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Daily Fractal Feature 27th July 2015

On a daily basis we, at DailyFractalFeatures, are aiming to showcase a small selection of fractal artwork to the community.
I am pleased to provide today's Feature.
Do please show your support by +favloveing this News Article and please comment and +fav the works featured, as well as congratulate the artists if you have been inspired by what you see!


Mixpinski Castle - Mandelbuld with Parameter by matze2001

Mixpinski Castle by :iconmatze2001:

I thought I'd kick off today's feature with something a bit different.  This elegant piece was assembled in MB3D.
The artist has left links for all source materials so you too may have a go at assembling this piece.  Is it raw or is it a manipulation?
I leave that discussion to you.  What it most certainly is is a clever use of free resources to produce something fantastically realistic with free software that might, in other software programs, take hours of cutting, pasting, blurring and sharpening, feathering and interlacing.

Allien Rock I by FracZky

Alien Rock 1 by :iconfraczky:

The author of this piece has submitted it with a perfect quote which I am sharing with you!
"Layers of water, like liquid crystal, rushed in as the tide changed from the barren death of day to the nightly seascape, in an instant. Pushing against the deformities of rock and part animal shapes, as the the 3 moons rose ominously over the horizon of Zorkon, planet of the unknown..." by Piscabo

Star Gate... by zrosemarie

Star Gate by :iconzrosemarie:

I know when I first started using MB3D that getting the different Dif shapes to combine and line up is tricky.  So all power to your elbow
Rose Marie for producing this noteworthy piece.

Rose Garden Never Promised by SuicideBySafetyPin

Rose Garden Never Promised by :iconsuicidebysafetypin:

Little Apo flowers form a spiral of beauty, swirling round in toffee apple colours. Hitch your wagon to her star cos this girls on fire!

Sand Castle 11x14 by ericnyeart

Sand Castle by :iconericnyeart:

This crazily fascinating piece has to be in panoramic view.  It somehow calls to mind medieval works before perspective was invented.
It's wonderfully surreal and totally off balance.  Redolent of hillside graveyards where night time shades are busy lurking!


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Don't forget to enter our current challenge  Flower Festival 2015Hi all  Flower 
For the months of July into early September we are running a Flowers Challenge. We know that many of you enjoy making this type of fractal and hope that lots of you will take the time to make something pretty. Flowers can be generated in most if not all fractal software.  For instance Ultra Fractal, Apophysis and Mandelbuld 3D maybe Incendia and Chaotica, Frax even.  I don't have user knowledge of a lot of fractal software so will be guided by you, but please.... no manipulations.  Show off you skills with Raw Fractals.  I guess an exception would be Light Maps used for colour and with DIFS.
UF users might want to explore the flower shapes in RKB.ulb, though I know there are lots of other ways to make flowers. and if any one knows a good tut for Apo flowers then do leave us a comment and I'll add it to the detailsFlower Bullet (DarkTurq) - F2U! 
 and our affiliate group :iconfractal-love: are also holding a Desert Themed Contest. Please visit the group for more details.
Whilst we are on this theme, another affiliate :iconxtremefractals: are holding a fractal manipulation contest. Details here:  Fractal Manipulation ContestRecently we ran a journal featuring fractal manipulations.   Here's the natural follow-up to that - a Fractal Manipulation Contest!
The Rules
 • Entries must be a fractal that has been manipulated.  There are many ways - see the journal for ideas & techniques.
 • Entries must be posted to the fractal manipulation category - here on Deviant Art.
 • Entries must have been posted on or after the date of this announcement.
 • Only two entries per member allowed.
 • Only entries submitted to the Contest Gallery will be eligible.
 • It would be greatly appreciated - but not required - that you mention this contest in y

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PaMonk Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the Request.:dalove:
MiBoi Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice to be part of your group now. Thank you!
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gannjondal Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
Thank you very much for accepting me in your group.
Please don't afraid that I will spam you with this ugly ancient stuff. It will remain my ID only, I guess :lol:
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Ewillbkilledbitsch Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
This group is great, but I have same issues with the folders system. I can't always decide a fractal whether should come into this folder or rather into that folder. Maybe short gallery descriptions would help.
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Francular Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Thx for inviting me to these wonderful group and requesting for my art! :love: :)
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fractalyzerall Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hi! Thanks for request :)
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gannjondal Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
Have thousend thanks for your request! :-)
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HairBrainedScenes Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the honor of having my work "Lace and Frills" shown in your gallery.
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SARETTA1 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the invitation and for requesting my work!:hug::heart:
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Xenodreaming Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks you so much for the invitation... I'm very glad! :aww:
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