I Like Making ASCII Art

This post was originally posted to Squidoo while I was writing there. That site was closed in 2014.

I Like Making ASCII ArtMaybe you have seen ASCII art and didn’t know what it was.

I make pictures using my computer keyboard – the characters of the keyboard, the text letters, punctuation marks and the numbers too. I enjoy ASCII art.… Read the rest

My First ASCII Art Picture

Created in 1998, when I was just getting into the ASCII Art newsgroup, this was the first ASCII art picture I finished. I thought it wasn’t too bad. But I didn’t like it. Other people in the group at the time, like Joan Stark, were making much better art. I remember many others but unless you were there at the time you won’t know them.… Read the rest

ldb ASCII Artist

Best viewed in a fixed width font. My favourite are FixedSys or Consolas.

The ASCII art gallery files open as plain text (.txt files). If you can’t see them (if they look messed up) change the font you are viewing them with.

Please respect the artist. Leave the artist credit, initials (mine are ldb), on each of the images.… Read the rest

Clip Art Guide Application for About.com

I’ve just applied for the Clip Art topic at About.com. It would be great to get in and start promoting clip art and getting more people making their own graphics and even drawing.

Here is what I sent for my application. If nothing else, I like to remember what I wrote. :

I tend to draw clip art rather than write about it.

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