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Hand dawn Cartoon...convert to Vector?

Hand dawn Cartoon...convert to Vector?

Hand dawn Cartoon...convert to Vector?


Years ago, I scanned a cartoon drawn by a deceased friend (a really gifted cartoonist)...opened it in (then Illustrator 2003 I believe); & w/ the help of the Illustrator community...converted the pen strokes into vector lines...then smoothed them...selected various line weights, etc. When completed...it was absolutely beautiful...made the original look like a corporate trademark...that good.

I need to do that again, but I recently began using Illustrator 2021 (&... have a really shi_ty memory). I was hoping someone here would know of a tutorial or some knowledgebase doc that could help me get started w/ this task in Illustrator 2021. [This cartoon is B&W only, so I won't have to worry about fill color, etc.]



RE: Hand dawn Cartoon...convert to Vector?

If using automatic conversion, use the trace function:

Manually tracing a scanned illustration with the pen tool requires reading of the manual.

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