This is time when the word 'pixel' should also be a working verb in the dictionary. If you do not agree, go ahead and check this crazy site where you can seriously convert any picture from your personal collection and 'pixel it'. Then shuffle the pixels at your own sweet will. A kinda deconstruction of an image. No more wasting time, try it. Its fun to look at your dissected face or a dissected landscape in a matter of few seconds.
I dissected one of the fish-world graphics I was working on. Helped me realize there were so much more to it to explore. The journey has just become.