Illustrator tips and techniques

I'm doing a lot of Illustrator work at the moment: making multiple frames and getting people to move efficiently requires a bit of illustrator magic here and there. I'm learning new little tricks with Illustrator every day so i thought i'd collect the most fun and useful tutorials that i come across right here:

Live trace:
This shows how to use Illustrator's live trace. Way way better than it used to be, perfect for simplifying a drawing to help animate stuff (I don't end up using the traced image straight, but use it as a guide - but you could if you wanted)

copying grouped/nested layers
Just a little thing, but if you want to copy layers between documents and preserve the structure, then this is how


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