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I am trying to colour an image on adobe illustrator. I initially "image traced" the image, so many of the strokes disappeared. I used live paint and direct selection to fill in the colours. However, now I am at the point of finishing my colouring, but there are gaps outside of my image that I can't fill. I tried gap detection, it does not fill the gaps. I tried joining the strokes with the paths but then I can't colour within the region. How do I join the gaps and colour within it? I hope what I am asking makes sense.

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At some point one often needs to expand the artwork and manually correct or alter paths to gain the attain the desired appearance.

Object > Expand or Object > Expand Appearance

For a Live Paint Group, click the Expand button on the control bar across the top of the screen.

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