Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Recoloring artwork with Kuler, part of Animated Character Design with Illustrator.
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There's a great feature in Illustrator that allows you to recolor your artwork. …I call it Kuler because that was what it was called when it was first introduced …into Illustrator. It's a fantastic feature and I really …want to share it with you now. So, if you want to follow along, you can …open Kuler.ai and you'll find that in the Coloring Artwork folder. …Now, here I have a piece of art that desperately needs recoloring. …Sometimes you want to recolor a whole piece of artwork, but you don't want to …go through manually selecting everything. Even with Live Paint it can be quite …tedious to paint all the different sections.…
So, Kuler allows you to take a piece of artwork and color it using the most …fantastic controls. Let me show you at, so if I select all of …my artwork. There are two ways of accessing Kuler. …You can access it up here, Recolor Artwork, in the Control panel. …Or you can access it here in the Color Guide. …Now, it does something very different here to what it does here. …
- Setting up the work area
- Bringing artwork into Illustrator
- Tracing artwork manually
- Creating complex shapes
- Working with paths
- Using Live Trace
- Coloring artwork
- Applying 3D effects
- Exporting artboards
- Options for saving files
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1. Setting Up the Work Area
2. Bringing Artwork into Illustrator
3. Tracing Artwork Manually
4. Creating Complex Shapes
5. Working with Paths
6. Using Live Trace
7. Coloring Artwork
8. Applying 3D Effects
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