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Author Topic: First appearance of the "Mandelbulb"  (Read 4156 times)
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David Makin
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« on: September 22, 2011, 12:27:05 AM »

Although the triplex math used for "The Mandelbulb" was first used/publicised by Daniel White when he posted his original z^2+c version in the "True 3D" Mandelbrot thread, the first appearance of "The Mandelbulb" itself (i.e. Daniel's Triplex math used for z^8+c instead) can be found here in Paul Nylander's post later in the thread:


With the bulbs made of bulbs made of bulbs.... first really apparent in rather crude deeper renders slightly later in the thread, plus this high-res one for z^7+c still only with crude lighting (click image to see at full-size i.e. 3000*3000):

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