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epigraphy(): An interactive epigraph generator


epigraphy [ ih-pig-ruh-fee ] 1
  1. the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, especially of ancient inscriptions

  2. inscriptions collectively

The Background

The epigraphy algorithm bases on the artTangram(), artPiping() and, duct(). It uses the same grid system to produce an artistic canvas with modules.

The Shapes

There are 8 possibilities for each module and the shapes are free to turn 90, 180, 270 degrees around the module center.

  1. Shape L

  2. Shape T

  3. Shape S

  4. Shape U

  5. Shape H

  6. Shape =

  7. Shape -

  8. Shape dot

The Grid

The grid can be minimum 5x5. The maximum grid count bases on the canvas size and it is likely around 20x20 on the most screens.

The Color Palettes

There are 5 color palettes:

  1. Bg: Black, Fg: White

  2. Bg: White, Fg: Black

  3. Bg: Dark gray, Fg: Light gray

  4. Bg: A light color, Fg: Black

  5. Bg: A dark color, Fg: White

The Styles

There are 4 possible styles:

  1. No fill, just outlines

  2. Partially filled with transparencies, partially outlines

  3. Partially filled, partially outlines

  4. Fully filled

The Spacing

The spacing between modules can be minimum 0. There is also chance to have a spacing. The spacings base on the canvas size and they are not constant values.


Project Details:

Number of Versions: 1

Number of Editions: 19



Link: epigraphy()

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