I’ve saved the file of the winter barn before I add Christmas things to it. Late to be working on anything for Christmas now. But, it took awhile to make everything balance (a lot of counting lines and spaces) and then fix everything else once I had it balanced. I could have left it wonky, but out of respect to the early barn builders, I wanted to get it as right as I could.… Read the rest
I haven’t made (or finished) anything new in awhile. This isn’t much but it makes me feel a tiny bit better to have something. A little ASCII art queen, with crown and sceptre.
ASCII art spikes in popularity around holidays, especially Christmas and Halloween. I’m an ASCII artist and I display my art and the work of others. I had the idea to group them by niche. Not a really new idea but it has given me some extra insight into how ASCII art is used and when people look for it online.… Read the rest
When you feel really backwards and out of sorts with yourself, its a good time to look for how-to guides for things you think you already know how to do. Or, to take your own advice and just do something differently.
This character is more fashionable than the old one I’ve been using, but she doesn’t still feel like me.… Read the rest
I read about Frisson Comics on the Broken Pencil website this week. They are looking for submissions/ contributions for a folk horror zine. I had to read about folk horror, it wasn’t a phrase I have heard before. But, it turned out to be a genre of horror I have always liked, without knowing it had a name.… Read the rest
Thinking of the SciArt being posted to Twitter this week. I wanted more to post myself. So I got thinking about everyday measuring, the sort we do when baking a cake, bread and so on. So I made this ASCII art with a rolling pin, eggs, measuring cup, bag of flour, and a mixing bowl.