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Tutorial - Splits elliptic by SaTaNiA Tutorial - Splits elliptic by SaTaNiA

Splits / Elliptic : How to make those Fractals ?

This is a #Apophysis Tutorial to learn you how to make awesome fractals with Splits / Elliptic variations !
This tutorial is a collaboration between :iconfiery-fire: and :iconsatania:

We share our skill to make this awesome tutorial !
And we truly hope you will like it !

All feedback are welcome and appreciate !
And as usual don't hesitate to give us the result you've got with this tutorial, it will be a pleasure for us to put it just under those comments :D



As i can't add more than 6 thumbs i will now listed all awesome fractal made with this tutorials ! :#1:

Esplitx by ~zesk8
Into the Malboro *lucifer-ous
SE1 by *DeviantVicky
Butterfly Lantern by =platinummyr
Border Lockdown by *zweeZwyy
Heart by *Lupsiberg
Gates of Valhalla by =Liuanta
Hanging in the Armoury by *timemit
Where Worlds Collide by *timemit
Cantata by *zweeZwyy
Octapolyphonic by *zweeZwyy
Moonlight Scherzando by *zweeZwyy
Tail of the Tree by ~Avantgarda

All your result will be display here on this collection
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ingunn88 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For some reason above my understanding I keep getting a problem with ALL tutorials, I follow them but as soon as I have to put the weight to more than 1 everything disappears. I'm a total beginner to apophysis and have tried to find out why this keeps happening but I can't find anything to indicate why. I follow the tutorials through step by step but I always end up with a blank document or something grainy as shit and doesn't resemble the original work at all. Can you or someone else please help me! 
RationalParadox Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
One small note:  I found that it was impossible to get any image without adding flatten = 1 to Xform 2...not sure why.  Anyways, thanks for the awesome tutorial!  :)

I tried your tutorial but my preview image is always extremely dark. When I render with medium brightness levels I get this -

and with maximum brightness levels I get this -

in preview (50 quality) it looks only like some few dots around the screen.

How can I improve the fractal range? I adjusted colors with high randomization of color and color speed on transformed, with gradient frequency. my previews looks nothing like yours!
Emj1e Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Made this one, with few mistakes... but I love the result! Thanks a lot for this tuto! La la la la 

-> Ara

How do you put a preview like the other recent comments? Is it reserved to the premium members?
ChromaScapes Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the excellent tutorial! I made this with it for the Apo Weekly Challenge:

AWC-14-Splits-Elliptic - Inner Flame by ChromaScapes
RationalParadox Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible tutorial!  Many thanks, and I look forward to using it!  :)
marthig Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Once more MANY THANKS for the gorgeous tutorials you make available to us APO"addicts" :D The :iconapo-weekly-challenge: group made a special Challenge using your Splits-Elliptic tutorial and this is my contribution Grail-like - AWC Nbr 14 - Satania-s Split-Elliptic by marthig   :pointr:    this is a link to the Gallery
weinrot93 Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's not working! :( After Step 2 (and adding x form 2) my flame disappeared. I played a little rotated the x forms, played a little bit around and got something similar. But when I add a third x form the flame disappears again. Step 3 you tell us to move the post transform up but how much? And what do you mean by resizing with 1:3 ratio? Where's such a setting? I only can scale my triangles (110,125, 150, ...). Xform 4 ... "just fix the post transform coordinates"?? I don't understand. :(
SaTaNiA Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Could you please send me your param I'll check it out and see what is going wrong on your flame.
the 1:3 ratio is Y axis lenght = 1 and the X axis lenght = 0.33 you can set this with the transform tab.
Cool tutorial!!:D Look what i've done:
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