How To Use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator CS6 to Turn A Photo Into a Logo

In this episode of the Adobe Creative Suite Podcast Terry White shows how to take a photo, separate it from its background and then bring it into Adobe Illustrator CS6 to Trace it and make it part of a logo design.

Are you missing out on my Bonus Content?

See more of my Adobe Creative Suite Videos on my Adobe Creative Suite Podcast and get the App here. It features EXCLUSIVE CONTENT that no one else gets to see. This episode has a BONUS CLIP that is available only in the App! My iOS App is a Universal App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. I also have an Android version:

Learn Adobe Creative Suite with Terry White - Wizzard Media

  • A group of student teachers at my university produced a series Adobe applications educational videos. Our free videos include instructions and examples so you can follow along at home with the online instructor. We have free lessons on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

    Check it out at:

  • Christian Nelson

    Thanks for this most excellent tutorial demo. Love the way you do these things…always a great job.

  • Terry,

    Thank you .

  • Brandon

    This great but how do you separate the vector image from it’s background without using photoshop.
    CS5 had it with a click of a button why wouldnt cs6?!
    Im trying to separate a very busy tree that simply wont work in photoshop
    I have it traced exactly how want just cannot figure out how separate.
    i have headache..