basic web understanding

Introduction

The purpose of this post is to provide you with a basic understanding of what makes it possible to see a website by typing its address.
Itโ€™s a simplification of what happens in reality, but the main ideas are here ๐Ÿ™‚

Creating vector images

Introduction

This will be a short tutorial about how to create simple vector drawings.

This small guide will cover 2 softwares:

Talking about different softwares is, I think, a good way to understand that they do the same thing: creating vectors.
Choosing one upon another is more a matter of personal preference.

Vector basics

Introduction

vector vs pixels

Pixel images are composed of a grid of colored square (fig.01)

when zoomed, we see squares

Vector are defined by shapes that are rendered by the computer (fig.02)

vectors can be zoomed without quality loss

See wikipedia for more details

why choose vector?

Vector are getting you a very clean render. Also itโ€™s easily editable.
For some works like:

  • Logo design
  • web-design
  • even illustrations

that can be great advantages.