How-To: Convert Hand-Drawn Illustrations to Vector

Craft & Design

Jen Cotton and Jessica Floeh made this super helpful walkthrough for converting your hand-drawn illustrations into vector format, useful for silkscreening, designing your own stationary/paper products, or laser cutting! They show you how to scan the file using Photoshop, then show a few different tracing options in Illustrator.


101: Adobe Illustrator

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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