This calligraphy consists in tracing lots of tangents randomly distributed along the character shapes. If this is done with a very low alpha, a random angle error and a random length, it displays some structural and design properties of the font.

Run the calligraphy...
(while running, type your own text and press ENTER)

Video : High res (371 K) | Low res (62 K)

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.4.2
  • OpenGL enabled graphics card

Sourcecode: sketching.pde

Library: geomerative

Applications : GNU/Linux | MacOS X | Windows