Solved

Reproducing image using characters

Posted on 2003-11-24
4
250 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I need to reproduce an image using the characters.

Example: How to make the "Monalisa" image or another picture using only a text. Is it possible? Witch program can do this?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:bsamaan
4 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
yoren earned 250 total points
ID: 9811972
There are many such programs. I haven't used any, so I can't recommend a particular one. Check out:

http://dmoz.org/Arts/Visual_Arts/ASCII_Art/Software/
0
 

Expert Comment

by:gestalted
ID: 9813142
If I understand the question correctly, I think you are refering to a concept that we were taught in school as "Type as Image".
You best bet would be to create it w/ Adobe Illustrator or Macromedia Freehand.

You are talking about thick/thin text creating the depth of the image. These images look great when finished but they are quite an
undertaking. Let us have a look when completed.

I am currently trying to convince  a freelance employer that this would be a great idea for his company as well instead of trying to purchase
photos. I will post if I am granted the freedom of the project.

Good Luck!

0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Timbo87
ID: 9814384
0
 

Author Comment

by:bsamaan
ID: 9816894
Thanks Yoren,

At your link, I found the best of the best on http://www.mosascii.com/
because you can put your own text.

bye
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction When sharing photos, especially via e-mail, the large resolution images that most cameras take today make for extremely large file sizes. The time required to upload these files to forums, send in e-mails, post to blogs or even placi…
Read about why website design really matters in today's demanding market.
In this tutorial viewers will learn a few layer organization tricks and tips to improve their workflow in Photoshop. Open a multi-layer document in Photoshop: View all your layers by going Window > Layers:  To make sure your layers can be identified…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to remove an unwanted object using Photoshop’s feature known as content-aware fill.

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question