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The basics of vectoring
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Published: April 7, 2006
This tutorial is designed for beginners at Illustrator that just need a little guidance to start working with vectoring. It covers topics such as:

- Selecting a vector-ready image
- Picking out major shapes and how to go about starting
- In-Depth look at shadows and their importance
- A number of helpful tips for vectoring

Please feel free to send me a note with any questions you may have, I'll do my best to answer them.

part one of this tutorial can be found here: [link]
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silentjanStudent Digital Artist
thanks for sharing this 
TretaVortex's avatar
This will help me so much, I totally lack the ability to work with shadows in illustrator, Thanks!
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d3k0Hobbyist Photographer
This is awesome. I just got Illustrator and even though this is uploaded like 6 years ago it still helps a lot! Thank you =)
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Colombianit0Hobbyist General Artist
many thanks for the tutorial, friendly and simple just what i needed :D
0angelwings0's avatar
Can you please do more? You explain very well! :D
KOOLKUL's avatar
Is there a shortcut to centre an image/object to the centre of the artboard? Its fairly easy in Corel, but can't find anything in Illus.
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punkupStudent
*thumbs up
Blugi's avatar
BlugiHobbyist Digital Artist
Thaks a lot for both parts i was looking for something like this!! :D
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Demonic-HazeProfessional General Artist
A very helpful tutorial C: Thank you so much for making this :heart: :heart:
Rion205's avatar
hey how do you select individual anchors? I can't seem to figure it out :(
cadastrad's avatar
cadastradStudent General Artist
Great tutorial, specially the shadows part.
It's very helpful for us, the beginners!
Kimimarox's avatar
I cant see the image!
Isis-M's avatar
Isis-MProfessional Interface Designer
I can't too...And I tried to reload the page several times!
:cries:
effervescentfx's avatar
this is kind of unrelated, but where did you get those fonts?!!! They're SOO nice!
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lelymarquesStudent Interface Designer
I can´t see it o.O
Hamade's avatar
same here :S, Id ownloaded it though and it will work ;)
migsterrr's avatar
very very usefull.. thanks a lot! :D
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orangel89Student
THIS IS VERY VERY HELPFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS!!! :glomp: I'm still not familiar wif illustrator...>///< /
nelsonp's avatar
nelsonpProfessional Digital Artist
Great tutorial, very useful. :)
terf's avatar
very nice! would you mind if I referred to this on my tutorial site when talking about vectors? I wouldn't put it on my site, just link to it.
modernreligion's avatar
that'd be excellent. i'm glad you feel it's helpful enough to be a worthwile tutorial.

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