Opacity mask tips and tricks


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Opacity mask tips and tricks

I've gone ahead and saved my progress as The head revealed.ai. What I would like you to do is go over to the jacket sublayer right here and meatball it to make sure it's active. Now, notice that I'm seeing my selection outlines. If you are not, you can press Ctrl+H or Command+H on the Mac to bring it back up. Now I already told you how Clip and Invert Mask, those guys, work. But what I want to give you a sense for few basic ways to work with opacity masks inside of the Transparency palette. Notice over here, inside the Transparency palette, you see two icons. One represents the selected objects themselves, those are the printing objects inside of the illustration and this thumbnail over here on the right that represents the opacity mask itself, assuming Invert Mask is turned off.

Wherever you see black, that's going to be a hole and wherever you see white, that's going to be relative opacity. That is relative to the original opacity of the objects inside the sublay...

Opacity mask tips and tricks
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Opacity mask tips and tricks 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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