The Deviousness Award 2.0More Like This
T he Deviousness Award, bestowed in recognition of exemplary membership and an outstanding spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community, has recently undergone a reevaluation to provide a focus and a re-definition as to just what Deviousness truly represents.
The award is given once per month to honor a deviant who has gone above and beyond in their services to the DeviantArt Community. The 189 recipients of the Award thus far have brought something to the community that was not there before their presence, and it's our duty — and honor — to publicly recognize their efforts in doing so.
Early on, Deviousness was given more than once per month to a deviant whose invo
Where I Started, Issue #01: heavenriver's StoryHello everyone from heavenriver, and a brand new issue of fractal features!More Like This
A really special one, to boot. But what's so special about it? And what's with the vague as hell title?
Essentially, a new idea I've had recently. This feature is about where we all started as fractalists. It is meant to journey through the galleries of the oldest fractal-makers in the community, those with years of experience behind their backs, and that are often looked up on by other people as the unattainable masters of fractalsmithery.
This series of features will show how this is not true at all! Everyone has had a starting point, and believe it or not, even the cream of the crop was once at n00b level, trying to make sense of all those funny parameter names and strange buttons. While people may be born with natural talent, and learn faster than others, there's no doubt that effort is the key to success: with patience and time, everyone can become a good fractal arti
Isometric Fractal Art Tutorial - Part 2In this tutorial, i will explain how i created some of my recent "isometric" works. For example:More Like This
Softwares needed: Apophysis and Chaotica.
Prerequisites: you will need some previous knowledge on how to use Apo and Chaotica. If you have any doubts, please check those out:
Apophysis ManualChaotica ManualXaos RevealedChaotica Editor Basics
Plugins used: square.
Tip 4 - creating blocks from blank
You can use weights (xaos) to create blocks or groups of elements, to move around several parts of the tile a