I figured it was time to talk about the live trace function in Illustrator to help all of you beginners and intermediate #screen printers out with creating artwork. This is a very cool function and when used appropriately is a great asset and tool for people who have limited skills in creating vector art.
This is another excellent educational video about creating artwork for screen printing. In this edition of how to use Illustrator for simpletons like me you’ll get to follow me along as I explain the automatic vector function known as live trace or simple trace. Here I give you a quick rundown on the very basic usage of this function and how to utilize it for screen printing artwork. Have you ever wondered if there was an easy way to vector a simple image file containing a graphic? Have you ever found JPEG,s PNG’s or TIFF files with objects you would like to incorporate into your vector art design for tee shirts? This tutorial will give you a basic overview of the automatic vector tracing functions of Illustrator CS3 which may be applied to any version of Illustrator. If you are new to screen printing and creating the artwork you need to screen print then this video will help you out a lot in using found objects in image files of a decent resolution. I think this instructional video will be useful to you in your learning experience.
I hope you all enjoy!
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