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I want to make a "hole" on few line on illustrator [duplicate]

I'm having trouble while making a project, I want to create this : But for now, it's just lines with a circle to fake the transparency, I try using pathfinder but I didn't find how to do it. I find ...
Garance Fumeron's user avatar
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How to use the Pathfinder Options in the Appearance Panel to subtract shapes? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find a way to use the pathfinder options under effects in the appearance panel, to produce the following effect seen in example #1: This effect was created, by adding three fills in the ...
milkyuniverse's user avatar
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Transparent path/stroke fill in Illustrator

This is an odd request and something I've never had to worry about in Illustrator until now. I'm building out a logo that will be printed on a shirt. Instead of having a solid black border around the ...
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How to hide what's behind an object in a non destructive way / give it an "invisibility cloak"

is there a way to design a linked graphic in Illustrator with some kind of invisibility cloak in the layers. Let me explain. Let's say I want to reuse a sketch like this Where in fact, the rectangle ...
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Is there a way to set a transparent color in Adobe Illustrator?

In PowerPoint, it is really easy to remove a background of a raster image when the background is a solid color. You just have to go to "Format > Color > Set Transparent Color". This, ...
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Illustrator CC Minus front not doing what I expect

This hair artwork is composed of dozens of paths. A path (which has been Brought to Front) represents the hair parting. I'd like to delete this path, so there is a transparent area there. (This is ...
Crushstation's user avatar
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Illustrator Path Exclusion

I get how the pathfinder tools work whether it's uniting, exclusion, intersect, etc. Is there a way to do the same thing, only exclude a path instead of the whole shape? Example: There's a square ...
Mitchell's user avatar
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How can I achieve this effect? (solid shadow?)

I've just started using Illustrator, thanks to the Black Friday deal, and want to achieve this effect. The vector is from Vecteezy.com by caterart. I tried drop shadow but I want that transparent ...
monty_bean's user avatar
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Outlining Shape Without Encroaching On Shape in Illustrator?

A lot of sports logos use this effect, where shapes are outlined twice by different colors: Black outline, orange outline White outline, blue outline Blue outline, white outline But when I try to ...
HappyHands31's user avatar
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Illustrator symbolic linked objects?

I am designing a logo and I would like multiple forms of this logo. Example, I have a dark layer behind a white logo, or a light layer behind a black logo. What I am asking is how can I update the ...
Michael Joseph Aubry's user avatar