Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using built-in tracing presets, part of Illustrator CS6 New Features.
Once you've performed an initial trace of your artwork here inside of…Illustrator, you may be left with less than desirable results.…If that's the case, you should try out some of Illustrators built-in tracing…presets to help get your artwork back on the right track.…None of the presets will necessarily be a magic bullet for what you're trying to…do, but they'll most likely give you a much better starting point, which you can…tweak to get it exactly where you need it to be.…In order to access the tracing options, you can go up to your Control panel…with your tracing objects selected and find this little button here called Image Trace Panel.…
When you click it, the Image Trace Panel automatically appears.…You'll notice that once the Image Trace Panel opens, you have access to…Presets right here.…If I drop this down, you'll notice I have a bunch to choose from.…So if I wanted this to look more like a photo, I could choose something like…High Fidelity Photo.…We're going to be speeding up the render time significantly on your screen, but…
This course was updated on 10/04/2012.
- Adjusting the interface brightness
- Understanding updates to panels and preferences
- Creating a repeatable pattern
- Performing a basic trace
- Converting pixels to paths
- Understanding what 64-bit support means for you
- Introducing startup profiles
- Understanding the Save for Web changes
- Enhancing artwork with gradients on strokes
- Working with the improved Gaussian Blur
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 10/04/12. What changed?
A: We added a new chapter to address the new features that come with Illustrator when you have an Adobe Creative Cloud membership. These include features like the ability to quickly unembed images and one-click file packaging.