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MY FAVORITE ASCII DRAWINGS
(that are not my work)...

(Because of file size, I've had to divide this into two sections...
be sure to visit both!) -jgs

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--=[THE HAG AND THE YOUNG WOMAN]=-- by Normand Veilleux

A long time ago, Clara Fitzgerald requested an ascii version of
the drawing: 'The Hag and the Young Woman'...
 
 
             _,addba,
         _,adP"'\  "Y,                       _____
       ,P"  d"Y,  \  8                  ,adP"""""""Yba,_
     ,d" /,d' `Yb, ,P'              ,adP"'           `""Yba,
     d'   d'    `"""         _,aadP"""""""Ya,             `"Ya,_
     8  | 8              _,adP"'                              `"Ya,
     8    I,           ,dP"           __              "baa,       "Yb,
     I,   Ya         ,db___           `"Yb,      a       `"         `"b,
     `Y, \ Y,      ,d8888888baa8a,_      `"      `"b,                 `"b,
      `Ya, `b,    d8888888888888888b,               "ba,                `8,
        "Ya,`b  ,d8888888888888888888,   d,           `"Ya,_             `Y,
          `Ybd8d8888888888888888888888b, `"Ya,            `""Yba,         `8,
             "Y8888888888888888888888888,   `Yb,               `"Ya        `b
              d8888888888888888888888888b,    `"'            ,    "b,       8,
              888888888888888888888888888b,                  b      "b      `b
              8888888888888888888888888888b    b,_           8       "       8
              I8888888888888888888888888888,    `"Yb,_       `b,             8
               Y888888888888888888888888888I        `Yb,       8,            8
                `Y8888888888888888888888888(          `8,       "b     a    ,P
                  "8888""Y88888888888888888I           `b,       `b    8    d'
                    "Y8b,  "Y888PPY8888888P'            `8,       P    8    8
                        `b   "'  __ `"Y88P'    b,        `Y       "    8    8
                       ""|      =""Y'   d'     `b,                     8    8
                        /         "' |  I       b             ,       ,P   ,P
                       (          _,"  d'       Y,           ,P       "    d'
                        |              I        `b,          d'            8
                        |              I          "         d,d'           8
                        |          ;   `b                  dP"          __,8_
                        |          |    `b                d"     _,,add8888888
                        ",       ,"      `b              d' _,ad88888888888888
                          \,__,a"          ",          _,add888888888888888888
                         _,aa888b           I       ,ad88888888888888888888888
                     _,ad88888888a___,,,gggd8,   ,ad88888888888888888888888888
                  ,ad888888888888b88PP""''  Y  ,dd8888888888888888888888888888
               ,ad8888888888888888'         `bd8888888888888888888888888888888
             ,d88888888888888888P'         ,d888888888888888888888888888888888
           ,d888888888888888888"         ,d88888888888888888888888888888888888
         ,d8888888888888888888P        ,d8888888888888888888888888888888888888
       ,d888888888888888888888b,     ,d888888888888888888888888888888888888888
      ,8888888888888888888888888888=888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
     d888888888888888888888888888=88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
    d88888888888888888888888888=8888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
   d8888888888888888888888888=888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
  d888888888888888888888888=88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
 ,888888888888888888888888=888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
 d8888888888888888888888=88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
,8888888888888888888888=888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
d888888888888888888888=88888888888888888888888888888888888888888  Normand   88
888888888888888888888=888888888888888888888888888888888888888888  Veilleux  88
888888888888888888888=88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888 

>><<It is important to note that part of the credit goes to Clara since
>><<she provided a copy of the drawing on paper and contributed
>><<comments to improve the ASCII version.



