How to draw high-resolution images on client-side?

Any libraries, API, or tips are welcome. I am trying to draw Landsat 8 images using Canvas utility of Javascript on my browser. The grayscale reflectance values for Landsat 8 bands are from minimum -32768 and maximum +32767(int16). The Canvas utility offers RGBA for range 0-255. If I scale (-32768, 32767) range to (0,255), I … Read more

How to save an .AI & .TIFF file with transparency

A client asked me to send the following files .ai, .eps, .pdf, .psd, .tif ( created in Adobe Illustrator) with transparent background. After searching through this site, I found out that I can save the .eps, .pdf & .psd with transparent backgrounds. When I open the files in Preview and click on Show Image Background, … Read more

What software should I use to design clipart pictures of human’s performing different exercises?

I am building a database with descriptions and various other information for strength training exercises. One of the most important things is to actually let the user get a visual idea of how to perform the exercise, so I want to build a set of clipart pictures that show them. The best example of what … Read more

What’s the term for an image that’s been traced and made transparent?

What’s the name of an image (TIFF) that’s been traced, isolated from its background and saved with a transparent background? Layered? Traced? Answer As has already been pointed out, a TIFF is still a TIFF regardless of the contents. TIFF is a file format (Tagged Image File Format) as distinct from JPEG, PNG, PSD, etc. … Read more

Which raster image format is better for digitally displaying images when there is no transparency; JPEG or PNG?

I’m trying to determine which format is better to use when there is no transparency in an image. More importantly though, I’m trying to figure out when it’s better to use one over the other. From what I understand, JPEG essentially tricks the human eye into filling in the gaps by limiting the information to … Read more

SVG Pros & Cons for Graphic Designers! [closed]

Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it focuses on one problem only by editing this post. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question What Are the Pros & Cons of Using SVG for Web Graphics? Q: SVGs (Scalable … Read more

Recommended format for a large stop motion animation on website?

I have a stop motion animation of about 35 seconds in duration (~150 frames). The resolution is quite large at around 900px x 450px. What is the best format to play this looping on my website? I think my options are either .gif, standard .swf, or convert it into a movie .swf. What is the … Read more