a Template Image
A client has supplied a copy of a logo which will not reproduce well.
You are a production designer who's task is to retrace the logo and
submit it to the production manager.
- Create a new
- Place the
logo image as a template (see illustration below).
- Make an accurate
tracing of the template image.
the tracing quality on a b/w laser proof.
- Circle things
on the proof which need to be fixed.
- Fix the
- Submit a new
proof to the production manager for approval
- On approval, remove
the template layer and submit an eps file to the requested folder
on the servrer.
a tracing template in Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator and create a new file ( File > New).
the image to be traced (File > Place).
- To place a file
as a template, you must check the template checkbox in the Place
Check the layers window
(Windows >Show Layers) to see that:
- A locked template
layer has been created containing the placed image.
- A drawing layer
has been created and activated.