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Fractal Resource Fridays!!

Mon Aug 22, 2011, 11:35 PM

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Fractal Resource Fridays!!

    Does anyone remember Vector Resource Fridays? I was told that this was a good thing for the vector artists in this community, and I'd like to try something similar with Fractal Resource Fridays!

    This means that each week on Friday, the Resource Volunteers and the Fractal Volunteer will give DDs to dA's Fractal Resources artists! I need suggestions for Fractal Resources because I'm not a fractal artist. Fractal Resource Fridays will survive on suggestions from the community. (YOU!)
  • I need some kind of reason to feature your suggestion. I need to add a kind of reason why I'm featuring a DD, and I don't know what to write. I admit that I need lots of help.
  • How long can we keep it up? I believe that the community best responds to DDs if the things we feature are exemplary. I hate to sound strict, but I mean, these fractal resource features should be exceptional and even educational. How long could we keep a steady stream of them each and every Friday?
  • Each month that we complete every Friday with Fractal Resource DDs, The-Aposhack will feature that month's Fractal Resource DDs from each Friday. Would anyone else want to support this project? (Comment below!)
I've discussed this with SuicideBySafetyPin, shelldevil and Dan-Heffer, and we think it should be left up to the community!! Send us your Fractal Resources DD suggestions!

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Fractal Resources

Flamepack: Whatuseeiswhatuget by neonrauschen Get the Most Impact from DMaps by DeirdreReynolds Gradient pk 6 for Apophysis by NinthTaboo
Ultra Fractal Marble Tutorial by Velvet--Glove Preview Shapes by terforpova 3D Tile Ball Script by Shortgreenpigg
:thumb215093522: Music Notes Tutorial by Shortgreenpigg
Exploring Apophysis 3D by TsukinoHikari20

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:iconninthtaboo:
NinthTaboo Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the feature! :w00t:
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fractal2cry Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011
Love the idea!
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Poetic-Dragon Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Professional General Artist
I haven't done many fractals in a while, but if there were useful resources pointed out, I'd get back into doing it more. Right now, most my concentration is going to my 3d renders. And that area could even use some love. I go thru the 3d Models catergory and half the stuff I can't use because I download to find out that it's not compatable [some artists don't say what it's good for] with my program or that it's just a JPG/PNG of a 3d image, that's being offered as stock [which it should then be moved to a stock catergory :| ]. Then the other half, about a quarter or more aren't that great. Some are iffy. Only a handful are OMG!!! :omg: that's sooo awesome!!! Fractal resources are similar and I've given up digging thru those ages ago. So YES!!! PLEASE!!! Give fractals some love!!! And if you are worried about a good supply of resources and running out too soon, maybe think of doing it every other week instead of every week :shrug:
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CassiopeiaArt Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Being a fractal artist myself i definitely like the idea! I must confess though that I'm not using much fractal resources per say, mostly ready apo fractals in artworks (they have such spider web quality and makes excellent sparkles, wings etc in photo-manips) . BUT this is a great idea to promote all the fractal resources that are out there, be it ready fractals, scripts, tutorials etc. So I'd be able to do my part and send in recommendations for the kind of fractal resources I use, and if others do the same for "their user fields" this could work :headbang: :eager:

BTW, should we start sending in the suggestions already? So you can see if there is any interest? And in that case to you or Heff? :D
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ErinM31 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
I just discovered that :iconrockgem: has a lot of fractal stock, including a lovely collection of dresses. :)
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Blissful-Creations Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Student General Artist
I would love to see fractal resources in the DD's To me fractals, resources or not are a work of are in themselves.
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Velvet--Glove Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
Thanks a lot for featuring my marble tutorial! :heart:
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WDWParksGal-Stock Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Interest for Fractal Resource Fridays? Hmmmmmm. Let me think..... ummmmmmm.... YES! :squee:

Thank you for writing this. How sad that there are those who perceive that condemnation is classified as "criticism".
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deadened-glow Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I made a post about this on #Fractal-Resources :D
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Philluppus Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011   General Artist
wonderfull

Phill
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CoffeeToffeeSquirrel Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011   General Artist
Love the idea! Probably it will make more people interested in fractals and how to make them! I've already a couple of suggestions:la:
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DistortedSmile Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:la: DO IT!
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SaTaNiA Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconexcitedlaplz:
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Xyrus-02 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Oh nice! Thanks for the feature :)
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guagapunyaimel Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
cool stuff! :eager:
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TsukinoHikari20 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
Thank you for the feature :hug:

And this sounds like a great idea :)
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DeirdreReynolds Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for featuring my tutorial! It's my first, so it's special to me! :hug:
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SuicideBySafetyPin Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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