ChaScript: A Chinese interactive typographic drawing application
Yiyi Lu, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Rochester Institute of Technology . Awarded
Chinese characters have a complex beauty as well as individual meanings. People, like artists and designers, are often drawn to this. But it is not easy for non-Chinese people to use these characters to design. This work explores how interactive multimedia can be utilized as a tool for users in type drawing. Divided in to four main sections, this thesis will offer general information about Chinese characters, will explain what stroke and stroke order is, will offer a pictograph form, and will allow the user to try and play with Chinese characters interactively in order to get the art work they want.
Keywords. Chinese characters, Chinese symbol, stroke, stroke order, pictograph, type drawing, interactive and instructional multimedia.
Lu, Y. ChaScript: A Chinese interactive typographic drawing application. Master's thesis, Rochester Institute of Technology.
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