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- Engine Analysis
III) The Real Details
IV) How Transforms Work
- Tips and Tricks
- Using Xaos
- Flame vs. Fractal
- Final Remarks
Rolando Burbon, a.k.a. Xzendor7, is a artist on DeviantArt who specializes in fractal manipulations – images composed of multiple fractals. His artwork is very unique and very attractive, sometimes requiring hundreds of fractal elements.
About a year ago, I developed a method (or methods) for artwork that combine 3D models and fractals. Because it was written a year ago, it is now a tad bit outdated (in technique and grammar). However, for the most part, it is correct and will get you going. Any modifications to the method will probably be put in this post rather than in the pdf files (sorry), though I’ll probably update them anyways.
Note that the images are specifically for Gimp 2.6 to 2.8 and Metasequoia 2.4 to 3.0 and I have no intention of updating those images for future versions of those programs.
THIS IS A VERY LONG TUTORIAL!
I don’t know about you, but I had a headache trying to change the album cover art that displays in VLC. If you recall, VLC automatically downloads cover art for your music. What you should also know is: when you save a playlist VLC CACHES THE ARTWORK! That’s really annoying when you have the WRONG album art. So in this post, I’m going to tell you how to change it. Hurray!
Oh, I’m so sorry. You were hoping for something that emphasized more of the glamor than the gloom…
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Background for this post
I was reading recently on the kissmetrics blog about unforgettable website designs (where a couple of my links came from). If this were the only place I’d looked, obviously my statistics would be quite flawed – but it’s not – I’m just too lazy to post other links (and you might find examples in your internet adventures). Anyways, out of the 10 random sites the blogger chose, most were either for 1) content stuck right in your face or 2) ooo fancy. I looked at the sites too. I must say, some of them really are unforgettable. In fact, navigating them is so unforgettable that I intend to never visit those sites again. How’s that for a business remark.