ASCII Art
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ASCII Art
Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts.  http://asciiartist.com  
Curated by Laura Brown
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1968 ASCII Animation from Russia

There's Up, there's Shrek, and then there's...this. It's a bit of experimental computer animation of a cat done in Russia in 1968.
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TYPEWRITER ART

Regional News item I edited on AVID Newscutter Adrenaline on a local artist who makes pictures using an old typewriter.
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Typewriter Artist

Paul Smith, the Typewriter artist. Originally aired March-April of 1976 on KOIN-TV in Portland Oregon.

 

At-Large Reporter Ray Summers wrote and narrated. I shot, edited and selected the music. Ray learned about Paul from a newspaper feature in the Roseburg, Oregon newspaper. Ray and I roamed Southern Oregon for a week in February and dropped by the Roseburg nursing home one wintry morn. We were in and out in 90 minutes, but what we captured was an amazing story on many levels.

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ASCII Art: Christmas Tree ( drawn with typed Characters )

ASCII Art: Christmas Tree ( drawn with typed Characters ) | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
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ASCII & ANSI - Text Art

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The first thing poping into your mind is probably the question what "ASCII" = text characters on your computer and "Art"...
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Macy's does crude ASCII art in 1872

Macy's does crude ASCII art in 1872 | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
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Web Art Lab

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I went to the very last lab for web art, and it seems that a good handful of people were having trouble with their projects. Another large chunk  of people did not even show up. I spent 3 hours in...
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ASCII art photos on Fotopedia - The Photo Encyclopedia

ASCII art photos on Fotopedia - The Photo Encyclopedia | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
ASCII art is a graphic design technique that uses computers for presentation and consists of pictures pieced together from the 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963 and ASCII compliant character sets...
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Typewriter Art

Intuitive Keira Rathbone uses old manual typewriters - some amazingly 70 years old - as a unique tool to draw portraits of people with astonishing accuracy. Working from her studio in Chiswick, London, and in locations throughout the city, Keira turns the platen to move the paper and selects different characters to make the shapes she wants.

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The Creative Notation of John Stump and others « Creative mutations… and squinting drunky?

The Creative Notation of John Stump and others « Creative mutations… and squinting drunky? | ASCII Art | Scoop.it

"John Stump has a curious talent for creative applications of music notation. He had worked in the field of “music engraving” for most of his life, beginning in 1967, and I remember looking with fascination at his “music typewriter” in his office in my grandmother’s garage."

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Analog ASCII

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Anyone who spent time on a computer in the early days of their existence is probably familiar with ASCII art, a form of illustration in which the components are nothing more than text characters. Y...
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ASCII Art for the Beginner

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ASCII art is that amazing computer drawing where keyboard letters become a picture. Done well, it never fails to impress friends with your geekiness.
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Cambus.net: ANSi and ASCii themes for Chrome

Cambus.net: ANSi and ASCii themes for Chrome | ASCII Art | Scoop.it

I’m pleased to announce the release of my minimalist ANSi and ASCii based themes for Chrome and Chromium. I kept everything simple on purpose, as the default theme is very clean, nice, and efficient : these two themes just aim to give a discreet text mode feeling to everyday life browsing, nothing more, nothing less.

 

The color differences from the original theme can be seen in the status and download bars as well as in the detached bookmarks bar (where I used color #07 (light gray) from the ANSI / EGA palette) and in the text links where color #08 (dark gray) was used.

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