In this video, learn how to trace a logo on your own. Step through the process, apply all your settings, and then come back and watch the solution.
(swish)…- [Instructor] Okay folks, here is your challenge…if you choose to accept it.…A client has come to you and they've said hey,…this is the only copy of our logo we have…and we need a new menu design.…What can you do with this logo to help us out?…This is where the designer puts both hands…to his face and goes, oy.…Because of the fact that we have to work…with something like this, this is where Illustrator's…Image Trace panel comes in extremely handy.…This is just a JPEG file, so what are we going to do with it?…Well, you've seen my workflow so far,…so why don't you take everything you've seen me do,…implement that into your workflow…and see what you come up with.…
Once you've finished it, come back…and we'll see what I would've done.…Maybe I do it the same way,…maybe I would've done it differently,…we'll see when you come back with my solution.…
- Working with Image Trace presets
- Setting up artwork
- Performing a basic trace with a preset
- Erasing and adding paths
- Refining paths with strokes and widths
- Resetting typography
Skill Level Intermediate
Illustrator: Coloring Artwork (2011)with Mordy Golding4h 44m Intermediate
Illustrator: Drawing without the Pen Toolwith Mordy Golding4h 39m Intermediate
Illustrator for Web Design (2012)with Justin Seeley5h 27m Appropriate for all
1. Break Down the Image Trace Panel
2. Perform a Basic Trace
3. Clean Up the Artwork
4. Project: Trace Artwork
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