Thank you Sydney for the winning name! I can't declare winner on Facebook because their rules distance themselves from contest liability. I didn't know the definition of oracle included the knowledge & wisdom passed from an oracle, but now I realize the name fits perfectly.
I am back from an involuntary hiatus. A friend, his wife, and I bought and remodeled a building, starting a couple small businesses in two of the storefronts. If that sounds like a major time killer, it was. (Is)
If you back out far enough to see some of the shape the atoms are forming, you are too far away to see them. So I made them reflect a common tree. And like looking at shapes in the clouds, it's easy to see things in the tree as well.
My PC updated to Windows 10, and it seemed to go flawlessly until trying to run the scripts to setup this image. Permissions were easy to fix, but an unused mysterious missing font turned out to be the thorn in the watermarking script.
An image I created originally for a board game I'm working on. However I like the lighting in this version better. The original had to be lit well for the game, and the window was dark as the game takes place overnight.
An actual 3d fractal flame, hovering over an ocean. It's actually a composite of 3 renders, one of the 3d fractal, one of an ocean at the same angle, and a 2d version of the fractal used to cast reflections in the water.