Thomas G. Obermair
Digital Artist

Whirl One

This is a high resolution whirl based on a Buddhabrot rendering.

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Whirl One

Whirl One

This is a Whirl based on an inverted Buddhabrot rendering.

About the Buddhabrot Rendering Method

The Buddhabrot is the probability distribution over the trajectories of points that escape the Mandelbrot fractal. Its name reflects its pareidolic resemblance to classical depictions of Gautama Buddha, seated in a meditation pose with a forehead mark (tikka), a traditional topknot (ushnisha) and ringlet hair.

The Buddhabrot rendering technique was discovered by Melinda Green, who later described it in a 1993 Usenet post to sci.fractals.

For more information about the Buddhabrot rendering in general visit the Buddhabrot Wikipedia entry and Melindas site: The Buddhabrot Technique .

Image Dimensions and Properties

  • 25000 x 25000 pixels, 625 Megapixels
  • Aspect ratio: 1:1
  • TIFF RGB with 8 bits per channel
  • ICC Profile: sRGB IEC61966-2.1
  • 70cm x 70cm

JPG Export 2000x2000

Whirl One - JPG Export 2000x2000

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This site presents my digital artwork exploring the famous Mandelbrot set, photography and other topics. Specially crafted own software reveals the inner self-sufficient beauty of chaos leaving any unnecessary distractions behind.