Excel-Generated Art

If this keeps up, Street Tech is going to have to open up a new Topic Area for “Digital Age Folk Art.” Artist Danielle Aubert used the ubiquitous Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as a canvas and art tool to create “58 Days Worth of Drawing Exercises in Microsoft Excel.” He writes: “Each drawing is in a new ‘worksheet,’ which is automatically set up as a grid. These drawings were made by changing cell preferences for background color, fill patterns, and border styles and from time to time inserting ‘comment’ boxes and letters or words.”

Especially check out the animated version of all the pieces.

[Via Make]