It certainly is possible. Try this method.
Ensure that both the objects (the rectangle and ellipse) have a stroke, but no fill.
Select both objects, and choose the Shaper Tool in the toolbox (or shift+N)
Draw a zig zag line across the line you wish to delete
Move the Shaper Group over a rectangle filled with the colour of your choice
The nice thing about ...
Essentially, this is the same answer as here only this is more specific to your particular artwork example.
Merely select the individual faces using the Shift key and the Direct Selection Tool (White Arrow).
After the faces are selected, use the Gradient Tool to click-drag across all three faces to apply the gradient across all three faces rather than the ...
Hit Ctrl+A to select everything.
Go to 'Object → Path → Outline stroke' and this will turn your white lines into white objects.
Use the Pathfinder or Shape builder panel to cut out the white bits from the larger black shapes.
This is not a specific effect, but instead a single leaf-looking shape, duplicated 3 times with colors adjusted and opacity probably set to 'Multiply'. There is no 'click-there-to-do-this' solution, it is most likely done manually.
What you have is an icon which has been converted from line to shape. Which means you will have to find a not-converted icon or redraw the lines yourself manually to be then able to apply a dashed style to the line (aka: stroke).
Once you have an actual line shape, you can apply a dashed line via 'Window → Stroke' and play with the numbers in red highlight ...
Illustrator's 3D effect is not "global". It is object-oriented. Meaning each instance of the effect is bound by the artwork it is applied to, not the artboard or "scene". The 3D effect is completely ignorant of any other objects with the 3D effect applied to them.
Illustrator is never the correct tool to use if you want global 3D settings. The only way to ...
Art brushes will not "overlap" or "close" upon themselves. You essentially can't get rid of that "gap". That is not how Art Brushes function. You may notice that even the default Art brushes in Illustrator show this beginning/end.
If you want to remove the "gap" you need to use some other method than an Art Brush, or break the circle and cause it's path to ...
The simplest way is to:
Draw 2 circles, one filled with white and one with black, and overlap them like this:
Create a scatter brush with this object;
-draw a curved path and apply the brush to the path stroke, for example:
add the extra rings on the tip and adjust the spacing on the brush / object as necessary to increase the illusion of volume.
It would be easy to say: Get 3D! That subject is discussed in the end.
But actually this can be done in Illustrator or at least it's possible to make something resembling. Blending can be used as you have guessed.
Blending grey disks with a black stroke AND inserting a curved spine gives this:
The curved spine must be circular for apparently uniform ...
This is question is not related to Illustrator or Graphic Design in general. It's about how to share large files.
Never ever send giant 2GB messages via email!
Get in touch with your local printer. Most print houses provide a customer online access or a FTP login. This way you will be able to upload your print files directly.
You can also use various ...
This is somewhat guesswork since I can't see the mesh points in your screenshots.
However, I don't see why you need to mask anything.
Merely select the mesh point(s) on the left and set their color to white. They will fade the mesh to white on that side.
Sometimes with meshes it's easier to start with rudimentary shapes and adjust. This is what I would ...
I don't believe what you want is possible via blends.
Blends in Illustrator follow the spine and always center the objects upon that spine.
Depending upon the nature of the blend, you might find that the Effect > Distort & Transform > Transform menu item with a set number of Copies may work for you. It's difficult to say without seeing the ...
No single click effect, unfortunately. You must draw it.
A text, outlined and ungrouped, no fill, a thin stroke is inserted.
Draw one or more lines over the writing
Split the writing with the lines. Select the line, goto Object > Path > Divide Objects Below
Drag some parts further and scale them bigger
Connect the parts by drawing lines (=red) Have Smart ...
You're looking at this from the wrong perspective; Illustrator is not a 3D application. It has some (basic) 3D tools to help drawing, but it doesn't deal well with complex models or different materials.
If all you want is a 3D image, you're better off using a real 3D application. Blender is free and cross-platform (although learning curve can be ...
Listing the steps you should be doing, in case you are missing something:
create the text
with that selected, convert to outlines via Ctrl+Shift+O and your text is now converted to shapes
hit A for direct selection tool
hit Ctrl+Y to go into outline mode, this is optional, but will help you select lines instead of shapes. you can go out of outline mode by ...
We do not know how transparent the presented shapes are. That makes blending mode speculations a little unsure. If you want some certain colors, you can input them directly:
There are three overlapping blue shapes. The overlapping zones are separated by applying Pathfinder panel > Divide and ungrouping.
The black strokes are removed. The zones have got ...
This may not be a complete bug-free solution, but i think it could be a major improvement to create a Tagged PDF. Also, not sure about the latest AI CC version, but InDesign may be better optimized for exporting Tagged PDF, so you may need to re-build your CV via InDesign. Research this:
Set solid colors as Global Colors using the Swatch Options in the Swatch Panel. Create all gradients/meshes using these solid global colors and tints of these global colors.
When you edit a Global Color, by double-clicking the swatch in the Swatch Panel, all uses of that color will also be edited. So, it is only one edit to change colors applied to multiple ...
Because physical machines doesn't actually works same as softwares
the machine that cuts the vinyl that is being applied on the shirts can't recognize the cutlines on the numbers or something.
it's because machine could've programmed specially for shapes instead of heavy graphics(like who ever will use gradient or such things as cutting since it's ...
A little late, but maybe this is useful
To make top and bottom up versions (= otherwise the same projection, but 180 degrees differece in X-rotations) identical in Illustrator's 3D extrusion the shapes cannot be the same. The other shape must be = the first shape as flipped around horizontal axis.
Here the X-rotations are 75 degrees and -105 degrees. The ...
The only method that will work to some degree, is to make sure raster images for the web are saved with an sRGB colour profile - which is the worldwide standard for colour reproduction on the web.
However, even if you have calibrated your own screen/devices, you can't calibrate colours on other users' screens/devices so they will look exactly the same as ...
Group the objects, move the objects outside of the current artboard and click your the group with the "Artboard Tool". It will create a new artboard which fits the size. You can now delete the old artboard.
There is a very useful script which can resize the current artboard with a desired margin. (It asks the margin on run-time (e.g. 2px margin on all sides)...
Use knockout groups. The benefit being that knockout groups is that you can not just hide pained areas you can also partially hide things, and you get to affect exactly how deep in the stack the effect knocks out and whether it knocks out fill or stroke or BOTH. It is also usable inside effects which makes it far more flexible than shaper.
To use knockout ...
As @Scott says, some sign places cut vinyl and want sheer vectors: .eps, .ai, .dxf, .dwg, some even take .svg - so it depends upon your specific printer’s pipeline and production technology what file format and graphic methods they need.
Clearly a small-format pixel-painted business card design element will need to be redrawn as vector art prior to any use ...
This might not be a real answer, but it is too long to be a comment.
Warning! Sending a file to print on a large scale, if you have no experience is a recipe for a disaster...
It is not that it is rocket science, but there are a LOT of small details that can ruin the print, and cost money.
Resolution is only one. Yes, send a 300 PPI file... except if you ...