Where is the control panel in Illustrator?
By default, the Control panel is docked at the top of the workspace. Options displayed in the Control panel vary depending on the type of object or tool you select.
Where is the trace tool in Illustrator?
Trace an image
Choose Object > Image Trace > Make to trace with default parameters. Illustrator converts the image to black and white tracing result by default. Click the Image Trace button in the Control panel or the Properties panel, or select a preset from the Tracing Presets button ( ).
What does being grainy mean?
1 : resembling or having some characteristic of grain : not smooth or fine. 2 of a photograph : appearing to be composed of grain-like particles.