# The Mandelbulb 3D Master Training Resource Guide

### The Most Authoritative List Of Mandelbulb 3D Tutorials On The Internet!

Training for all levels!

As with any skill you wish to master, training is critical. The skills you will acquire by going through the tutorial training listed below will propel you to the Master Level of Fractal Art creation! This collection of training tutorials could easily be sold for a few dollars per pdf, however, I provide it here free of charge so it can help the most people possible!

Here is an important tip for new users that may get a “missing formula” error.

Remember that if you get a formula “options not valid” error, it could also be because you are trying to mix formulas from the last three columns with those in the first 8 columns. You can’t do that unless you select DE combinate as a hybrid type. You might be using a formula in the last column without using a shape formula from columns 9 and 10 along with it. Another possibility is that you could be using a formula from the ads columns without also selecting another formula from 3d, 4d or 4da columns to go with it.

If you load a set of parameters and you get a missing formula error then you need to get the formula that is missing and add it to your M3Formulas folder and restart the program and then reload it and the formula will be in its respective column. So when you reload the parameters again, it will no longer give you the missing formula error. So that question is answered. If you are getting a formula error from incorrect settings for the DE combinate then once you fix it, it will then say “parameters ok” and it will allow you to finish working on the fractal, if it keeps giving you the error then you didn’t fix the settings. There are a few things that can cause that error so studying the tutorials for DE combinate is the best way to figure out what you did or didn’t do that is causing the error.

Now, enjoy the following tutorials.

## Fractals: Coherent Chaos with Anders Hjemdahl on MIND & MACHINE

Published on Sep 12, 2017

We take a highly visual dive into Fractals — what they are, what they mean and what they reveal to us. It’s an astonishing look into mysterious mathematical riddles that create infinite multi-dimensional worlds with a very sci-fi feel.

Courtesy of Miles Van Yperen

Here is a video that explains the images above!

Alternate/DEcombinate/dIFS/escapetime

Start here and try to work through this entire list. If you do so, your skills will almost triple.

Some of these are a little dated but the instruction still applies to the current version of Mandelbulb 3D!

## MB3D point cloud in Houdini tutorial

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## Fractals in VFX

My madness runs deep when thinking about helping others learn and enjoy the thrill of creating 3D Fractal Art. It’s Maniacal really! It is my genuine hope that this list of training resources totally transforms your skill set. Now go create Awesome Fractals for your own joy and pleasure as well as the amazement of your friends and family!

If you have written a tutorial, shared a collection of maps or created a parameter pack that is not listed here, please contact me through da or FaceBook and I will be happy to add it.

Thank You for taking the time to review this list!

Ricky Jarnagin (aka DsyneGrafix )