Be it winter or spring, I can find fractals growing all around me. Patterns which seem defiantly simple emerge with branching, crystalline beauty. This week’s fractal is a Julia set, transformed with inverse circles, then painted with the colors of a winter’s day:
…similar to a snowy scene in thicket of coyote willow:
Ice crystals growing on a branch of coyote willow (Salix exigua Nutt.) bush
…which somewhat resemble the flowers (catkins, in this case) of the plant in the spring:
All images by the author, fractals made by the author using ChaosPro.