Re: [eigen] Owls

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Those are absolutely beautiful.

One ignorant question ... why Chinese?

On 02/20/2012 09:00 AM, Gael Guennebaud wrote:
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Ricard Marxer<ricardmp@xxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
wow! those Chinese figurative calligraphy examples are beautiful.
are you sure the dropbox links are correct?
oops, copy/paste mistake:


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Gael Guennebaud
<gael.guennebaud@xxxxxxxxx>  wrote:

this WE I played with a friend with Chinese figurative calligraphy.
Here are some famous examples:

The idea is to draw something by deforming the word. Of course that
works better using Chinese characters than our alphabet!

So, we tried to make a owl using one the possible chinese word for
"eigen" and here are some results:

As you can see I also put the logo into some real-word pages so that
we can better appreciate their look. This is how I realize that the
previous design does not work well for me, so I totally abandoned it.
Note that in some of the new designs the hat and book are still there

My favorite is the group (d) on the first page.



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