Preparing an image for use in Illustrator


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Preparing an image for use in Illustrator

All right, so you are finished with all your image manipulations here inside of Photoshop. And yes, I like the little cracklies inside of the whites of the eyes. I think they look great. What do you do now? If you want to take this composition and place it in Illustrator, and you know you are not going to copy and paste it and embed it in Illustrator, you are going to go ahead and place the file. But how do you get it to a point that it's ready for Illustrator to use? Well, you could just take this layer composition if you wanted to, and I have gone ahead and saved my progress as Colorized chic.psd. You could place it directly into Illustrator as is but that would be giving Illustrator more information than it needs, and you would require more of Illustrator than you would want.

It basically increases processing time and what's the point of that. We might as well distill everything down to a single layer if possible. And then you want to presumably convert the image from RGB ...

Preparing an image for use in Illustrator
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Preparing an image for use in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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