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A classic example of El Greco’s trademark polyester/nylon sheen. Things are always a little distorted, too. I’ve often found El Greco’s style to be very modern and impressionistic. Note the shadowiness. Even the shadows have shadows. Although the themes are always religious, as I guess most paintings were back then, his style is quite unique and radical and could even have been painted in our own time.
“Sheeny”, distorted and shadowy: Is it not the echo of El Greco? I like the simple title, too. The image is simple but potent. In this tiny drop of formula there is river, desert, mountains, sky, clouds and eternal silence. I’ll bet most of us would have just walked past this if we were zooming and browsing around in there.
I wouldn’t have called this “UFO” although that’s not a bad title as it accentuates the mysteriousness of the image; I would have done something daring and called it “Jet Trail of the Ascension”. Yes, El Greco would have liked that, I think. El Greco had a talent for combining religious themes with far-out, far-outed-ness.
What exactly is going on there? The top right figure in the “sacred cluster” looks like a ballerina spinning on her head. Like Eva’s fractal, this image is only partially understood like something half hidden in a shadow. And yet there is nothing disappointing about that.
I found this one El Greco-tesque, too. The polyester sheen and the rushing movement, numerous folds of light. And the square shape in the middle, repeated, echoed in pieces all over. Is there a bottom to this well? Drop your eyes and listen for the splash…
The Tornadoes from Toledos; Hologram isn’t bad either. There’s a glowing, fiery, aurora borealis look to this.
Hey. You don’t suppose this is a flame fractal, do you? Oh man. I gotta check the gallery page to see if it says anything.
It’s a flame. I bookmarked this one before I wrote my recent posting suggesting that almost all flame fractals be extinguished. I must not have realized it was one of “those things”. This is like the apotheosis of apophysis. Good art speaks for itself and is more than the sum of it’s genes –or in this case, parameters.
At least he didn’t make it with Chaotica. Then I’d really look foolish.
Let’s change the subject:
Well this ain’t no flame fractal, for sure. But, look at the ghostly luminescence and the spirally tentacles and the way the animal’s body just slips away into the dark nothingness around it. Isn’t this the sort of creation we could expect if the flame fractal genre develops some more graphical options and parameter choices? I’m not a programmer or even a math person but I think the flame genre has some potential just based on what I see. At the moment it takes some real experimentation to come up with something that hasn’t been done before.
Hopefully that sort of flame fractal renaissance will come from Thomas (Lyceum) Ludwig’s work with Chaotica, which just so happens, as he recently informed me, to be the main reason he started the project. (A new personality would be nice, too.)