Using the Knockout Group setting without a group


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Using the Knockout Group setting without a group

In the previous movie we learned what the Knockout Group setting does inside of the Transparency panel, this setting right here, and we know that we can only apply that to a group. Well let's modify that somewhat. We can actually fool Illustrator to think that we're working with a group even though we don't actually have a group in front of us. A group basically has multiple objects. Normally the only way that Illustrator kind of thinks about multiple objects is when you put them all together in the same group. But we also know that Illustrator has the ability to apply multiple fills or multiple strokes to a single object and we can tell Illustrator to treat those multiple fills or multiple strokes as multiple objects within a group.

Let's see how we can use both that concept and the Knockout Group setting of the Transparency panel to solve everyday problems inside of Illustrator. Let's take this file here as an example. That's called strokes.ai and I have two strok...

Using the Knockout Group setting without a group
Video duration: 6m 2s 2h 50m Intermediate

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Using the Knockout Group setting without a group 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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Illustrator
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