In this video, learn how to choose the colors in our tracing object. This helps determine how photorealistic our object will be on output.
- [Narrator] Now that we understand…all of the different ways that we can view…our tracing inside of illustrator.…It's time to talk a little bit…about how we can adjust the colors.…Because when we're dealing with things…like photographs or complex drawings…there's always going to be…lots of colors to be dealt with.…Like this photo that we see here.…So the first thing we're going to do…is select this object.…And when I do that we're going to have to first pick a preset.…So in this case I'm going to go up here…and I'm just going to pick something like three colors.…When I choose three colors…it's automatically going to convert this…into a three color object.…
So, obviously there's more than three colors…in this document.…Lots of shades of gray…and lots of shades of blue, and yellow, and green…and everything like that.…You'll notice it takes a little bit of time to do that…but once it's finished it creates something kind of like this.…Now once I've done that…I have the ability to chance that…using something called a palette.…
- Working with Image Trace presets
- Setting up artwork
- Performing a basic trace with a preset
- Erasing and adding paths
- Refining paths with strokes and widths
- Resetting typography
Skill Level Intermediate
Illustrator: Coloring Artwork (2011)with Mordy Golding4h 44m Intermediate
Illustrator: Drawing without the Pen Toolwith Mordy Golding4h 39m Intermediate
Illustrator for Web Design (2012)with Justin Seeley5h 27m Intermediate
1. Break Down the Image Trace Panel
2. Perform a Basic Trace
3. Clean Up the Artwork
4. Project: Trace Artwork
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