Illustrator 3.12 [image trace]

First, it is important to understand the concept of “image trace.” Using the image trace command is similar to tracing over an object by hand. Illustrator will trace over the selected object and create a series of lines/objects that approximate…

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Illustrator 3.11 [custom background texture]

Create a rectangular object in Illustrator. Fill the object with 90% gray. Navigate to Object>Rasterize Now, select the object and navigate to Filter>Texture>Grain. Set the “Intensity” to “96”, the “Contrast” to “59” and the “Grain Type” to “Sprinkles.” Select “Ok”…

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Illustrator 3.10 [background texture]

Vector graphics can have a crisp, often stark appearance. Often you will wish to add some subtle texture to the colored backdrops behind your images. To use a background texture, first Google illustrator background texture and find/download a suitable texture.…

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