--=[PLANE TESSELATION]=-- by Felix Lee (fL)
  O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-
     \_.' |    `.  \           __    |   \_.' |    `.  \
  \#_/     `-._/        .     / _`.   \#_/     `-._/
  -'           \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O     .
          __    |   \_.' |    `.  \ '         __    |   \_/
   .     / _`.   \#_/     `-._/        .     / _`.   \#_/
   ))   ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'
  ' |    `.  \ '         __    |   \_.' |    `.  \ '
     `-._/        .     / _`.   \#_/     `-._/        .
         \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O      ))   (
    __    |   \_.' |    `.  \ '         __    |   \_.' |
   / _`.   \#_/     `-._/        .     / _`.   \#_/     `-._
  ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'
   `.  \ '         __    |   \_.' |    `.  \ '         __
  _/        .     / _`.   \#_/     `-._/        .     / _`.
   \ O      ))   ( ( \ \_.-'           \ O      ))   ( ( \ \
    |   \_.' |    `.  \ '         __    |   \_.' |    `.  \    "Plane
     \#_/     `-._/        .     /  `.   \#_/     `-._/  (FL)    Tesselation"
-=[ VANISHING POINT ]=- - by Felix Lee
88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
88.._|      | `-.  | `.  -_-_ _-_  _-  _- -_ -  .'|   |.'|     |  _..88
88   `-.._  |    |`!  |`.  -_ -__ -_ _- _-_-  .'  |.;'   |   _.!-'|  88
88      | `-!._  |  `;!  ;. _______________ ,'| .-' |   _!.i'     |  88
88..__  |     |`-!._ | `.| |_______________||."'|  _!.;'   |     _|..88
88   |``"..__ |    |`";.| i|_|MMMMMMMMMMM|_|'| _!-|   |   _|..-|'    88
88   |      |``--..|_ | `;!|l|MMoMMMMoMMM|1|.'j   |_..!-'|     |     88
88   |      |    |   |`-,!_|_|MMMMP'YMMMM|_||.!-;'  |    |     |     88
88___|______|____!.,.!,.!,!|d|MMMo * loMM|p|,!,.!.,.!..__|_____|_____88
88      |     |    |  |  | |_|MMMMb,dMMMM|_|| |   |   |    |      |  88
88      |     |    |..!-;'i|r|MPYMoMMMMoM|r| |`-..|   |    |      |  88
88      |    _!.-j'  | _!,"|_|M<>MMMMoMMM|_||!._|  `i-!.._ |      |  88
88     _!.-'|    | _."|  !;|1|MbdMMoMMMMM|l|`.| `-._|    |``-.._  |  88
88..-i'     |  _.''|  !-| !|_|MMMoMMMMoMM|_|.|`-. | ``._ |     |``"..88
88   |      |.|    |.|  !| |u|MoMMMMoMMMM|n||`. |`!   | `".    |     88
88   |  _.-'  |  .'  |.' |/|_|MMMMoMMMMoM|_|! |`!  `,.|    |-._|     88
88  _!"'|     !.'|  .'| .'|[@]MMMMMMMMMMM[@] \|  `. | `._  |   `-._  88
88-'    |   .'   |.|  |/| /                 \|`.  |`!    |.|      |`-88
88      |_.'|   .' | .' |/                   \  \ |  `.  | `._-Lee|  88
88     .'   | .'   |/|  /                     \ |`!   |`.|    `.  |  88
88  _.'     !'|   .' | /                       \|  `  |  `.    |`.|  88
88 vanishing point 888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888(FL)888





--=[ISOMETRIC CITIES-METROPOLIA]=--  by Lennert Stock

          I s o m e t r i c   C i t i e s  -  M e t r o p o l i a
          -------------------------------------------------------

