Confessions of a Fractal Renderer

Confessions of a Fractal Renderer
Confessions of a Fractal Renderer

OK, I admit it: I really don’t know what I’m doing. Most of my fractal images either happen based on some really smart person’s easy-to-follow tutorial, or completely by accident. While the below images are based on a tutorial I found, I was entirely unable to create a decent render of the image, no matter what settings I tried. I spent about a week trying to get this to render well enough to do something with the final image, but no joy. So, in complete and utter frustration, I decided to copy the screenshots of the below attempts. The “pre-render” images actually looked pretty good. The rendered versions, not so much. Read the rest of this entry

New Art for 2015

New Art for 2015
New Art for 2015

I have been thinking a lot lately about how much I want to get back to making art again. I’ve made lots of excuses of the past several months (ok, the past year), most of which revolved around my intention to get fit and healthier. Life just gets in the way of what we want to do sometimes, right? So, today, I sat down at my computer, fired up Apophysis 7, and made this: Read the rest of this entry