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Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial by lindelokse Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial by lindelokse
I've received a huge number of requests in these latest months so here is the 3d version of my 2d Apophysis Blooms Tutorial :dance: this is my contribution (hopefully not the only one ;) ) to #projecteducate fractal week!!!
I tried to keep it the easiest I could and avoid xaos and such... but please mind that a basic knowledge of Apophysis is required. If you need some beginners' tutorial to get more familiar with the program or if you have a generic question about Apophysis, please send me a note, pay a visit to the #Aposhack chatroom or check these FAQ before ;)

I would like to thank and credit some friends who greatly helped me:
~muzucya for inspiring me with his lovely flame TSUKUYOMIBANA yokogaio
`Xyrus02 and ~zy0rg for helping me to refine my 3d blooms and fixing my mistakes
*DothackersDaichi =fractal2cry =ChaosFissure ~Wi6791lly and `FarDareisMai for beta-testing the tutorial

:bulletred: yes, you can publish it on your website as long as you don't edit the original jpeg and credit is provided to me :)
:bulletred: yes, I usually give permission to translate it in your language, just please let me know where you publish it so that I can check if credits to me are provided, and it would be great if you could send to me a preview before :)
:bulletred: no, I'd really prefer if you don't publish scripts based on this tutorial. If you really want to, then please ASK ME BEFORE :please:

All that you need:
:bulletred: Apophysis 7x by `Xyrus02
:bulletred: in the Aposhack Plugin Pack you will find all the plugins you need. Just don't put all plugins in your plugins folder at once, or apophysis will crash ;)
:bulletred: my 2d Apophysis Blooms Tutorial (which you may want to try before this one :) )

UPDATE: in Apophysis 7X version 15C, you will have to add flatten=1 to transform1, or nothing will appear!

HAVE FUN :squee:!!!
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Given 2011-11-09
phylenor Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2016

Is there a plugin we can use to replace pre_circlecrop? I try to install this plugin since weeks but it definitely don't want to appear in the variations tab

Thank you
meqi1987 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2016  New Deviant
god bless you.
Thanks so much
Cdarkify Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Student General Artist
This is awesome!! I'm going to have to give this a try.
33M Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much

LOJABE Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I copied all of your instructions to a 'T' and even attempted to get all of the transforms in similar locations, but my flame looks nothing like yours.  It either has a gaping hole in the center of the bloom or the petals are transparent except for the tip of them.  I'm running Apo 7x16 if that makes a difference.  I'm trying to recreate and alter your 2nd style.

Also, has C-91 posted any parameters?  That would help a great, great deal for trying to achieve a few of my goals with apophysis.  I looked at a few of the parameters that you have posted, but I couldn't find one that fit your 'Style 2' in this tutorial.  Advice?

Asking C-91 a question is like pulling teeth as she dodges all of them, but you seem to be rather succinct and I appreciate that.
Nis86 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Could you help me, please? You see, I have the latest version of Apophysis 7x 16, I did the linear with flatten plugin to make 3d linear but my problem is making my flora into a style. The plugin of zcone and ztranslate are not doing anything my flora stays flat.

