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....sees...FRACTAL FACES!
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brightkpoha:iconbrightkpoha:
if u like to see some of my art,please contact me by facebook:bright kpoha
Tue Apr 29, 2014, 7:51 AM
brightkpoha:iconbrightkpoha:
hello people am artist designer do u like to see some of my srt?
Tue Apr 29, 2014, 7:48 AM
tif7200:icontif7200:
LOVE YOUR ART....BIG FAN!!!
Wed Oct 2, 2013, 6:59 AM
tif7200:icontif7200:
LOVE your art...been a fan quite sime time.
Wed Oct 2, 2013, 6:58 AM
evilskills:iconevilskills:
Hey, happy b-day Wolfepaw, keep rockin'!
Sat Dec 10, 2011, 6:53 PM
yourshadowknows
:wave: Hi from your newest fan! Love your gallery! You're so gifted!
Tue Apr 5, 2011, 4:26 AM
donna-j:icondonna-j:
Thanks for the fave of Arizona.
Mon Sep 13, 2010, 3:53 PM
CallieAbby:iconcallieabby:
U are an excellent artist. I wish i could do that much in apo.
Sat Jul 17, 2010, 8:22 AM
Lightsyde:iconlightsyde:
:meditate::meditation::meditate::meditation::meditate:
Tue Jun 22, 2010, 3:13 AM
mickwutplz:iconmickwutplz:
Epic art is epic :D
Thu Jun 10, 2010, 9:30 PM
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Gifts

I have been very lucky with the people I have met on dA. Some amazing artists, fractalists in particular, and some of them have kindly sent me gifts. I appreciate it very much. :iconpounceglomp:

I received really wonderful birthday gifts this year (Dec 2013) from some of my very talented dA friends. I wish to thank them very much for their thoughtfulness and the beauty of the work they have shared with me.

From :iconcreativemikey: a beautiful flower photo:
Morning Has Broken by creativemikey

Then, from the wonderful :icongerda1946: this fabulous fractal:
Peggi by Gerda1946

And, from my most constant watcher, :iconisider: or :iconiytj: this wonderful 3D:
Canyon,for Peggi by isider

Thank you all so much for making my birthday very special indeed!


Past gifts:
Here are some 2010 birthday gifts from some very dear people.

First, this gorgeous sunset shot from :iconcreativemikey:
Sundown by creativemikey

Then, the wonderful :iconliuanta: made this spectacular Apo Rose for me:
Rose for Peggi by Liuanta

Thank you both so much for the lovely birthday gifts. I truly appreciate it!

Here is a wonderful Mandelbulb made for me by :iconmario837:! That is so sweet of you, Mario! My very own Mandelbulb. They are so cool looking!
Seven Petals for Peggi by mario837

This is a wonderful whimsical fractal by my dear friend and wonderful artist, :icongypsyh:. Thank you so much, Gypsy! It's a beautiful piece.
For The Birds by GypsyH

Here is the lovely fractal that :iconalterren: sent me as a gift. Isn't she wonderful?

Petals on the Wind-Gift Art by Alterren

Here is another great gift. This one is from my good buddy, :icontina1138:. I was so touched to get this! She's been a great dA friend and she does some kick butt Bryce work.

gift for peggi by tina1138

Oh, boy! I got another wonderful gift from my good friend, RozRR, who is such an amazing fractalist. This was one of the exquisite sculpted fractals she does in FE. Thank you, Roz, for the lovely present.

Unfortunately, Roz has left dA and taken her wonderful art with her. You can catch her over at RedBubble.com.

And this is a 60th Birthday present from the ever so talented :iconrockgem:, who does some amazing fractal manipulations, that turn into lovely animals and flowers!!

Bluebells... by rockgem

Thank you,rockgem for your lovely and thoughtful gift. I'm touched.

This is another 60th birthday present from my wonderful friend, Lea (:iconleawiggins:). She helped me keep my sanity during the time I was unemployed and fractaling at all hours of the night. She was often on dA at the same time and we would note each other back and forth. She is a wonderful person and I thank her profusely for this thoughtful and beautiful gift!
A Turquoise Dream by LeaWiggins

A birthday gift for my 60th birthday in Dec 2009 done by the wonderfully talented :iconbrigitte-fredensborg:.

Happy Birthday, Peggi 2009 by Brigitte-Fredensborg

Thank you, Brigitte, for this lovely fractal gift.

Another gift done by :icondeviantmary:. She did this for me after my scope ordeal. Thank you so much, Mary!!
Galactic butterfly by DeviantMary

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My deviantART Story

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 7, 2014, 9:50 AM


I first joined devianART in April 2008 when I posted a photograph I had taken on fall colors around my house in Natchez.

