Hairy type

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Chris Davenport used the free "digital sketchbook" NodeBox to make the hairy text above. NodeBox is an easy way to create 2D graphics with Python. Davenport posted the code, titled Hair Peace, for others to play with too. From Creative Review:

"Nodebox is really accessible and very easy to pick up and fiddle with, it's aimed mainly at designers like myself who don't have vast programming experience," (Davenport) continues. "I managed to do it in a day after never using Python before. It's all well documented on the Nodebox site and there's a community that helps with problems...

Hairy Type (Creative Review)
Hair Peace (CPD-Work)