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

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

General description

Core logic

a font grid scheme
different strategies of ligature construction

Few more words

Some pictures

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

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