                  ________            _______
         /\ \ \ \/_______/     ______/\      \  /\ \/ /\ \/ /\  \_____________
        /\ \ \ \/______ /     /\    /:\\      \ ::\  /::\  /::\ /____  ____ __
       /\ \ \ \/_______/     /:\\  /:\:\\______\::/  \::/  \::///   / /   //
      /\ \ \ \/_______/    _/____\/:\:\:/_____ / / /\ \/ /\ \///___/ /___//___
_____/___ \ \/_______/    /\::::::\\:\:/_____ / \ /::\  /::\ /____  ____  ____
         \ \/_______/    /:\\::::::\\:/_____ /   \\::/  \::///   / /   / /   /
          \/_______/    /:\:\\______\/______/_____\\/ /\ \///___/ /___/ /_____
\          \______/    /:\:\:/_____:/\      \ ___ /  /::\ /____  ____  _/\::::
\\__________\____/    /:\:\:/_____:/:\\      \__ /_______/____/_/___/_ /  \:::
//__________/___/   _/____:/_____:/:\:\\______\ /                     /\  /\::
///\          \/   /\ .----.\___:/:\:\:/_____ // \                   /  \/  \:
///\\          \  /::\\ \_\ \\_:/:\:\:/_____ //:\ \                 /\  /\  /\
//:/\\          \//\::\\ \ \ \\/:\:\:/_____ //:::\ \               /  \/  \/+/
/:/:/\\_________/:\/:::\`----' \\:\:/_____ //o:/\:\ \_____________/\  /\  / /
:/:/://________//\::/\::\_______\\:/_____ ///\_\ \:\/____________/  \/  \/+/\
/:/:///_/_/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /:/_____ ///\//\\/:/ _____  ____/\  /\  / /  \
:/:///_/_/_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//:/______/_/ :~\/::/ /____/ /___/  \/  \/+/\  /
/:///_/_/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /:/____/\  / \\:\/:/ _____  ____/\  /\  / /  \/
:///_/_/_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//:/____/\:\____\\::/ /____/ /___/  \/  \/+/\  /\
///_/_/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /:/____/\:\/____/\\/____________/\  /\  / /  \/  \
//_/_/_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//::::::/\:\/____/  /----/----/--/  \/  \/+/\  /\  /
/_/_/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /\:::::/\:\/____/ \/____/____/__/\  /\  / /  \/  \/_
_/_/_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//\:\::::\:\/____/ \_____________/  \/  \/+/\  /\  /
/_/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /\:\:\::::\/____/   \ _ _ _ _ _ /\  /\  / /  \/  \/___
_/_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//\:\:\:\              \_________/  \/  \/+/\  /\  /   /
/_/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /\:\:\:\:\______________\       /\  /\  / /  \/  \/___/_
_/_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//::\:\:\:\/______________/      /  \/  \/+/\  /\  /   /
/_/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /::::\:\:\/______________/\     /\  /\  / /  \/  \/___/___
_//\::/\:\///_/ /_//:\::::\:\/______________/  \   /  \/  \/+/\  /\  /   /   /
/:\/::\ \:/__  __ /:\:\::::\/______________/    \ /\  /\  / /  \/  \/___/___/
/\::/\:\///_/ /_//:\:\:\                         \  \/\\\/+/\  /\  /   /   /+/
\/::\ \:/__  __ /:\:\:\:\_________________________\ ///\\\/  \/  \/___/___/ /_
::/\:\///_/ /_//:\:\:\:\/_________________________////::\\\  /\  /   /   /+/
::\ \:/__  __ /:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:\/____\\\/  \/___/___/ /___
/\:\///_/ /_//:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:::\    /\/\  /   /   /+/   /
\ \:/__  __ /:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:::::\  ///  \/___/___/ /___/_
:\///_/ /_//:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:\:::::\///\  /   /  __________
\:/__  __ /:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:::\:::::\/  \/___/__/\
///_/ /_//:\:\:\:\/_________________________/:\:::\:::::\  /   /  /::\
/__  __ /\::\:\:\/_________________________/_____::\:::::\/___/__/:/\:\
/_/ /_//::\::\:\/_____________________/\/_/_/_/_/\  \           /::\ \:\
_  __ /:\::\:8\/_____________________/\/\   /\_\\/\  \ 8       /:/\:\ \:\
/ /_//\     \|______________________//\\/\::\/__\\/\  \|______/::\ \:\ \:\
 __ /  \  \                        /:\/:\/\_______\/\        /:/\:\ \:\/::\
/_//    8      -8  --  --  --  -- //\::/\\/_/_/_/_/_/ --  --/::\ \:\ \::/\:\
_ /     |\  \   |________________/:\/::\///__/ /__//_______/:/\:\ \:\/::\ \:\
__________\     \               //\::/\:/___  ___ /       /::\ \:\ \::/\:\ \:\
::::::::::\\  \  \             /:\/::\///__/ /__//       /:/\:\ \:\/::\ \:\ \:

   ___________________________________
  |    _  _  _  _  _ _   _ _     _    l
  | |_|/_| || ||/_|< |   > | () (_ |< l
  |___________________________________l
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     Matrix entry:  stock@fwi.uva.nl
The next pictures are from a relative newcomer to ASCII art-
His works are extraordinary-- see this hypercube and other
shapes...  Visit his website for more mathmatical ASCII art-
Platonic Solids, MATHSCII, knots and more...
--=[HYPERCUBE/PLATONIC SOLIDS]=-- by Michael Naylor

