Remember typewriters? One of the things I used to try and do was to make pictures by typing the letter “X” over and over again in all the right places. For example, one of the images it was possible to create in this way was a Christmas tree. OK, so it wasn’t the most exciting thing in the world, but at least it kept me off the streets.
The miracle of a typewriter, by David Crummey http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrummey/However, someone has taken this sort of typewriter art to a whole new level. Read the article linked to below. Just think: there is a place for old technology!
Artist trades paintbrush for typewriter to create 200-foot-long illustration made from layers of overlapping letters