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Learn How To Trace And Convert An Image Into Vector in Illustrator CS6
Learn How To Trace And Convert An Image Into Vector in Illustrator CS6
Image Trace is a New Feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6. It will convert the raster images to editable vectors using a completely new tracing in less time. In this tutorial learn about Image Trace feature, which can automatically turn the photos into a vector graphic.
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How to Create a Happy Drummer Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe Plugin
How to Create a Happy Drummer Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe Plugin
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector character using the Pen Tool, linear and radial gradients, Art Brush, Pattern Brush and Blend Tool. For manual tracing I used the VectorScribe plugin tools. Undoubtedly, this can make the job easier and accelerates the process of creating of a large number of vector objects. After installing the VectorScribe plugin to my computer I never part with its tools in my daily work.
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How to Turn a Photo into Vector Artwork
How to Turn a Photo into Vector Artwork
In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, we’ll create a vector illustration of a high-heeled shoe by tracing a reference photo of it using the Pen Tool. Using reference photos is a popular vector-creation technique. This tutorial should be great practice, even if you’re just a beginner. For the reference image, we’ll use a photo of my high-heel shoe, which I’ve made available for you to download.
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How to Place and Trace an Image in Illustrator CS5
How to Place and Trace an Image in Illustrator CS5
You have probably noticed awesome Vector-based illustrations. Do they draw them from scratch in Illustrator? No way! Then, how do they do that? Easy! Just by placing an image and tracing it over a template layer. Let's learn how to do it!
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How To Trace a Sketch with a Vintage Comic Style
How To Trace a Sketch with a Vintage Comic Style
You can find the vintage comic style in newspapers, magazines, and in animation. In this tutorial you will learn several techniques for tracing a sketch, including how to make custom brushes, how to combine shapes and brushes and how to combine multiple brushes. You will also learn how to simulate shadows with a hatching technique.
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Vectorize a Human Eye in Illustrator
Vectorize a Human Eye in Illustrator
In this video will take vector the eye of a model in Illustrator using some techniques that will be useful in not only vectoring eyes but tracing techniques that are used for full face and body vectoring and vexeling.
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Tracing Pencil Sketches using the Pen Tool
Tracing Pencil Sketches using the Pen Tool
This tutorial will take you through the make a Pencil Sketches using the Pen Tool.
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How to Create Vector Folk Buildings Using a Digital Tablet and Tracing Techniques
How to Create Vector Folk Buildings Using a Digital Tablet and Tracing Techniques
Will another vector drawing tutorial that uses tracing techniques change the world? I hope yes, since tracing improves your way of conceiving the world graphically and representing it. The more you trace, the more you find the important visual clues to capture the world in your art. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to achieve a 1920's folk art deco look, seen in the works of artists such as, Transylvanian architectural illustrator and researcher László Debreceni. I recommend you use a gr
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Tracing a Vector Face From a Reference Photo
Tracing a Vector Face From a Reference Photo
There are numerous ways that you could approach using a reference photo in illustration, an obvious option being to 'trace' the photo. Since there are so many microscopic details in a photograph you have to make numerous decisions on how you want the image to look in the end. Do you want it to look photorealistic? Or more stylized? Comic book-esque? Cartoon-like?
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Vector illustration: create a cute bird
Vector illustration: create a cute bird
In this tutorial i’ll show you how to build the cute bird that you can see on my site. First will have a look at the final image. The tutorial will start with the paper sketch, then we will continue by tracing it in illustrator and finally add the details. So Let’s get started!
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Tracing Photo
Tracing Photo
Full detailed tutorial on how to trace from a photo.
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Draw Your Self Portrait
Draw Your Self Portrait
Its time to whip out the Pen Tool. We'll be using it almost exclusively in this tutorial. Learn how to transform your photo into your vector self portrait. We'll review techniques for tracing photos. We'll also discuss strategies you could use for this type of work. Deciding on the level of detail to include in this realistic illustration will drastically effect the style of your finished portrait. A vector self portrait is a great way to brand yourself on your web site's about page or for
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Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character from a Hand Drawn Sketch
Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character from a Hand Drawn Sketch
By firstly using the power of pen and paper a character design is created, which is then scanned into the computer to use as a base for tracing with Adobe Illustrator. The final outcome is a colourful cartoon character in vector format!
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Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character from a Hand Drawn Sketch
Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character from a Hand Drawn Sketch
By firstly using the power of pen and paper a character design is created, which is then scanned into the computer to use as a base for tracing with Adobe Illustrator. The final outcome is a colourful cartoon character in vector format!
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