Apophysis Heart Tutorial

Learn how to make cute hearts in Apophysis in this great tutorial! This Apophysis heart tutorial will show you how to create simple hearts in Apophysis.

Step 1

Open up Editor (F4) and click on new blank flame

Blank Flame

Step 2

The variations you need to put in for transform 1 are: Linear:0 and Blur:0.5

Heart Step 1

Step 3

Now it’s time to add in the transforms and to do this, click on the green plus sign with the triangle which is next to new blank flame

Step 4

On transform 2 change: Linear:0 and Sinusoidal:12.5423 then Cylinder:0.005

Step 2

Step 5

Add a new transform and on transform 3 change: Linear:0 and Julian:0.65

Step 5

Step 6

>Now enable the final transform. To do this, click on the button shown below

Final Transform

On the final transform change: Linear:0 and Juliascrope:1

Step 6

Step 7

Now go to Variables tab and change juliascope_power to 2

Step 7


Now to get the heart look, on the final transform triangle click on the move triangle up button three times as shown below.

Move Transform


Now you should have this result

Apophysis Heart Tutorial - Apophysis Heart

These are other results that I got from playing around with the fractal

Apophysis Heart Tutorial - Apophysis Heart

  • Diana

    Great tutorial…Thank you so much for sharing it. Have had Apophysis for a while and always wondered how to create a heart fractal and this was so easy….

  • Dolores

    I had no idea how to create a heart untill now. Thanks a lot for sharing this! 🙂

    • You’re welcome. It’s fun when you know how 🙂

  • Pam Amos

    thanks for sharing this tutorial…much appreciated…. 🙂

  • Denise Evans

    I just want to thank you for your EXCELLENT tutorial, easy to read and follow. I tried so hard on “deviantart” to follow a tutorial and it was no good at all. I will follow you if you don’t mind, and learn all I can about fractals, what a blast!!


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