Tracing a black-and-white image


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Tracing a black-and-white image

All right. As promised, I am going to show you the best way to trace these hand drawn characters here inside of Illustrator. Now, if you have been following along with me and you have made a mess of graphic the way that I have, then join me as I go to the File menu and choose the Revert command in order to revert to the previous appearance of this illustration. I am going to loose my changes so I have to confirm with Illustrator that I really want to do this. I will go ahead and click the Revert button to make it so. Now, if you haven't been following along with me, then all you need to do is open this graphic right here.

It's called Hand-drawn characters.ai and it's found inside of the 18 Live Trace folder. Then go to your Layers palette, twirl open the Image layer and meatball the Alphabet item right here, which is the imported image. Now, I should tell you where these letters come from. I didn't actually write these letters on a piece of paper and then scann them in. In...

Tracing a black-and-white image
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Tracing a black-and-white image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: Advanced Techniques

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