Anelok: opening the bike shed !
werner at almesberger.net
Sat Jan 3 15:04:31 UTC 2015
Some lighter entertainment for a change. I was getting bored with the
IBM PC charm of the Anelok title banner written in a 20x10 font, so I
doodled a new one:
Now, what I have done could hardly be considered the height of
artistic achievement. Anyone care to do better ? :)
- for each pixel, there is twice the number of color choices of a
Ford Model T, i.e., the time-proven black and a daring new white.
Isn't it amazing how far technology has come in just a century ?
- the size shall not exceed 128 x 64 pixels.
- the number of white pixels (black in the .xbm file) shouldn't be
excessive, preferably less than 50% per line.
A style variant I was thinking of is to have large letters that each
fade from mostly black to all or mostly white from left to right, and
move them such that they overlap a little. I didn't have the patience
to do the dithering, though.
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