The Scroll Art Museum

Scroll art lets beginner programmers turn loops and print() into animated ASCII art.

Articles in the Exhibits category

In and Out

Posted by Al Sweigart

Traveling lines come in and out from the sides. Click here to view the animation...

Any Size Diagonal Maze

Posted by Al Sweigart

Random "mazes" created by diagonal lines of various sizes. Click here to view the animation...

Skybursts

Posted by Al Sweigart

Fireworks-like bursts spray downwards. Click here to view the animation...

Stripeout

Posted by Al Sweigart

Vertical stripe wipes. Click here to view the animation...

Forth and Back

Posted by Al Sweigart

A stripe knocking side to side, back and forth, against an increasing chaotic background. Click here to view the animation...

Moire

Posted by Al Sweigart

Mesmerizing moiré patterns created from the Bresenham circle algorithm. Click here to view the animation...

Twists

Posted by Al Sweigart

Vertical columns that twist around each other. Click here to view the animation...

Skulls and Hearts

Posted by Al Sweigart

A parallax experiment with scroll art with ASCII art skulls and hearts. Click here to view the animation...

Torn Textile

Posted by Al Sweigart

A shredded design reminiscent of a ship's tattered sails. Click here to view the animation...

PAC Wall

Posted by Al Sweigart

Square tiles of directional flow, inspired by the design of the wall of the Performing Arts Center in New York. Click here to view the animation...

Vertical Struts

Posted by Al Sweigart

Vertical lines that appear like beams across floors of an under-construction skyscraper. Click here to view the animation...

Triangle Hall

Posted by Al Sweigart

Diagonal lines spawning from their horizontally moving predecessors, creating a hallway effect of triangular passages. Click here to view the animation...

Diagonal Sweep

Posted by Al Sweigart

A basic left-to-right or right-to-left sweep transition animation. Click here to view the animation...

Inchworm

Posted by Al Sweigart

A little inchworm that moves across the screen. Click here to view the animation...

Thorns

Posted by Al Sweigart

A rapid pattern that looks like thorns or audio waves. Click here to view the animation...

Hex Portals

Posted by Al Sweigart

Hexagon-shaped portals against a scratchy background. Click here to view the animation...

Snail Trail

Posted by Al Sweigart

Snails gliding across the screen. Click here to view the animation...

Orbital Travels

Posted by Al Sweigart

A collection of random points moving in sine waves. Click here to view the animation...

Connected Pipes

Posted by Al Sweigart

Random squiggles that form a sort of connected pipework. There are some isolated sections but no dead ends. Click here to view the animation...

Diamond Sky

Posted by Al Sweigart

A star- and diamond-filled sky. Click here to view the animation...