CocaCola Does MakeItHappy ASCII Art

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The site is Go Make it Happy. I was happy seeing a big, consumer oriented company like CocaCola using ASCII art. Even though it’s computer generated – there is a wonderfully large amount of it.

If I were a more sane person I would have split these into several posts. Instead I have left them all (over 90 image files) below the “read more” line. I wanted to not only share them all but, preserve them all too. So this is an archive of the ASCII art I found on the CocaCola Make it Happy site. It’s possible they will add more. I wish I knew. I’d like to see it all saved. Campaigns like this tend to last like a fad and then disappear. I’d like to see the ASCII art survive.

I have a few favourites and I thought to just post those. But, how could I show all the full dorkiness and fun of the collection. Some of it reminds me of the old movies advertising hot dogs and popcorn at the drive-in movies.

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The Happy Castle

happy castleThis happy castle flashed by in a video about posting ASCII art found on Facebook Craze. Clash of Clans-Fun art! – YouTube.

I had to go back to it and pause the video so I could get a screen shot. Such a nice, simple design. Not so easy to modify this text art into actual ASCII art but I may try with this one. It won’t look the same but it may be able to keep some of the cuteness from the original.

For Lighthouse People

This was originally posted on HubPages. I moved it when it was shuffled off into the sidelines. 

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I’ve wanted to make my own ASCII art lighthouse for ages. But, there were other things on my list which got done first. Today I decided to settle in and work on the lighthouse. I think it turned out quite well.

Lighthouses are legendary as lonely outposts. I know there are people who collect lighthouses in paintings, sculptures and other forms of illustration/ art. I always wonder if these people are as lonely as all their lighthouses make them seem. I hope not.

Of course, anything lonely is also isolated in one way or another. I prefer art with lighthouses which have houses attached or nearby. I really like the addition of boats, ships, birds, everything and anything likely to be around a lighthouse. it makes the lighthouse look less lonely.

The real purpose of a lighthouse is to be strong, not isolated. They mark the dangerous areas on the water so ships will avoid them. The lighthouse braves the elements every season for years and stands high and tall, showing the dangers and keeping people safe.

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Prompt for December 5 | Project Reverb

Challenge: Did you take on a new challenge?  What was it?  Is there are challenge you deliberately avoided?  What do you want to do to challenge yourself in 2014?

via Prompt for December 5 | Project Reverb.

I took up the challenge of making more ASCII art. I have finished a couple of smaller projects, one for a print magazine which didn’t pay after offering $100. Disappointing about the money, more because I would have been a paid ASCII artist, a rare thing.

Next up is creating ASCII art backgrounds for a game. I had planned to have more done, but I’ve at least started. It’s due January sometime.

I need some new challenges. I’ve nearly abandoned most of my sites, even those I really care about and have great ideas for. I need to find new life for them. Hopefully I’ll come up with something that works for me again.

ASCII Art from Ethan Hayes-Chute


Always a passion of mine, I would love to share
with you my own personal sub-standard ASCII art creations.
Some of these were featured in Good News Folks.

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'---' Banana Juice |___| Poison

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/ BOX OF SUGGESTIONS / |
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|___________________________|/

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a nice, simple
bookshelf design:
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A DRAWING OF A PERSON ASLEEP ON A CHAIR

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CLICK THE ARROWS BELOW TO SEE PROGRESS.

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w/ FLOWERS AND A BOAT PICTURE

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..~~MYSTERY SPOT~~..

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THE MYSTERIOUS TRIDENT OF POSIDEON

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Superman. o=@#::;o==o

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(flying over the ocean, from Europe to the USA)
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My Dead Cat Marfa (old version)

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Marfa: New, cuter, version:

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a mexican SOMBRERO
/|_/ _____
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| '/'/ (:.( . ) GARFIELD's BODY
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GARFIELD's HEAD ||_||_
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/YWYWY
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a bad turtle

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THAT IS ALL FOR ~NOW~

NEWSFLASH!! ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange
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