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PNG to Blocks - a quick hack of Sethbling's Player Statue filter

posted Mar 7, 2013, 12:12 PM by Adrian Brightmoore   [ updated Jul 7, 2015, 11:57 PM ]

The Mona Lisa herself, in Minecraft

Vertical and Horizontal options

This is an MCEdit filter to render PNG pictures as pixel art in the Minecraft world.

The base code is @Sethbling's Player Statue filter, which relies on this library from MIT:

The filter takes two string parameters:

host is the DNS name or IP address and port, seperated by colon. For example: ""

path is the rest of the url to the PNG file. For example "/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Mona_Lisa.PNG/160px-Mona_Lisa.PNG"

Version 2 of the filter: takes a checkbox parameter. If 'Horizontal' is checked, then the picture will render along the x,z surface (like a floor). If the checkbox is not checked, the picture will draw vertically, like a wall.

Adrian Brightmoore,
Mar 7, 2013, 12:12 PM
Adrian Brightmoore,
Mar 18, 2014, 4:11 AM