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Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts.  http://asciiartist.com  
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Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher

Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
An irreverent, artful antidote to GPS appification, or what the NYC subway has to do with tsunamis.
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50 Amazing Typographic Portraits - Beautiful Text Art

Typography is the art and technique of using and arranging letters, type design, and modifying type glyphs. Type glyphs are created and modified using a variety of illustration techniques. There are many different branches of typography.
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25 Examples of Amazingly Creative Typography Art

25 Examples of Amazingly Creative Typography Art | ASCII Art | Scoop.it

What is type/text art? It is art created solely by using letters and numbers.


It is really is an amazing art.

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Artist Uses Recurring Words to Create Detailed Portraits

Artist Uses Recurring Words to Create Detailed Portraits | ASCII Art | Scoop.it

Huy Lam is a Vietnamese artist who tackles the concept of perception through a series of detailed portraits made using recurring words and phrases.

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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters - into a visually stunning word cloud...

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Dorothy Minor's curator insight, August 3, 2013 6:55 PM

Word clouds have a multitude of uses in the classrom for students and teachers. Look at ways to use them on Tagxedo's site.

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32 Beautiful Text Art Creations | Tutorial9

32 Beautiful Text Art Creations | Tutorial9 | ASCII Art | Scoop.it
Text isn't just limited to language, it can be also used to create unique, unusual pieces of art. This roundup features a selection of creative imagery composed entirely with text.
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Typography Inspiration: 20 Creative Examples | Inspiration

Typography Inspiration: 20 Creative Examples | Inspiration | ASCII Art | Scoop.it

The word typography, from the greek word typos, is the art and technique of arranging type. And I have to agree that arranging typography is an art.


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