Wednesday, August 17th, 2005
Adobe Illustrator CS2 is amazing. More specifically, "Live Trace" is amazing. It's described as- "Quickly and accurately convert photos, scans, or other bitmap images to editable and scalable vector paths". And that it does, and very well I might add.
Here's the original "voodoo dude" sketch I did for the VoodooPad icon (done in Painter):
Here's 4 different versions of it, after going through live trace with different settings:
So what's this buy me? Well, zoom in and you'll see:
The original is on the left. I can blow it way up without getting pixelated images.
I'm just... amazed. It works really really well. It makes me want to take up drawing again.
-- posted 4:50 pm