Fall Colors in Natchez, MS by wolfepaw


Then, I didn't check back in for about 6 months when I saw someone had left a comment on it.  I was so excited!  Someone actually liked it!  I had some more photos, but I didn't post anything again for several months.  The reason I started posting again was because I discovered FRACTALS!!!  I had initially discovered them in the mid 90s, but the software was rudimentary and very user un-friendly.  I was just beginning to learn digital art by doing fan art of Celine Dion (don't laugh) and I found the fractal plug-in in GIMP and was really taken by the colors and lighting in them.  Then I started searching the web for fractal art and was blown away by what I saw.  I was determined to learn how to make these amazing pieces of art.  I didn't need to know the math.  I just needed the software and the guidance in learning how to use the software.

Well it wasn't long before I found deviantART was a perfect place for all of that.  There was a very active and very talented fractal art community here and they were all very helpful and encouraging.  One of the first fractal artists I reached out to to say how much I loved their work and asked if it was hard to learn how to make them was the amazing late :icontitiavanbeugen:.  She as so kind and helpful and encouraging and it make me want to jump right in.  The first program I downloaded and tried was Tierazon (which is no longer free).  This was my first fractal post here on dA:

Blue Flower Revealed by wolfepaw

I was so excited!!!  My first fractal!  Well, that started a long and exciting journey for me!  Learning how to make fractals using several different programs and taking full advantage of the marvelous resources that are available here on dA and through the help and guidance of the more seasoned fractal artists, I have come a long way in my journey, I think.

After Tierazon, I downloaded Fractal Explorer and played around with that for awhile.  Spirals and Stalks by wolfepaw


Then, I got Apophysis!!!!!!  Oh, my!  The journey got even more exciting and wondrous!  I was in love.  I even got brave enough to enter one of the Apophysis Challenges (way back when in 2008), figuring it was a way to get my feet wet.  Well, lo and behold, I won the Challenge!!!  This is the image:

Spiral Fan by wolfepaw

Oh, boy!  I felt I was really on my way.  I was making fractals like crazy!  I took part in Challenges, most of the time feeling totally out of my league and looking to improve on my technique and results.  Then, for same strange reason, I thought making a collage with fractals would be an interesting project.  At the time I was enamored with :icon1arcticfox:'s marvelous jellies and dream catchers (which unfortunately she has put into storage or removed except for just a few).  I was trying like crazy to come up with something similar and although I never did achieve the same results, I came up with some "jellies" that I included in a collage with some fractal seaweed and called it "Apo Jelly Armada".  It was a really simple piece and not a lot of colors in it (which has kind of become my calling card).  But, again, imagine my complete surprise when it was chosen for a Daily Deviation!!  My very first DD!!!  I was thrilled!!!! 

Apo Jelly Armada by wolfepaw


Well, things just kept getting better and better for me in the world of fractal art.  I have been at it steadily for the last 6 years and have received a few awards and have actually sold a bit, on dA and on other sites where my art is posted for sale as prints or other items.

Well, I now use several different fractal programs on a regular basis.  The ones I used the most are Apophysis 7X (thank you, :iconxyrus-02:). UltraFractal (the uber fractal generating software) and Mandelbulb3D, for a 3D fractal world experience.  Some examples of UF and MDB3D are shown below in that order, both of which I got DDs for.  Always such a thrill to get a DD!

UF and Apo Christmas Tree by wolfepaw

Circus Elephant Graveyard by wolfepaw


There are a lot of people who I would like to thank for helping me on this incredible trip to fractal art.  Just to mention a few, :iconrozrr:, :iconleawiggins:, :iconsuicidebysafetypin:, :icon1arcticfox: and :icontitiavanbeugen:. These are just a very few of the wonderful people whose generosity and support here on dA have made this a very enjoyable journey indeed.   I hope my watchers have enjoyed the results half as much as I enjoyed creating them. 

I will leave you with my latest creation.  Hot off the rendering presses (UF).Wildflowers by wolfepaw


Thank you, deviantART, for re-awakening the artist in me and allowing it to grow and flourish!!

And thank you to my friends and watchers who have left your feedback and have given me such wonderful support over these 6 years!  I've enjoyed every minute of it and look forward to many more years here on dA!

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Not much right now
  • Reading: This journal
  • Watching: My computer screen
  • Playing: Please, I'm at work!
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Dr. Pepper 10

Can you please select your favorite from these images? 

