I am always on the lookout for more fun toys (software) to play with. Recently I’ve been seeing work done with Apophysis and I knew I had to add it to my toy chest (grin). However I always have a problem. I am a linux gurl and even though I have an old windows xp computer (read slow and little memory) I rarely use it except for some old fractal generating programs I still like to play with. I wasn’t sure if I could get Apophysis to work on the old box but decided to try anyway. So I began downloading it on my linux computer.

Now there is a program for linux called Crossover that allows us to run windows programs but not all of them work quite like they should. Crossover is improving considerably and I do use it to run Paint Shop Pro v7 for some of my work. If I had Photoshop I could also run that under Crossover but I didn’t even think that Apophysis would.

So as I started downloading I was given the option of installing Apophysis under Crossover. Now just because it gives the option is no guarantee the program will run correctly but I thought why not give it a try so I did …. and guess what! IT WORKS!!! I was so pleased I just had to tell everyone that it did!

now if there are any other linux users here at RB and who are itching to try Apophysis check out Crossover perhaps then you’ll catch the Apophysis bug as I have (big smile)

this image is my first of a likely many (grin) … hope you enjoy it as much as I had in designing it (big smile)

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  • Chele Willow
    Chele Willowalmost 6 years ago

    Great Title! Love the color in this. One of my favorites, owlspook! :)

  • (big big smile) thanks Chele! it’s my first with Apophysis … pretty cool program but I still have a lot to learn about it … happy you like it! (big smile)

    – owlspook

  • tkrosevear
    tkrosevearalmost 6 years ago

    Great job – knew you’d play beautifully with this toy…;)

  • (smile)thanks so very much .. am proud of this one … can’t wait until I have a little more time to play with it more (smile)

    – owlspook

  • JenLand
    JenLandover 5 years ago

    This is an awesome piece Owl! And it was your first in Apo?!!!! Amazing! :0)

  • thank you Jen! (big smile) and yes it was my first .. just got lucky (grin) … but I’m still happy you like it (big smile)

    – owlspook

  • Skye Ryan-Evans
    Skye Ryan-Evansalmost 4 years ago

    Personally, I think this is really, really cool! :o-)

  • ooo thank you Skye! it was my first apo work and I’m very happy you like it (big smile)

    – owlspook

  • I recycle my original art and create deviations of it … here’s the kaleido I created using this apo work The Unfolding – Kaleido Square var 1 … apo flame fractals are very useful in creating detailed and unique patterns and kaleidos (smile)

    – owlspook

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