Stumbled across a fun website called make 8-bit art – it’s a pixel painting application like MS Paint, except in your browser! Two basic tools – pencil and fill – and 256 colors to choose from, and best of all, it’s open source.
More fun awaits when you look at the page source (in Firefox: Ctrl-U). I’m not going to give away what’s there, except that it’s also pretty artful.
The site is run by an artist and developer who goes by jenmoneydollars, but despite the moniker it appears to be free….