Daily Deviations: Awards or Features?Daily Deviations WeekMore Like This
The Daily Deviations surely represent one of the most important traits of DeviantArt, for which the site itself is recognized widely. They've been here since the very beginning of DeviantArt and have become more and more established over the years. Today they're probably the most coveted "award" that DeviantArt can offer to its members.
Typical reaction of a Community Volunteer who hears the words "DD" and "award" used at the same time.
Exactly. This might be confusing, but many people think that the Daily Deviation represents an award. It's not that uncommon to find deviants writing things like "I've been awarded a DD!" or "Glad to have received the DD award!". To make everything a little bit clearer, let's read the entry in the DA faq:
The Daily Deviation is a daily feature chosen from the galleries here on DeviantArtT.
Butbutbut...what's the difference?!
The difference is easily unde
D.F.F.Interview with the Creator of JWildfireDaily Fractal Feature for April 19th 2014More Like This
An Interview with the creator of the JWildfire Fractal Program
Andreas Maschke, Conducted by Tate27kh:
D.F.F: First could you tell us a bit about yourself and when you first became interested in Fractal art?
Andreas: I'm a 41 years old, married, and we have a son which is 11 years old. We live in Northern Germany. I have a degree in physics and work as senior software developer for a company creating software for our government.
I had always an interest in (computer) graphics, not only fractals. My first "real" computer was an Amiga which had powerful graphics-capabilities (those days). I created a graphics-software called Wildfire for this platform. Some of those old ideas from the Wildfire-software, for example motion curves, you may find even in JWildfire today
D.F.F: What was your inspiration for creating JWildfire?
Andreas: Initially, I just wanted to