My resized image looks muddy: Vector vs Raster images

If you want to make digital art, it’s good to be aware of vectors and rasters (sometimes called bitmaps). But what are they? In short, they determine how your image is built up. Let’s have a closer look at each. Raster/Bitmap A raster image is made up of pixels. Zoomed out it looks like a smooth image. But if you zoom in really closely on a raster image, you’ll see a grid (or raster) composed of pixels. Since pixels are the smallest possible size on a computer, resizing a raster image is somewhat problematic. Making it bigger means that what… Continue reading