Using the Clip checkbox


show more Using the Clip checkbox provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced show less
please wait ...

Using the Clip checkbox

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to turn this head shape silhouette into an opacity mask that clips through all of the objects in the jacket sublayer. I'm still working inside the Translucent jacket.ai file that I opened in the previous exercise. If you've been working along with me, make sure that you've selected the jacket sublayer and notice that it has a little dotted outline under the word jacket and that indicates that there are some specialized opacity associated with this sublayer in the form, in our case, of an opacity mask. To release that opacity mask, as I say, make sure the layers meatballed. Then go to the Transparency palette, click on the flyout menu icon and choose this command right there, Release Opacity Mask. And that goes ahead and releases the circle, so that you can get to it once again and it appears as a normal shape inside of the illustration and at this time, what I want you to do is go ahead for the moment and press Ctrl+H or Comma...

Using the Clip checkbox
Video duration: 2m 41s 12h 54m Intermediate

Viewers:

Using the Clip checkbox provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

Subject:
Design
Software:
Illustrator
Author:
please wait ...