While the artwork you see above may resemble something commonly seen in galleries worldwide, painstakingly crafted with brushes and pens, these are anything but normal. Tatsuo Horiuchi, a 73-year-old artist from Japan, has been Microsoft Excel to create stunningly beautiful traditional Japanese artworks. Continue reading for more.
Horiuchi had never previously used Excel at work, but after tinkering with it for some time, he mastered the technique, and even won Excel Autoshape Art Contest back in 2006. According to Bored Panda, “his deeply delicate and harmoniously colourful images mirror the traditional Japanese paintings, often exhibiting gorgeous landscapes and pieces of natural and cultural heritage.”