Non-Existent - An ASCII/ANSI contestI've held two ASCII art contests in the past and there have been plenty of interesting entries, but this time the contest will be bigger and also accept ANSI entries. Even if you have never made ASCII art before, I encourage you to participate. Take the contest as a challenge and don't think you don't stand a chance. The winners of my first ASCII contest hardly had any previous experience with ASCII art.Non-Existent - An ASCII/ANSI contest8 years ago in Art Features More Like This
So what are these ASCII and ANSI things?
Basically, ASCII art is the kind of text art you could create in Notepad or in a typewriter. The characters are equally wide and spaced, as if they were placed in an invisible grid. ASCII can be colored, but it is usually in black and white.
ASCII art on DeviantART
ANSI art is a very specific artform, heavily relying on its restricted medium, the ANSI
Text Art: ASCII and ANSIIt seems that there's some kind of confusion about the subcategory of Text Art Gallery especially ASCII and ANSI, which can be seen from how many miscats found in both galleries. With that being said, I'll try to offer my help in shedding some light regarding our previously mentioned friends.Text Art: ASCII and ANSI6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
So, what is ASCII art?
Basically, you can call your work an ASCII art when you use printable ASCII characters to form a visible picture. What is "printable ASCII characters" you say?
Those are the printable ASCII characters.
Some nice examples of works that belong in the ASCII art are:
What about ANSI art?
It is similar to ASCII art, but constructed from a larger set of letters, numbers, and symbols. ANSI art is considerably more flexible than ASCII art, because the particular character set it uses contains symbols intended for drawing, such as a wide variety of box-drawing characters and