By Crystal McCullough | Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Phase four: Live trace and resolution
In this exclusive preview of his upcoming Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced course, lynda.com author Deke McClelland shares six phases in the creation of an authentic five-by-three-foot pirate flag. In today’s episode, Deke prepares the base artwork for tracing in Photoshop and auto-traces it in Illustrator. Look for the full course to be released in its entirety later this year. Phase five will be online tomorrow.
• Saving a piece of art for placement in Illustrator
• Placing pixel-based images in Illustrator
• Applying the Live Trace feature
Part one: Sketching
Part two: Editing scanned line art
Part three: Adding contrast and color
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