Previously featured artist: Samuel Monnier.

I've been using Ultra Fractal for about ten years. I'm mainly interested in producing images which display structure at every scale, everywhere, unlike most more traditional fractal images, which display structures at small scale only in some very limited regions. The goal is that the viewer should be able to enjoy the work when looking at it from far as well as when looking at it with a magnifying glass. To this end I developed a private algorithm, taking advantage of Ultra Fractal's versatile formula editor.

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The pattern on which this image is based is a tiling of the plane...
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The pattern is here much less obvious...
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Strangely, this is one of my all time favorite images...
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Some kind of mauresque pattern...

The algorithm I wrote is inspired by the one used to produce Brownian clouds. The idea is to draw a pattern, and then sum it at smaller and smaller scales. This gives the image structure on a wide scale range while preserving some kind of homogeneity, as the patterns you will see with your magnifying glass will be roughly the same as the ones you see from far. Each image is a whole little world that is rather difficult to imagine from the low resolution pictures displayed here.

The possibility to use classes in algorithms introduced recently with Ultra Fractal 5 allowed to substantially increase the diversity of patterns this algorithm can create.

 
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This image also uses a Truchet pattern, but a more sophisticated one...
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Again an image based on a Truchet pattern. This time...
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This image uses a pattern composed of stars with a random number of arms...
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The pattern underlying this image is a random collection of lines...
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