoon?
Personal Quote: A truly tolerant society would tolerate the intolerance of its members.
...and I unfortunately don't have much to spend on DA at this point in my life.
Hopefully that will change in the coming months/years, but I make no promises.

I miss spending hours here.
  • Listening to: Silence
  • Reading: Wired
  • Playing: Halo Wars - Matchmaking


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taramara Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
Wow Stephen you have been busy viewing me gallery and thank you for oh so many :+fav:s
Iardacil Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2009
voodoo-butta Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2008  Professional General Artist
hey man, thank you for all the :+fav:'s!!! :D
pinkblue Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008
thanks for the favs:)
EddieTheYeti Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
May you be Blessed by all the FAV Gratitude Winds on this day for your kindness in adding my art to your FAV List!!! :D :D
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
many thanks for the fav! =]
MaryMODIFIED Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav. ^^
MarianKretschmer Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008
thanx for the fave :)
Velvet--Glove Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008
Thanks for the :+fav: on Rose Range 1 today! :wave:
Svennovitch Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the :+fav: ! Grtz from Belgium :beer:
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