M3D: Matryoshki (Матрешки) Doll Faceoff on Mirror Lake (G0971)

barrowda

Chapel Hill, United States

Artist's Description

1291 Viewings as of 2/2/15
Featured 11/23/12 in Art Universe
Featured 11/26/12 in 3D Fractals and More
Featured 11/29/12 in The Best of RedBubble
Featured 12/7/12 in Fantasy & Mystical Things
Featured 12/10/12 in Magic of Mirrored Images
Voted 5th place in the 2013 CHANL Scientific Art Competition

Created in Mandelbulb3D v1.7.9.9 starting with parameters from Reflections by Mandelcr8tor
Image mirroring added in GIMP v2.8. Best if viewed larger.

Entered in the 2013 CHANL Scientific Art Competition as
Nesting Doll Faceoff on Mirror Lake
with the following description:
This work utilizes a three-dimensional fractal software program called Mandelbulb3D, which has expanded the classic two-dimensional Mandelbrot set into infinite new possibilities of art and mathematical discovery. Important concepts such as symmetry, infinite series, and Snell’s Law are illustrated along with cultural reference to Matryoshki, the Russian nesting dolls traditionally carved from wood and painted by hand. I continue to explore avenues for this artform to enhance interest among adults and scholastic youth in Computing, Science, Mathematics and lifetime general learning. 3D art may soon merge with the recent availability of personal 3D printing, leading to “fractal sculptures”.

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