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Depths by WolfSorcerer Depths by WolfSorcerer
MB3D 1.8.9 - Photoshop (minor post-work only)

Quite satisfied with this work artistically, particularly considering it came from a hopeless parameter that was a snap of a finger away from being deleted. This lightweight png took about 7 hours to render at this size. Can someone tell me why you get so different results when you make the final render which too frequently ruins your original idea? Kind of a lottery!. Let's take Bryce as an example: what you plan and see in ANY preview render is exactly what you get in the end, only better. This can apply to Apophysis too in its own particular way. In other words: predictability.

At 2560x1440px with all the necessary quality toys, this was taking 22 hours to render...12 hours for the reflections only WTF...abort! Sad, because it was being such a nice pure and polished render. If I had used any of my own maps, it would have gone well beyond 30 hours! Again :wtf: After many trials, arrived at the best possible quality compromise, without unwanted and unforeseeable surprises. :phew:

Note: As some of you are aware, I'm not at the site on a regular basis, just coming and going, for now. Sorry for not being able to enjoy your fine artworks. The sheer number of deviations is overwhelming. Guess I'll suffer from the consequences here. :giggle:
I'm taking this upload (one of just a dozen works in 3 months) as an opportunity to dearly thank all friends for your support, kind words, new watches and faves. :bow:
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Dan-Sanchez Mar 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
Sweet!!! I am feeling it... 
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Truley-Unruly Aug 9, 2013   Digital Artist
Wholly crap I've missed your awesomeness!  Love love you work!
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WolfSorcerer Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW, thanks for such a nice comment. Very appreciated!! :dance:
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followwwme Jul 25, 2013
amazing. you did this in PSD?
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WolfSorcerer Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :) It was done in MB3D though it may look like a Bryce work. PS was used only for some minor clean-ups.
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followwwme Jul 27, 2013
Okay, I give up. Where do you buy MB3D? I have looked for hours and I keep finding some weird site that says, "you can do this, and you can do that.."
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WolfSorcerer Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MB3D latest version 1.8.9 can be downloaded here...and it's FREE! :D www.fractalforums.com/index.ph…

Bookmark the page, as you'll find about all latest developments and forum discussions and tutorials.
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followwwme Jul 28, 2013
ok, I still don't get it. Where do I find the program to purchase it - or is it free?
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WolfSorcerer Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Go to the link I gave you. Once there, you click on Mandelbulb3D v1.8.9 (it's in the most downloaded section). Then you'll see the download link for the prog's zip file and that's it. And yes, it's free. :)
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Kgustafso Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! :)
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