Oct 5: Vector Drawing

Assignment 4:

Recreate this image as a vector-based image created in Illustrator.

Ensure that that you meet the objective of demonstrating skill in Illustrator. Remember to turn off (or delete) the original tracing layer before submitting.

Pentax K 1000

Submit: digital file in .AI format, uploaded to upload page by 6pm, Oct 11.

Make sure to upload to the correct folder and ensure that the filename is
YOURLASTNAME_Assignment4.ai

Alternate image: You can use this image instead: Pentax K1000

Sample files

Illustrator samples

Resources

A rare blend of good design and clear tutorials.

Handouts

Download "File formats" handout in Acrobat PDF format

Creating a template layer in Illustrator

Steps for creating a template layer in Illustrator for manual tracing:

  1. Create a new Illustrator file (File ->Open)
  2. Choose the “Place Command” (File->Place)
  3. Select the image file you want to place by clicking on it once but...
  4. ...before you do anything else, click the “template” option
  5. Click the “place” button.
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