The Marsh of Slithy Toves  (UF0261) by barrowda

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The Marsh of Slithy Toves (UF0261) by 

by Lewis Carroll, aka Charles Dodgson

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!”

He took his vorpal sword in hand:
Long time the manxome foe he sought—
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood awhile in thought.

And as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! and through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back.

“And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!”
He chortled in his joy.

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

Created in Apophysis 7x v14 following this tutorial in the Apophysis Tutorial Fun group. Rendered as a .png file, then blended with duplicate layers and a white background, color adjusted and sharpened in GIMP v2.6, then saved in .jpg format, and finally scaled up with added Lake transform in UF 5.04. Started with the instructions in the tutorial called Comprehensive Gnarls by dA’s Drummerboy08. Best if viewed larger.


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Celebrating the milestones of 660,000 Views (8/8/14), 1200 Features (8/12/14) and prizes in the 2012 – 2014 CHANL Scientific Art Competitions. A Featured Member of Apophysis Tutorial Fun Group, Bryce and Beyond, Brain Science, Brain Arts and Artists Universe groups, and active in over 50 other RB groups as a digital/fractal artist using Apophysis, Fractal Science Kit, Ultra Fractal, GIMP and Mandelbulb3D.

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  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...over 3 years ago

    good and clever as well as wonderful all goodness Normaje.

  • Thank you so much for the fave and comment, dear nj, this was one of my favorite poems as a child…

    – barrowda

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawover 3 years ago

    Love the colors and the title is wonderful, David! I bet this would look great with a variety of color schemes. The lake effect is done really well!

  • Thanks, Peggi! “Callooh! Callay!”, I’m glad you like this bit of mimsy :o)

    – barrowda

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