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Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial by lindelokse Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial by lindelokse
I've received a huge number of requests in these latest months so here is the 3d version of my 2d Apophysis Blooms Tutorial :dance: this is my contribution (hopefully not the only one ;) ) to #projecteducate fractal week!!!
I tried to keep it the easiest I could and avoid xaos and such... but please mind that a basic knowledge of Apophysis is required. If you need some beginners' tutorial to get more familiar with the program or if you have a generic question about Apophysis, please send me a note, pay a visit to the #Aposhack chatroom or check these FAQ before ;)

I would like to thank and credit some friends who greatly helped me:
~muzucya for inspiring me with his lovely flame TSUKUYOMIBANA yokogaio
`Xyrus02 and ~zy0rg for helping me to refine my 3d blooms and fixing my mistakes
*DothackersDaichi =fractal2cry =ChaosFissure ~Wi6791lly and `FarDareisMai for beta-testing the tutorial

:bulletred: yes, you can publish it on your website as long as you don't edit the original jpeg and credit is provided to me :)
:bulletred: yes, I usually give permission to translate it in your language, just please let me know where you publish it so that I can check if credits to me are provided, and it would be great if you could send to me a preview before :)
:bulletred: no, I'd really prefer if you don't publish scripts based on this tutorial. If you really want to, then please ASK ME BEFORE :please:

All that you need:
:bulletred: Apophysis 7x by `Xyrus02
:bulletred: in the Aposhack Plugin Pack you will find all the plugins you need. Just don't put all plugins in your plugins folder at once, or apophysis will crash ;)
:bulletred: my 2d Apophysis Blooms Tutorial (which you may want to try before this one :) )

UPDATE: in Apophysis 7X version 15C, you will have to add flatten=1 to transform1, or nothing will appear!

HAVE FUN :squee:!!!
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Pegasik1987 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2019  Student Digital Artist
Thank you one more!
Zvetok5 by Pegasik1987
I did fractal in jwildfire
Pegasik1987 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2019  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! I did beautiful flower!
Judan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2019
I hope you can help. I'm following the tutorial but when I apply zcone and ztranslate with the numbers provided the flower disappears. Any idea what I may be doing wrong?
Judan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2019
I'm trying STYLE2.
Volneth Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I started with Apophysis again and managed to make this: Fire Blossom by Volneth
Thanks for a great tutorial! :)
romigon Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018
Thank You Lindelokse for the tutorial. Happy Holidays my Friend.
RG Flower 06 3D 96 by romigon  
romigon Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018
Thank You Lindelokse for the tutorial. Happy  Holidays my Friend. RG Flower 06 3D 96 by romigon
Denicedell Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yayayay tytyty
Thandai Featured By Owner Edited May 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
   Yes, this is it what I wanted. Thank you.
xAsOnex Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2018  Professional General Artist
Here's what I did:
Plastic flower by xAsOnex

It's cool but it's still flat :/ I followed all the steps but something didn't turn out properly. 

Thank you for making a tutorial! <3 It's really helpful. :)
xenomanic Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018  Professional General Artist
Quick question:  i cannot find linear3d in the latest version of Apophysis...  suggestions?
lindelokse Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018   Digital Artist
the latest versions are already 3D, so linear will do :)
xenomanic Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018  Professional General Artist
Ah, great, thank you!
goofygrape Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks this looks very good in deed :)
julofi Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'll try it. I haven't had any luck so far with tutorials or plugin packs: I don't have the plugings needed or most plugins give error.
And thanks.
Gequibren Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2017  Student General Artist
Thanks ! well explained :happybounce: 
IntermissionNexus Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Tried your tutorial here, this was the result. :)
In the Garden of Magic by IntermissionNexus
SarcasmNymph Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey I used your tutorial (again :P) here! 
Last Bloom by SarcasmNymph

Can't emphasize how much I love this dA. 
Astronomiseme Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for your tutorial! Really enjoyed following it. Here is my result: Magenta Bloom Thanks again!
amrida Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the tutorial! I've made some fractals:

Flower-npolar by amrida Flower-zscale by amrida Flower-zscale2 by amrida
brookville Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017  Professional Filmographer
I did have fun - have a look [here]
brookville Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2017  Professional Filmographer
I did another and adjusted it my way in GIMP you can find it at [3d bloom output in GIMP] Thanks for your great tutorials.
Holmes-JA Featured By Owner Edited Feb 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yay, it worked! I was trying it last night and couldn't replicate your results, then I noticed the update underneath and cursed myself for not reading the instructions properly. I've got LOADS of flowers I can't wait to render now! Here's my first:
RaL-2010 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry, I'm a newbie in fractals, and I do not know what I'm doing wrong.
I downloaded Apophysis 7x for Windows, but the program screen is entirely different from yours, and I do not have the commands and the options that you use.
What should I do?

