I know the title is silly, but "Asciinski" sounds even worse.
For those who don't know, Wassily Kandinsky (1866~1944) is a wonderful russian painter, and one of my favourite artists. He is known for his abstract works
, where lines, points and other geometric shapes evolve together in a seemingly chaotic harmony. My goal was to create something in Kandinsky's style, but through my own medium, ASCII art. Of course, I'm far from being the genius he was. This is just a rough likeness. I consider it slightly unfinished too.
I did this in two days (not continuously), using PabloDraw
. I didn't do any previous sketch, I just started drawing right away after having studied some of his paintings. Most of the techniques used are described in my Solid ASCII Art Tutorial
This is my entry for the ASCII Art Revolutions contest
held by `diamondie
. It's going under the Revolutionary Typesets
category, just because it's colored. That's also the reason why I placed it in the ANSI
As always, you can press Download to Desktop
to get the original
Thanks to ~DampeS8N
for the useful suggestions. I added and refined some of the black lines too, and edited the big purple circle. Added a bit of green in some areas.