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Lost Worlds

Jun 23, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “saucer01.ink” I find it fascinating that an underground cave filled with the remains of an ancient sea, and the ancient creatures that inhabited it, could remain separate and undisturbed in one of the busiest places on Earth. That’s what was discovered in Israel recently. It was sealed off from ground water seeping […]

The World Becomes

Jun 21, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “paint01.ink” The wind weaves, and the cloth becomes clouds. The sun shines, and the sand becomes stone. The rivers flow, and the water becomes motion. Download parameter file “paint01aa.ink” The leaves fall, and the trees become empty. The snow comes, and the earth becomes winter. Time passes, and the world becomes. 

Fractal Basketweaving

Jun 19, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “wicker01.ink” Who would ever have expected rattan furniture in a place like this? Actually, I shouldn’t say furniture, it’s more like your usual fractal fungal growth with the appearance of something familiar. bbLean. It’s a shell replacement for Windows, modelled on the black box shell made for Linux, or Unix or *nix […]

Fractal Dirt

Jun 16, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “grit05.ink” To see a world in a grain of sand… …and art in a pail of dirt. That’s what you do on the beanstalk: dig. Download parameter file “grit02.ink” Dirt has all the requirements needed for good design: shapes; patterns; variety; eraseable; inexpensive. Once arriving in the big city and attracting the […]

Phoenix Light Bulbs

Jun 14, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “phoenix02.ink” They’re all Julias from this humble Phoenix fractal: Download parameter file “phoenix01.ink” Yeah. Not much else to say about it. Download parameter file “phoenix02a.ink” I like cheap, sloppy printing, like the kind you see on cardboard boxes. Bad printing was the beginning of Algorithmic Art. Set it up; watch it wander. […]

Solar Cinema

Jun 12, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

1) Through a special telescope,2) Through layers of darkened glass,3) I saw the dark side of the Sun,4) The other side of the Sun. Download parameter file “wash03.ink” The dark side of the Sun is the solar cinema. It starts like this: Download parameter file “wash04.ink” I sat and watched the Sun be drawn. Download […]

Spider Kings of the Fractal Caverns

Jun 09, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “crown09.ink” In the beginning, the spiders were kings. They claimed all of the caverns and no one would go there except for them. Then one day the termite plants appeared. They were just small, probing roots at first, but once they discovered the caverns, and how rich they were, they invaded. The […]

Strange how it is,

Jun 05, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

…that some images look better without anti-aliasing. Download parameter file “norgon01.ink” They lose the vintage, hieroglyphic, sandstone cloud from outer space when anti-aliased. Download parameter file “mandel02.ink” The frozen, crystalized crust of sugar disappears when dipped in anti-alias solution. Download parameter file “norgon02.ink” There’s a million moving pieces that just don’t work the same way […]

Beauty is in the eye of your monitor

Jun 02, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Digital art has a unique problem. Download parameter file “greon02.ink” For instance, do your images look the same on other people’s monitors as they do on yours? Have you ever viewed your website or online gallery from another computer, or more specifically, from another monitor? Traditional art, like painting for instance, produced an image whose […]

What is art for?

May 29, 2006 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Download parameter file “dynamo01.ink” I used to have an answer for that. But just as it says in the old saying, “The more you know, the less you know” I know a lot more about art now and I feel my answers have become inadequate. Art is for the enjoyment of beauty. Art is the […]