how do i create a vector drawing from a photo?

Asked by Jennifer-Lynn on 2011-09-12

i have a photo of a boat on the water but just need the outline drawing of the boat only for a logo i am creating... how do i create a simple vector art from this photo and elimate the background and eveything else from the photo?

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2011-09-12
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2011-09-20
jazzynico (jazzynico) said : #1

Hello,

You can trace your photo with Path>Trace Bitmap (Shift+Ctrl+C). Everything is explained in the manual here: http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Trace.html.

Regards.

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