How to Make a Clipping Mask in Illustrator
The clipping mask tool in Illustrator allows you to cut out images with custom shapes and paths. If you’ve ever seen text or logos that seem to have a full picture inside, this is one technique you can use to replicate the effect.
It’s not too hard to understand the concept, this guide will go over the basic process of how to set up your project to make a clipping mask and different ways to implement the tool. While this is a basic tutorial, you can use your creative flair to make some truly unique artwork beyond the simple shapes used in this guide.
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