I had planned to make a wreath of maple leaves for Canada Day this year. But, it is not taking shape quickly enough. On the plus side, I have a head start on it for next Canada Day. Here is what I finished today. Something to celebrate the low point of 2020. I hope they stop dragging this on!… Read the rest
Some people get peeved because I don’t offer my art in a plain text file. I don’t like having my ASCII ripped off, as it so often and easily is. So, for the past few years, I only post an image file (a .png screen capture from NotePad usually). It still gets ripped off because people like to assume any ASCII art is free, like free software in price and availability.… Read the rest
The site was Go Make it Happy but it isn’t there any more. I was happy seeing a big, consumer oriented company like CocaCola using ASCII art. Even though it’s computer generated – there is a wonderfully large amount of it. Note – these were all watermarked by software I was trying. It was not intentional.… Read the rest
Does she look a bit like a waitress? I just thought I’d have her hold a mug of coffee. It evolved a little from there.
An emoticon is a terrible thing to waste.
Emoticons (aka smileys) are fun, easy and add a lightness to any email or forum posts. When you want to add emotion, feelings or mood to your typed words you can just slip in an emoticon. 🙂 They’re so simple to make, to remember and no-fuss.
Of course, some times we use a few too many.… Read the rest
Plain text version (below) for those who can’t see small print very well, like myself. The above screenshot comes from what’s left of the site on the Wayback Machine with the Internet Archive.
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What is the “Respect ASCII Artists Campaign”? Well, it’s something that I decided to do not long after a few things happened that I didn’t agree with.