Understanding the Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape setting


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Understanding the Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape setting

Throughout this chapter we've taken looks at how to use the Transparency panel and some of the functions inside of it to create some really useful effects when you work inside of Illustrator. For example, we've used Isolate Blending and we've learned about what Knockout Group can do for us as well. Now, there's a third checkbox here called Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape. If the combination of those words alone don't confuse you, many people that I know have tried to actually turn that checkbox on for many different objects and have never been able to see any kind of results at all.

And the reason why is because this one setting here is actually very different than the two that appear above it. Now, if you remember when we spoke about Isolate Blending and Knockout Group, both of those settings only worked when you applied them to a group. So you might think of course that Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape would also be a setting that you can apply to a ...

Understanding the Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape setting
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Understanding the Opacity & Mask Define Knockout Shape setting provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

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Design
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