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How to create a clipping mask in Illustrator CC?


Creating a Clipping Mask

Tutorial on showing you how to create a Mask in Illustrator CC. This tutorial will guide you on using masks in Illustrator. The mask we are particularly focusing on is the clipping mask in 3 different areas. First, a standard mask using a single shape. Second how to create a mask using compound shapes. Finally, how to create a mask from Text. This way the text will be filled in with a picture and with the added benefit of allowing you to edit the text.

Now if you want to fast forward to the nitty gritty then:

6:00 - Create mask from multiple shapes

7:00 - Create a mask from text.

If you're just looking for a bog standard mask then simply watch this tutorial from the beginning and you should be masking away in no time.