Creating and placing a transparent image


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Creating and placing a transparent image

In this exercise we are going to take a collection of path outlines from Illustrator. We are going to copy them and paste them into Photoshop. We are going to make some pixel level modifications and save our work as a layer PSD file. Then we are going to place that PSD file with all of its transparency intact here in the Illustrator. I'm working inside a file called Unlikely dinosaur story.ai, found inside the 21_photoshop folder. And I don't know if you've read this text or not, but it's a story about how dinosaurs are going to wage this battle with teens from the future and these are them right there, flying through the sky.

Now they're not terribly realistically rendered which is fine, but I would like them to be a little soft and a little bit glowly as well. That's something I can do in Illustrator, but it's not handled as efficiently or as elegantly as it is inside of Photoshop. So I prefer to take the objects over to Photoshop, make my changes there since P...

Creating and placing a transparent image
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Creating and placing a transparent image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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