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In another Fractal WorldIncendiaIncendiaWiki GeometricaHextilesAuralAuralWikiIn another Fractal World by Aexion
This is the first release of Aural. It produces an endless array of musical fractals.
If you know how to use Incendia, you can also now how to use Aural.
You can find it at AuralFractals.Net
Donations are most appreciated!
ps. This is an example that I posted on SoundCloud:
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ResourcesHey guys,Resources by Xyrus-02
since obviously it became a problem to share and consume resources in a once free and open-spaced fractal community lately, I've taken down any of my resources off deviantART.
But don't sweat, it's actually been on the roadmap for a long while since my deviantART profile is, in future, only about artworks.
Here is where you can find the resources I keep up instead:
If you want to learn when I upload a plugin or something else nifty, you can follow my Twitter.
PS: Yes, the download page is supposed to look like this. I just filled it with links but didn't add a style or anything
PS2: I think I'll also post updates on my activity feed here on DA since many people don't seem to use Twitter or have reasons not to do so.
Response Curves Tricks and TipsA few tips and tricks on how to use curves to make your images pretty.Response Curves Tricks and Tips by tatasz
Disclaimer: the images below are not models of perfect curves, but just rough examples of some settings i find helpful.
Also, those are not any close to all possible magic things you can do with curves. Explore ^^
Add contrast to a light Image
Lets say you have a light image with few contrast.
Moving down the dark tones and maybe midtones nodes of the Overall curve will add contrast to it:
Make a dark image brighter
We may also want to do it the other way around: make a very dark image a bit brighter.
Had to go a bit crazy to lighten this up:
green Lights and purple shadows
You can also use the Green curve to add
Imaging in Chaotica - Part 2: Response CurvesToday, a bit more about imaging in Chaotica.Imaging in Chaotica - Part 2: Response Curves by tatasz
Mostly curves <3
Lets take a closer look at curves:
WHAT do the CURVES DO?
Curves basically re-map the brightness values: for example, make bright pixels brighter or darker by just adjusting the curve.
The horizontal axis is the original brightness (before editing), while the vertical is the new brightness. The tones are distributed as follows: dark tones closer to the origin, and light tones far from the origin.
The image above shows the curves before any changes. See that before and after values are equal, since no changes were made yet.
Basically, if you drag a node up, lets say, it will make the corresponding tones brighter. For example, dragging up the top node (light tones) will make highlights brighter, and dragging down the bottom node (dark tones) will darken the dark areas. On t
Math and Programming for Fractal ArtistsArtist's ToolboxMath and Programming for Fractal Artists by tatasz
Math and programming may look as scary subjects sometimes, but it is quite a useful tool when you are creating algorithmic art. After all, it is algorithic art
Understanding how your favourite software works
Of course, you do not need to be able to create a brand new fancy perfect fractal software from blank Still, some basic knowledge of how things work may be useful. Understanding the math behind a formula or a transformation can help you to find some cooler settings for it, or combine it sucessfully with other things. Being able to read some code usually helps, since there are very few tutorials and explanations on how things actually work (and not "add this, and then more around those sliders).
Creating your own custom plugins / formulas
Sometimes, the existing things just don't do what you want. It could be just a tiny little change in a formula. With some basic programmi
Here are some current contests that our affiliates are holding.
This isn't a contest but you might be interested in participating in a fractal themed feature by - sounds like fun!
- A Colors of Autumn Contest. Details here:
Colors of Autumn - CONTEST! AUTUMN CONTEST!
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Annissina's September Feature + New ContestWelcome everyone to the September edition of my monthly features!
Entries open until October 26
- It's not a contest per se but a chain style pong. Check it out here:
Pong Chain - Link-Up![Update #2] Rules & Parameters
is running its eponymous weekly challenge
The Apophysis Weekly Challenge is Back!First, I hope everybody had a good summer/winter and is ready to get down to business with Apophysis.
Any Group that would like to post a contest here - Please just send us a note!