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7th-Jan-2007 01:02 am
More handmade fractals. :)
7th-Jan-2007 07:29 am (UTC)
I like the complicated one a *lot* more, which had me poke at my head to understand why.
I think it's because I process the outlining as depth (ie. lead-lighting). The simpler one ... it seems a bit cartoon-ish. I don't know why that's a negative for me here. 8-)
7th-Jan-2007 07:52 am (UTC)
Thanks! :) I go through a lot of versions trying to decide which I like best. Here's a more complicated one...
7th-Jan-2007 08:06 am (UTC)
Interestingly, I like that a bit less than the first complicated one... but I think it might be the better image. It's now a little *too* cluttered for my eye to easily follow - but that might suit the title of the piece better. 8-)
7th-Jan-2007 01:19 pm (UTC)
(you keep eliciting this response from me....)
7th-Jan-2007 03:19 pm (UTC)
i get the same feeling of swirling depth and 3 dimensions as
mentions out of the first one. The second one feels more like stained glass. The third feels like a combination; I get the 3-dim quality of the first, but also as if it's made of stained glass and the light is causing a speckled shadow texture (like sunlight through a leafy tree).
I like the first one best.
How are you making these, dear? Out of idle curiosity.
7th-Jan-2007 09:50 pm (UTC)
I like all of them, but I’m with
; I like the first one best. These are very cool. Have you given any consideration to selling prints? I’d buy one.
9th-Jan-2007 05:16 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I have considered it, but I haven't actually set it up. What sort of prints might you want, if they were available (no commitment, just surveying)?
9th-Jan-2007 05:24 pm (UTC)
Basically, the sort of thing
sells, approximately 8x10 or so, archival quality, ideally matted and ready to hang. If they weren’t matted, I’d still buy them, but they’d probably sit on a shelf waiting for me to get around to finding a frame for them rather than actually going on my walls. :-)
Poking around on cafepress.com (who do framed prints, but not matted ones — that’d be OK too, but I prefer matted), I note that postcards would also be cool.
BTW, I loved the dragon watch, too!
8th-Jan-2007 03:57 am (UTC)
I agree with everyone that the first is the best. Wait... Fractals can be handmade? I thought they were, as a rule, computer generated? I looked it up a little while ago 'cause I love looking at them and I wanted to know how they were made. All I understood was that they were made by computer-- the rest of the definitions I found may as well have been in French. Maybe you could define it in English for me?
In any case... I really like that first one up there! Keep the beautifulness coming. Always brightens up my day!
9th-Jan-2007 05:14 pm (UTC)
The definition does not conflict with being handmade, and I'm not the first person to use the term. :)
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