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Art Presence October 2014 Exhibits and news

Día de los Muertos October Art Exhibit Art Presence Art […]

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Art du Jour Gallery Features Edgy Art by Martin Ball

Fractal Art by Martin Ball

Martin W. Ball’s stunning and captivating abstract work will be featured at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford from October 4 –Nov. 29. Ball is a versatile artist who began working with fractal flame software in 20ll to create images for use with his original music, now available on the internet. There are many reasons why Ball loves creating art with this software. He says that “fractals are the geometric foundations of reality itself – virtually everything that we experience in nature is generated from underlying fractal mathematics…” To create his artwork, Ball randomly generates flames from software, and then tries random permutations, perhaps tweaking the underlying algorithm or trying different color combinations. Once selected, flames are rendered from the fractal generator software to create a single layer of what will become a multi-layered image. Ball continues to work with the flames in Photoshop and

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