Folk Florals and Lettering Using Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator

Folk Florals and Lettering Using Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator

Do you use Image Trace? The answer is yes. I use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator on my lettering pieces because I want to maintain that hand lettered feel.

Image Trace isn’t perfect, but you can get it close and I’ll show you how I take this folk florals lettering piece and use Image Trace on the lettering and complete it.

This video is more for those familiar with Illustrator. It’s not a slow, walk through video. Those take time, so slow down the video if you need to understand better (you can do that in YouTube settings).

Watch the Process of Using Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator

Tools Used in This Video

For this video I use:

  • Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
  • I’m on an iMac Pro

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Holly McCaig

About Holly McCaig

Holly McCaig is a 20 year veteran of the design world. With her mark being made in scrapbooking and photography, Holly now educates eager artists how to do lettering in procreate on the iPad Pro. She resides in Denver, Colorado with her two dogs, Lola and Daisy. Visit Holly: Instagram | Pinterest | Facebook | Shoppe


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  1. Beth Ramirez on January 31, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    I love your work!! What is the song you used in your video?

  2. Resa Troyer on January 31, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    This was great and so detailed! thanks for taking the time to make it.


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