19 Mar 2017
Category: Vector Art

In the visual and virtual world of art, often big size vector images are exported to JPEG file formats by choosing the lowest file size. This is done for different reasons, not to load the website, to have more space on flash drive, and so on. However, the smaller size we designate to JPG photos, the less quality we receive back. This causes loss in quality of the image.Recently news of a new JPG algorithm that reduces the size of the image by 35 percent hit the walls of the world wide web. This one as well as many other innovative solutions has been developed by ai Zurich based company of Google and is named Guetzli. This new approach is going to help make webpages load quicker and allows the new size JPGs to be used in all web browsers, different devices, photo editing applications, however, this no how helps to substitute the real high quality that vectorized images.


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05 Feb 2017
Category: Vector Art

What is vector art?

It is a piece of artwork that is created in vector graphics applications. 

How does vector image work?

 To understand the concept we need to compare it with other type of artworks: bitmaps (rasters). These images are usually displayed on a computer screen - digital drawings, paintings, photos that appear on Internet, video games, movies. Bitmaps consist of a grid of full pixels that resemble tiny squares. These squares are the smallest points that comprise a visual. In graphic design a square defines the smallest unit of measurement. High resolution images contain big numbers of pixels and when printed on large surfaces they maintain details of the artwork. However, even those high definition images have quality limit. This means if we zoom them in, we will end up seeing countless pixels aka dots and our artwork’s quality will eventually be ruined.

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