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OMG CV + DD Suggestion GuidelinesHello guys! :wave:
As you can see, my tick medal has momentaneously changed into a heart :heart:, meaning that I will take care of the Fractal Gallery from this very day! :la:
I'm so excited I can't even. :noes: To do my job properly, I will need your help as community. :hug:
If you have any idea that you'd like to put into practice (contests, special features...), or any other problem or questions, feel free to send me a note. Every opinion matters. :)
Moving of the privileges I got with this new position is that I can feature Daily Deviations. It's not something I'm obliged to do, but I will gladly bring super awesome fractals to the attention of the whole dA community. :D You can send me a note to suggest a piece you feel it's underappreciated and/or deserves to be seen by everybody. :D
First of all, keep in mind that a Daily Deviation is a feature, not

And check the other CVs here:
The Community Relations TeamThe Community Relations Team is made up of Community Volunteers who liaise with Director of Community Relations Moonbeam13
Community Volunteers help the community out by providing you – the community – with a specific contact point in relation to galleries, chat and forums. You’ll find them doing the following:
Helping run community challenges and educational projectsSupporting community eventsHelping moderate forumsBeing part of the #help teamBeing part of the team that moderate #devart and other official chatroomsLiaising with Moonbeam13 and fourteenthstar on community mattersBringing rockstar deviants to your attention via features, articles and Daily Deviations
Please read :faq85: before applying for a Community Volunteer positionNote that you must be 18 years of age or older to qualifyPlease do NOT send notes
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This is a listing of our current open Community Volunteer positi

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What would you like to see in the Fractal Week articles at projecteducate (March 23rd -> 29th)? 

12 deviants said Tutorials about new techniques
9 deviants said Tutorials about empowering existing techniques (tweaking, coloring, postworking...)
7 deviants said Articles (fractals in nature, maths related to fractals, history, whatever comes to your imagination...)
4 deviants said Special interviews with various artists
4 deviants said Guides on plugins/formulas
4 deviants said Themed fractal art features
3 deviants said Live streamings (if somebody kindly offers to do it!)
2 deviants said Other (add your opinion in a comment)


Silvia C.
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Silver Back Gorilla by Rich3618
A photo of me thinking about the upcoming fractal. Thanks to Rich3618!

Nice to Me Stamp by Mirz123I Love Dinosaurs Stamp + PLZ by Mirz123Bee Good Stamp by Mirz123
31. Flowers by Toxic-Fox-Girl ˋC-91 31. Flowers by Toxic-Fox-Girl
:shibe: by iDJPanda:shibe: by iDJPanda:shibe: by iDJPanda:shibe: by iDJPanda:shibe: by iDJPanda

My name is Silvia, I was born in 1991 in lovely Tuscany, I'm a Chemical Engineering student in Università di Pisa and a 3rd Level Student of Wing Tjun @ AAM in my town. I tried many means of art, like photography and graphics for forums, before placing myself into the world of fractals. As you can see, I'm addicted to flowers. :lmao:
For the rest, I like cheesecakes, gummy candies, 100% pineapple juice and pizza. Like a lot. :noes:
And I hate winking emotes. :| Don't do them to me, please. :|

Thanks to fractals, I've got in touch with a lot of nice people, including my sweet Xyrus-02. :heart: :hug:

My hair is brown, not black. :|

My little sister: :heart: :iconnezupanda: :heart:

:stare: Seniority Announcement - July 2014
This article marks the latest additions to the dizzy height of Senior members in our community. With just over 1000 deviants holding the highly saught after Senior Member accolade -- it's clearly a moment that deserves recognition.
So what does it take to become a Senior? That's a question many have asked and have never really been able to get a straight answer on. Some have gained Seniority as a thank you for their time spent as a Volunteer, or to recognise their contribution to a particular project or collaborative action. Some have gained Seniority because of their community spirit, providing help and assistance to many other deviants and taking time out to promote the work of others in the community. 
Some people have received Seniority because of their artistic endevours, having a positive influence on their peers by sharing resources, providing constructive criticism and by being a voice that stands out
SA Interview - C-91Congratulations to C-91 for receiving seniority on July 7th, 2014! :squee:

What is it like to be a part of the senior hut? How do you feel about receiving the Medal? How did you receive the news?
I don't know how to describe the feeling! :noes: Everytime I think about my new status, I smile like an idiot. :lmao: I don't deny that I hoped for it, but I actually didn't expect to become a senior. It's been a huge and awesome surprise and I need some time to get used to my little medal. :D I hope it means that I've done something good around here, that would make me even more happy! :noes:
I was checking my dA message center on the phone when I saw the journal by fourteenthstar that pre-announced she would have been nominating new seniors during the day. I'm always curious because I like when I recognize somebody from the list
I've been a dA New Symbol Badge - Senior Member by stuck-in-suburbia since July, 7th 2014!
Please join me in welcoming C-91, Agaave and jenthestrawberry to the Community Volunteer team! Take a minute and go say hello :wave: 
C-91 - Fractal Art Community Volunteer

Agaave - Traditional Art Community Volunteer

jenthestrawberry - Traditional Art Community Volunteer

Welcome to the team! :heart:

And a dA New Symbol Badge - Volunteer by stuck-in-suburbia since October, 24th 2014! :noes:

When you're sad, just remember that every pathetic little Magikarp will become a kickass Gyarados someday.

