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convert to vector

convert to vector

convert to vector

Hi, bit new to vectors but coming round!

I have a logo in photoshop which is not a vector graphic but I need to make it one. Is there an easy way of converting my existing logo to a vector graphic?

ta muchly


RE: convert to vector

Import the logo into Freehand and use the 'Trace" tool. Double click on the trace tool icon and make adjustments to controll how Freehand "sees" the logo edges/colours etc. This method can be very successful or completely naf depending upon the original graphic. There is an Adobe  program called Streamline which has been around for a long time and is very good at doing this sort of tracing. I don't think there's a quick way - you will always have some cleaning up to do even with the best traced results.

RE: convert to vector

Another way - -depending how complex your logo - - create a clipping path in Photoshop and Use the Export paths to Illustrator. Photoshop will create a ,ai file - Open up in Ilustrator and Modify the paths.


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RE: convert to vector

If your photo is very detailed try using Flash to auto trace. I think you'll be amazed at the control and quality of the results. I learned of this technique in another forum and love the results. I like it better than Freehand and Illustrator auto-trace tool.

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