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Digital Illustration Fundamentals by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2015
Wallace JacksonDigital Illustration Fundamentals10.1007/978-1-4842-1697-2_8

8. The Vectorization of Digital Imagery: Image Tracing

Wallace Jackson
(1)
Lompoc, California, USA
 
Now that you have a solid understanding of how to export Plain SVG XML data for your programming and content publishing work process, let’s take a look at one of the Inkscape tools that will employ a complex vectorization algorithm to do all of the work for you. You have already learned that your vector artwork can be “rendered” into a raster, pixel, or bitmap format, and in this chapter you will learn how to go in the other direction.
We’ll look at the Inkscape Trace Bitmap algorithm, which will take the input bitmap image that you import into Inkscape, ...

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