Bio: Alice Kelley is an artist with a background in mathematics. Six years ago, she first saw an
example of fractal art on a computer and was at once attracted to this unique art form.|
In fractal art, the colors and blending of colors are both achieved through the manipulation of
equations and their variables and through the blending of layers, which makes fractal art
entirely unique, different even than all other forms of computer-generated art.
One of the keys to her success as a fractal artist is her use of intuition and serendipity in her
work. Rather than having complete control over the equations and coloring algorithms, she
experiments with the hundreds of variables at her disposal and is often very surprised at the end
result. Being able to layer fractals on top of one another in the program and carefully
manipulate the coloring gradients for each layer can take hours of painstaking work, but there
is always joy in a final image that looks and feels perfect.