In chapter 1, you learned about picking a preset. In this video, use those skills to start tracing a giraffe.
- [Narrator] As we know, one of the most important…things when we're tracing objects inside…of Illustrator is to pick the correct preset.…So in this movie we're going to take a look at…exactly what the correct preset would be…for this particular illustration.…Going to zoom in a bit here so we can see…the details on the face, because the neckline…and all of that can be refined later…using some tools we'll talk about in later chapters.…What I'm mainly concerned about is the detail in the face.…So, what I'm going to do is select the object first,…and then we're going to go over to the right,…to the properties panel, and you can see,…there's this little button, and when I hover over it…it says, "open the image trace panel".…
That's going to open up the panel we were working…with earlier, and I'm just going to dock that to the side,…and then I'm going to close the properties panel…just for a second over here, there we go.…And once I have that I can now start working inside of this.…I'm going to close the advanced section for now…
- Working with Image Trace presets
- Setting up artwork
- Performing a basic trace with a preset
- Erasing and adding paths
- Refining paths with strokes and widths
- Resetting typography
Skill Level Intermediate
Illustrator: Coloring Artwork (2011)with Mordy Golding4h 44m Intermediate
Illustrator: Drawing without the Pen Toolwith Mordy Golding4h 39m Intermediate
Illustrator for Web Design (2012)with Justin Seeley5h 27m Intermediate
1. Break Down the Image Trace Panel
2. Perform a Basic Trace
3. Clean Up the Artwork
4. Project: Trace Artwork
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