Computers have only really become a widely accepted medium for art within the last twenty years, and in the field of movies and animation, most people couldn‘t live without it. It has made editing a much easier and faster process, and has completely revolutionized the way animation is created. There are many digital artists appearing more and more often that use various computer programs to help them to create their art work, and people are now trying to push the envelope on what programs can actually be used to create viable pieces of art.
Another way to use a spreadsheet program that has become popular is to re-create 8-bit graphics from childhood video games and turn them into larger-than-life scenes. It‘s very simple to adjust the row and column height so that it becomes a perfect square, and most of the 8-bit games lacked any sort of definition, shading, or blending making them even easier to turn into spreadsheet art. There is also a huge market for this sort of thing. People that grew up with those types of games are now into adulthood, and many of them love to share things from their past with their children, nieces, nephews, and anyone else that cares about it. There is a certain amount of whimsy to these characters as well, and this type of classicism will never truly go out of style.