Don't thank for llamas by kinouchiI :heart: my ACTIVE watchers by StampsByNeekkoPokemon Stamp by MarkiSanApophysis Love Stamp by ClaireJonesfav-ninja by CookiemagiKExtinction Stamp by Kezzi-RoseNom Nom by Mr-StampSTAMP: Glasses by EmotikonzNot allowed by pjukCharmander Stamp by Kezzi-RoseHitmontop Stamp by Kezzi-RoseFavorite Stamp by RavechuDigimon Animated Stamp 006 by hanaktAngry Video Game Nerd Stamp by IndustriousRage

For every thanks for fav and llama...


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Meet the Fractal Community #18

Mon Jan 26, 2015, 12:29 PM

Meet the Fractal Community #18

Hello and welcome to a new edition of Meet the Fractal Community, a forthnightly series of interviews that highlights a member of our community. The series will go back and focus on fractal artists.

Today, let's have a closer look to JanRobbe.

Hello JanRobbe! How are you today?

Okay I guess. Thanks for asking.

FoM Light v1 - Fractal Shadow Lamp by JanRobbe

Can you please introduce yourself to the community?

Hi, I'm Jan Robbe, fractal apprentice and sounddesign enthusiast. I produce fractal prints and derivatives as FRAMEofMIND. I'm very much focusing on lighting design a lot these days.

How did you discover fractal art?

I came across art by lindelokse and even though I had some 3D modelling experience, it would've been impossible to recreate something like it without using some kind of algorithm. So I contacted her with my clueless questions, followed her advice (which included seeking out the DA fractal community) and kept investigating Apophysis until I understood what was going on. "Generative art" had always been fascinating to me, so that helped in deciding to take the time needed to figure out fractal design. I couldn't have gotten through the learning curve at the rate I was going if it weren't for the countless DA fractal tutorials.

Shipibo v12 by JanRobbe

I noticed from your gallery you use Chaotica a lot. What are its main qualities in your opinion? What would you change about it?

The rendering quality and speed of it are great. Being able to render things this big and fast creates interesting possibilities for print-related - or even commercial design stuff like cover art or sophisticated background animations. The animation function makes it a bit more convenient to try out different parameters without actually destroying your original settings. It becomes a bit like hunting for the perfect still, but also increases the chances of producing "happy accidents". Something else: Chaotica does not have a limit to the number of transforms like Apo's maximum of 100. For the Shipibo fractal I needed 529 transforms. Designing in Apo is easier and quicker (duplicate transform? scrolling the gradient?), but Chaotica takes the prize for pretty much limitless performance. I do miss being able to work in a 3D environment. There are ways to somewhat simulate perspective, but volumetric shapes and patterns, maybe even light and shadows, would take things to yet another level.

Aside from fractal art, do you have any other passion?

I've been producing electronic music for a long time (released a first vinyl in 2002, started the Entity netlabel in 2003). It's my first passion and for me it's all about experimenting with sound. I try to come up with new structures, styles, and sounds, I'm not interested in listening to music that doesn't bring anything new to the table... the only way left to go is forward.
Designing fractals is much like tweaking a synthesizer. The only difference is the output is visual, everything else about the process overlaps.

Versoa by JanRobbe 2039 by JanRobbe

Do you have any deviant you'd like to recommend to the community and why?

I like Ramon Pasternak's style because it is authentic and he keeps on searching for new methods to express himself visually. ChaosFissure's style is also fascinating with all the movement going on. Of course there are the "grand masters" (eg. zy0rg, tatasz, Xyrus-02, lindelokse, C-91, etc.) who consistently produce awesome imagery, but I can't say how jealous I really am of pillemaster's mastery of the tile.

180810-II+zoom by Pasternak 230115 B by Pasternak 241214-G by Pasternak
Lachesis by ChaosFissure Atropos by ChaosFissure
African Fractal by pillemaster Sometimes I Love Apo by pillemaster

Thank you for your time! Any last advice or word you'd like to share?

Never stop experimenting. Find your niche(s) and cling on it like zen magnets. Falling flat on your face enough times is part of the process and will make you realize faster when it's time to move on.

Be sure to visit JanRobbe's profile and gallery! :love:

Re:Hex 08 by JanRobbe
U-Nighted Sounds by JanRobbe Triangulism / Swazala Maze (v1) by JanRobbe

Have fun and keep fractaling! :heart:

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gelaniixi Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
Hello! Thank you for the watch! Do have a blessed day! :D
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Minato-Kushina Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
:iconthxfavplz: I appreciate your kindness! :love: :hug:
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MatzeR Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Wow thank you for featuring my fractal rendering for DD.
I'm so happy that this picture is now seen by some more people.
Regards from Germany!
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Ubermatik Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank-you so much for the Daily Deviation feature! It really means a lot! :dummy:
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xzendor7 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015   Digital Artist
Thank You Silvia for featuring my Daily Deviation - The Wings Of Heaven
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wesseb Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
Thank you for fav and add :)
Anerso Featured By Owner Edited Jan 7, 2015
Damn, your work is so awesome...
Just stunning (wo)man.
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FoxShifterAdopts Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama!
Fe0 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015   General Artist
It was very flattering. You are a real inspiration to me, with you community work. :)
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TiaVon Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish you a happy new year, and can't wait for you to get back! :la: :dummy:
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