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Hell and High Water by JP-Talma Hell and High Water by JP-Talma
Fratcal thingy 585

Ta da! I centered a fractal just for :iconf-ix: who often seem.... Concerned? About by lack of desire to place fractal's centers in the center of the image.

I kid, I wanted to center this one :p

I was aiming for blue and orange, but it ended up more blue and reddish.

The name is actually geology inspired. Magma deep in the earth still contains a certain percentage of water (along with carbon dioxide and some gases). Water in rock is very important, and the earth would be very different geologically if water was not present. Some people believe that the water was in the molten earth initially and exited though volcanic eruption to make the oceans.

Water plays the important role of reducing the melting point of rock. If water didn't exist in the rock, it would only start to melt at 1500 degrees C. Thanks to water, melting can start occurring at 800 degrees. Now, water also leaves the earth constantly to enter the ocean and atmosphere, but it doesn't dry up because it is put back in too. When plates subduct and get pushed under each other, they drag down water saturated rock and sediment with it. This water allows the relativly cool rock being push down to melt and rise up to the surface. This is part of why we get so many volcanoes in places like the Andes, west coast of North America, Indonesia, ect.

So without water earth would not only not have life, it might not have even had volcanoes.
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:iconiridescentcatalyst:
IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Love the colors and design!
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flamefactor Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So damn crispy!! w0w!
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JohnDChadwick Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
oh that is beautiful!
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Omaline Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's beautiful, and delicate. I love the play with colors and the lacy leaf/lotus design. Just lovely ;)
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JP-Talma Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks very much, I'm glad you like it :D
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:iconomaline:
Omaline Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my goodness yes! It's on my screen. I'm mesmerized by the colors and florally design... Just love staring at it.
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DoctorChase Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
This is amazing!
I was wondering if I can use this in something, purely for practice in manipulation, Ill be sure to credit you if I am allowed c:
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sure, there's no problem with that, have fun :D
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DoctorChase Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
Thank you so much :3
It's a lovely piece too~
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sed Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
:iconofficialfella5plz: WELL DONE
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconpiethein21:
piethein21 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice work :)
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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:iconpiethein21:
piethein21 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you are welcome ;)
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:icondollinator:
Dollinator Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:lmao: you are tooo cute JP !!
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:icongraphiclia:
GraphicLia Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
Centered - very good for this form! :nod: The coloring is excellent and transitions smoothly.

Superheated steam is mighty powerful stuff!
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you like how it turned out :D
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:iconfraterchaos:
fraterchaos Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very nicely done!
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mrento Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
This is another excellent one. Great detail. Feather-on-feather-on-feather feeling for me. Nice gentle coloring that still provides plenty of contrast when zoomed in.
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks very much :D I've been a fan of these feathery fractals for a long time, so it was fun too learn how to make them, glad you like it :D
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f-ix Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
A centered fractal is a healthy fractal. And this is a bloody good one too. :iconherotimeplz::iconfanplz:
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:iconjp-talma:
JP-Talma Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I guess all we can hope for our children is for them to grow up healthy (and earn a few hundred favs :evillaugh:).... Even if we really really want to place them somewhere else.... Like to the right....

No, I wanted to center this one :p Glad you like it :D
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Tahyon Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
good one !;)
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