If you are looking for fractal tutorials to help you make & create your own fractal art, you've come to the right place! These fractal tutorials will get you off to a running start creating your own digital art. You will be able to download the software to generate these amazing images, and then follow along step-by-step in creating your own fractals.
I have written five of these step-by-step fractal tutorials for the programs Tiera-zon & XenoDream. I have used text and screen captures of the programs to illustrate and demonstrate each step of the process. This is not an esoteric, technical treatise on fractal generation, but a hands on, practical demonstration of the process that will get you started creating your own fractal art! These tutorials will get you started creating your own fractal masterpieces in no time!
You will also find links to over 20 other fractal tutorials that cover a variety of fractal software programs & generators.
If you are looking for fractal software programs check out my fractal software page where you will find both Windows & MAC fractal software programs.
Tiera-zon - My Fractal Tutorial: Getting Started will walk you through all the basic functions for using the program Tiera-zon, step-by-step and get you off to a running start creating your own fractals!
Tiera-zon - Julia Fractals Tutorial. The second installment of this Tiera-zon fractal tutorial series explores Julia Fractals, and the infinite variety of forms that you can create using this variation when creating fractals.
Tiera-zon - Working With Color. My third installment for the Tiera-zon tutorials series focuses on using the many variables within Tiera-zon to achieve better color for your fractals.
Tiera-zon - Fractal Formula Tutorial. The forth in the Tiera-zon series explains how to write your own fractal formulas using the programs formula parser, which ca help you create your own unique fractal compositions.
XenoDream - Xenodream Animation Tutorial. Kris Northern has posted this informative XenoDream tutorial on his blog.
UltraFractal - Janet Parke UltraFractal Tutorials. Janet covers working with layers, gradients, opacity etc. Some of the tutorials are for older versions of UF, but still relevant.
UltraFractal - Step by Step: the Creation of a Fractal. Damien Jones step-by-step process that he uses for creating a fractal from scratch using the UltraFractal program.
UltraFractal - UltraFractal 5 Challenge Tutorials. These tutorials are for the purpose of learning more about the features of UltraFractal 5. There are a number of "challenges" for working with UF, and tutorials are included for each individual challenge.
UltraFractal - Convergent Fractals Tutorials. General Tutorials for selected UltraFractal formulas types. Individual tutorials for the following types: Slope formulas, Enhanced Traps, Simple Traps, Polar Traps, Attractor Traps, Raytracing etc.
UltraFractal - Interactive Fractal Tutorial. Dr. Joseph Trotsky has written an Ultra Fractal Guide. This tutorial is dated, but still informative.
Chaoscope - Convergent Fractals Tutorials. General Tutorials for selected UltraFractal formulas types. Individual tutorials for the following types: Slope formulas, Enhanced Traps, Simple Traps, Polar Traps, Attractor Traps, Raytracing etc.
Tierazon/Sterlingware/Visions of Chaos - Soler (Tad Boniecki) has written tutorials/tips for several Stephen Ferguson programs including the following three tutorials Tierazon, Visions of Chaos & Sterlingware.
Sterlingware - Tim's Sterlingware Tutorial. Tim Hodkinson has written a very good tutorial for using Sterlingware, another one of Stephen Fergusons' fractal programs.
ChaosPro - Padley Wood has written a getting started tutorial for the program ChaosPro.
Fractal Explorer - Fractal Explorer: Creating Your Own Fractals. Begining tutorial for the program Fractal Explorer.
Apophysis - Padley Wood's "Creating and Managing Gradients" with Apophysis Tutorial.
Apophysis - Stacy Reed Apophysis Tutorial. Stacy has written a guide for using many of the features of Apophysis. In it you'll find a command cheat sheet, test files for you to experiment with and much more.
Apophysis - Apophysis 2.02 FAQ-Tutorial Tutorial suited to explaining much of the interface that isn't documented as well as helping anyone who is new, and probably quite a few things veterans can go ahh! to, learn to make quality renders and clean up their images before and during rendering.