It’s Too Late to Say You’re Sorry… Turned into a Toad

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

Welcome Home ASCII Text Art

Have you ever been really homesick? I lived in another country, twice. That got a bit tough at times. To feel out of contact with the familiar, my family and friends. Little things I didn’t think about very much became important when I was so far from them.
Welcome Home ASCII Text ArtIn my family, when someone comes home from a long trip away, we used to make huge ‘Welcome Home’ signs.… Read the rest

Fonts for Readers and Artists

It seems a better reading font is required.

Why do we use fonts not designed for readers? Fancy fonts are nice for creating images with text or using as titles and headers. Think about the fonts book publishers have been using for generations of books and people.

I’m hoping this brings back the ASCII art fonts, or better versions of them.… Read the rest

A Brief History of Typewriter Art

Bob Neill is Alive and Well: A Brief History of Typewriter Art – Original post by Andrew Belsey, 2002. The following is just a part of the post which you can read at the link.

APPENDIX
The Constant Rediscovery of the Typewriter as an Artistic Medium
In the history of science there is the well-known phenomenon of
“simultaneous discovery,” when two or more scientists working
independently and without knowledge of each other come up with the
same idea or discovery at roughly the same time.

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