Learn the basics of using clipping masks in Adobe Illustrator CC. Clipping masks are objects that mask other artwork so only areas within the shape are visible.

Learn the basics of clipping masks – objects that mask other artwork so only areas within the shape are visible.

  1. Select or create a vector shape for your mask. This is the shape that you want to fill.
  2. Place the vector on top of the background image or images and resize.
  3. Select all and go to Object > Clipping Mask > Make.
09/10/2018

Contributors: Infinite Skills, Andy Anderson

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