How to Generate Fractal Crystals With Bifrost

Jason Brown shows how to make fractal minerals and crystals using Bifrost in Maya.

Check out this new tutorial from Bifrost Software Developer Jason Brown, making fractal crystal patterns. You may have seen many of these types of renders that give beautiful results.

Jason shows how you can create a fractal-based setup in Bifrost and then shows how to expand that premise to create crystal patterns using simple shapes.

Download the Maya scene for this tutorial here.

Check out how to create this type of work in other packages, like Side FX Houdini, with this tutorial from Armin Lotfi, where he shows how to create Villiaumite crystals.