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Xaos Bubbles Tutorial by nightmares06 Xaos Bubbles Tutorial by nightmares06
Made for the Apophysis 2.08 3D hack

This bubble type was taught to me by my friend, =ccdigitalfx Further credit goes to ~penny5775 and also ^Platinus and *Zueuk. It is my hope that this tutorial is able to help everyone interested to be able to understand a bit more of the intricacies of Xaos and bubble transforms.

Remember, make this fractal type your own and change things around! Play with weights, positions, number of transforms and everything else, and come up with something totally unique! ;) Good luck, and I’d love to see what you come up with! :D

Points of interest:
:bulletred: If you want more of a “dome” effect, substitute Hemisphere for Bubble

:bulletpink: When using Truchet, if the bubble isn’t covered, use more pre_blur!

:bulletorange: Although not touched on in this tutorial, many of the plugins that can be used have very interesting variables to play around with, like truchet and hexes. Give it a try ;)

Plugins that we have found work with this method (that we’ve found so far, there could be many more!):
:bulletblack: Hexes
:bulletblack: Crackle
:bulletblack: Truchet
:bulletblack: Checkers
:bulletblack: Checks
:bulletblack: Cylinder
:bulletblack: Wedge
:bulletblack: Pie
:bulletblack: Rays2
:bulletblack: Epispirial
:bulletblack: Boarders
:bulletblack: Flower
:bulletblack: Separation
:bulletblack: Hypersphere
:bulletblack: Stripes
:bulletblack: Rectangles
:bulletblack: Tancos
:bulletblack: Circle1
:bulletblack: Taurus
:bulletblack: Wings
:bulletblack: Waves2

This tutorial was beta-tested by my friends *karma4ya, =Fiery-Fire and =n8iveattitude1 before release.

All plugins can be found at the following location, due to =phoenixkeyblack’s dedication in tracking them all down: [link]

I tried my best to avoid only featuring my own fractals in here, to the point where I hunted down some help ;) I hate hogging all the glory, lets spread it around!

The list of different fractals at the bottom is to give you an idea of what is possible using this method, and what different fractalists have been able to accomplish.

Links to the original artwork included in the Tutorial are listed below, give them some love! :love:





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French-Chocolaite Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love was easy to do and this is my result!!
Adrolyn May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We have now established you are awesome. I didn't know you could even right click anything in the Xaos menu.
so ein tolles Tutorial, aber ich weiß nicht welche TF ich verändern muß um die verschiedenen Bilder zu bekommen,
lasse ich bubble weg und nehme z.b. crackle ist die Wölbung nicht da. bei den anderen Plugin sieht es auch so aus, kannst Du mir helfen?
nightmares06 Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ich finde mit crackle es funktioniert besser mit kleineren Werten, aber seine über zwei Jahre her, seit ich das benutzt habe. Sie wollen, dass ich Ihnen einen Satz von Parametern? Ich bin ein wenig eingerostet mit dem Programm mich jetzt
danke für die Antwort,ich wollte fragen, ob ich für eine andere Form z.b. mit Crackle eine neue TF nehmen muß oder setze ich bubble auf Null und nehme dafür Crackle?
nightmares06 Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
neue Knistern zu verwandeln, lassen Sie die Blase. das ist, wie ich es tun. erhalten Sie möglicherweise unterschiedliche Ergebnisse, wenn Sie, dass, obwohl zu versuchen, und es schadet nie, die Dinge in neue Formen stecken
Welkrin Mar 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! [link]
thanks for tut. here's what i got [link]
Thank you for posting
Joker-Alice Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What version of Apophysis is this for? I can't find pre-blur, etc. on Apophysis 7.
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