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The original drawing begins with a hand-style line flow with a sharpie marker. 

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The sharpie drawing is photographed with my iphone and airdropped onto my mac. I open the file in adobe illustrator and covert it with the live trace feature. The live trace feature converts the image to a high resolution vector object. I save the file as an Ai. file and reopen it in photoshop.

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The individual shapes can easily be selected with the magic wand tool and filled with color. This process is a lot fun and seriously endless. This is one of the iterations that I liked. The static image is saved in both photoshop and web ready jpeg formats.

Now its time to animate it, back soon with the results….

Manual to Digital – September 2016

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