There’s something special about Halloween. It’s not the trick or treating, the spooky art work, the crafty and crazy costumes or the chocolate and candy gluttony. It’s a little of each of those but mainly, it’s magic. Halloween isn’t a simple, family holiday. It’s not a Christian tradition, Halloween has older roots. I think the reason Halloween is still just a bit scary is the fact that it is a holiday based on older things, mysterious to us now.… Read the rest
Jack-O-Lanterns are so flexible. You can make them scary, merely spooky or kind of cute and almost cuddly.
Carving them is much messier than creating jack-o-lanterns in ASCII art.
An ASCII art jack-o-lantern is a good way to start your first try at ASCII art. Once you figure out the size and shape of your pumpkin adding the face is mainly placing lines and dashes.… Read the rest
Just finished this jack-o-lantern today.
New for 2018. I did reuse my favourite jack-o-lantern from years ago. Looking at it now, I think it would be better with a much bigger jack-o-lantern to make the kitten appear smaller. Maybe later. The kitten’s head took a long time to get done.
Inspired by an image (often posted at Halloween) of a little, sweet looking, black kitten with black wings and tiny fangs.… Read the rest
An ASCII art doodle for Halloween.