Creating a knockout group


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Creating a knockout group

I am still working inside the document called Start here.ai. This time around we are going to take every one of these objects inside of the suit group and we are going to use it to clip the object behind it, so that we are not seeing through the left side of the jacket to the right side of the jacket to the pants to the tail, to the little fluffaroos and so on, and we can accomplish that using what's called a knockout group inside of Illustrator. So now I have shown you a different way to go ahead and modify the Opacity of all objects in a group together and we'll run through that really briefly here.

I'll go ahead and meatball the suit group right there inside of the Layers palette. Then what you do is you switch over to the Appearance palette because here is the problem. We have all sorts of Opacity values applied to Fills of the various objects inside of this group. So we need wipe that out, we need to get rid of those fill Opacity values and then apply a different Opac...

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 CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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