Great Art Pixelated with Excel VBA

You can create beautiful pixelated artworks with this Excel VBA application! There are creative ways to use it. Create unique avatars for Zoom meetings or WhatsApp!
pixilated art excel vba

You can create beautiful Art Pixelated with Excel VBA! Download it here:

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How to use this Excel VBA application

  • Download the Excel macro workbook. It’s a xlsm file with macro codes, so you need to give permission to Excel to run macros when you open this type of files.
  • Step 1: Press “Control+Shift+A”. This will let you choose an image file and it will be imported to the worksheet.
  • Step 2: You should resize the image to about 1 to 2 inches. The pixellation process will expand the original image.
  • Step 3: Press “Control+Shift+C”. This will start the pixellation process.
  • Watch this short video if you are still unsure.
How to use the Pixel Art Generator Excel VBA application.

More examples of pixellated art works you can create

Art Pixelated with Excel VBA
Birth of Venus-Botticelli, 1484
Art Pixelated with Excel VBA
Nighthawks-Edward Hopper, 1942
Art Pixelated with Excel VBA
Girl with Pearl Earrrings-Johannes Vermeer, 1665

Make creative headshots

Being in focus is so passé. Use this app to create unique pixelated headshots and use it other areas of your online life. Today, in the business world, you are as much a product as whatever you might sell or do. 

Art Pixelated with Excel VBA
How to do this: Do a tight crop and pixelate with this app.
How to do this: add yellow grid lines to the cells.
How to do this: Pixelate with this app, add pink grid lines in Excel and paste into a circle shape.

Interested in the Excel VBA codes for Art Pixelated with Excel VBA?

If you like to see the VBA codes that generates the pixelated image, press “ALT+F11” when the workbook is open. This work is licensed by Aeternus Consulting under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you are interested at how it all works, you can go to our Excel VBA course work page where everything is explained in detail!

Art Pixelated with Excel VBA

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One Response

  1. Hi, i have a quick question, i was trying to use your excel vba application and i got an error that said “compilation error, type mistmatch” and it hightlighted the following line: lgDevContext = GetDC(0)
    i dont know much about coding so i was hoping you could give me a hint on what to fix here, thanks!

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