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Fractals - GIMP Tutorial
Fractals You Can Make Using GIMP
Learn how to make fractal art using GIMP! Making your own Fractal Art with GIMP is fun and easy to learn. You can make your own fractals
You can make Fractals with GIMP. This tutorial shows you step by step. Make your own gifts with your original Fractal Art!
Why buy or create fractals?
Fractal designs are fascinating and inspirational. They spark the imagination, instill heightened mood and offer conversational inspiration. Find designs you love and use them in your decor, as gifts for friends, and dozens of other applications. Make your own or purchase from this gallery.
- Visual Interest
- Spark Good Moods
Fractals are a fun and abstract mathematical art. They can be used for fun or to create gifts, cards, or designs for shirts, tattoos, or crafting.
Finding The GIMP Fractal Explorer
Follow this tutorial to find the GIMP Fractal Explorer. Then go to the next section on this page to use it.
- Open GIMP
- Click on "File"
- Select "New"
Adjust the Width and Height to 500 Pixels
- Click on the "ok" button
- Locate and click on the "filter" tab of the new blank image.
Scroll down to "render" and watch the submenu open.
- Select "Fractal Explore" from the "render" submenu.
Share your zazzle link ( please spell it out - embedding hyperlinks in comments has been disabled). When we update the zazzle gallery we want to promote YOUR design!
Unique Iron On Heat Transfers - Fractal Crafts
If you love to cross stitch you will enjoy this DVD-ROM It has printable fractals you can use to create your crafts.
You will need to have a printer and iron on transfer paper. The instructions are included in the DVD-ROM fractal design collection. Be sure to follow ironing instructions included with the transfer paper you use.
Using The Fractal Explorer Tool in GIMP
There are three steps in the Fractal Explorer Tool.
All three of the steps within the Fractal Explorer Tools are very forgiving. So...Have Fun.
- Select the Parameters
- Experiment! Change the slider settings,
- click on the "fractal type" options.
- Watch the preview change with every settings adjustment.
Click the "reset" button to return to the original settings.
- When you find something you like, then go to the next tab in the explorer "color"
Take your time and choose a variety of color options. Several areas in the color section render a variety of results.
- When you have a design you like, click on the "ok" button.
- Be sure to click on "file" again and locate "save as," then
- put your image in a file where you can find it later and name your image.
Make a few designs and again I encourage you to have fun, experiment with the settings, and gradually allow your results to evolve.
Do you have a favorite type of fractal?
© 2007 Deb Bryan