Fractal graphics , curves and art

I’m presenting fractal images made with various fractal programs.

Simply put ,  fractals are  (mathematical) objects displaying self-similarity at different scales.

The images below show the Mandelbrot set , a set of complex numbers   obtained by iterating the equation z² = z + c , where c is a constant number.I used Mathematica and Fraqtive to create these images.

A set related to the Mandelbrot set is the Julia set :

The next slideshow contains seven fractal curves , five of which were  created with Apophys , a fractal flame editor , with some Photoshop. A fractal flame is an iterated function system class of fractals. Two more images were made with Fraqtive , a generator of the Mandelbrot family of fractals.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


The following slideshow has five images created with Mandelbulber , an application for rendering 3D Mandelbrot fractals (Mandelbulbs).The images are of the same fractal formula type (Aexion) with different views and different iteration modes.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Here are two last images of 3 D surfaces made with Mandelbulber:




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s