This is so cool! I have no idea why (maybe it's the mouth) but for some reason this reminds me of the Kraken from Clash of the Titans, so I keep thinking that this thing is supposed to be gigantic. Awesome work!
Marvelous.... I didn't realize this was a fractal until I looked at it's media classification. I'm typically not interested in fractals (not out of spite), but I rarely see fractals give off the illusion like it was digitally drawn by hand, and not an algorhythm.