Vexel comes from the combination of the words “vector” and “pixel”. It uses a pixel-based form of raster art to produce sharp-edged lines, flat color areas and smooth gradient fills. There are different techniques involved in creating vexels, but paintbrushes, pencils and other free hand tools are usually not recommended. Whichever techniques is used, the resulting image is smooth, crisp and somewhat realistic. This post features vexel art that are sure to wow you and give you inspiration.