Karen Guise writes about saving wildlife, especially birds and bugs. Her art is unique. I’ve posted three, screen captures from a shop on CafePress. There are other animals: a turtle, a dragonfly which I saw on Pinterest, faces of wolves and bears, and probably others if you can manage to find them posted somewhere. I remember seeing these years ago.… Read the rest
Found on an old site. Link via the Wayback Machine.
Before I read the post I thought it was going to be about trying different fonts for ASCII art. I still like my version. I can imagine making the same one line text art using endless varieties of fonts and then picking the best from them. It would make an interesting project, maybe just a bit too time consuming.… Read the rest
Some ideas are complicated to work out where to start, how to get the angle right, and then how big the image/ picture will end up being. I try to think of ways to make it easier. Less science, more art.
How to Make ASCII Art by Tracing Digital Images
I got the idea to try making ASCII art by tracing an image.… Read the rest
Adding ASCII art to the source code (the HTML files) may not interest people who don’t look at source code.
The source code is an easy place to add ASCII art because those files open in plain text, no formatting or fancy fonts. So, the ASCII art shows up without much extra work, almost none in fact.… Read the rest
I found a blog posting ASCII art in small text files, cleanly. Quite a nice achievement. I took a look at the code and copied it, but it did not work the same way for me. So, I am looking into it. There may be more to the code than shows on the blog post HTML code.… Read the rest
Unfortunately, I can not find the original source I read for this idea and my image showing how I did get it to work is also lost due to moving my site around and losing post content. So, this post is a bit of a bust now. It should work but somehow I’m not getting it to load with the ASCII art in the alt description.… Read the rest