The Michelangelo of Microsoft Excel

When Tatsuo Horiuchi retired, he decided to try his hand at art. But instead of spending money on paints and brushes, Horiuchi used what he already had pre-installed on his computer—Microsoft Excel. Now, the 77-year-old artist is creating remarkably intricate digital masterpieces of the Japanese landscape, all on the free graphing software.

On one end I find it creative and brilliant, and on the other end I wish he had pushed the envelope further – create some sort of micro-pixelated artwork which takes benefit of the software at hand.

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