Here it is the screen-shot…

Thanks for the help!
Giannino06 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2017
You have to open the editor with f4
Holmes-JA Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks so cool! I'm gonna give it a go in the morning. 
AlmaChiaraAlex Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Ciao, intanto ancora grazie per il tutorial, poi volevo chiederti come aggiungere i plugin, non ci riesco proprio.
marieroxanne Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Thanks for the tutorial !

AlmaChiaraAlex Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Ciao, grazie per questo bel tutorial, finalmente sono riuscita a fare una rosa 3 d che mi soddisfa, eccotela, spero ti piaccia =)
Grazie ancora e spero metterai altri tutorial =)…
andreabiffi Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks! I made this flower!…
geraldineburles Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017
Hi there
Do you know how to create a flower field from this great tutorial?
lindelokse Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017   Digital Artist
Hi there! :)
I'm sure it is possible, it involves quite some xaos work... I never tried this, but you may try to check these artists who greatly achieved the result:
End of December by tatasz  Path of light by BoxTail  Pink Summer Dream by Stufferhelix 
Meh by tatasz (in 2d)  Fractal Snow Lotus by fengda2870 (with a different structure - julian separation I think)
fengda2870 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017
ok, long time no see you :D
RemusRigo Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the update :)
phylenor Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2016

Is there a plugin we can use to replace pre_circlecrop? I try to install this plugin since weeks but it definitely don't want to appear in the variations tab

Thank you
FyCFinest Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2017
having same problem... all i see  is pre_sphereical>pre_sinusoidal>pre_disk>pre_bwraps>pre_crop>pre_falloff2>etc.
Rage Rage 
meqi1987 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2016
god bless you.
Thanks so much
Cdarkify Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Student General Artist
This is awesome!! I'm going to have to give this a try.
33M Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much

LOJABE Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I copied all of your instructions to a 'T' and even attempted to get all of the transforms in similar locations, but my flame looks nothing like yours.  It either has a gaping hole in the center of the bloom or the petals are transparent except for the tip of them.  I'm running Apo 7x16 if that makes a difference.  I'm trying to recreate and alter your 2nd style.

Also, has C-91 posted any parameters?  That would help a great, great deal for trying to achieve a few of my goals with apophysis.  I looked at a few of the parameters that you have posted, but I couldn't find one that fit your 'Style 2' in this tutorial.  Advice?

Asking C-91 a question is like pulling teeth as she dodges all of them, but you seem to be rather succinct and I appreciate that.
Nis86 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Could you help me, please? You see, I have the latest version of Apophysis 7x 16, I did the linear with flatten plugin to make 3d linear but my problem is making my flora into a style. The plugin of zcone and ztranslate are not doing anything my flora stays flat.

What can I do?
shanblue Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this. Hug 
daffodildeb Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2016
An excellent tutorial!  Thank you very much!  I learned a lot about what some of the variations can do and I have two beautiful blooms to boot!
Nazo-The-Unsolvable Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Question.. where do I or how do I install plugins for Apophysis 2.09??
Jakeukalane Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
too difficult and confusing.
Divine-Angel-Heroine Featured By Owner Edited Jun 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Guys keep in mind that if you guys install all of the plugins from the collection of plugins pack, some of the plugins will not show up, so you guys probably have to selectively use the ones that you guys need and use the 32bit version instead. I tried using Apo 7X 16 .. and that didn't work so well. You guys should use Apo 7X 15C for this
PinguinsAirLines Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
I have problem with style 2... long cone in the middle is still there.
I use apophysis 7X 15C.. because a cannot find 15B :'( please help me anybody...
Ashnandoah Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Followed step by step and did not get this result, but thank you
Anystasia Featured By Owner May 2, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks so much for sharing!
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