Drawing in Excel




About: I am a hobist with lots of hobies from carpentry to mechanics. There is hardly any thing that i am not interested in.

How to draw a real vector art? I found one funny way to draw a real vector art. Don't know if it will be of any help to anybody or not. So here it goes.

Step1:Open excel and select 2 column and start a scatter chart.
Step2:Set the max and min of the chart axix as per your image complexity
Step3:Download any image that you want to coppy and place it behind the chart (don't forget to set the chart backgroung to transparent)
Step4:Now enter the x and y coordinated in the two columns you selected (just use your judgement. You can allways go back and change the coordinates)
Step5:When all the points are plotted your image is done. Remove the image from the back and enjoy your masterpiece.

Don't forget to change the line color. You can overlap multiple charts to make a complex art. Also you can enter more coordinates to create a good finish. And don't forget to post your masterpiece if you make one.




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    2 years ago

    Well, you learn something new everyday!


    Hi, found your post while looking for a category to post some of my excel artwork in. If you are interested, check it out on https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/devan-matthews.html. I use the basic principal of the spirograph, then run a couple of transforms on the data to give it a 3D look.

    I use the same technique as above to capture data from printed graphs, it is an excellent tool

    01 - Eye of the Beholder - Copy (800x800).jpg
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