I don't see any of my layers locked but it seems I am unable to recolor the artwork. I selected all of the layers and when I go to recolor, it only recolors the text layer using the live color option. I did bring this layered file in from photoshop. I admit I am just starting to learn illustrator. I am a photoshop guru. Any suggestions, things I need to check for?
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The reason you can only color your text is that it is the only vector art in the document.
So the only way I know how to do this is to use the plug in Phantasm Studio Pro I think it is called.
It is one object at a time does a good job.
Here is a movie about how Phantasm works
and a screen shot showing the background also recolored