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I have a hand drawn image which I want to digitize into vector graphic. How do I do that in illustrator/corel painter?? any tutorial links will be appreciated.
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I would scan the image in (at least 300pi) and save it as a bitmap. In illustrator, I would use the live trace option to convert it to vector art.
http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/illustrator/ss/sflivetrace.htm
http://www.illustratortechniques.com/distressedtype.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8r-IIXOlPA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0yNFH99cWg
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Also the Corel Trace feature (in CorelDraw, not in CorelPainter) works pretty well.

Have you every tried it?

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by:alian_louis
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if it´s not such a complex image then just trace it manually.
If you are looking for a good tutorial of how to vectorize a bitmap
then visit http://www.ndesign-studio.com/ <----this guy is awesome.
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Use Flash to trace, its easier faster and more adaptable then all other tracing softwares.

Look for flash tutorials on net
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by:wickedsunny
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Use Flash to trace, its easier faster and more adaptable then all other tracing softwares.

Look for flash tutorials on net .

If you want to learn it professionally, contact me, I provide training in different softwares.

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