(2-dimensional representation of a 3-dimensional cross-section
of a 4-dimensional cube)

          +___________+      
         /:\         ,:\     
        / : \       , : \
       /  :  \     ,  :  \   
      /   :   +-----------+  
     +....:../:...+   :  /|  
     |\   +./.:...`...+ / |  
     | \ ,`/  :   :` ,`/  |  
     |  \ /`. :   : ` /`  |  
     | , +-----------+  ` |  
     |,  |   `+...:,.|...`+  
     +...|...,'...+  |   /   
      \  |  ,     `  |  /    
       \ | ,       ` | /     
        \|,         `|/      mn, 7/97
         +___________+
                    Dodecahedron      Icosahedron
            _----------_,                          _-_.
          ,"__         _-:,                     _-',^. `-_.
         /    ""--_--""...:\                ._-' ,'   `.   `-_ 
        /         |.........\              !`-_._________`-':::
       /          |..........\             !   /\        /\::::
      /,         _'_........./:            ;  /  \      /..\:::
      ! -,    _-"   "-_... ,;;:            ! /    \    /....\::
      \   -_-"         "-_/;;;;            !/      \  /......\:
       \   \             /;;;;'            ;--.___. \/_.__.--;; 
        \   \           /;;;;               '-_    `:!;;;;;;;'
         '.  \         /;;;'                   `-_, :!;;;''
           "-_\_______/;;'                         `-!'         mn

--
        .__---~~~(~~-_.          Straight from the Brain of 
     _-'  ) -~~- ) _-" )_               Michael Naylor
    (  ( `-,_..`.,_--_ '_,)_         mnaylor@math.fsu.edu
   (  -_)  ( -_-~  -_ `,    )  http://www.math.fsu.edu/~mnaylor
   (_ -_ _-~-__-~`, ,' )__-'))--___--~~~--__--~~--___--__..
   _ ~`_-'( (____;--==,,_))))--___--~~~--__--~~--__----~~~'`=__-~+_-_.
  (@) (@) `````      `-_(())_-~  mn
Another great optical creation is from Veronica Karlsson (VK): 
(after the drawing "Waterfall" by M.C. Escher)-- Veronica Karlsson
                 _.-"""-._
               .'         `.
              /             \
             |               |
             |               |
             |               |
              \             /                              _.-"""-._
             _.`.         .'.                            .'         `.
            |`-._`-.._..-'_.-|                          /             \
            |  _ `-._ _.-'   |                         |               |
            | | `-._ " _.-'| |                         |               |
            | |    || |    | |                         |               |
            | |    || |    | |                          \             /
            | |    || |    | |                          _`.         .'.
            | |    || |    | |                         |`-.`-.._..-'.-'|
            | |    || |    | |                         |    `-._.-'    |
            | | _.-'| |_   | |                         | |`-._   _.-'| |
            | |'_.-'| |_`-.| |                         | |   || |    | |
           |_.-'    | | `-._ `._|`-._                  | |   || |    | |
          /    /    | |     ``---._  `-._              | |   || |    | |
         | / /    .-' `-._|`-._    ``-._ `-._          | |   || |    | |
        || ||  / /|-| |-._     `-._     `--._`-._|`-._ | |   || |    | |
           | |   ' || |\  `-._     `-._      ``---._  `| |   || |    | |
        | - | | |  || | \  | |`-._     `-._|`-._    ``-| |`-.|| |    | |
    _.-'    |   |  || |  \ | |    `-._          `-._   | |-._ | |._  | |
_.-'     |     |   || |   \| |        `-._          `-.| |   `| |_ `-| |
        |    |  |  || |    | |            `-._       _.| |    | | `.-| |
        |   |  ||  || |    | |              _.-'|_.-'_.-'     | |_.-'  |
         | | |  .  || |    | |          _.-' __.---''       _.| '      |
        |   |  ||  || |    | |\_.-'|_.-'_.-''      _.-'|_.-'        _. |
         | |  |    || |    | |'      _-        _.-'             _.-' | |
        ||    ||   || |_.-'| |_.---''      _.-'             _  |     | |
\          | |  |  || |_.-'| |    _.-'|_.-'             _.-'|| |     | |
 \      |  ||    .'_| |    | |_.-'                  _.-'| | || |     | |
  \     | |     |._ | |    | `-._               _.-'    | | || |     | |
   \    ||  |  |   `| |    ```-._`-._|`-._  _.-'        | | || |     | |
   |\_.-|       |      `-._      ``---._  `-._          | | || |     | |
   |     |                 `-._|`-._    ``-._ `-._      | | || |     | |
   |    || ||  |                    `-._     `--._`-._|`| | || |     | |
   |       | |  |                       `-._      ``---.| |`|| |     | |
   |    |   | | |`-._                       `-._|`-._   | |-.| |-._  | |
   |        |      ||`-._                            `-.| |  | |._ `-| |
   |    |    |  |  || |  `-._                         _.| |  | |  `-_| |
   |    |   |  ||__ | |    | `-._            _.-'|_.-'_.-'   | |_.-'   |
   |     | | |  ._.-| |.   | |   `-._    _.-' __.---''      _|         |
   |    |   |  ||/  | | \  | |  _.-'|_.-'_.-''     _.-'|_.-'           |
   |    ||    ||    | |  .'| |-' __.---''      _.-'                    |
   |       | |  |   |.|   '| |-''     _.-'|_.-'                        |
   |    |  ||  _.   | |  | | |    _.-'                                 |
   |    | |  '  |   | |    | |_.-'                                     |
   |    ||  |  | \  | | / _| '                                      _.-'
   |_.-'     |   _`.| |'-'                                      _.-'
   |`-._          _.|                                       _.-'
   |    `-._  _.-'                                      _.-'
   |        |'                                      _.-'
   |        |                                   _.-'
   |        |                               _.-'
   |        |                           _.-'
   |        |                       _.-'
   |        |                   _.-'
   |        |               _.-'
_  |        |           _.-'
 `-|_       |       _.-'   Veronica Karlsson
     `-._   |   _.-'
         `-.|.-'
 
