How do I make a clipping mask in Illustrator?
How do you create a clipping mask?
Create a clipping mask
- Hold down Alt (Option in Mac OS), position the pointer over the line dividing two layers in the Layers panel (the pointer changes to two overlapping circles), and then click.
- In the Layers panel, select the top layer of a pair of layers you want to group, and choose Layer > Create Clipping Mask.
What is a clipping mask Adobe Illustrator?
A clipping mask in Illustrator is a vector mask that masks the object or a group of objects which lay below it and just shows the area which is inside its boundary or path.