Beginner Question: Is it bad to mix raster photography into vector based print work? Alternative?

I am tasked with creating a vector based print work. And I’m very new to print design. Is it a good idea to include raster photography inside my vector image? It seems to destroy the whole point of “infinite scalability”. How do I create something that can be scalable, so as to be used on … Read more

Optimum workflow for re-sizing content in InDesign

I am curious of the workflow that designers have when using InDesign, specifically with placing and re-sizing images while remaining flexible for content whose dimensions can change. I am creating a portfolio with a variety of mixed content: raster, vector, raster mixed with vector. When starting I was unsure of the final dimensions of the … Read more

Vector fonts – do they need hinting?

I’ve been studying Truetype fonts and hinting. Knowing the difference between raster and vector graphics I’m wondering: Why is hinting still necessary? Aren’t there rendering engines for vector fonts? Why do I still need to do hinting (which is a slow, boring and prone to imprecision process) for a font? Answer TL; DR: Unless your … Read more

How to do a stroke raster effect [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Graphic Design Stack Exchange. Closed 5 years ago. Improve this question I would like to do this effect. https://scriptographer.org/scripts/raster-scripts/stroke-raster/ Unfortunately the pug is no longer available or updated for today’s versions of … Read more

What can one do with a collection of unused, quality digital art/graphics? [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 TL;DR I’m looking for ideas as to what to do with a large collection of … Read more

Raster image opens in smaller dimensions in Adobe Illustrator

so I have this image that is 612x408px (300dpi?): I create a new file in AI at 612x408px (72ppi) and when I import the image, the image imports in lower dimensions: When I scale the image up to the artboard size of 612×408, the image doesn’t lose quality, so it’s definitely a 612×408 of at … Read more