ASCII Images of Portraits

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In the 1963 ASCII standard there are 95 printable characters with differing amounts of ink. The "i" has a lower ink weight than the "W". ASCII art takes advantage of these differing weights to approximate grayscale. The method is applied to four portraits of famous people.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (August 2022)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




[1] Wikipedia. "ASCII Art." (Sep 17, 2021)

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