More ideas from Anni

"Racing Stripes" The King Cheetah has a recessive fur pattern mutation. First discovered in Zimbabwe in this very rare animal has been seen in the wild only 6 times. About years ago, the population of cheetahs plummeted. Photo by: Steve Jurvetson

Fractal Geometry ~ A fractal is defined as a "rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole," according to their "discoverer" Benoit Mendelbrot (Nov. 20, 1924 – Oct. 14, 2010). In plain English this means that something is "self-similar," or at least generally like a zoomed in/out iteration of itself.

The Fractal Tree Snippet texture was created by ThreeDee in Filter Forge, a Photoshop plug-in. Your basic fractal branching tree. From this snippet (If you can call it such, for it is The Slowest Snippet in the Universe) it is easier to see how.