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Featured 6/12/11 in Fractal Combinations

Created June 9, 2011 specifically for the Fractal Paradise Spirals Challenge, this image has an Apo Gnarls base fractal at its core:

The Tree of Gnarledge
by barrowda

That apo fractal was itself created in Apophysis 7x v15 following this tutorial in the Apophysis Tutorial Fun group, using Cylinder in the final transform. The initial starting point was from the instructions in the tutorial called Comprehensive Gnarls by dA’s Drummerboy08.

Here, after color adjustment and line sharpening in GIMP, two additional but smaller copies of the original fractal were added as layers in Ultra Fractal 5.04, and they, as well as the center of the main image, were rounded and magnified using a UF Standard transformation called Glass Hemisphere, adjusting the parameters carefully to best fit the structures and balance the composition. Best if viewed larger.

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Celebrating the milestones of 750,000 Views (11/14/14), 1300 Features (11/30/14) 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, Digital Art at its Best and Artists Universe groups as a digital/fractal artist using Apophysis, Fractal Science Kit, Ultra Fractal, GIMP and Mandelbulb3D.

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  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawover 3 years ago

    This is really nice, David! Very bright and full of energy!!

  • Thanks so much, Peggi!! In close up, it looks like a Paintball fight was held in a windstorm, but at the regular magnification, I’m pretty happy with the overall effect. Best, D

    – barrowda

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 3 years ago

    Love the spiral shapes and colors in this wonderful work

  • Thank you so much, Thea, for your fave and great comment!! Hope this does well in the challenge, David

    – barrowda

  • lacitrouille
    lacitrouilleover 3 years ago

    Sunday June 12 2011

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