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You can do this using the Pathfinder: Select all of the shapes (white and black). In the Pathfinder palette, press Divide. Select the circle and Ungroup. Select the white circles and press Delete. NOTE: Always do something like this on a copy of the original version... in case you make a mistake.
The method of doing this is called the CLIPPING MASK. A clipping mask is an object whose shape masks other artwork so that only areas that lie within the shape are visible The following guidelines apply to creating clipping masks: The objects that you mask are moved into the clipping mask’s group in the Layers panel if they don’t already reside there. ...
You can get a somewhat decent effect by using a pattern brush and the width tool. Draw a unit cell, and draw a no-fill-no-stroke rectangle around it: Select all of this and drag it into the Brushes palette. Choose Pattern Brush in the popup that appears: In the popup that appears after that, choose OK. Draw your stroke. Apply the Pattern Brush to the ...
You can use a custom brush to rotate and bend along curved path, but to get the narrowing effect near the arms of the 'Z' shape, you will likely need to do some warping. Try embedding an Illustrator layer in Photoshop.
You could use Smooth tool. It could help you to get rid of most of the unwanted anchor points The Smooth Tool lets you go back and slightly modify a selected Path by drawing over it. here's the demonstration:-
Use the Live Paint Bucket Tool -- select all, pick a color, grab the Live Paint Bucket Tool and click where you want fills. More information can be found via Adobe TV tutorials: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/how-to/illustrator-live-paint.html
Click Polygon On top of Screen set to 8 sides, choose a stroke, and leave fill empty: Draw your shape Use the Direct Select to tap the Top Line, hit Delete
Make sure there is not simply another object in front of your shape. Raise to top to see if that's the case Make sure it actually has a fill and/or stroke Make sure the opacity of fill and stroke is not 0 If the stroke/fill color is a gradient, make sure that it does not end outside of the shape Make sure the layer is visible Make sure the layer ...
Have you tried: Switch to the Path panel Duplicate the path Use the Direct Selection tool to select the shape you want to delete, this may be one segment or point at a time, and delete that shape or any part of it Is this what you are asking for?
I found a good solution here: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/568045?tstart=0
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