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FractalRock

Stacey Guenther
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Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
  • June 13, 1978
  • United States
  • Deviant for 16 years
  • My Website
  • She / Her
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DeviantArt Originals: Participated in April Fools' Day 2018
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My Bio

Current Residence: Anderson, IN

Relationship status: Married to an amazing husband. We have an age gap relationship. He is 73 and I'm 42.

Pets: Two cats, Sheba and Loki. Sheba is nine years old and was adopted on July 7, 2012 from the Humane Society, and Loki is eight years old and was adopted on November 30, 2019 from the Animal Protection League.

Education: I have a bachelor's degree from Indiana University in mathematics, with a minor in computer science.

Early digital art background: I started using computers as a child in the early 1980s. When I was a child, I learned the Logo computer programming language and drew digital pictures with Turtle Graphics.

Software I use to make my art: JWildfire 6.50, Jux 3.1, Ultra Fractal 6.03, Mandelbulb 3D 1.99.34, Mandelbulber2 v2.24.0.0, Frax HD Pro, Chaoscope 0.3.1, Fractilizer, Fractal Explorer 2.02, Mind-Boggling Fractals, GIMP 2.8, Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 Ultimate, Paint (dot) net 4.2.15, IrfanView, Topaz Studio 2

Favorite genre of music: 80s, classic rock, trip-hop and dream pop, classic country, classical

Favorite style of art: Fractals

Operating System: Windows 10

MP3 player of choice: Computer

Favorite movies: Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Bohemian Rhapsody, Arrival, Get Out, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Imitation Game, Hidden Figures, Green Book, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Shape of Water


Favourite Visual Artist
Salvador Dali
Favourite Movies
Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Bohemian Rhapsody, Arrival, Get Out, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Imitation Game, Hidden Figures, Green Book, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Shape of Water
Favourite TV Shows
Stranger Things, The OA, True Blood, Penny Dreadful, Travelers, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
David Bowie, Lana Del Rey, The Beatles
Favourite Books
Fair Maiden, Hocus Pocus, Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse Five
Favourite Writers
Joyce Carol Oates, Kurt Vonnegut, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Anne Rice
Favourite Games
Backgammon, Magic: the Gathering, KenKen puzzles, Sudoku, Word Seek, Logic Puzzles, Brain Teasers
Favourite Gaming Platform
Puzzle books
Tools of the Trade
Apophysis, JWildfire, Mandelbulb3D, Mandelbulber, Jux, Ultra Fractal, Mind-Boggling Fractals, Chaoscope, GIMP, Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 Ultimate, IrfanView, Paint (dot) net
Other Interests
My husband, my cats, fractals, reading, music, brain teasers, logic problems, KenKen puzzles, sudoku, Facebook, iPad, my laptop, my computer
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I think I'm addicted to fractals. So, please forgive me. I don't just make them! I also look at other people's fractals. There is something soothing about them. I saw my first fractal in 2005. I immediately fell in love and knew that somehow, I absolutely must learn how to make them. It's amazing that I didn't see any before then because I have been a lover of math since I was a child and even went on to get my bachelor's degree in it. None of my math teachers or professors showed me a fractal. I just accidentally stumbled upon them one day. So, in 2005, I started making them. I can't remember who, but someone - it had to have been a friend I met online - sent me a book about fractals. I still have that book. I'd be embarrassed to show you my earliest fractals, as they are not very good. Over the years, I have improved, and I am still improving. (For the record, some of my earliest fractals are on my DeviantArt page.) I sometimes go months without making any. It's
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Five years ago today, I married my best friend. I've never known a more loving and kind person in my life. He's everything I've ever wanted in a partner. We've never had an argument and we get along wonderfully. He's generous with his time and energy and very emotionally supportive of me. I hope that we get to spend many more years together! I am thankful for each day that I get to be with him.
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The move is finally nearly finished. We moved out of the apartment on January 24th. We've been getting settled into our house and still have more stuff to move out of the garage at the apartment. It has been a very stressful time for me. I've been diagnosed with schizophrenia and have had to make a lot of adjustments to my medications in order to be here today. The stress of the move contributed to a lot of my recent problems. The doctor has since told me to stay away from stress. I don't know why the move was so stressful for me, as my amazing and loving husband did most of the work. I think it was just that I spent too much time feeling anxiety and worrying about it. But things are settling down. Stress has caused problems for me in the past. I really don't believe the diagnosis. I think my problems are caused by the MS. MS is a neurological disorder that causes brain lesions and I'm quite certain that my psychoses are caused by the lesions. Whatever may be the case
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Thank you for the faves!

hey thank for having a look at my crap! :)

it is appreciated

I see you just started out on UltraFractal! Welcome to the madhouse! If you want to, I can share you some params that contain a lot of nifty tricks to familiarise you with the software!

Thank You for The Favorites! (:

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Thank you so much for the fav/collection add!:D Thanks for the fave :happybounce:

Thank you very much! :)