HOW TO CONVERT A JPG IMAGE TO LINE ART IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR?

Step 1:

Create a new document in Adobe illustrator (Go to File + New or Control-N) and give file name, paper size and bleed if needed and click ok. (Bleed is not necessary for online it will give while printing)

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Step 2:

Go to file and select place and choose picture from folder, which you wanted convert from jpg to line art.

(Refer picture A & B)

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Select picture from the folder and place it in the document.

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Now image will look like this on the artboard.

(Note: If image is colored, convert it in to gray scale or black and white)

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Step 4:

Select the image with selection tool (V)

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Go to control panel and click over image trace option, now you will get the expand option click it.

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Click over the expanded image and ungroup it. Now use selection tool to select individual part of the image as shown below.

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Select individual object or together and go to swatches and remove fill by clicking over none, then click over stroke (X) and give outline color.

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Line art picture after conversion.

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Also, you can fill different colors inside and use it as a solid image.

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For more information you can visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGHP_5uxiSQ or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEWwmb8aoqs

– Sunitha Biswas

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