vector silhouettes tutorial

posted on 24th of september, 2010

Hi everyone! Today I will discover the secret "how to make vector silhouettes". Let's start:

1.Open your image on photoshop.
2. With quick mask or other tool select the object or silhouette.
3. Create new layer without diselect the object and fill it with black colore.
4. Delete all the others layer .
5. Save the layer with silhuettes in .png format.
6. Open this document in Illustrator
7. Live Trace it and expand the aparence.
And now you can add any background you want .
That's it. I hope my lesson will be userful for beginers and sorry for my english and mistakes.

Comments (13)

Posted by smartview27 on October 19, 2010
Great lesson!
Posted by Alionaz on September 26, 2010
I am glad that this lesson has been helpful!
Posted by Maigi on September 25, 2010
Great tip! Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Asyan on September 25, 2010
Useful! Thank you for sharing!
Posted by Egomezta on September 24, 2010
They look great
Posted by Davulcu on September 24, 2010
Dont forget to add the original source file as additional format and fill a PR... Otherwise your work might be easily refused
Posted by Mariaam on September 24, 2010
Nice illustrations and instructions! :)
Posted by Shopartgallerycom on September 24, 2010
Nice work!
Posted by Cristalloid on September 24, 2010
Posted by Micspix on September 24, 2010
Very Clear and concise instructions. Also - you're English is pretty good!
Posted by Almaterra on September 24, 2010
Posted by Alerizzo78 on September 24, 2010
Thank you for these useful information!
Posted by Youths on September 24, 2010
Thank you for sharing!!

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