Use Photoshop and Live Trace Together via Illustrator CS5


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Using Photoshop and Live Trace together

As we've seen, you can get some really great results when converting images into vectors using the Live Trace command in Illustrator. However, don't, for a minute, think that this means that Photoshop is no longer useful. In fact, I often get into arguments with the people about whether or not they should do work inside of Photoshop or Illustrator, like which one is better. The reality is it is that they're both incredibly useful tools, and you really need both of them. In fact, to get the most out of Live Trace, you can actually use Photoshop and Illustrator together to get the results that you are looking for.

Let's take a look at exactly that in this movie. I am going to start with a blank document, and I am going to go to the File menu, and I'll place an image here. I'll use this glories image, which I've been using. It's a linked image, and I am going to place it into my document. I'm now going to go ahead and apply one of the presets here, the Co...

Using Photoshop and Live Trace together
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Using Photoshop and Live Trace together provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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