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Ultra Fractal 5.04

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This is what I got from deliberately kicking my comfort zone in the butt and simultaneously deciding to make experiments on negative space and faint, sepia-like colouring. I like how this looks like blades. My other title idea was Sakura Blades, actually, but then I decided I'd go for something a bit more conceptual :XD: I thought Absentia (Latin for "absence") would fit negative space quite well :nod:

Base parameters from the super awesome Misha:

Flowers for the Birds by OutsideFate

I totally blame him for offering me to have a look at how he makes these amazing things, I totally do. :paranoid: (You rock buddy! :highfive:)
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What I really like about this piece is the silvery reflective quality of its rendering. The color seems as if there is a warm fire or other light just off the frame. Despite the warmth, the silver and the patterns in the piece remind me of snowflakes. The only thing I would like to see better in this fractal is the composition. First, the frame is halved in the middle almost, and second, the most saturated color is isolated to the very far corner of the frame. Just a minor suggestion, but it's something that I'm very aware of as a photographer. As always, I have the rule of thirds ingrained in my mind's eye. Overall, wonderful use of fractals :)
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pandadragonkefc Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Student General Artist
Nicely done! messing with negative space is tricky, hard work, fun, and annoying at the same time, but really pays off well!
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It really does! Especially for someone like me, who usually works with very bright colours :XD:
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AngieAvadaKedavra Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Student Photographer
nice!nice!niceeeeeeeeeeee!aw
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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heatstroke99 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Wow this look amazing!
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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aquadiocean Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
like many diamonds, I really love this work :love: :la:
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:aww: Thank you!
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AnaInTheStars Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Writer
J'aime bien :) Quand je l'ai vu, sa m'a fait penser a des diamants
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:eager: Merci! Il y a une autre personne qui a dit la mÍme chose :XD:
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BodieSadie Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
nice *-*
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Lady-Compassion Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful Alice.....precious jewels.....
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Jewels? :lol: Anyway, thanks!
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Lady-Compassion Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, jewels.....when I gaze at the fractal, I see lovely diamonds......it's a precious image....
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's interesting, I'd have never thought of it as jewels. Thank you! :D
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ZombieQueen368 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
Beautiful :iconyoureverywelcome:
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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ZombieQueen368 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Student Filmographer
your welcome =D
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DeadFantasyFreak Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful! It kind of reminds me of a wedding dress. I don't know why.
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Possibly because it's white and has a touch of pink :nod: A strange, yet interesting association!
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DeadFantasyFreak Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol. well, just being honest.:shrug:
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Faithful-Imagination Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh very cool! I like it. You are just so talented.
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heavenriver Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :aww:
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