 

When I first saw this unicorn, I just said "wow"...

--=[UNICORN ON HILL]=-- by C. Swansiger
                            ___________ _
  \/                    __/   .::::.-'-(/-/)
                     _/:  .::::.-' .-'\/\_`*******          __ (_))
        \/          /:  .::::./   -._-.  d\|               (_))_(__))
                     /: (""""/    '.  (__/||           (_))__(_))--(__))
                      \::).-'  -._  \/ \\/\|
              __ _ .-'`)/  '-'. . '. |  (i_O
          .-'      \       -'      '\|
     _ _./      .-'|       '.  (    \\                         % % %
  .-'   :      '_  \         '-'\  /|/      @ @ @             % % % %
 /      )\_      '- )_________.-|_/^\      @ @ @@@           % %\/% %
 (   .-'   )-._-:  /        \(/\'-._ `.     @|@@@@@            ..|........
  (   )  _//_/|:  /          `\()   `\_\     |/_@@             )'-._.-._.-
   ( (   \()^_/)_/             )/      \\    /                /   /
    )  _.-\\.\(_)__._.-'-.-'-.//_.-'-.-.)\-'/._              /
.-.-.-'   _o\ \\\     '::'   (o_ '-.-' |__\'-.-;~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~/   /\
          \ /  \\\__          )_\    .:::::::.-'\          '- - -|
     :::''':::::^)__\:::::::::::::::::'''''''-.  \                '- - - 
    :::::::  '''''''''''   ''''''''''''':::. -'\  \     C. SWANSIGER
_____':::::_____________________________________\__\______________________



These next pictures also made me say "wow"...
I like the architectural creations...  


