Unicode art   
 ✌ Unicode art
History or ASCII art
Beginning of Unicode art
Please link to us
 ✺ Art gallery
Browse entire gallery
Keyword search
View artist profiles
Submit new art
 ✇ Resources
Resources index
Unicode references
Text editors
Who links to us?
 ✏ Support
Questions & Answers
Discussion forums
Beginning of Unicode art

Although Unicode includes the entire ASCII character sets used on the PC, Unicode art also differs greatly from both ASCII art and ANSI art leaving us with a need to place it into two simple and generalized basic stylistic categories due to the nature of the fonts intended to be used for optimal viewing:

  • Fixed-width style
  • Proportional (variable) style (with names of fonts used)

Other indicators may include colour and animation, but these aren't as important as the two style categories because they're expansions rather than limitations.

A few simple examples of Unicode art by Randolf Richardson (in British Columbia, Canada) provided in the hopes of encouraging other ASCII artists to make some attempts:

Unicode .PNG Description
Title:  Ice cream on a cone
Style:  Proportional
Unicodes:  20h, 56h, 488h
⋰ ⑊
Title:  Star Trek (original series) - a three-way battle between the U.S.S. Enterprise, a Romulan Bird of Prey, and a Klingon Battle Cruiser
Style:  Fixed-width
Unicodes:  20h, 436h, 46Bh, 22C5h, 22F0h, 244Ah, 10014h


[Home] [Gallery] [Artists] [Resources] [Glossary] [F.A.Q.] [Forums] [Feedback]

Copyright © 2005-2024 Inter-Corporate Computer & Network Services, Inc.  All rights reserved.
All trademarks and other works of art are the property of their respective owners.