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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:35:03 PDTBLOX v1.01Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals
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Fractal Antennae
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Continue Reading »]]>Fri, 16 May 2014 14:21:22 PDTSierpiński Tetrahedron Fractal Kite
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Continue Reading »]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 22:01:57 PDTSierpinski Triangle Fractal Cookies
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Continue Reading »]]>Wed, 14 Dec 2011 01:16:55 PSTApple-onion Gasket (pie)
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Continue Reading »]]>Fri, 18 Mar 2011 13:33:06 PDTFractals: How to make a Computer-Generated Angel's Wing
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Continue Reading »]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:42:26 PDTFractal almond bread in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot
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Continue Reading »]]>Sun, 17 Oct 2010 15:28:56 PDTHow to make a fractal antenna for HDTV / DTV plus more on the cheap
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Continue Reading »]]>Sat, 3 Jan 2009 06:44:39 PSTFractal Gingerbread House
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Continue Reading »]]>Tue, 23 Dec 2008 15:03:41 PSTLego Menger Sponge
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