Other ways to trace


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Other ways to trace

I've restored the original version of Hand-drawn characters.ai and it contains a multicolor image that I created inside of Photoshop. Now in the previous exercise I showed you how you can go ahead and trace that image by clicking on the Live Trace button. Basically, you just cross your fingers and hope for the best. After tracing the image you have access to a few options up here in the Control panel. If you want more control over your traced artwork then you go over to this little dialog box icon, click on it, and then you have a variety of additional settings that you can apply. After modifying the settings you click on the Trace button.

Now we will come back to how these settings work in a future exercise. For now I am just going to cancel out, because there is a few other ways to approach tracing inside of Illustrator. I will go ahead and press Ctrl+Z, Cmd+Z on the Mac, so I reinstate my original untraced image. Another thing you can do, if you want to bring up the dialog box right ...

Other ways to trace
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Other ways to trace 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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