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How do I create a mask over a jpeg using the outline within a pattern?

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Sep 08, 2020

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Hello - New to AI so not sure if this is a simple fix or not.

 

I created a black repeating pattern and filled a large rectangle with the pattern. There is no background colour within the repeating pattern. I would now like to use the pattern to mask over a jpeg that I have placed into the document (the blue portion in the picture attached). Basically I want to have the black portion of the pattern take on the blue colour within the jpeg. When I create the mask it uses the entire rectangle, and not the portion with colour. Any suggestions?

 

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Correct answer by Doug A Roberts | Adobe Community Professional

Open the transparency panel. Select both the pattern and the JPEG. Click 'Make Mask', then tick 'Clip'.

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How do I create a mask over a jpeg using the outline within a pattern?

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Hello - New to AI so not sure if this is a simple fix or not.

 

I created a black repeating pattern and filled a large rectangle with the pattern. There is no background colour within the repeating pattern. I would now like to use the pattern to mask over a jpeg that I have placed into the document (the blue portion in the picture attached). Basically I want to have the black portion of the pattern take on the blue colour within the jpeg. When I create the mask it uses the entire rectangle, and not the portion with colour. Any suggestions?

 

Thanks!

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Correct answer by Doug A Roberts | Adobe Community Professional

Open the transparency panel. Select both the pattern and the JPEG. Click 'Make Mask', then tick 'Clip'.

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Open the transparency panel. Select both the pattern and the JPEG. Click 'Make Mask', then tick 'Clip'.

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Perfect thank you!

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