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ASCII ВЯЗЬ

TLDR: I tried to automate the formation of ligatures in style of Slavic calligraphy, called a monospaced Vyaz. A gallery with examples of results can be found here. Details are below.

Intro

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the original drawing by Anna on the left side, the generated vyaz on the right side

General description

Core logic

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a font grid scheme
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different strategies of ligature construction

Few more words

Some pictures

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http://altsoph.com, Data Analyst @ Yandex

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