What can I do?
shanblue Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this. Hug 
DAFortenberry Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2016
An excellent tutorial!  Thank you very much!  I learned a lot about what some of the variations can do and I have two beautiful blooms to boot!
Nazo-The-Unsolvable Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Question.. where do I or how do I install plugins for Apophysis 2.09??
Jakeukalane Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
too difficult and confusing.
Divine-Angel-Heroine Featured By Owner Edited Jun 27, 2015  Student General Artist
Guys keep in mind that if you guys install all of the plugins from the collection of plugins pack, some of the plugins will not show up, so you guys probably have to selectively use the ones that you guys need and use the 32bit version instead. I tried using Apo 7X 16 .. and that didn't work so well. You guys should use Apo 7X 15C for this
PinguinsAirLines Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
I have problem with style 2... long cone in the middle is still there.
I use apophysis 7X 15C.. because a cannot find 15B :'( please help me anybody...
Ashnandoah Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Followed step by step and did not get this result, but thank you
Anystasia Featured By Owner May 2, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks so much for sharing!
Isura-Manchanayake Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Student Digital Artist
LarxxinEnrag Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
I can NEVER Get my Blooms to look like Style 2, and I've followed this tutorial point for point. Style 1 I can get, no problem. But Style 2 is my Bane!!! 
HELP!!!!CURSE YOU! :( (Sad) :( (Sad) 
AdventAmo Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not sure what I'm doing wrong, but everything goes fine till I add zcone, then it turns into a blurry mess :( Tried adding flatten, that just made it disappear.
FunkyRach Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016
i get the dissapearing act also.. i have no idea why\.. seems everything is comming out very dark especially around the edges
Petra1999 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
Thank you so much! This is what I made:
Peace Of Mind  by Petra1999
Gotta go make another one xD
LukasFractalizator Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When i add zcone , it dissapears
Petra1999 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
read the description. it states:
"UPDATE: in Apophysis 7X version 15C, you will have to add flatten=1 to transform1, or nothing will appear!"
Divine-Angel-Heroine Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  Student General Artist
Capstoned Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015   Digital Artist
Where can I find flatten plugin? please :)
LukasFractalizator Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I added, but still nothing!
French-Chocolaite Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
French-Chocolaite Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
RoseInChains Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
Hi, this doesn't seem to work with the latest apophysis version :(
lindelokse Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014   Digital Artist
Please read the description...
marthig Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My last result from your Tutorial Thank you 002 by midori-seiran  PinkHeart by midori-seiran  
Fishy-Bloom - AWC-51-3DBlooms by marthig
soozan624 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Here is a glass effect that I stumbled upon in my tweaking [link] Thank you so much for this tutorial! I am having so much fun with it!
thargor6 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
I think you will get of lot of feedback for this and never read my comment. But just wanted to inform you that I have created the possiblity to create solid objects (in real) of those, here is an example:…
(Materials shown are steel, plastic and sandstone)

lindelokse Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014   Digital Artist
many thanks for this :hug:! they look really nice!
are you able to print any 3d shape from flame parameters?
thargor6 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
There is still trial-and-error involved, but from the theoretical point of view you could create a 3D-model of most flames with my software.
But there are certain "real-world-parameters" like thickness of walls, distribution of holes, material, size, etc. which prevent most of them from 3d-printing. 
The flame should resemble some "solid" (and sharp) shape in order to get good results. But there is still an unlimited number of possibilities :-)
And it is great fun to have it finally on your table. I think the fun is even greater than in the case of Mandelbuld3D-params because flame-fractals are usually constructed from scratch, the MB3D-shapes are more found by trial and error (IMHO). So it is actually creating something real cool from scratch :-)
marthig Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey !! I hadn't noticed that you got a DD for this one,  well deserved too :clap:
I just came by to show you my take on this beautiful tutorial and fractal design.…
Blooms 3D my Take by marthig Beating Heart by KmyGraphic  
LarxxinEnrag Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
My latest version of Style 1.…

Still tryin to get Style 2 to work for me. No such luck so far... 
Escara40 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014   General Artist
wonderful and interesting tutorial :nod: thank you for sharing Smiley Rose Emoticon by Weapons-Expert-Cool
VerityLaCroix Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
Hey :-) where can I find the Linear spherical cross spiral tutorial please?
LightSinger Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My version.
Many thanks! =)
LMcentury21 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Many thanks for this !
Used here:…
marinaawin Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
used your tutorial for the clouds in this picture… Thank you.
dev-moon Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Thank you so much for sharing great tutorial Panda Emoji-11 (Clap) [V1]

My Apophysis study -
glister12 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Hi I was getting on great with this brilliant tutorial until it asked to to add pre circle crop and pre circle radius which I do not have ? any ideas please? Thanks x ♥
DeviousSqurl Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
 I figured it out lol! Here is my version.   devioussqurl.
DeviousSqurl Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, I love your tutorial but in Apophysis 7 for some reason I still just have a circle with noise.  I am new to this but followed your tutorial to a T and lol blaa nothing.  Is there some setting that is causing this?  I noticed when I tried to create another flame it didn't show up either.  I used the flatten in transform 1 nothing changed.
m-chloe Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this lovely tutorial !!
My try is here… :happybounce: 
Archetypus Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Thanks so much for this tutorial! Finally got Apo 7X to work on my desktop.

Here is what I came up with on my first try with help from your tutorial:
ToLookUpAtTheStars Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
Tutorial used here ^^ tolookupatthestars.deviantart.… Thank you very much!
Raxard Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
CC4 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent and fun tutorial;  I'm sure you get these a lot, but here's my creation based on your tutorial:…
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