--= CASTLE ON PRECIPICE =-- by Stephen C.E.S.Wilson
       .         .      /\      .:  *       .          .              .
                 *    .'  `.      .     .     *      .                  .
  :             .    /      \  _ .________________  .                    .
       |            `.+-~~-+.'/.' `.^^^^^^^^\~~~~~\.                      .
 .    -*-   . .       |u--.|  /     \~~~~~~~|~~~~~|
       |              |   u|.'       `." "  |" " "|                        .
    :            .    |.u-./ _..---.._ \" " | " " |
   -*-            *   |    ~-|U U U U|-~____L_____L_                      .
    :         .   .   |.-u.| |..---..|"//// ////// /\       .            .
          .  *        |u   | |       |// /// // ///==\     / \          .
 .          :         |.--u| |..---..|//////~\////====\   /   \       .
      .               | u  | |       |~~~~/\u |~~|++++| .`+~~~+'  .
                      |.-|~U~U~|---..|u u|u | |u ||||||   |  U|
                   /~~~~/-\---.'     |===|  |u|==|++++|   |   |
          aaa      |===| _ | ||.---..|u u|u | |u ||HH||U~U~U~U~|        aa@@
     aaa@@@@@@aa   |===|||||_||      |===|_.|u|_.|+HH+|_/_/_/_/aa    a@@@@@@
 aa@@@@@@@@@@@@@@a |~~|~~~~\---/~-.._|--.---------.~~~`.__ _.@@@@@@a    ~~~~
   ~~~~~~    ~~~    \_\\ \  \/~ //\  ~,~|  __   | |`.   :||  ~~~~
                     a\`| `   _//  | / _| || |  | `.'  ,''|     aa@@@@@@@a
 aaa   aaaa       a@@@@\| \  //'   |  // \`| |  `.'  .' | |  aa@@@@@@@@@@@@@
@@@@@a@@@@@@a      ~~~~~ \\`//| | \ \//   \`  .-'  .' | '/      ~~~~~~~  ~~
@S.C.E.S.W.@@@@a          \// |.`  ` ' /~  :-'   .'|  '/~aa
~~~~~~ ~~~~~~         a@@@|   \\ |   // .'    .'| |  |@@@@@@a
                    a@@@@@@@\   | `| ''.'     .' | ' /@@@@@@@@@a 




--=[CASTLE ON ROCK]=-- Volker Hellmich

                                  ^
                                 / \
                            ^   _|.|_   ^
                          _|I|  |I .|  |.|_
                          \II||~~| |~~||  /
                           ~\~|~~~~~~~|~/~
                             \|II I ..|/
                        /\    |II.    |    /\
                       /  \  _|III .  |_  /  \
                       |-~| /(|I.I I  |)\ |~-|
                     _/(I | +-----------+ |. )\_
                     \~-----/____-~-____\-----~/
                      |I.III|  /(===)\  |  .. |
                      /~~~-----_________---~~~\
                     `##########!\-#####%!!!!!| |\
                    _/###########!!\~~-_##%!!!\_/|
                    \##############!!!!!/~~-_%!!!!\
                     ~)#################!!!!!/~~--\_
                  __ /#####################%%!!!!/ /
                  \,~\-_____##############%%%!!!!\/
                  /!!!!\ \ \~-_###########%%%!!!!\       Volker Hellmich
                 /#####!!!!!!!\~-_#######%%%!!!!!!\_
                /#############!!!\#########%%%!!!!!!\
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
-=[ Small Village ]=-  by Steven Maddison
and while we're looking at 'small' ASCII art, here is
a little snippet from a great master of the small ones:  llizard (ejm)
                            &(`)&&  & &&
                        && &\/&\|& (`)|/&&&&
                        &\/(/&/&||/&  /_/&/_&
                     &(`)&\/&|(,)/& \/&&& & (`)
                 &&&&_\_&&_\ |& |&&&/&&_/_& &&
                    (`) &&&& &| &| /& & (`)& /&&
                     &&_---&--\&&|&&-&&--&-(`)~
                       &&      |||}
                           Y  {||{
                           {}_}|||}
          ,~,    ,~,           ||}
          )))    )))     , -=-~'{`.-^- _
         ((((,  .-``-.         `}
         \) \  (/\  /)         {
         (( \\=/ | (/
         |/` \   / ))
         (| (/  /  \|
ejm98    -_ -_  \) |)
               --  _-
 
