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01/08/2012 / Environment, Scripts

A little bench next to a pink orchid – Florian Grond, Austrian artist, scientist and ZKM alumni, offers visitors to Along the Line a friendly, but calculated spot to sit down in front of his abstract, wider than wide video projection. Once ...

17/12/2009 / Mac, Quarz Composer, Windows

Inspired by the recent post on Skytopia, Tom Beddard created a 3D Mandelbulb Ray Tracer as a Quarz Composer and Pixel Bender plugin that will allow you to generate very similar 3D Mandelbrot fractals. Unlike many other 3D fractals the Mandelbulb continues ...

23/09/2009 / Mac, Windows

A quaternion Julia set is a four-dimensional equivalent of the standard two-dimensional fractal. By taking a 3D 'slice' through the 4D space it is possible to visualise a solid fractal. This quaternion Julia set ray tracer is a port of Keenan ...

29/08/2009 / Scripts

"Morph" by Skylined is an ASCII-animation in the browser, using JavaScript. The animations are made up of two parts. The first one is a "Morph" effect between four different ASCII logos and the second part being Mandelbrot fractal look-alike zoom and ...

17/08/2009 / Mac, Windows

The Fractal Explorer plugin is a couple of Pixel Bender filters that will generate Mandelbrot and Julia set fractals to any power in real-time. Besides producing still images in Photoshop, things can really become interesting when the plugin is used in AfterEffects ...