ment of (primarily) the block character
s in the ANSI character set
, with their 16 foreground colour attributes, eight background ones and eight blink
ing ones. Manipulation of these (placement on the page akin to two-dimensional Lego
) results in a visible, doublepluslow-resolution
Though much recent subject matter has been original and/or abstract, traditionally it falls along the lines of comic book transcriptions.
See also: ansimation, ASCII art.