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Challenge

Create SMS Text art

This challenges is about creating ‘Text Art’ using SMS text functions on your phone. There are many apps that make this easy to do but we encourage some new creativity.

For example, you can look at the following apps for inspiration:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/emoji-art-text-picture-add/id454721551?mt=8
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.socialzoid.symbolsboar...

Step 1: Have a look at this example to give you inspiration:
http://www.geocities.com/spunk1111/small.htm

Step 2: Now, get working on your keyboard and create your art piece. You need to make sure your piece of art can be seen on the screen of your phone…that is the size of your canvas.

Step 3: When you have a creation you take a screen shot of the art by holding down the lock button and double clicking the home on an iPhone or on an Android phone the volume down and power button – but you will need to check this function as models will differ. Check this out on youtube. This will create a photo of your masterpiece in your photo gallery of your masterpiece in your photo gallery.

See these examples:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAXuTbl8Rew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlTKrbgD86w

Step 4: Click on “Submit your solution to this challenge” on this page, describe what your masterpiece is and why you have chosen to that particular masterpiece, upload the photo you have taken of your masterpiece.