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Entries Tagged as 'MandelBulb'

Fractal Art contest

May 6th, 2012 · No Comments

If you like a bit of fractal art, the Fractal Forums are the place to go. This month the fifth annual Fractal Art is being held. There are three categories in which any one can enter: wildstyle, film and animation.
The relatively new type of fractal, about which I have written here before, are the intriguing […]

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Mandelbulb art

May 2nd, 2011 · No Comments currently holds their annual fractal art contest. There are many beautiful entries, but I like this one best:

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Benoît Mandelbrot RIP

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Today Benoît B. Mandelbrot (1924-2010) left us, reason to commemorate the beautiful insights he gave us.

More reading.

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Mandelbox fly-through animation

September 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Remember Mandelbulb, the 3d Mandelbrot? Here’s an example of the interesting animations those can lead to.This one is called Mandelbox made by Krzysztof Marczak and it is constructed using using Mandelbulber 0.80, which can be found on

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MandelBulb animation

December 21st, 2009 · No Comments

To give you an idea what the shape of the MandelBulb graphic really is I added an animated gif to this post. I kept it small for to keep load times low. More later!

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More MandelBulb

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments

I promised to keep you posted on my progress with the MandelBulb. I succeeded in making my own simple raytracer and this is the result:

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Programming MandelBulb

November 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Sorry that I have been a bit quiet lately. Inspired by the great site of Daniel White: Skytopia, I started to work on my own MandelBulb program using Ruby-Processing. You will find a first result below. The program I made actually rotates the object real-time, that is why is looks somewhat airy. This can be […]

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Mandelbulb: 3D fractals

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Browsing the web I found this amazing video. This is fractal graphics at its most organic! The creator of this video had two computers working six months (!) to compute all the images that make up this movie.

If you want to read more about the recent developments in 3D versions of the Mandelbrot function, dubbed […]

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