Adding an opacity mask to a single object


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Adding an opacity mask to a single object

In this final exercise, rather than adding an Opacity Mask to an entire layer or group or sub-layer or some big container, we're going to create an Opacity Mask for a single object specifically this reflected line of type. I'm going to click on this bottom line of type, just somewhere in the middle of it in order to select it and I'm seeing this baseline that looks like, it's the baseline for the top type, bear in mind however, that it might just as easily be the baseline for the bottom type because it's reflected vertically. How do I know the difference? Well it's showing up as Brown and Brown is a color assigned to the reflection 2 layer whereas violet is assigned to bulb and lines.

So I know I've got the right object. Also notice that a little selection square appears with the reflection 2 layer. However, if I go up to the Transparency panel, I'm not seeing my Opacity Mask because by the way it's assigned to the entire layer. I'd have the meatbal...

Adding an opacity mask to a single object
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Adding an opacity mask to a single object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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