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Tracing text by hand

When it comes to tracing text, you have two basic options here inside of Adobe Illustrator, the first of which is to try and trace the text by hand, because chances are, when you're using the Image Trace feature, you're not going to get a decent result on the text itself. So, tracing text by hand is probably one of the best ways to recreate text, especially text that has been custom built, like the text you see here. You can also choose to identify the font that is being used in the artwork that you're tracing, and then reset the text yourself. I'm going to cover that in a separate movie. For this movie, I'm only going to be focusing on tracing text by hand.

So, let's zoom in on this text here, and let's take a look at exactly what we're working with. Now, lucky for me, this sketch is actually really well done to the point where I can actually see guidelines and things like that that I can set up in order to make it easier for me to trace the text. So, the ...

Tracing text by hand
Video duration: 5m 26s 4h 5m Intermediate

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Tracing text by hand provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Tracing Artwork with Illustrator

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Design
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Illustrator
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