Graffiti-style Flash

Whether you're a web designer who uses Flash routinely or a graphic designer looking for a brand new style, getting to know Flash's bitmap tools could be really worth your while.

The Trace Bitmap function, which enables you to convert bitmap images into vectors, has been available in Flash since the earliest versions, but few of us use it. The secret is in the preparatory work in Photoshop, which enables you to use the threshold function to turn a portrait photo into a vector illustration.

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