Controlling colors in Live Trace


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Controlling colors in Live Trace

Normally, when using the Live Trace feature inside of Illustrator, the result that you get will represent the image that you're using. However, there may be times when you want to make adjustments to the colors that you're using in Live Trace. Let's take a look at how that might work. I'm going to start with a blank document, and I'm going to place an image into my document. I'll choose File > Place. I'll use this glories.psd file and place the linked image. Next, I'm going to go here and click on this little Preset button and apply the Colors 6 Live Trace preset, and now I get this lovely result.

However, I might want to change some of the colors, for example, maybe I don't like this color of the flowers. I want to use a different color instead. Now, really the only way for me to do that would be to expand the artwork. That gives me now access to the vectors, and now we can start to use things like the Select Same command, where if I take the same my...

Controlling colors in Live Trace
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Controlling colors in Live Trace provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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