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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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LukasFractalisator Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
When i add zcone , it dissapears
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:…
bluejewel24 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
hello. wonderful tut, thanks for making it for everyone! :D 
here is what i came up with when i played with it. Alien Flower
Sophie-Y Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
Raxard Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can you find a way to make Style 2 without pre_circlecrop? Since in the latest version(Apophysis 7X 16) I use pre_circlecrop from the aposhack plugin pack and it's not detected. Sorry if this question already answered before.
Doodler0305 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
My try on your absolutely amazing tutorial.…
allthenightlong Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used your tutorial here [link]
grazie :hug:
fallenmoonmist Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the help :D [link]
ackeigans Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Made this with your tutorial after some light tweaking. [link]
Stufferhelix Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did this Thanks so much for the tut.
deadened-glow Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have trouble when I add zcone in tx2 everything goes black. As I prefer to use Style1, when I make blooms.
lindelokse Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013   Digital Artist
hunny, sorry but this is the 100000000000th time I repeat it and I'm pretty tired to copypaste this stuff... :faint:
did you read the tutorial description or the previous comments before asking me? :blushes:
UPDATE: in Apophysis 7X version 15C, you will have to add flatten=1 to transform1, or nothing will appear!
croesch Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What version of Apophysis 7X did you use?  The only one I can find available is Apophysis 7X
lindelokse Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013   Digital Artist
I use Apophysis 7x 15B, but I don't know if you can still find it on the web, so maybe you can just use the one you have or the one you can get from here…
Remember that the most recent versions have automatic 3d enabled so you have to add flatten to the blur transforms to get a visible flame.
Zoetrist-Nolex Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Professional General Artist
how do you control the dept of field better then in the adjustment options?
deadened-glow Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so sorry too! I need to read! ARG! Just hide these comments. But thanks.
juzo-kun Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013   General Artist
Very interesting. Thank you for sharing!
Dr-Pen Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool, I'm saving this for later
qwerty1960 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Спасибо за урок. Я только в начале учёбы. Подскажите как получить светящиеся капли на цветах?
pisimau Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing! I'll try it at once :D
marinaawin Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, I used it here [link] for the clouds texture. Thank you.
marinaawin Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I re-upladed the picture so the link is here [link]
Thank you.
Reanik Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
how did you get the little blur lights that sort of float in your final pic?
ElleShaped Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Just wanted to drop another comment to let you know I've been playing with this style a lot recently. I almost feel competent enough to make something worth posting... maybe. If I can get over my hyper-self-criticalness.

This is a lot of fun, and in playing with it I've also gotten a much better idea of how Apo works in general.
psyviant Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Here's my result. It looks waaay more high tech than a beautiful flower. But I like it somehow :)
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