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Heya All 
Welcome to the second edition of "Blast from the Past" - this is an idea I have borrowed from Jessica FarDareisMai and I would love for this idea to grow.
If I could make a little tag game - I would ask few other artists, who where active way back or even way way back and still have enough creativity & inspiration to make fractals to this day.
Show me, who was your inspiration, who did you fave, add to your devwatch - you will be surprised, how many of us admired the same artists or artworks, we send endless comments, keep going back to some of the designs and try to figure out how were they done :lmao: (I did that in Apophysis and in UltraFractal, hours of "breaking" the softwares in order to test things out).

While I was searching for artists and their works - what really occurred to me is, the older versions of the softwares we are using today seemed to be less complex, less developed, didn't have endless libraries of functions, formulas, in Apo limited, smaller number of plugins and yet all those designs sprung by sheer imagination and skills of the artists.
Whatever you can imagine and put your mind to it - YOU CAN DO !! simply comes to mind.  Knowing the program helps, but being adventurous and dreaming up things, might be even better.
The skills will come, when you explore and do the unthinkable, sure you will crash the program (sometimes), for sure you will end-up with some unsightly designs (and nobody will see that) - but out of 10 ugly ducklings, if you get one swan it will be worth it :nod:

Please take a minute to have a look at more parts in this series, links are below.

Blast from the Past pt1  >>  Blast from the past fractals
also links to editions by :iconfardareismai: >>  Memory Lane
and  Memory Lane II

Crystaline by OutsideFate  House of the Rising Smoke by OutsideFate   Nostalgia by OutsideFate
Synchronicity by OutsideFate   Blissfull Day by OutsideFate

Mixer:WS by milleniumsentry  Finger Paint by milleniumsentry  Smile by milleniumsentry
Sky Capers by milleniumsentry  Procession by milleniumsentry


Transparent Spiral by Fractal-Kiss  Ghosty-Frosty by Fractal-Kiss
Babylon by Fractal-Kiss  Blue Tree by Fractal-Kiss


Spinning on an Axis by Ksm17  Black and White3 by Ksm17 
 Circle Ballet by Ksm17

perlin noise II by vanderlen  glass by vanderlen

Liquid Orchestra by misterxz  Last Life by misterxz 
 Searching by misterxz

Happiness by Kymemy Ataraxia by Kymemy
Exuberance by Kymemy

UNKNOWN GALAXY by d-b-c  STRUCTURE by d-b-c 
 D E C E M B E R by d-b-c

-Cerulean- by greenarmani  Autumn's Birth by greenarmani

     Sweet Brewed Trapestry by FireLilyFractals  :iconfirelilyfractals:apophysis fractal  wallpaper by SvitakovaEva :iconsvitakovaeva:

Summer Collection 16 by aleisa  New Life 40 by aleisa

2011-8 by aleisa  2011-1 by aleisa

The Sentinel by beautifulchaos1   The Cove by beautifulchaos1

Adversity, Hope and Triumph by seven-s  Gnarly Tales by seven-s
Ferris Wheels in the Sky by seven-s

windharp singing by FabioKeiner  little star by FabioKeiner
psychedelic aquarium 2 by FabioKeiner  on air by FabioKeiner
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EyeOfHobus Featured By Owner May 28, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
My submissions expired, is this group still alive?
Geonetique Featured By Owner May 13, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
thank you so very much for requesting my work
Rose Of Eternity Blossoms by Geonetique  
'Rose Of Eternity Blossoms' to add to your group!
aRTWORKbYgnbARNES Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Anyone Home :)
aartika-fractal-art Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the request! :)
eReSaW Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015
thanks for the request
Fiery-Fire Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
anytime :) Thank you for accepting it !!:hug:ss
marthig Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow !!! I almost fainted, my recent submission was accepted !  This is more or less a joke for my failed attempts in the past.  I thought it was more or less within the accepted parameters to submit here, but had some doubts.
Anyway one of my "qualities" is perseverance ! :D
:iconthankyou1::iconthankyou2: to the one responsible for accepting it. :heart:
heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It took me a looooong time before anything of mine got in :lol: You get used to the group criteria over time, I'm a Contributor now even. :D
marthig Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you again, you are an angel :D :hug:
raysheaf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Many thanks for the request!
Sassy-Cat-Sooo-Catty Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I'm so very sorry. I edited the initial FRACTAL MANIPULATION CONTEST journal in my stash which for some reason wasn't working right! It couldn't possibly had been the

Here's the correct link [link]

I will update my comments to the other groups as well!

I hope you'll participate and help spread the word!

Many Hugs! ~Kitty!!
Sassy-Cat-Sooo-Catty Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I hope you don't mind me commenting here but I'm hosting a FRACTAL MANIPULATION CONTEST and I thought your members might be interested! All the details can be found in my journal posted here [link]

Thank you so much! :heart:
marthig Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So ... seems I blew it once more ! Got another rejection. Probably the quality wasn't so good ?
I do read the rules. Would help a lot if you let one know the main reason for rejection though :(
OutsideFate Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, yes, I am sorry about that. We are all pretty swamped with work/School, so we are focusing on just getting things out of the group inbox for now. If you could link the pieces, I will be glad to tell why they got rejected.
marthig Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry was partly my fault, didn't notice that symmetry is not accepted and that submission was symmetrical and probably low quality too, so ... as they say my bad.
But got some good explanations already. Hope to (someday) come up with something truly abstract :D and sorry for the semi-whinny comment :ashamed:
Good luck with school work :hug:s
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