Tracing line art


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Tracing line art

One of the most common objects that you will be tracing inside of Illustrator is line art. This could be something that somebody sketched on a cocktail napkin, somebody drew inside of Photoshop, or somebody painted; doesn't matter. Something somebody drew by hand, or created in an another program, like AutoCAD, or something like that, that's comprised of lines. And in this movie, I am going to show you my method for tracing that type of artwork here inside of Illustrator. The first thing I am going to do is create a new blank document. I will do that by Command+N or Control+N on my keyboard. Then I will make sure that I am working in a Horizontal orientation; doesn't matter the size. In this case, it's 8.5 by 11 in a Horizontal orientation, but then I will just hit OK.

Once I do that, I am then going to place a file here. So I'm going to go to File, I will go to Place, and I am going to choose car_sketch. This is inside of your Chapter 12 images folder, and I will hit...

Tracing line art
Video duration: 4m 33s 8h 49m Beginner

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Tracing line art provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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