I have an problem which I cant seem to solve.
I made an illustration in adobe draw and added an image I made in a other drawing app (sketches).
This image has a transparant background but when I open this illustration as pdf and change it to eps the transparant background changes into white.
No i've noticed the problem lies in that particular layes because if I leave that image layer out it works fine.
How can I make sure that the transparant background of that particular layer (cloud background) does not turn to white when changing it to EPS?
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EPS cannot contain transparency.
Why do you think you even need an EPS?
Thanks for the reply.
I dont think I need EPS but my client wanted it next to the PDF file because her printer requisted it.
I thought this was a bit strange, PDF is alway preferred for printwork.
But If I leave the particular image layer out (which i created in sketches and added into the illustration in illustrator draw) of the illustration the EPS does hold the transparant background.
Hi, Transparent Backround is i different thing in this case. The Transparency of which Monika refers is for eg 80% Opaque object or shadow effect or feathering. All objects need to be solid and 100% opacity.
Hi Grant H,
Oke, so just so i get this right. If i use the image and i reduced the opacity of that image it does not hold transparancy when transferred to EPS?
I attached a screenshot of the two different eps, one without the cloudy background image and the other one with. You can cleary see the differents.
Could you advice me what I need to do to get this right? Because if i make the background image 100% opacity the color is to strong and the image itself already has a transparent background..
You would need to recolour the artwork in illy as to your liking with 100% opacity. In other words the new colour will be a blend of those two colours kind of thing
Oke i will give it a try and let you know if it works
I changed the background image to 100% opacity and saved
it as EPS, but unfortunately i still get a white background
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Try to select all and choose Object > Flatten Transparency before saving as EPS
Be carefull, flattening is destructive so use it on a copy of your file.
That does not look flattened, flattening removes all transparency.
Did you select all before flattening?
That is a painted image in the background. And it's transparent.
This kind of transparency cannot exist in an EPS.
So it will become a white square.
Yes if you flatten it against nothing then nothing becomes white.
If you flatten it with a colored background the background becomes colored.
If you want a transparent background, don't use EPS.