Why does emacs offer two drawing modes?
Are they competing packages or have different use cases.
What I tried: googled "emacs artist-mode versus picture-mode"
emacsclient -nw in
UPDATE: Found the answer to my own question. Artist mode is more "user friendly" specially if you don't mind using the mouse. If you're running in -nw console mode, artist-mode might not work, printing ansi escape codes (thats what happened to me). It might have something to do with my
M-! echo $SHELL having the value "dumb"