Digital or Analog?

DigitalExpressed in discrete numerical form, especially for use or generated by a computer or other electronic device.  A digital image is made up of discrete color squares called pixels and the colors are defined by digital discrete numbers defining a finite set of colors.

Tiger Eye – digital painting using MATLAB©

AnalogMeasuring or representing data by means of one or more physical properties that can express any value along a continuous scale. For example, the position of the hands of a clock is an analog representation of time.  The continuous flow of paint on the paper and the continuous range of colors as the paints mix make a watercolor painting an analog image.

Black-Eyed Susans – watercolor and ink

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One Comment on “Digital or Analog?”

  1. Coming East Says:

    I always love seeing your artwork, Bud.


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