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Turek 06-23-2015 12:28 PM

Want to Rent: Illustrator
 
I have an image I took that I want to use as a logo for my photography. It's a silhouette of a guy walking, carrying a tripod and camera over his shoulder. It's pretty low res (because it's a small part of a much larger image), so simple tracing it hasn't been working. I've tried an online site that has vectorizing (both automated and human-based) capabilities, but haven't gotten what I want.

I'm looking for someone who can take the image and re-draw it as a logo-appropriate vector image, not simple trace the outline using automated tools. The artist should have drawing skills. Price is negotiable.

Anise 06-24-2015 09:35 PM

I just happened to see this... but if you can't find anyone at your price point, it would be worthwhile to at least see what you end up with using image trace in Adobe Illustrator, experimenting with settings, and tweaking what you get (if you haven't done that yet, and it sounds like you have not.) You really don't need to be an expert at all to get some great results. I'm not sure which online site you mean, but you won't get the same results you would by spending a short time on the project in Illy. If you have a friend who has Adobe CC and will let you spend some time on it, you might be surprised at the results. Good luck! :)

X. L. Lent 06-25-2015 02:14 AM

Turek:

I may be able to help you. I've sent you a message with a link to a webpage that has some of my drawings.

X. L. Lent

Turek 06-26-2015 07:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Anise (Post 18466437)
I just happened to see this... but if you can't find anyone at your price point, it would be worthwhile to at least see what you end up with using image trace in Adobe Illustrator, experimenting with settings, and tweaking what you get (if you haven't done that yet, and it sounds like you have not.) You really don't need to be an expert at all to get some great results. I'm not sure which online site you mean, but you won't get the same results you would by spending a short time on the project in Illy. If you have a friend who has Adobe CC and will let you spend some time on it, you might be surprised at the results. Good luck! :)

Actually, I had gone the tracing route. I used to do pre-press work, and I'm quite the accomplished logo tracer. Unfortunately, the starting image was such low resolution that my feeble drawing skills weren't up to the task, and tracing just resulted in a blobby mess.

Thanks everyone for their help in this matter. I have found an artist to render the logo to my liking.

engineer_comp_geek 06-26-2015 08:27 AM

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