Ambigrams

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Ambigrams

Postby kaenif » Sat 27 Feb 2010 9:37 am

There is a recent post on the Omniglot blog that talks about ambigrams. I have read about them before and I have tried to make a few ambigrams but most of them are either hard to read or ugly (or both). I'm not at home but I tried to make a sketch of an ambigram of Omniglot with Paint just now.

(Caution: It may cause damage to eyes)









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And this is an ambigram of four. Luckily I put it on Facebook so I can post it now :D I made it with SumoPaint. It has a symmetry function, which is very good for making ambigrams.
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Have you made any ambigrams before? (I'm sure there are a lot of people on here who make better ambigrams than me :lol: )
Can you recognise this character?
Nope, it's not shāng. It is a 囧 with a hat which 囧ed its chin off!
囧囧囧囧囧囧囧囧囧!
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Re: Ambigrams

Postby Declan » Sat 27 Feb 2010 10:26 pm

The four one is pretty good.
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Re: Ambigrams

Postby Serali » Fri 12 Mar 2010 1:40 am

I love these things.

I haven't made any though as I don't know how to go about that. XD

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Re: Ambigrams

Postby telal » Fri 12 Mar 2010 7:15 pm

Serali wrote:I love these things.

I haven't made any though as I don't know how to go about that. XD


seems easy enough to me

make an image and then mirror it
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Re: Ambigrams

Postby Serali » Fri 12 Mar 2010 11:15 pm

Ok.

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