29%
30 deviants said Fractal Bird of Paradise 2 by wolfepaw
17%
17 deviants said Stained Glass Bloom by wolfepaw
12%
12 deviants said WTC - Sunken Treasure Collage by wolfepaw
10%
10 deviants said Blue Blooms by wolfepaw
8%
8 deviants said Blooming Essence by wolfepaw
7%
7 deviants said Pastel Posies by wolfepaw
7%
7 deviants said Peacock Pastel by wolfepaw
6%
6 deviants said Apo Rainbow Garden by wolfepaw
5%
5 deviants said Fractal Orange Blossoms by wolfepaw
1%
1 deviant said Golden Flowers by wolfepaw

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Peggi Wolfe
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Current Residence: Natchez, MS/New Orleans. LA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Big enough
Favourite genre of music: Pop, Rock, Classical, anything that sounds like real music
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Fractals, Oil Paintings, Watercolors, Digital Art
Operating System: XP
MP3 player of choice: WinAmp
Skin of choice: My dog's fur
Favourite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny, Wile E. Coyote, Stimpy, I.R. Baboon
Personal Quote: Two heads are better than one, even if one of them is mine.
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150th Week of f--l--A--r--k's Apo Challenge!!
Made by :iconmarthig:
150th week of ApoChallenges - promotional stamp by marthig

Gift Stamps and Banners

Banner Stamp made for me by :iconxgnyc: for getting 1st place in the Fractal Category in her Halloween Contest! Isn't it wonderful!
Wolfepaw Animated Banner Prize by xgnyc

Stamp made for me by :iconbrigitte-fredensborg: for winning :iconxgnyc:'s Halloween Contest in the Fractal Category:
Wolfepaw Winner Stamp by Brigitte-Fredensborg

Image made for me by :iconwhisperss: for winning the Halloween Contest in the Fractal Category:
Butterflies by whispersss

Stamp made for me by :iconmarthig: for winning :iconfractaldreams: Rainbow Contest!
Stamp for Wolfepaw- prize by marthig

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Other Stamps
dA Fractalist Stamp ::1:: by GolubajaFractal-Resources Stamp by ColliemomRainbow Fractals Stamp by AvalonwingTime Stamp by bandit4eduApophysis Fun Stamp by ClaireJonesApoholics Anonymous Stamp I by ClaireJonesApo addicted2 by teddybearchollaFractal Artists Rock by KlownDoggFractal Explorer Stamp by RoaguewolfTierazon User Stamp by LyinRyanRR Stamp by ColliemomRound Robin - Stamp by marthig
Artz Of GypsyH Stamp UPDATED by MistRavenM and M -  Monthly Manipulated by FracMan:thumb244739992:

Halloween Contest Stamp by :iconxgnyc:
Halloween II Stamp2 by xgnyc

Help Stop Art Theft
:iconarttheft1plz::iconarttheft2plz:
A stamp made by :iconleawiggins: for the :iconaat-club: club:
aat Animated Stamp by LeaWiggins

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:iconfractalmonster:
FractalMonster Featured By Owner 6 days ago
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Thank you Peggi for the :+fav: s of my old fractals as well as for one of my really theoretical journals :happybounce:
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miincdesign Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Thanks for the :+fav: :heart:
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recycledrelatives Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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GLO-HE Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
  :iconthankyou1: :iconthankyou2: for :+fav: :iconflowerheartplz:     
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MDDahl Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Peggi, thanks a lot for the favourite!
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:iconivanrostoff:
IvanRostoff Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
I just faved 18 fractal images and it was all thanks to you. And I told each of those deviants it was all thanks to you.
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:iconwolfepaw:
wolfepaw Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much, Ivan, for spreading the joy!  I appreciate the shout-out and I know the artists appreciate the faves!
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:iconivanrostoff:
IvanRostoff Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Every time I get a fave I always wonder where it comes from. Did they see it on my page? Was it one of the groups I posted too? Which one? Did one of the faves I got pay dividends? Or did they find it through a random search?
So I decided when I fave something I'll tell people if I found it in a group or someone's favourites; so they know that group or deviant is getting them faves.
Maybe it will catch on
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MYPeanutGallery Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Simple Sun by uguardian
Welcome to BrightandCheerful!
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:iconmiincdesign:
miincdesign Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thank you so much for the :+devwatch: and the favs!!!!  Appreciate it so much!
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:iconmypeanutgallery:
MYPeanutGallery Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Wonderful gallery!
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recycledrelatives Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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recycledrelatives Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for adding me to your watch list!  I really appreciate your support and interest in my work!  Added to my devWatch! 
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recycledrelatives Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama!  Llama Hug 
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recycledrelatives Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconthxfavplz:
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