From sketch to screen

One of the great things about working digitally is the flexibility it affords you. There are so many options to undo and redo parts and layers that it's easy to knock out quick variations to appease a demanding client. The trouble for many of us is that it's still quicker to do the thinking on paper.

Have you ever wondered how to create vector images from something you doodled in a sketchbook? If you have, then you only need a pencil (or camera), your computer, and a little patience to convert any photo or drawing into vector art in Illustrator. Even the most novice user will be well on the way to creating stylised images from illustrations or photographs in no time.

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