This is kind of like writing a ‘shader’ for type. (A ‘shader’ in the graphical sense - like a tight little function that runs perpetually.) Very well designed and thoroughly documented!
Since books and language is such a theme in this directory, it makes sense that the artistry of the glyphs would be as well.
Full art ASCII wiki. Each page is an incantation echoing from that drippy, drippy cave you once found deep in the land of Kirugu Vargir. A lizard-like people can be seen, draining time in the distance.
Rad rotoscoped textmetal vid. Don’t just watch this on YouTube.
There are many routes into this topic—however, I enjoy the Brain Pickings blog and wanted a reason to link to it somewhere in here. See also the footage of John Smith at his machine.
Upside-down and mirror image font stylings. I’m also linking this because it’s a node to other type resources and some of the author’s essays interest me.