eraser doesnt work

New Here ,
Nov 26, 2020

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Im trying to use the eraser a part of a picture that I put on top af my work as another layer. I select the layer but then i get this little blok sign next to my eraser and i cant erase anything. I feel like I've tried everyting I've watched milions of tutorials and I'm losing my mind over this 'this is not posible'-sound windows gives me every time I try. In photoshop this is so easy I dont know what I'm doing wrong? someone pease help

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 26, 2020

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Is this a raster image?

The eraser will only work on vector art.

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New Here ,
Nov 26, 2020

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I looked up how to rasterize my images and i did, but it still doesnt work. I dont know what vector art is? maybe I can try something this that?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 26, 2020

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Please show a screenshot.

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New Here ,
Nov 27, 2020

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I added them, hope this helps

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 27, 2020

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Hi there,

 

Thanks for reaching out. Please share your workflow using screenshots or a small video as asked by Monika earlier for better understanding of your concern.

You may also check out this help article(https://helpx.adobe.com/in/illustrator/using/editing-paths.html#erase_artwork) to know how to erase artwork in Illustrator. Hope it helps.

 

Regards,

Ashutosh

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 27, 2020

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You are looking at raster images there. It's easy in Photoshop because editing raster images is what Photoshop is for. You should continue using Photoshop to edit these images.

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New Here ,
Nov 27, 2020

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Well the problem is that I need to do this in illustrator for school. I tried using photoshop using the esarer and then puting it in illustrator again but then it still becomes a square image and the part were i cut someting out becomes white.

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Save it in anappropriate file format that supports transparency. And then place it into Illustrator.

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