Setting up a template layer for your sketch


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Setting up a template layer for your sketch

So at this point I'm going to assume that you already have a sketch. You have done something on paper, you have put your idea down, you really have an idea about where you want to go, and you now either take a picture of that or you scan that and you now have an image that you can now place into Illustrator to use as what we call a template to create now our final artwork. So I am going to start off by creating a new document here inside of Illustrator. Just Command+N or Control+N. I can choose over here a new document profile. I can choose a Print Profile and just because of the orientation of the zebra here I am going to choose the wide or the landscape format.

So now I am going to click OK and I get this document here and I want to place now that image into this document so I could start to use it as a template. So I am going to go over here to the File menu. I am going to choose Place. Inside of my Chapter 02 Exercise Files folder I am now going to choose this image here called...

Setting up a template layer for your sketch
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Setting up a template layer for your sketch provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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