I don't know if you know something about the fractal software Apophyis? By this fractal I used some curl, spherical and ring transformations with lots of circleblur in the background. And I used a gold-silver gradient. THX for the feedback.
Well, it's never to late to learn something new. There're a lot of tutorials on . Here's a good one to start This is from the best fractalist on , feel free to visit his gallery. Amazing fractals there. Succes