Creating a knockout group


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Creating a knockout group

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to create a knockout group, and why you would want to do such a thing here inside Illustrator. I have saved my progress as Blend mode effects.ai. It's fun inside the 22_transparency folder. And if you take a look at the big creature here, I am not really satisfied with the colors that I am achieving so far. It's nice it's a cool kind of black ceramic effect, but we have some very low saturation colors going on. So these dark sort of drab grays except in the belly where we have some strange browns.

Then the brightness of the strokes is somewhat unenthusiastic I think. So I would like to come up with a different effect in which we have some sizzling colors going on inside the filled region and then we have some bright white strokes. So if you're working along with me, turn off the beast layer and then turn on math beast which is the top layer. The reason it's called math beast is because I have the Multiply blend mode which is t...

Creating a knockout group
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Creating a knockout group 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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