MB3D Parameter Set by Hal Tenny

Hal Tenny selected this excellent set of his Mandelbulb 3D parameters for you to explore. When you share what you create, please credit Hal Tenny as the source of the params. Click on the images/links to open the parameters. Happy Mandelbulbing!

"Decorated Spheres" by Hal Tenny. Click image for parameters.

“Decorated Spheres” by Hal Tenny. Click for parameters.

"Frivolous Architecture" by Hal Tenny. Click for parameters.

“Frivolous Architecture” by Hal Tenny. Click for parameters. Continue reading

Artist Profile: Hal Tenny

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Focus: 3D fractal art, Raw fractals, Digital art
Tools: Mandelbulb 3D
Also: Author (Science Fiction)
Location: Danbury, North Carolina, USA.

About: Hal Tenny is well known in the 3D fractal art community as an outstanding artist and a creator of some of the most popular Mandelbulb 3D tutorials. He is a masterful MB3D technician with an amazing eye for color and composition. Continue reading

Mandelbulb 3D (MB3D) Tutorials

We’ve compiled a selection of Mandelbulb 3D tutorials that will help you get started in MB3D, understand fractal generation and the rendering environment, use effects like image map and volumetric light, and even prepare files for 3D printing. Many thanks to the intrepid artists who have taken the time to put together these instructional materials. If you have a tutorial we should add, please leave a comment below.

Web-Based Tutorials


INTRO: Using Mandelbulb 3D, MB3D tutorial by Hal Tenny

Cutting and Rotation, MB3D tutorial by Hal Tenny

The Tuberville Fractal, MB3D tutorial by Hal Tenny

Volumetric Lights, MB3D tutorial by Hal Tenny

INTRO: Mandelbulb 3D for Beginners, MB3D tutorial by Jody Lawrence Continue reading