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Introducing Aviary by Mike Peutz

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Chapter 4. Raven—Vector Editing

Raven is used to create fully scalable vector art appropriate for logos or t-shirt designs. Unlike the bitmaps you have used in previous chapters, Raven uses vectors. A vector is an object defined by points in space, lines connecting those points together, and color that fills the shape in between those lines. Vectors are defined mathematically and are drawn in real time so they are always drawn at the optimum resolution for the display. Thus, it is a great format for printers, illustrators, and logo designers. You won't find another tool quite like Raven on the Web.

Bitmaps and vectors explained

Two-dimensional (2D) digital images can be constructed basically in two different ways: raster images, commonly referred ...

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