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Fractal Mount of Transfiguration

Oct 09, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Six days later, Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John and led them up a high mountain by themselves. His appearance was changed in front of them, his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light. Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Jesus. Then Peter said […]

Fractal Art

Oct 08, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Fractal formulas can create astonishing things.  A lot depends on how the particular program renders them though.  The above image was made in InkBlot Kaos, one of a number of programs made by the well-known fractal programmer, Stephen Ferguson. I particularly like InkBlot Kaos because I can made interesting things quickly and relatively easily but […]

An Artistry Surpassing Anything Else

Oct 07, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

The things once rearing and dwelling in this frightful masonry in the age of dinosaurs were not indeed dinosaurs, but far worse. Mere dinosaurs were new and almost brainless objects – but the builders of the city were wise and old, and had left certain traces in rocks even then laid down well nigh a […]

The Most Daring Futurists

Oct 06, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

The technique, we soon saw, was mature, accomplished, and aesthetically evolved to the highest degree of civilized mastery, though utterly alien in every detail to any known art tradition of the human race. In delicacy of execution no sculpture I have ever seen could approach it. The minutest details of elaborate vegetation, or of animal […]

No Ordinary City

Oct 05, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

For this place could be no ordinary city. It must have formed the primary nucleus and center of some archaic and unbelievable chapter of earth’s history whose outward ramifications, recalled only dimly in the most obscure and distorted myths, had vanished utterly amidst the chaos of terrene convulsions long before any human race we know […]

Clicking With the Anjouan Invasion

Oct 04, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

I started off with this image (below) that I got off the Wikipedia from their article on the 2008 Invasion of Anjouan.  I thought the mix of solids and gradients and generally pleasing colors would make good raw material for a Clickism gauntlet of graphics filters and effects applied with skill and recklessness and nothing […]

Mars Gravity Probe -1

Oct 03, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

   In the great classic sci-fi movie, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, the astronauts are part of a serious space mission called “Mars Gravity Probe -1”.  I didn’t think anything of the name; it was just one of those convenient tools that provide for an easy setting. It turns out though, that the idea of sending […]

City Beyond the Stars

Oct 02, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

       The escape from danger in the digital world is easy. Enlarge four times and blockwave to the beyond.  To the land of worm-light and bubbleville. Transform, they call it.  Neon nerves and bubble bougainvillea. The hunter dissolves and the hunted becomes the hundred — acre metropolis. “I have become a city beyond […]

Do Not Fear The Gross, Ugly Stuff

Oct 01, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

Reduced to nothing more than a black and white shell of it’s former glory, I then used one of my many “chopping” filters (perhaps the infamous, “flip-chop”) to achieve the coup de grace.  Imagine an image made of a thousand dice.  Imagine rolling them all at once. Or imagine a puzzle of pipes and cavities […]

Pictures on a Platter

Sep 30, 2008 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

  In an interesting contrast to the traditional artform of oil painting, the digital canvas often wears a frame while being worked on and sheds it when it is finally displayed. When I’m viewing images on my computer in an image viewer, I see them displayed with the window frame around them and from time […]