Illustrator Transparency

New Here ,
Jan 02, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

How do I make the white areas (and the red underneath) transparent?

TOPICS
Draw and design

Views

77

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more

1 Correct Answer

New Here , Jan 02, 2021
John5EE3 New Here , Jan 02, 2021
Selecting the entire image then using Compound Path did the trick after all.

Likes

Translate

Translate
Jump to answer Jump to answer
Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 02, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

If the red is a solid shape beneath the white and you want it to appear that the white has cut the parts out of the red, then you could group the red and white shapes and go to Effect > Pathfinder > Subtract. As an effect, this method is non-destructive.

 

Another option would be to select all of the parts and use the Shape Builder Tool (Shift + M). Hold down the Alt key and drag over the white parts to permanently remove them from the shape. 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
New Here ,
Jan 02, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Selecting the entire image then using Compound Path did the trick after all.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 02, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Are these all Illustrator shapes?

In that case try the pathfinder panel or the shapebuilder tool.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more