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How to clipping mask | adobe illustrator | graphic design

Make a clipping mask in Adobe Illustrator! Such a useful tool for making beautiful images like this floral deer.

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Insert a vector on top. {I made this deer vector in another Guide} The image you want to mask MUST BE A VECTOR. Right click > Make Clipping Mask.

Insert a vector on top. {I made this deer vector in another Guide} The image you want to mask MUST BE A VECTOR. Right click > Make Clipping Mask.

Your clipping mask will look like this! If it doesn't work make sure your vector is on top and your background image is underneath.

Your clipping mask will look like this! If it doesn't work make sure your vector is on top and your background image is underneath.

Try it with different background images!!

Try it with different background images!!

Save each image as a PDF. Print them out and hang them on the wall for a modern art piece to brighten any room!

Save each image as a PDF. Print them out and hang them on the wall for a modern art piece to brighten any room!

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