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Blend Layers with Opacity Mask

by admin on December 26, 2004

Do you ever need to combine areas of different layers to construct a composite image? Use an opacity mask in Adobe® Illustrator® to mask an area of a layer to transparency and reveal the layer right below it. You can even apply feathering to the mask to smoothen its edges so the top layer won’t look “cut out.”” Follow along with this tip as we use an opacity mask to place a pink rose on a bed of yellow petals.”


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