Vexel, from the word vector and pixel, is a style or technique in graphic illustration that uses an entirely pixel based form or raster, but mimics the appearance of vector based graphics. Being a style that appears like a vector, vexels have the characteristic feature of sharp-edged lines and areas of flat colour or smooth gradient fills.
As a digital graphic style, vexels can be made in Photoshop, in vector based Illustrator as well as in other graphic softwares. There are different approaches in making vexel art, but the basic procedure actually involves the use of a pen tool, layer stacking, gradients, brushes and etc. In this article, we are showcasing some amazing examples of vexel art illustrations which are exceptionally done for your inspiration. If you like these illustrations, we encourage you to share this with your friends on the social media. Enjoy!