How do you apply a mask in Illustrator?

Where is the mask tool in Illustrator?

Use the Selection tool to select the placed image and the shape. Shift-click to add an object to the selection. Choose Object→Clipping Mask→Make. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+7 (Windows) or cmd+7 (Mac) to create the clipping mask.

How do I fill an object with an image in Illustrator?

Click the “Object” menu, select “Clipping Mask” and click “Make.” The shape is filled with the image.

Which two panels can you use to change the stroke weight of an object?

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Most stroke attributes are available via both the control panel and the Stroke panel.

Why does my image disappear when I create clipping mask?

Many users go to add a Clipping Mask to a layer, and their image disappears! 9 times out of 10, it’s because the layer below it contains some sort of Overlay.

How do I make multiple clipping masks in Illustrator?

Make sure all of the layers, and the art is unlocked. Then go to Select>Same>Fill & Stroke. Clipping masks usually don’t have a fill and stroke, so this should select all of them. Then you can just hit the delete key to remove and release everything.

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How do I merge clipping paths?

Just switch to the Path Selection tool (Shift-A until it comes up), then go up to the Options Bar and click on the Combine button. Now when you move one path, all the combined paths move right along with it.

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