(Question) Rendering 2D fractals as a 3D landscape

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Offline souphead

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« on: August 27, 2019, 04:33:18 AM »
Not sure I have the terminology right but is there any software out there that will render Mandelbrot (and others) as a 3D landscape like on the front cover of the book, Science of Fractal Images by H O Peitgen et al? I'm not looking for a fractal landscape generator but something that will render Mandelbrot and other simple(!) formulas in a 3D perspective way

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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2019, 05:40:40 AM »
You mean height fields ?

these are from the Fragmentarium examples
Fragmentarium is not a toy, it is a very versatile tool that can be used to make toys ;)

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Fractals/fragmentarium

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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2019, 10:33:03 AM »
Here's something similar in Ultra Fractal, using the 3D mapping in standard.uxf:

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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2019, 12:44:20 PM »
Movie Maker 3D by Yann Le Bihan
http://www.chillheimer.de/kallesfraktaler/mmy/
This can take the raw iteration data from Kalles Fraktaler 2 and apply a 3D height-field effect for animation.

Kalles Fraktaler 2 + can render Mandelbrot, Burning Ship, and lots more, and is available here:
https://mathr.co.uk/kf/kf.html

You can probably find some example videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mmy3d

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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2019, 03:13:50 AM »
Thanks for the ideas. I'll try them out.


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