-=[ Horse Jumper by llizard ]=-
                    ~,  O
                    /)\~_/\
                   '  \ \~_\__ ~
                     _|_)_\_( )~~~
                   //   /|   \|\
                     ()//|     \`
                     ||/||
                     ||
                     || ejm98
speaking of great ASCII horses, look at this work by Andreas Freise:
[KNIGHT AND HORSE] by Andreas Freise (a:f)
[CAMEL] by Andreas Freise
                       ,.                         
           .           :%%%.    .%%%.             
       __%%%(\        `%%%%%   .%%%%%             
     /a  ^  '%        %%%% %: ,%  %%"`            
    '__..  ,'%     .-%:     %-'    %              
     ~~""%:. `     % '          .   `.            
         %% % `   %%           .%:  . \.          
          %%:. `-'   `        .%% . %: :\         
          %(%,%..."   `%,     %%'   %% ) )       
           %)%%)%%'   )%%%.....- '   "/ (         
           %a:f%%\ % / \`%  "%%% `   / \))        
            %(%'  % /-. \      '  \ |-. '.       
            `'    |%   `()         \|  `()        
                  ||    /          ()   /         
                  ()   0            |  o          
                   \  /\            o /           
                   o  `            /-|            
                ,-/ `           ,-/
 
-= [ Northern Lights ]=-  by D. Rice
  ` : | | | |:  ||  :     `  :  |  |+|: | : : :|   .        `              .
      ` : | :|  ||  |:  :    `  |  | :| : | : |:   |  .                    :
         .' ':  ||  |:  |  '       ` || | : | |: : |   .  `           .   :.
                `'  ||  |  ' |   *    ` : | | :| |*|  :   :               :|
        *    *       `  |  : :  |  .      ` ' :| | :| . : :         *   :.||
             .`            | |  |  : .:|       ` | || | : |: |          | ||
      '          .         + `  |  :  .: .         '| | : :| :    .   |:| ||
         .                 .    ` *|  || :       `    | | :| | :      |:| |
 .                .          .        || |.: *          | || : :     :|||
        .            .   . *    .   .  ` |||.  +        + '| |||  .  ||`
     .             *              .     +:`|!             . ||||  :.||`
 +                      .                ..!|*          . | :`||+ |||`
     .                         +      : |||`        .| :| | | |.| ||`     .
       *     +   '               +  :|| |`     :.+. || || | |:`|| `
                            .      .||` .    ..|| | |: '` `| | |`  +
  .       +++                      ||        !|!: `       :| |
              +         .      .    | .      `|||.:      .||    .      .    `
          '                           `|.   .  `:|||   + ||'     `
  __    +      *                         `'       `'|.    `:
"'  `---"""----....____,..^---`^``----.,.___          `.    `.  .    ____,.,-
    ___,--'""`---"'   ^  ^ ^        ^       """'---,..___ __,..---""'
--"'      &nnbsp;                    ^                         ``--..,__
D. Rice
from places to things... 

perhaps it's due to the years pursuing an exercise physiology degree...
or maybe it's due to my interest in human anatomy...
or perhaps it's just because I think it's cool (and I like dcau's work)...
Here's another favorite:

--=[SKULL]=-- by Daniel Au (dcau)  (WEBSITE NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
              ___           _,.---,---.,_
              |         ,;~'             '~;,
              |       ,;                     ;,
     Frontal  |      ;                         ; ,--- Supraorbital Foramen
      Bone    |     ,'                         /'
              |    ,;                        /' ;,
              |    ; ;      .           . <-'  ; |
              |__  | ;   ______       ______   ;<----- Coronal Suture
             ___   |  '/~"     ~" . "~     "~\'  |
             |     |  ~  ,-~~~^~, | ,~^~~~-,  ~  |
   Maxilla,  |      |   |        }:{        | <------ Orbit
  Nasal and  |      |   l       / | \       !   |
  Zygomatic  |      .~  (__,.--" .^. "--.,__)  ~.
    Bones    |      |    ----;' / | \ `;-<--------- Infraorbital Foramen
             |__     \__.       \/^\/       .__/
                ___   V| \                 / |V <--- Mastoid Process
                |      | |T~\___!___!___/~T| |
                |      | |`IIII_I_I_I_IIII'| |
       Mandible |      |  \,III I I I III,/  |
                |       \   `~~~~~~~~~~'    /
                |         \   .       . <-x---- Mental Foramen
                |__         \.    ^    ./
                              ^~~~^~~~^       -dcau (4/15/95)
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PAGE II OF MY FAVORITE ASCII ART PICTURES !
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Most of these works can be found by following the links listed on the homepage...

Be sure to spend some time wandering around in cyberspace...
there is **a lot** of ASCII art to be found!

(BTW, I've included on this page the links to these artists homepages...)
If you leave, please do stop by here again! :)

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